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  • The Bully Societyby Jessie Klein

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    ·          “A coherent, heartbreaking narrative of how bullying works.” – The Boston Globe ·          “The author writes with clarity and compassion… offers an opportunity for us to examine, discuss, and consider the world.” – Kirkus Reviews ·          “Resists pop-psychology profiling… a searing indcitment of the cultures of cruelty,... more...

  • Creole Religions of the Caribbeanby Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert; Margarite Fernandez Olmos; Joseph M. Murphy

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Creolization—the coming together of diverse beliefs and practices to form new beliefs and practices-is one of the most significant phenomena in Caribbean religious history. Brought together in the crucible of the sugar plantation, Caribbean peoples drew on the variants of Christianity brought by European colonizers, as well as on African religious... more...

  • Contemporary Asian America (third edition)by Min Zhou; Anthony C. Ocampo

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Who are Asian Americans? Moving beyond popular stereotypes of the “model minority” or “forever foreigner,” most Americans know surprisingly little of the nation’s fastest growing minority population. Since the 1960s, when different Asian immigrant groups came together under the “Asian American” umbrella, they have tirelessly carved out their presence... more...

  • Global Asian American Popular Culturesby Shilpa Dave; LeiLani Nishime; Tasha Oren

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    A toolkit for understanding how Asian Americans influence, consume and are reflected by mainstream media.     Asian Americans have long been the subject and object of popular culture in the U.S. The rapid circulation of cultural flashpoints—such as the American obsession with K-pop sensations, Bollywood dance moves, and sriracha hot sauce—have... 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...