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Black Performance on the Outskirts of the LeftA History of the Impossible

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

Malik Gaines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479837038
eISBN:
9781479822607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837038.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left uses the notion of excess—its transgression, multiplicity, and ambivalence—to consider performances of the sixties that circulated a black political ... More

Chicana/o RemixArt and Errata Since the Sixties

Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Karen Mary Davalos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Remixing and reexamining art of and after the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about artists, their cultural production, and the exhibitions that ... More

China, The United States, and the Future of Southeast AsiaU.S.-China Relations, Volume II

China, The United States, and the Future of Southeast Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume II

David B.H. Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479866304
eISBN:
9781479826308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479866304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume is the second in a series on U.S.-China relations in regions of the world where neither country is dominant. This book first looks into the economic and political conditions of Southeast ... More

Civil Justice ReconsideredToward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Steven P. Croley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book seeks to provide a fresh perspective on a familiar subject: civil litigation. It begins by providing an overview of civil litigation, explaining its benefits, and then identifying the ... More

Contraceptive RiskThe FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

Contraceptive Risk: The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

William Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479876990
eISBN:
9781479825929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The odyssey of Depo-Provera is a study of the politics of contraceptive drug risk management, which involves a lengthy struggle over the scientific assessment of the drug's health risk and ... More

Convicted and CondemnedThe Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry

Keesha M. Middlemass

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780814724392
eISBN:
9780814760185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724392.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Convicted and Condemned is a critical assessment of how a felony conviction operates as an integral part of prisoner reentry. Drawing on an interdisciplinary framework and ethnographic data, the book ... More

Cosmopolitanisms

Cosmopolitanisms

Bruce Robbins, Paulo Lemos Horta, and Kwame Anthony Appiah (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Cosmopolitanism is less an ideal than a description. It merely assumes that wherever and whenever history has set peoples in motion across national boundaries, sometimes by force, many of them and ... More

DiversiónPlay and Popular Culture in Cuban America

Diversión: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America

Albert Sergio Laguna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479836017
eISBN:
9781479820306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479836017.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Diversión contends that our understanding of the Cuban diaspora is lacking not in seriousness, but in play. Against the melancholia, anger, and pain that have defined dominant characterizations of ... More

Domestic Workers of the World Unite!A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

Domestic Workers of the World Unite!: A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

Jennifer N. Fish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479848676
eISBN:
9781479827442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479848676.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book chronicles the formation of the world’s first domestic worker movement, from the grassroots to global activism. It tells the story of individual women who not only struggled to gain rights ... More

Ethnic Church Meets MegachurchIndian American Christianity in Motion

Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Prema A. Kurien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines how a new paradigm of ethnicity and religion is shaping contemporary immigrant religious institutions and the intergenerational transmission of religion. While earlier European ... More

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