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  • After the Crimeby Susan L. Miller

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 27.00

    Too often, the criminal justice system silences victims, which leaves them frustrated, angry, and with many unanswered questions. Despite their rage and pain, many victims want the opportunity to confront their offenders and find resolution. After the Crime explores a victim-offender dialogue program that offers victims of severe violence an opportunity... more...

  • The Original Torahby S. David Sperling

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 27.00

    Is the Torah true? Do the five books of Moses provide an accurate historical account of the people of ancient Israel?s origins? In The Original Torah , S. David Sperling argues that, while there is no archeological evidence to support much of the activity chronicled in the Torah, a historical reality exists there if we know how to seek it. By... more...

  • The Spitting Imageby Jerry Lembcke

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 26.00

    One of the most resilient images of the Vietnam era is that of the anti-war protester often a woman spitting on the uniformed veteran just off the plane. The lingering potency of this icon was evident during the Gulf War, when war supporters invoked it to discredit their opposition. In this startling book, Jerry Lembcke demonstrates that not a... more...

  • Warriors and Peacemakersby Mark Cooney

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 27.00

    Why do some conflicts escalate into violence while others dissipate harmlessly? Under what circumstances will people kill, and why? While homicide has been viewed largely in the pathological terms of "crime" and "deviance," violence, Mark Cooney contends, is a naturally-occurring form of conflict found throughout history and across cultures under... more...

  • States of Rageby Renee R. Curry

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00

    States of Rage permeate our culture and our daily lives. From the anti-Catholic protests of ACT-UP to the political posturing of Al Sharpton, from the LA Riots to anti-abortion gunmen murdering clinic personnel, the unleashing of rage, marginalized or institutional, has translated into dead bodies on our campuses and city streets, in our public... more...

  • This Time We Knewby Thomas Cushman; Stjepan Mestrovic

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00

    We didn't know. For half a century, Western politicians and intellectuals have so explained away their inaction in the face of genocide in World War II. In stark contrast, Western observers today face a daily barrage of information and images, from CNN, the Internet, and newspapers about the parties and individuals responsible for the current Balkan... more...

  • Can Unions Survive?by Charles B. Craver

    NYU Press 1993; US$ 27.00

    "Defines the challenges facing the movement and offers comprehensive prescriptions for its successful transformation." The George Washington Law Review A valuable analysis of the rise, fall, and--hopefullythe revival of unionism in America. [The book] distills into readable form a mass of legal and empirical analysis of what has been happening... more...

  • The Signifying Creatorby Michael D. Swartz

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 18.00

    For centuries, Jews have been known as the "people of the book." It is commonly thought that Judaism in the first several centuries CE found meaning exclusively in textual sources. But there is another approach to meaning to be found in ancient Judaism, one that sees it in the natural world and derives it from visual clues rather than textual ones.... more...

  • Sex for Lifeby Laura Carpenter; John DeLamater

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    Sexual beliefs, behaviors and identities are interwoven throughout our lives, from childhood to old age. An edited collection of original empirical contributions united through its use of a distinctive, cutting-edge theoretical framework, Sex for Life critically examines sexuality across the entire lifespan. Rooted in diverse disciplines and employing... more...

  • Inner City Kidsby Alice Mcintyre

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 26.00

    Urban teens of color are often portrayed as welfare mothers, drop outs, drug addicts, and both victims and perpetrators of the many kinds of violence which can characterize life in urban areas. Although urban youth often live in contexts which include poverty, unemployment, and discrimination, they also live with the everydayness of school, friends,... more...