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- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 33.95
From questioning forces that have constrained sexual choices to examining how Blacks have forged healthy sexual identities in an oppressive environment, Black Sexualities acknowledges the diversity of the Black experience and the shared legacy of racism. Contributors seek resolution to Blacks' understanding of their lives as sexual beings through... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
In the Public Interest investigates the mechanisms that democratic societies have used to certify that those working as licensed doctors are properly trained and supervised as they deliver critical services to the public. It analyzes the workings of the crucial public institutions charged with maintaining the safety and legitimacy of the U.S. medical... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
The mentally ill might not go to Shutter Island or the Cuckoo?s Nest , but that doesn?t mean they?re getting the best care they can. With extensive, unique ethnographic research at two community-based organizations that provide the bulk of such care, Managing Madness in the Community lays bare the true nature, effects, and costs of our fragmented... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Among the miners of Wyoming?s Powder River Basin?the largest coal-producing region in the U.S.?anthropologist Jessica Smith Rolston reveals how the mining industry, though heavily masculinized, generates new configurations of the ?working family??a kind of kinship based on the shared burdens of shift work and concerns for safety, which challenges... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 38.95
Asian American Studies Now represents the changes occurring in Asian American communities and the world that require a reconsideration of how the interdisciplinary field of Asian American studies is defined and taught. The editors have selected essays for the significance of their contribution and their clarity, brevity, and accessibility to readers... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 29.95
The 1960s was a time of incredible freedom and exploration in the art world, particularly in New York City, which witnessed the explosion of New Music, Happenings, Fluxus, New Dance, pop art, and minimalist art. Also notable during this period, although often overlooked, is the inordinate amount of revolutionary art that was created by women.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 26.95
Set in Haiti following the 2004 coup and enhanced by research carried out after the 2010 earthquake, Killing with Kindness analyzes the impact of official development aid on recipient non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and their relationships with local communities. It offers rich enthnographic comparisons of two Haitian women?s NGOs working... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 37.95
How did mothers transform from parents of secondary importance in the colonies to having their multiple and complex roles continuously connected to the well-being of the nation? In the first comprehensive history of motherhood in the United States, Jodi Vandenberg-Daves explores how tensions over the maternal role have been part and parcel of the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00
During the 1980s, American cinema underwent enormous transformations. Blockbusters like Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., and The Empire Strikes Back grabbed huge revenues for the studios. At the same time, the growth of home video led to new and creative opportunities for independent film production, resulting in many of the decades best films.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 21.95
The ease of accessibility, improvements in safety and technology, media attention, growing acceptance by the public, or an increasingly superficial culture: whatever the reason, cosmetic surgery is more popular today than ever. In 2005, in the United States alone, there were nearly two million aesthetic operations-more than quadruple the number... more...