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Reveals the often-untold stories of front-line public servants.
How two roadside craft shops in upstate New York transformed American crafts into a fine art.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
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.
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.
The saga of New York’s push to build two minor-league baseball stadiums, colored by dollars, politics, and dreams
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.
The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities.
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.
The first book to comprehensively examine Lou Gehrig's famous "Luckiest Man" speech.
Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Examines how the new wave of Generation Y public service employees are affecting the dynamics of continuity and change in public management ethics.
Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.
Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.
Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.
Analyzes the tensions and triumphs of a unique, faith-based, addiction recovery organization in a high poverty neighborhood.
Provides a novel conceptual and practical theory of revolution, engaging previous theories of revolution, contemporary continental philosophy, and systems theory.
A visitor's companion to New York's Letchworth State Park, richly illustrated with ninety maps and thirty-five photographs.
Explores the duality between humans and Earth through a focus on the economic system changes that began with grain agriculture and has now reached its apogee in global capitalism.
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
Explores distinctions between the sacred and the secular in a variety of religious traditions, and proposes ways in which their relationship can be mutually beneficial.
An up-to-date examination of the work of one of the most inventive thinkers in the study of religion.
Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.
The once-lost introduction to the philosophy of science by Philipp Frank (1884-1966), a leading member of the Vienna circle of philosophers and biographer of Albert Einstein.
Chronicles the astonishing and counterintuitive spread of Christianity among a group of previously isolated tribes in a remote and hilly part of Northeastern India.
Illuminates the ways games—from baseball cards to board games, charades to boxing, and croquet to strategies of war—were integral to nineteenth-century life and culture in the United States and Britain.
A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
Argues that Irish American masculinity functioned to negotiate, consolidate, and reinforce hegemonic whiteness in Hollywood cinema from 1930 to 1960.
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.
Draws upon the situated work of professional coffee tasters in over a dozen countries to shed light on the methods we use to convert subjective experience into objective knowledge.
Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.
The first work to offer a comprehensive pragmatist anthropology focusing on sensibility, habits, and human experience as contingently yet irreversibly enlanguaged.
Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.
Explores the close relationship between comics and urbanism in one of Europe's most notable global cities.
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
Examines how race-neutral programs and policies harm, rather than improve, the lives of blacks in the United States.
Traces the inner connections between the second slavery in the Americas, slavery in Africa, the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade, and the "Great Transformation" of the nineteenth century world economy.
Examines the thought of W. E. B. Du Bois, with attention to its potential for reorienting present-day critical theory and political philosophy.
Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.
A detailed study of the history of African Americans in a small upstate New York city from the days of the Underground Railroad to the deindustrialization of the 1980s.
Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.
Broadens the horizons of Strauss’s thought by initiating dialogues between him and figures with whom little or no dialogue has yet occurred.
Looks at how a group of aesthetically innovative independent films contested and imagined alternatives to urban planning in midcentury New York.
Explores how suburban space and the body are racialized in American film.
The first exploration of vegan Irish epistemology, one that can be traced along its history of animism, agrarianism, ascendency, adaptation, and activism.
Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.
A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.
Examines women’s food cooperatives and local dining venues on the Greek island of Lesvos and how tourism, gender, and sexualities inform the creation of these alternative economies.
Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.
Explains why and how local critical reporting can exist in China despite the kinds of media control that are the hallmarks of authoritarian rule.
Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.
Essays in the field of comparative world religions and corresponding axial civilizations.
Traces how alternative food movements are affected by global and local trends, with a focus on how organic agriculture was integrated in Israel.
The first in-depth study of the All World Gayatri Pariwar, a modern Indian religious movement.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.
Investigates the professional practices of astrologers in urban India and their popularity among the educated middle and upper classes.
Documents the surprising role pharmaceutical science and technology has played in Russia’s search for national identity over a century of political turbulence.
Argues that we need to reinvent sovereignty as a motive for democratic political action while remaining alert to its dangers, specifically its relationship to violence.
Presents a new way of thinking about fundamental political concepts such as freedom, justice, and the common good.
Studies the relationship between young Italian Americans and their Italian cultural and historical heritage.
Relates how the self-direction movement was developed, the research that supports it, how the model has spread across the country and the globe, and recommendations and prospects for the future.
An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.
Argues that concern with the nation and national community will be a key factor in redefining twenty-first-century politics.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
Analyzes the dynamic period in which Dick Gregory and Bill Cosby moved African American professional stand-up comedy from the chitlin’ circuit to the mainstream.
Offers an in-depth ethnography of paradigm shifts in the lifestyles and values of youth in post-growth Japan.
Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.
Develops a new kind of epistemological position that highlights virtue over more standard epistemological theories.
Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.
Explores why people stay in vulnerable cities by looking at Syracuse, New York, through the contemporary experiences of five citizens.
Juxtaposes Antonio Gramsci’s work and critical race theory to offer a new understanding of tactics as a transformative practice.
Explores the cultural dimensions of protest and dissent in China, focusing on dramatic forms of bodily, spatial, strategic, and artistic performativity.
Examines how cities of various sizes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are making walkability improvements a part of their overall urban revitalization strategy.
Offers a powerful new interpretation of Engels’s contributions to modern social and political theory.
Explores the links between language, cultural identity, and creativity through the works of Emanuel Carnevali, one of the first Italian American authors to attain literary recognition.
Inside account of the negotiations between the football Bills, New York State, and Erie County to sign a long-term stadium lease and thereby keep the team in Buffalo.
A comprehensive exploration of racial inequality in New York City since 1965.
A provocative tale of an unlikely contender and her midlife transformation through boxing.
Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.
A comprehensive guidebook for dog owners that includes seventy-seven great hikes from the Adirondacks through the Catskills.
Offers a history of the role of investigations in radical political struggles from the nineteenth century forward.
A critical, philosophical engagement of the psychological structures that propagate the continued oppression of women.
Examines US foreign and domestic policy through the narratives of post-9/11 US military veterans and the activism they are engaged in.
Illustrates how the notion of an ecological society remains a decisively political question.
Studies the revolutionary theory of the Black Power Movement in the 1960s through ʼ70s, placing it within the broader social theory of black revolution in the United States since the nineteenth century.
Reveals how the expanding world-system entangled the non-western world in global economies, yet did so in ways that were locally articulated, varied, and, often, non-European in their expression.
Explores why past generations of radical ecological and social justice scholarship have been ineffective, and considers the work of a new wave of scholarship that aims to reinvent the radical project and combat injustice.
Explores the evolving role of botanic gardens from products and enablers of modernity and the nation-state, to their recent reinvention as institutions of environmental governance.
Diagnoses our contemporary spatial experience as fundamentally totalitarian through a multilayered critical theory of space.