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Haight-Ashbury, Psychedelics, and the Birth of Acid Rock

Illuminates the beginnings, downfall, and legacy of the acid-inspired, spontaneous, and playful approach to life and music in Haight-Ashbury from 1964–1967.

Portraits of Public Service

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

Doubly Erased

A wide-ranging overview of contemporary literary works by LGBTQ Appalachians with a focus on LGBTQ themes and characters.

The Craft of Oblivion

Examines the intersections between forgetting and remembering in classical Chinese civilization.

Convergence as Adaptivity

Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.

Democratic Policy Implementation in an Ambiguous World

By Luke Fowler
Subjects: Public Policy

Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.

Toward a Grammar of Curriculum Practice

By Edmund C. Short
Subjects: Education

Provides a new conceptualization of curriculum and of curriculum planning that is clearer, more functional, more adequate than those previously available.

Feminist Spiritualities

Explores the feminist spiritual and emotional politics of literary and cultural works by Black Caribbean women.

From Metaphysical Representations to Aesthetic Life

Reevaluates Western and Chinese philosophical traditions to question the boundaries of entrenched conceptual frameworks.

The Other Synaesthesia

Reconsiders the figure of synaesthesia, understood as the combination of the senses and of the arts, in philosophy and literature.

The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education, Third Edition

Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.

Order, Crisis, and Redemption

A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.

Transforming One's Self

A fresh and rigorous interpretation of William James's ethical theory, showing how experimenting with life's opportunities can transform one's self and life.

The Bravo

A novel of early eighteenth-century Venice that Cooper called "in spirit, the most American book I ever wrote."

Poetics of the Local

Considers how Irish poets have drawn on discourses of locality to articulate new forms of place and belonging amid Ireland’s transforming global identity.

Torturous Etiquettes

Explores the “torture” of mannered behavior and the prevalence of etiquette as a theme in classical and contemporary Hollywood and European cinema.