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Stanford University Press

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  • The Common Law in Two Voicesby Kwai Hang Ng

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book examines how language changes the way law is debated and negotiated, focusing on the courtrooms of postcolonial Hong Kong. more...

  • Remaking Citizenshipby Kathleen Coll

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Remaking Citizenship explores the stories of low-income Latinas actively engaged in a new vision of feminist politics rooted in concerns as disparate as domestic violence, childrearing, women's self-esteem, and immigrant and workers' rights. more...

  • The Idea of Galiciaby Larry Wolff

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    The Idea of Galicia analyzes the intellectual and cultural history of a place as an idea: how Galicia, invented in the late eighteenth century as a geopolitical artifice, gradually acquired complex meaning over the course of its historical existence (and even beyond) for the peoples— Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews— who lived there and for the political... more...

  • Tokyo in Transitby Alisa Freedman

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    This work discusses literary depictions of mass transit in 20th century Tokyo in the decades preceding WWII. It cuts across literary and historical/sociological analysis, and contributes to the growing body of work examining Japanese urbanism, gender, and modernism. more...

  • The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Brailleby Zina Weygand; Emily-Jane Cohen

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    A history of perceptions of the blind and of their integration or lack thereof in French society, this book introduces us to a host of fictional and real individuals and paints a moving picture of their advances and disappointments, concluding with the triumphant invention of Louis Braille. more...

  • Race and Classificationby Ilona Katzew; Susan Deans-Smith

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    This innovative and provocative volume focuses on the historical development of racial thinking and imagining in Mexico and the southwestern United States over a period of almost five centuries, from the earliest decades of Spanish colonial rule and the birth of a multiracial colonial population, to the present. The distinguished contributors to the... more...

  • Balance Sheetby John S. Duffield; Peter J. Dombrowski

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, a debate that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding recent improvements on the ground.Too often, however, the debate has been narrowly framed in terms of the situation in Iraq and what steps the United States... more...

  • Raising the Global Floorby Jody Heymann; Alison Earle

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    News stories on the impact of job loss appear daily in the media. Less reported is that working conditions in many countries around the world have deteriorated as rapidly as jobs have been lost—and this affects ten times as many people. Working conditions significantly impact our health, the amount of time we can spend with family, our options during... more...

  • Preventing Catastropheby Keith A. Hansen; Thomas Graham Jr.

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book explains the challenge of monitoring small clandestine WMD programs, how the effort to monitor and prevent terrorist acquisition and use of WMD differs from monitoring and preventing the acquisition and use of WMD by nation states, and puts the Iraqi WMD issue in proper perspective. more...

  • The Price of Monotheismby Jan Assmann; Robert Savage

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 20.95

    Nothing has so radically transformed the world as the distinction between true and false religion. In this nuanced consideration of his own controversial Moses the Egyptian , renowned Egyptologist Jan Assmann answers his critics, extending and building upon ideas from his previous book. Maintaining that it was indeed the Moses of the Hebrew Bible... more...