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Market Cities, People CitiesThe Shape of Our Urban Future

Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future

Kevin T. Smiley

Michael Oluf Emerson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479856794
eISBN:
9781479882922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856794.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Cities are diverging in our contemporary era. Specifically, we use our analysis of Copenhagen and Houston to argue that cities exist for one of two reasons: for markets or for people. Market Cities ... More

New Immigrant WhitenessRace, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The New Immigrant Whiteness examines representations of post-1980s migration from the former USSR to the United States as responses to the global extension of neoliberalism and as contributions to ... More

More Than Meets the EyeSpecial Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise

More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise

Bob Rehak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479813155
eISBN:
9781479897070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479813155.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Today’s franchises of fantastic media depend on visual effects for their existence, not just in their local textual homes (a feature film, a TV episode, a videogame) but across multiple screens and ... More

Struggling for OrdinaryMedia and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Andre Cavalcante

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479881307
eISBN:
9781479864584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

What was it like to live as a transgender person in a media environment before Caitlin Jenner, Orange Is the New Black, Transparent, and the current transgender reality TV boom? Struggling for ... More

Policy DriftShared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Norma M. Riccucci

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy is a seminal book that closely examines the role of shared powers on shifts or drifts in three critical areas of domestic public ... More

Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal StateInequality, Exclusion, and Change

Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change

Leela Fernandes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479800155
eISBN:
9781479813100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800155.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The growing concentration of wealth and the intensification of inequality is a defining feature of the twenty-first century. Debates on questions of economic inequality and exclusion have centered on ... More

Antisocial MediaAnxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Greg Goldberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses popular and academic concerns that the institution of work is being irreparably damaged by digital/media technologies. The book considers three specific concerns (each in a ... More

Catch and ReleaseThe Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

Lisa Jean Moore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479876303
eISBN:
9781479848096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Based on a multimethod study that centers on interviews with over 30 conservationists, field biologists, ecologists, paleontologists and over 3 years of my fieldwork on urban beaches in the New York ... More

Unequal CoverageThe Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Jessica M. Mulligan and Heide Castañeda (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Unequal Coverage documents the everyday experiences of individuals across the United States as they attempted to access coverage and care in the five years following the passage of the Affordable ... More

Legally StraightSexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Joe Rollins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Legally Straight offers a critical reading of the legal debate over lesbian and gay marriage in the United States in order to understand how change happened so quickly. The book relies on key ... More

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