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  • Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japanby Francesca Di Marco

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Japan?s suicide phenomenon has fascinated both the media and academics, although many questions and paradoxes embedded in the debate on suicide have remained unaddressed in the existing literature, including the assumption that Japan is a "Suicide Nation". This tendency causes common misconceptions about the suicide phenomenon and its features. Aiming... more...

  • Borrowed Voicesby Jennifer Glaser

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    In this provocative new study, Jennifer Glaser examines how racial ventriloquism became a hallmark of late twentieth-century Jewish-American fiction, as Jewish writers asserted that their own ethnicity enabled them to speak for other minorities. Considering works by everyone from Cynthia Ozick to Woody Allen to Michael Chabon, she demonstrates how... more...

  • Fashioning Diasporaby Vanita Reddy

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 32.95

    In her insightful study, Fashioning Diaspora, Vanita Reddy carefully maps how transnational itineraries of Indian beauty and fashion shape South Asian American cultural identities and racialized belonging from the 1990s to the late-2000s. She observes how diasporic subjects engage with and respond to various encounters with Indian beauty and fashion.... more...

  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggleby Angela Davis; Frank Barat; Cornel West

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 15.95

    Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition. more...

  • The House Behind the Cedarsby Charles Waddell Chesnutt

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.99

    Although he appeared to most observers to be white, American author Charles Waddell Chestnutt had some African-American ancestry and thus was subjected to the limited opportunities, discrimination, and segregated living conditions that faced African-Americans in the United States throughout his life. An accomplished writer, Chestnutt created The House... more...

  • Negotiating Well-being in Central Asiaby David W. Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however, are relationships of meaning and wellness that contribute... more...

  • Rising Wolf, the White Blackfootby James Willard Schultz

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    Get an inside look at the way of life of North America's Native American tribes in the years before large numbers of white pioneers began to arrive. This fascinating account follows the life of Hugh Monroe, an English-Canadian man who married into the Blackfeet tribe and spent the rest of his life living among them. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatreby Siyuan Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the rich and diverse traditions of classical and contemporary performing arts in Asia, showcasing significant scholarship in recent years. An international team of over 50 contributors provide authoritative overviews on a variety of topics across Asia, including... more...

  • Women and Conflict in Indiaby Sanghamitra Choudhury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces for women owing to the collapsing of boundaries of gender... more...

  • Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinemaby Srimati Mukherjee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Historically, Indian cinema has positioned women at the intersection of tradition and a more evolving culture, portraying contradictory attitudes which affect women?s roles in public and private spheres. Examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition of tradition and culture regarding women in Bengali... more...