Develops a theory of spiritual freedom and explores its relationship to problems of liberal political regimes.
A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.
Combines powerful first-person accounts with incisive scholarly analysis to understand the phenomenon of ultra-Orthodox Jews who leave their insular communities and venture into the wider world.
Assesses how cinematic biographies of key figures reflect and shape what it means to be British.
Investigates how Argentine cinema has represented rural spaces and urban margins from the 1910s to the present.
Shows how Ozick’s characters attempt to mediate a complex Jewish identity, one that bridges the differences between traditional Judaism and secular American culture.
Makes the surprising claim that identity politics can facilitate rather than undermine worker solidarity.
Explores the universal longing for home, illuminated through the essays, poetry, and fiction of forty Jewish women writers from around the world.
Explains why cities dig deep in their pockets to host the Olympics and countries breed teams for success on the world soccer stage.
Explores the political and economic causes and consequences of homelessness.
Blends memoir and scholarship to provide a moving and sometimes unsettling look at how academic discourse affects the cultural values and identities that students bring into the writing classroom.
An investigation into the complex processes of "becoming a girl."
This in-depth look at a diverse group of young women at an alternative high school illuminates issues of race, class, gender, and identity formation, and shows the enormous power of schools to re-orient young women from school failure to success.
Presents a comprehensive analysis of the debates surrounding sexuality education in the schools and examines their implications for the content of educational programs.
Provides the most comprehensive analysis of the rise of citizenship conflict in contemporary France.
Explores national identity in twentieth-century France.