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In the Spirit of a New PeopleThe Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement

In the Spirit of a New People: The Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement

Randy J. Ontiveros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738849
eISBN:
9780814738887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Reexamining the Chicano civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about social activism in the twentieth-century and new lessons for progressive politics in ... More

IngratitudeThe Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

erin Khuê Ninh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Anger and bitterness tend to pervade narratives written by second-generation Asian American daughters, despite their largely unremarkable upbringings. This book explores this apparent paradox, ... More

Interracial EncountersReciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Julia H. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Why do black characters appear so frequently in Asian American literary works and Asian characters in African American literary works in the early twentieth century? This book attempts to answer this ... More

Jews, God, and VideotapeReligion and Media in America

Jews, God, and Videotape: Religion and Media in America

Jeffrey Shandler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740675
eISBN:
9780814708880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740675.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Engaging media has been an ongoing issue for American Jews, as it has been for other religious communities in the United States, for several generations. This book is a pioneering examination of the ... More

The Left at War

The Left at War

Michael F. Bérubé

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799840
eISBN:
9780814739051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 and Bush’;s belligerent response fractured the American left—partly by putting pressure on little-noticed fissures that had appeared a decade earlier. This book revisits ... More

Love and EmpireCybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The spread of the Internet is remaking marriage markets, altering the process of courtship and the geographic trajectory of intimacy in the 21st century. For some Latin American women and U.S. men, ... More

Love and MoneyQueers, Class, and Cultural Production

Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Lisa Henderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book argues that we can't understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, ... More

The MakeoverReality Television and Reflexive Audiences

The Makeover: Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences

Katherine Sender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740699
eISBN:
9780814738979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740699.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Watch this show, buy this product, you can be a whole new you! Makeover television shows repeatedly promise self-renewal and the opportunity for reinvention, but what do we know about the people who ... More

Making Media WorkCultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries

Making Media Work: Cultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries

Derek Johnson, Derek Kompare, and Avi Santo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764695
eISBN:
9780814724989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764695.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In popular culture, management in the media industry is frequently understood as the work of network executives, studio developers, and market researchers—“the suits”—who oppose the more productive ... More

Media FranchisingCreative License and Collaboration in the Culture Industries

Media Franchising: Creative License and Collaboration in the Culture Industries

Derek Johnson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743478
eISBN:
9780814743492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743478.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While immediately recognizable throughout the United States and many other countries, media mainstays like X-Men, Star Trek, and Transformers achieved such familiarity through constant reincarnation. ... More

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