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- Fordham University Press 2012; US$ 24.99
Access to a broad range of different political views and cultural expressions is often regarded as a self-evident value in both theoretical and political debates on media and democracy. Pluralism is commonly accepted as a guiding principle of media policy in addressing media concentration, the role of public service media, or more recently such questions... more...
- Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
On May 17, 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, nine men and women entered a Selective Service office outside Baltimore. They removed military draft records, took them outside, and set them afire with napalm.The Catholic activists involved in this protest against the War included Daniel and Philip Berrigan; all were found guilt of destroying government... more...
- Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 27.99
We hope?even as we doubt?that the environmental crisis can be controlled. Public awareness of our species? self-destructiveness as material beings in a material world is growing?but so is the destructiveness. The practical interventions needed for saving and restoring the earth will require a collective shift of such magnitude as to take on a spiritual... more...
- Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 17.99
In this lyrical meditation on listening, Jean-Luc Nancy examines sound in relation to the human body. How is listening different from hearing? What does listening entail? How does what is heard differ from what is seen? Can philosophy even address listening, écouter, as opposed to entendre, which means both hearing and understanding?Unlike the... more...
- Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 17.99
?Our lives are Swiss,? Emily Dickinson wrote in 1859, ?So still?so cool.? But over the Alps, ?Italy stands the other side.? For Dickinson, as for many other writers and artists, Italy has been the land of light, a seductive source of invention, enchantment, and freedom. So it was for Helen Barolini, who, as a student in Rome after World War II, wrote... more...
- Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
When The Search for Major Plagge was published last spring, the world finally learned about a unique hero?and about one American doctor?s extraordinary journey to tell Karl Plagge?s story.Part detective story, part personal quest, Michael Good?s book is the story of the German commander of a Lithuanian work camp who saved hundreds of Jewish lives in... more...
- Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 21.99
The seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of 1858 are among the most important statements in American political history, dramatic struggles over the issues that would tear apart the nation in the Civil War: the virtues of a republic and the evils of slavery. In this acclaimed book, Holzer... more...
- Fordham University Press 1999; US$ 19.99
Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography provides a close reading and analysis of ten major life stories by twentieth-century leaders and thinkers from a variety of religious and cultural traditions: Mohandas Gandhi, Black Elk, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, C. S. Lewis, Malcolm X, Paul Cowan, Rigoberta Menchu, Dan Wakefield, and Nelson Mandela.... more...
- Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 74.99
Can the subaltern joke? Christi A. Merrill answers by invoking riddling, oral-based fictions from Hindi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, and Urdu that dare to laugh at what traditions often keep hidden-whether spouse abuse, ethnic violence, or the uncertain legacies of a divinely wrought sex change. Herself a skilled translator, Merrill uses these examples to... more...
- Fordham University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
Today, seventy-three years after his death, journalists still tell tales of Charles E. Chapin. As city editor of Pulitzer?s New York Evening World , Chapin was the model of the take-no-prisoners newsroom tyrant: he drove reporters relentlessly?and kept his paper in the center ring of the circus of big-city journalism. From the Harry K. Thaw trial to... more...