Books by Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS

    The Political Thought of America\'s Founding Feminists

    By Lisa Pace Vetter

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £22.45

    Recovering the powerful and influential contributions of women from the nation's formative years. The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists traces the significance of Frances Wright, Harriet Martineau, Angelina and Sarah Grimke, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth in shaping American political thinking. These women understood the relationship...

    Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch

    By Prema A. Kurien

    Paperback £25.65

    Winner, 2018 Section on Asia and Asian America Book Award presented by the American Sociological Association Traces the religious adaptation of members of an important Indian Christian church- the Mar Thoma denomination - as they make their way in the United States. This book exposes how a new paradigm of...

    Islamophobia and Racism in America

    By Erik Love

    Paperback Save £2.14 = £20.85

    Confronting and combating Islamophobia in America. Islamophobia has long been a part of the problem of racism in the United States, and it has only gotten worse in the wake of shocking terror attacks, the ongoing refugee crisis, and calls from public figures like Donald Trump for drastic action. As...

    The Excellence of the Arabs

    By Ibn Qutaybah

    Hardback £29.66

    The Excellence of the Arabs is a spirited defense of Arab identity-its merits, values, andorigins-at a time of politicalunrest and fragmentation, written by oneof the most important scholars of the early Abbasid era. In the cosmopolitan milieu of Baghdad, the social prestige attached toclaims of being Arab had begun to...

    A Hundred and One Nights

    Hardback £27.10

    Like its more famous sibling, the Thousand and One Nights, this collection opens with the frame story of Shahrazad, the gifted vizier's daughter who recounts imaginative tales night after night in an effort to distract the murderous king from taking her life. It is distinctly rooted in Arabic literary culture...

    Living with Alzheimer's

    By Renee L. Beard

    Paperback Save £2.14 = £20.85

    News of Alzheimer's disease is constantly in the headlines. Every day we hear heart-wrenching stories of people caring for a loved one who has become a shell of their former self, of projections about rising incidence rates, and of cures that are just around the corner. However, we don't see...

    Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation

    By Elizabeth Ellcessor

    Paperback £20.27

    How reconsidering digital media and participatory cultures from the standpoint of disability allows for a full understanding of accessibility. While digital media can offer many opportunities for civic and cultural participation, this technology is not equally easy for everyone to use. Hardware, software, and cultural expectations combine to make some...

    Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

    Hardback Save £7.29 = £57.71

    Explores both nineteenth century conditions that led Progressives to their search for order and some of the solutions applied to children and youth in the context of that search.

    Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

    By Heather Laine Talley

    Hardback Save £7.29 = £57.71

    Imagine yourself without a face - the task seems impossible. The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our 'self'. This book examines the cultural meaning and social significance of interventions aimed at repairing faces defined...

    Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

    By James Joseph Dean

    Hardback Save £7.29 = £57.71

    Based on 60 in-depth interviews with a diverse group of straight men and women, this title explores how straight Americans make sense of their sexual and gendered selves in this new landscape, particularly with an understanding of how race does and does not play a role in these conceptions.

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