Demonstrates how residents can play a leading role in the positive transformation of their communities in the face of economic and population decline.
Examines the place of Paris in French Jewish literary memory, a memory that, of necessity, grapples with the aftermath of the Holocaust.
A rich intellectual encounter, revolving around the hands of the experimenter and those of the artist, highlighting the relation between the sciences and the arts.
Explores the interplay of religion and food in Native American cultures.
A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq's Jewish communities.
Schelling's 1806 polemic against Fichte, and his last major work on the philosophy of nature.
Essays reflecting on the prolific, pioneering, and wide-ranging scholarship of Fred Dallmayr.
Explores why Derrida, Hegel, and Heidegger conceive their thought as a “movement” rather than as a presentation of results or conclusions, and of the consequences of such an indirect method for critique and responsibility.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
Rejects Hindu nationalism and pluralist secularism in favor of a revitalized politics of Indian federalism.
Journeys on the world’s rivers, from a naturalist’s point of view.
Details the textual and performative history of the South Asian festival of Indra and its role in the development of classical Hinduism.
Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.
Explores the concept of "moral horror" as the experience of living amidst unjustifiable state violence.
Reveals the complicity between the Kyoto School’s moral and political philosophy, based on the school’s founder Nishida Kitarō’s metaphysics of nothingness, and Japanese imperialism.
Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.
Presents the most important portrayals of the Daoist master Yang Zhu throughout Chinese history, from the Warring States period until today.
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.
Restores the Platonic history and context of mysticism and shows how mysticism helps us understand more deeply the humanities as a whole, from philosophy and literature to art.
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.
Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.
Counters the long-standing, solemn interpretation of Plato’s dialogues with one centered on the philosophical and pedagogical significance of Socrates as a comic figure.
Illustrated catalog accompanying the exhibition of the same name, featuring forty portraits that explore the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender and features a new interview with the artist.
A gender studies textbook that takes an anthropological approach.
An original reading of Blanchot's thought with far-reaching philosophical and literary implications.
Part airport thriller, part family drama, part love story, In Security explores how those who strive to protect us are often unable to protect themselves.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
A collection of prose poems by Musan Cho Oh-hyun (1932–2018), celebrated poet-monk of the Nine Mountain school of Korean Zen.
As the '90s spiral towards the new century, a Manhattan nightlife ingenue and her gritty East Village dive-bar crowd fight long odds to win at love, friendship, and ambition.
Examines the skeptical foundations of literature in order to reassess the status of fiction.
Analyzes contemporary capitalism through the products of culture and art for fresh insight into emancipatory possibilities concealed within capitalism’s darkest dynamics.
Traces a conceptual history of critique in German philosophy from the eighteenth century to the present.
An engaging homage to African American resilience and resourcefulness in US literature and culture.
A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.
A meditation on how religious language tries to limn the liminal, conceive the inconceivable, speak the unspeakable, and say the unsayable.
Analyzes the effects of new technologies on human rights, with a particular focus on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.
Biography of the early years of A. Bartlett Giamatti, who would become Yale University’s first non-Anglo-Saxon Protestant president and commissioner of Major League Baseball.
First comprehensive account of the figure of the Irish Celt in modern British and Irish literature.
This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...
Building on Jean-Luc Marion’s phenomenology of love this book takes up the “question of the Other” and argues that through the interpretive activities of the amorous imagination lovers come to experience one another as the Beloved.
Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.
Reconstructs how Ray became a “rebel auteur” in cinema culture.
Proposes "the extraordinary" as a defining characteristic of modernity.
How New Yorkers transformed the world!
Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.
Andrea Cassatella is Senior Research Fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research at Makerere University in Uganda.
Frank Vizard is a former editor with Popular Science magazine and a contributor to publications ranging from Luxury Magazine to USA Today. He is the coauthor (with Phil Scott) of 21st Century Soldier, ...
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
A clear translation and helpful explanations illuminate this ancient classic of self-cultivation for a modern audience.
Nazih F. Richani is Professor of Political Science at Kean University. He is the author of Systems of Violence: The Political Economy of War and Peace in Colombia, also published by SUNY Press.
Explores the diversity of Jewish approaches to character and virtue, from the Bible to the present day.
Cécile Accilien is Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University. She is the coeditor (with Valérie K. Orlando) of Teaching Haiti: Strategies for Creating New Narratives ...
Argues that self and selflessness are aspects of the same insoluble problem at the very heart of modernity.
Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and
experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.
The complete history of one of New York State's—and the nation's—founding families.
Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.
Offers a portrait of India as seen through the eyes of a sensitive, sharp-eyed, and witty young scholar in the early 1960s.
Robert O. McDonald is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas.
Explores how popular novels, short stories, and television shows from the United States and Britain illustrate the positive effects of feminism and promote gender equity.
An analysis of the philosophy of the Yijing in comparison to modern Western philosophies.
A novel of early eighteenth-century Venice that Cooper called "in spirit, the most American book I ever wrote."
Considers how popular Haitian films not only provide entertainment but also help audiences in Haiti and the diaspora think through daily challenges.