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- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
This book advances debates over the relationship between care and economy through the concept of intimate labor?care, domestic, and sex work?and thus charts relations of race, class, gender, sexuality, and citizenship in the context of global economic transformations. more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 65.00
This book surveys the channels through which political ideas and knowledge were conveyed to the English people from the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth I to the Revolution of 1688. Shapiro argues that an assessment of English political culture requires an examination of all means by which this culture was expressed and communicated. While the... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 17.95
What is a rule, if it appears to become confused with life? And what is a human life, if, in every one of its gestures, of its words, and of its silences, it cannot be distinguished from the rule? It is to these questions that Agamben's new book turns by means of an impassioned reading of the fascinating and massive phenomenon of Western monasticism... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 32.50
This book calls into question the commonly held contentions that central governments are the most important or even the sole sources of a nation's stability, and that subnational and transnational nonstate forces are a major source of global instability. By assessing recent real-world trends, Mandel reveals that areas exist where it makes little... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Responsible for such landmark publications as Lady Chatterley's Lover , Tropic of Cancer , Naked Lunch , Waiting for Godot , The Wretched of the Earth , and The Autobiography of Malcolm X , Grove Press was the most innovative publisher of the postwar era. Counterculture Colophon tells the story of how the press and its house journal, The Evergreen... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
This remarkable memoir by Menachem Mendel Frieden illuminates Jewish experience in all three of the most significant centers of Jewish life during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It chronicles Frieden's early years in Eastern Europe, his subsequent migration to the United States, and, finally, his settlement in Palestine in 1921.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Recent scholarship has brought to light the existence of a dynamic world of specifically Jewish forms of literature in the nineteenth century—fiction by Jews, about Jews, and often designed largely for Jews. This volume makes this material accessible to English speakers for the first time, offering a selection of Jewish fiction from France,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
In 2010, Haiti was ravaged by a brutal earthquake that affected the lives of millions. The call to assist those in need was heard around the globe. Yet two years later humanitarian efforts led by governments and NGOs have largely failed. Resources are not reaching the needy due to bureaucratic red tape, and many assets have been squandered. How can... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
Prior to 2011, popular imagination perceived the Muslim Middle East as unchanging and unchangeable, frozen in its own traditions and history. In Life as Politics , Asef Bayat argues that such presumptions fail to recognize the routine, yet important, ways in which ordinary people make meaningful change through everyday actions. First published just... more...