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  • Dying to Get Highby Wendy Chapkis; Richard J. Webb

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    Dying to Get High with Susie Bright on Boing Boing! Warring Wines; ?You Want to Fight??; Nurse Mary Jane in Santa Cruz High Times interviews the authors Alternet excerpt of the book ("How Pot Became Demonized") Discussion from the Santa Cruz Metro Marijuana as medicine has been a politically charged topic in this country for more than... more...

  • Clipped Wingsby Molly Merryman

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00

    During World War II, all branches of the military had women's auxiliaries. Only the Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) program, however, was comprised entirely of women who flew dangerous missions more commonly associated with and desired by men. Within military hierarchies, the World War II pilot was projected as the most dashing and desirable... more...

  • Would You Convict?by Paul H. Robinson

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 26.00

    A police trooper inspects a car during a routine traffic stop and finds a vast cache of weapons, complete with automatic rifles, thousands of rounds of ammunition, and black ski masks-a veritable bank robber's kit. Should the men in the car be charged? If so, with what? A son neglects to care for his elderly mother, whose emaciated form is discovered... more...

  • Jury Decision Makingby Dennis J. Devine

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 27.00

    While jury decision making has received considerable attention from social scientists, there have been few efforts to systematically pull together all the pieces of this research. In  Jury Decision Making  Dennis J. Devine examines over 50 years of research on juries and offers a ?big picture? overview of the field.  The volume summarizes existing... more...

  • Parental Incarceration and the Familyby Joyce A. Arditti

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    Over 2% of U.S.children under the age of 18?more than 1,700,000 children?have a parent in prison. These children experience very real disadvantages when compared to their peers: they tend to experience lower levels of educational success, social exclusion, and even a higher likelihood of their own future incarceration. Meanwhile, their new caregivers... more...

  • The Empire Strikes Backby Arthur D. Austin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 40.00

    Once dismissed as plodding and superfluous, legal scholarship is increasingly challenging the liberal white male establishment that currently dominates legal education and practice. The most significant development since the emergence of the casebook, at the turn of the century, this trend has unleashed a fierce political struggle. At stake is nothing... more...

  • The Political Economy of Hope and Fearby Marcellus William Andrews

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 27.00

    Popular liberal writing on race has relied on appeals to the value of "diversity" and the fading memory of the Civil Rights movement to counter the aggressive conservative assault on liberal racial reform generally, and on black well-being, in particular. Yet appeals to fairness and justice, no matter how heartfelt, are bound to fail, Marcellus Andrews... more...

  • Unofficial Ambassadorsby Donna Alvah

    NYU Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    As thousands of wives and children joined American servicemen stationed at overseas bases in the years following World War II, the military family represented a friendlier, more humane side of the United States' campaign for dominance in the Cold War. Wives in particular were encouraged to use their feminine influence to forge ties with residents... more...

  • The Democracy Deficitby Alfred C. Jr. Aman

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    This is an examination of how the democratic process is being changed by globalization and what citizens can do about it. more...

  • This House of Noble Deedsby Arthur H. Jr. Aufses; Barbara Niss

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    On January 15, 1852, nine men representing various Hebrew charitable organizations came together to establish the Jews' Hospital in New York with a vision of offering free medical care to the indigent Hebrews in the City who were unable to provide for themselves during their illness. This was the beginning of The Mount Sinai Hospital. Now, a century... more...