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  • Domestic Violenceby Lettie L Lockhart; Fran S Danis

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99

    In Domestic Violence: Intersectionality and Culturally Competent Practice , experts working with twelve unique groups of domestic abuse survivors provide the latest research on their populations and use a case study approach to demonstrate culturally sensitive intervention strategies. Chapters focus on African Americans, Native Americans, Latinas,... more...

  • Famine in North Koreaby Stephan Haggard; Marcus Noland; Amartya Sen

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    In the mid-1990s, as many as one million North Koreans died in one of the worst famines of the twentieth century. Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland present the most comprehensive and penetrating account of the famine to date, examining not only the origins and aftermath of the crisis but also the regime's response to outside aid and the effect of... more...

  • Film Studiesby Ed Sikov

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the... more...

  • One Out of Threeby Nancy Foner

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    In this absorbing anthology, in-depth portraits of diverse ethnic populations, including the Chinese, Dominicans, Jamaicans, Koreans, Liberians, Mexicans, and Jews from the former Soviet Union reveal surprising new realities of immigrant life in twenty-first-century New York City. Contributors show how fifty years of massive inflows have transformed... more...

  • Best American Magazine Writing 2013by The American Society of Magazine Editors

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    A perennial hit, our Best American Magazine Writing chooses from the nominees and winners of the coveted National Magazine Awards. Selections belong to the categories of public interest reporting, features, criticism, commentary, and fiction. This year?s selections include Iraqi War veteran Brian Mockenhaupt (Byliner) on modern combat in Afghanistan... more...

  • Nomadic Subjectsby Rosi Braidotti

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Over the past fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided the discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory. Exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political theory, Rosi Braidotti introduced avenues for thinking freely, if not positively, about difference,... more...

  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?by Noam Chomsky

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, he presents a lifetime of philosophical reflection on all three of these areas of research to which he... more...

  • Assuming a Bodyby Gayle Salamon

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    We believe we know our bodies intimately& mdash;that their material reality is certain and that this certainty leads to an epistemological truth about sex, gender, and identity. By exploring and giving equal weight to transgendered subjectivities, however, Gayle Salamon upends these certainties. Considering questions of transgendered embodiment via... more...

  • Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relationsby Mark Schafer; Scott Crichlow

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Are good and bad outcomes significantly affected by the decision-making process itself? Indeed they are, in that certain decision-making techniques and practices limit the ability of policymakers to achieve their goals and advance the national interest. The success of policy often turns on the quality of the decision-making process. Mark Schafer... more...

  • India, Pakistan, and the Bombby Sumit Ganguly; S. Paul Kapur

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In May 1998, India and Pakistan put to rest years of speculation as to whether they possessed nuclear technology and openly tested their weapons. Some believed nuclearization would stabilize South Asia; others prophesized disaster. Authors of two of the most comprehensive books on South Asia's new nuclear era, ?umit Ganguly and S. Paul Kapur, offer... more...