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Technomobility in ChinaYoung Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Cara Wallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As unprecedented waves of young, rural women journey to cities in China, not only to work, but also to “see the world” and gain some autonomy, they regularly face significant institutional obstacles ... More

The 9/11 GenerationYouth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Sunaina Marr Maira

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The 9/11 Generation, Sunaina Marr Maira uses extensive ethnography to understand the meaning of political subjecthood and mobilization for Arab, South Asian, and Afghan American youth. Maira ... More

Tomorrow's PartiesSex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America

Tomorrow's Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America

Peter M. Coviello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717400
eISBN:
9780814717424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717400.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In nineteenth-century America—before the scandalous trial of Oscar Wilde, before the public emergence of categories like homo- and heterosexuality—what were the parameters of sex? Did people ... More

Transforming CitizenshipsTransgender Articulations of the Law

Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Isaac West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, the book takes up ... More

The Traumatic ColonelThe Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr

The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr

Michael J. Drexler and Ed White

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871674
eISBN:
9781479888160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In American political fantasy, the Founding Fathers loom large, as historical and mythical figures. This book examines the Founders as imaginative fictions whose significance emerged from narrative ... More

Unbecoming BlacknessThe Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Antonio Lopez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book uncovers an important, otherwise unrecognized century-long archive of literature and performance that reveals Cuban America as a space of overlapping Cuban and African diasporic ... More

The United States of the United RacesA Utopian History of Racial Mixing

The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Greg Carter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Barack Obama's historic presidency has re-inserted mixed race into the national conversation. While the troubled and pejorative history of racial amalgamation throughout U.S. history is a familiar ... More

Unsettled StatesNineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Dana Luciano and Ivy Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479857722
eISBN:
9781479818334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857722.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book presents some of the most exciting emergent scholarship in American literary and cultural studies of the “long” nineteenth century. The book responds to recent critical challenges to the ... More

Visualizing AtrocityArendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness

Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness

Valerie Hartouni

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738498
eISBN:
9780814738993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book takes Hannah Arendt's provocative and polarizing account of the 1961 trial of Nazi official Adolf Eichmann as its point of departure for reassessing some of the serviceable myths that have ... More

Who's Your Paddy?Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Who's Your Paddy?: Racial Expectations and the Struggle for Irish American Identity

Jennifer Nugent Duffy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785027
eISBN:
9780814744130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785027.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After all the green beer has been poured and the ubiquitous shamrocks fade away, what does it mean to be Irish American besides St. Patrick’s Day? This book traces the evolution of “Irish” as a ... More

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