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The Overlooked Pillar

Elevates in systematic ways the importance of organizational thinking about sustainability and emphasizes the importance of cultural organizations in facilitating societal sustainability goals.

Snapping Beans

Explores the role of the South in Black queer lesbian experiences of hurting and healing.

Education among Indigenous Palestinians in Israel

By Majid Al-Haj
Subjects: Education

An expansive, in-depth analysis of education among indigenous Palestinians in Israel over seven decades.

Gadamer and the Social Turn in Epistemology

Explores Gadamer's hermeneutic theory of understanding and puts this theory into conversation with several social epistemologies, including feminist epistemology.

Between Care and Justice

Proposes a form of moral education that joins care and justice to nurture and develop the desirable moral sentiments for a more just world at the interpersonal, social, political economic, and environmental levels.

Hindu Mission, Christian Mission

Offers a new, interreligious approach to questions of mission and conversion, grounded in a close study of the Chinmaya Mission, Ramakrishna Mission and other movements associated with the Hindu tradition of Advaita Vedānta.

Class-Conscious Coal Miners

Multifaceted study of Pennsylvania's coal miners during the post-World War One era.

Geophilosophy of the Mediterranean

Aims to rethink Europe under the sign of openness and hospitality, starting from the Mediterranean—the sea that is so important for the history of the entire West—a sea of differences with a deep unitary root conceived as a paradigm for rethinking new and original forms of social and political coexistence.

Hopelessly Alien

An in-depth sociological investigation of "hope" as it applies to the Italian immigrant experience in the blue-collar suburb of Chicago Heights between 1910 and 1950.

Walking as Artistic Practice

Accessible to a wide range of readers, from artists to commuters to nature lovers and beyond, who wish to expand their understanding of walking.

Going Along with Trans, Queer, and Non-Binary Youth

By Sam Stiegler
Subjects: Education

Engaging, self-reflective stories of conducting research on and with transgender, queer, and non-binary youth as they go about their everyday lives in New York City.

Bedeviled

A groundbreaking study of jinn doppelgangers and the problem of evil in Akbarian Sufism.

Hokkaido Dairy Farm

By Paul Hansen
Subjects: Asian Studies

Argues that the dairy industry in Japan has always been entwined with notions of Otherness and security seeking, notably in terms of frontiers.

The Chosen We

Draws on and centers oral histories with Black women college graduates to demonstrate the role of community in fostering their success in and beyond education.

Portraits of Public Service

Reveals the often-untold stories of front-line public servants.

Tourists and Trade

How two roadside craft shops in upstate New York transformed American crafts into a fine art.

Reauthoring Savage Inequalities

Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.

Global Libidinal Economy

Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.

Musicology of Religion

Spearheads a new field for the combined study of religion and music, drawing upon theories and methods of the social sciences, ethnomusicology, philosophy, theology, liturgical studies, and cognitive studies.

Bush League, Big City

The saga of New York’s push to build two minor-league baseball stadiums, colored by dollars, politics, and dreams.

Returning to Judgment

Explores the importance of political judgment in the work of Bernard Stiegler, and argues his approach to judgment marks an important break with continental political thought.

Feminists Reclaim Mentorship

Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.

The Camp Abilities Story

The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities.

Cybersecurity Governance in Latin America

Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.

Bronx Epitaph

The first book to comprehensively examine Lou Gehrig's famous "Luckiest Man" speech.