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- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Dance and the Hollywood Latina asks why every Latina star in Hollywood history began as a dancer or danced onscreen. Introducing the concepts of "inbetween-ness" and "racial mobility" to further illuminate how racialized sexuality and the dancing female body operate in film, this book focuses on the careers of Dolores Del... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Space and Place in Jewish Studies embraces how notions of “Jewish space,” diaspora, and home continue to resonate within contemporary discourse, bringing space to the foreground as a practical and analytical category. Barbara Mann takes us on a journey from medieval Levantine trade routes to the Eastern European shtetl to the streets... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Land of Smoke and Mirrors looks at greater Los Angeles through the images projected from within and without its geographical and psychological borders. Divided into sections that probe the city?s checkered history and reflect on Hollywood?s own self reflections, the book offers revealing readings of different types of texts (novelistic, cinematic,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95
Women in Haiti are frequent victims of sexual violence and armed assault. Yet an astonishing proportion of these victims also act as perpetrators of violent crime, often as part of armed groups. In Gender and Violence in Haiti, award-winning legal scholar Benedetta Faedi Duramy visits Haiti to discover why these women act in such destructive ways... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 12.95
New Jersey has a long history of adapting to a changing economic climate. From its colonial origins to the present day, New Jersey's economy has continuously and successfully confronted the challenges and uncertainties of technological and demographic change, placing the state at the forefront of each national and global economic era. Based on James... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
Sociologists have long been curious about the ways in which city dwellers negotiate urban public space. How do they manage myriad interactions in the shared spaces of the city? In Urban Nightlife , sociologist Reuben May undertakes a nuanced examination of urban nightlife, drawing on ethnographic data gathered in a Deep South college town to explore... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
New Jersey?s legal system was plagued with injustices from the time the system was established through the mid-twentieth century. In Battleground New Jersey , historian and author of Boardwalk Empire , Nelson Johnson chronicles reforms to the system through the dramatic stories of Arthur T. Vanderbilt?the first chief justice of the state?s modern-era... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 31.95
At the turn of the twentieth century, the United States was faced with a new and radically mixed population, one that included freed African Americans, former reservation Indians, and a burgeoning immigrant population. In The Autobiography of Citizenship , Tova Cooper looks at how educators tried to impose unity on this divergent population, and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
In Reproductive Justice , sociologist Barbara Gurr provides the first analysis of Native American women?s reproductive healthcare and offers a sustained consideration of the movement for reproductive justice in the United States. The book examines the reproductive healthcare experiences on Pine Ridge Reservation, home of the Oglala Lakota Nation... more...