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Before ChicanoCitizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

Alberto Varon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479863969
eISBN:
9781479868827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863969.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959 is the first book-length study of Latino manhood before the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Mexican Americans are ... More

Being MuslimA Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam

Sylvia Chan-Malik

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850600
eISBN:
9781479881550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Being U.S. Muslims: A Cultural History of Women of Color and American Islam offers a previously untold story of Islam in the United States that foregrounds the voices, experiences, and images of ... More

BiocitizenshipThe Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Kelly E. Happe, Jenell Johnson, and Marina Levina (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This collection expands scholarly understandings of citizenship in an age in which the material body and its health, vitality, and natural and social environments not only create and discipline the ... More

Colonial PhantomsBelonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Dixa Ramírez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850457
eISBN:
9781479812721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Colonial Phantoms argues that Dominican cultural expression from the late nineteenth century to the present day reveals the ghosted singularities of Dominican history and demographic composition. For ... More

Early JudaismNew Insights and Scholarship

Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Frederick E. Greenspahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896950
eISBN:
9781479825707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896950.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient inscriptions, and Jewish books preserved within various Christian communities demonstrate that Jewish identity took a variety of forms in the period following that ... More

Graffiti GrrlzPerforming Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing in the late ‘60s, graffiti writers have inscribed their tag names on cityscapes across the globe to claim public space and mark their presence. In the ... More

Making Habeas WorkA Legal History

Making Habeas Work: A Legal History

Eric M. Freedman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479870974
eISBN:
9781479802470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870974.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Habeas corpus, known as the Great Writ of Liberty, is a judicial order that requires government officials to produce a prisoner in court, persuade an independent judge of the correctness of their ... More

Multiracials and Civil RightsMixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Tanya Katerí Hernández

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Commanding greater public attention is the idea that discrimination against multiracial (racially-mixed) people is a distinctive challenge to the enforcement of civil rights law. This perspective is ... More

The Path to Gay RightsHow Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

Jeremiah J. Garretson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479822133
eISBN:
9781479824236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why Tolerance Triumphed is the first accessible, data-driven account of how the LGBTQ movement achieved its most unexpected victory---the liberalization of mass opinion on gay rights. The current ... More

Playing to the CrowdMusicians, Audiences, and the Intimate Work of Connection

Playing to the Crowd: Musicians, Audiences, and the Intimate Work of Connection

Nancy K. Baym

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896165
eISBN:
9781479815357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896165.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In Playing to the Crowd, Nancy K. Baym examines the shift toward more personal connections with audiences, offering an entirely new approach to media cultures and industries as she does. The book ... More

SustainabilityApproaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Julie Sze (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book seeks to contextualize sustainability in three key ways: interdisciplinary formations, specifically the sciences, arts, societies, scale, and social justice. “Situating” sustainability ... More

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