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  • The Color of Crime (Second Edition)by Katheryn Russell-Brown

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    When The Color of Crime was first published ten years ago, it was heralded as a path-breaking book on race and crime. Now, in its tenth anniversary year, Katheryn Russell-Brown’s book is more relevant than ever. The Jena Six, Duke Lacrosse Team, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, James Byrd, and all of those victimized in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina... more...

  • Keywords for Asian American Studiesby Cathy J. Schlund-Vials; K. Scott Wong; Linda Trinh Vő

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    Born out of the Civil Rights and Third World Liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s, Asian American Studies has grown significantly over the past four decades, both as a distinct field of inquiry and as a potent site of critique. Characterized by transnational, trans-Pacific, and trans-hemispheric considerations of race, ethnicity, migration,... more...

  • The Violence of Careby Sameena Mulla

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Honorable Mention, 2015 Eileen Basker Memorial Prize presented by the Society for Medical Anthropology     Every year in the U.S., thousands of women and hundreds of men participate in sexual assault forensic examinations. Drawing on four years of participatory research in a Baltimore emergency room, Sameena Mulla reveals the realities of sexual... more...

  • Japanese Lessonsby Gail R. Benjamin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.95

    Gail R. Benjamin reaches beyond predictable images of authoritarian Japanese educators and automaton schoolchildren to show the advantages and disadvantages of a system remarkably different from the American one... -- The New York Times Book Review Americans regard the Japanese educational system and the lives of Japanese children with a mixture... more...

  • The Punishment Imperativeby Todd R. Clear; Natasha A. Frost

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 21.25

    Over the last 40 years, the US penal system has grown at an unprecedented rate?five times larger than in the past and grossly out of scale with the rest of the world. In The Punishment Imperative, eminent criminologists Todd R. Clear and Natasha A. Frost argue that America?s move to mass incarceration from the 1960s to the early 2000s was more than... more...

  • Would You Convict?by Paul H. Robinson

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.10

    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...

  • Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salemby Elaine G. Breslaw

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    In this important book, Elaine Breslaw claims to have rediscovered Tituba, the elusive, mysterious, and often mythologized Indian woman accused of witchcraft in Salem in 1692 and immortalized in Arthur Miller's The Crucible . Reconstructing the life of the slave woman at the center of the notorious Salem witch trials, the book follows Tituba from... more...

  • The Secret Life of Storiesby Michael Bérubé

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 21.00

    Narrative informs everything we think, do, plan, remember, and imagine. We tell stories and we listen to stories, gauging their ?well-formedness? within a couple of years of learning to walk and talk. Some argue that the capacity to understand narrative is innate to our species; others claim that while that might be so, the invention of writing then... more...

  • The Black Radical Tragicby Jeremy Matthew Glick

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.00

    As the first successful revolution emanating from a slave rebellion, the Haitian Revolution remains an inspired site of investigation for a remarkable range of artists and activist-intellectuals in the African Diaspora.   In The Black Radical Tragic , Jeremy Matthew Glick examines twentieth-century performances engaging the revolution as laboratories... more...

  • Feminist Legal Theory (Second Edition)by Nancy Levit; Robert R.M. Verchick; Martha Minow

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 20.40

    Feminist legal theory is one of the most dynamic fields in the law, and it affects issues ranging from child custody to sexual harassment. Since its initial publication in 2006, Feminist Legal Theory: A Primer has received rave reviews. Now, in the completely updated second edition of this outstanding primer, Nancy Levit and Robert R.M.... more...