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Locked OutRegional Restrictions in Digital Entertainment Culture

Locked Out: Regional Restrictions in Digital Entertainment Culture

Evan Elkins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479830572
eISBN:
9781479802265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830572.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

“This content is not available in your country.” Media consumers around the world regularly run into this reminder of geography’s imprint on digital culture. Despite utopian hopes of a borderless ... More

Catholic Social ActivismProgressive Movements in the United States

Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic Social Activism asks a number of questions regarding Catholic faith and politics: How have American laypeople responded to contentious political moments, including times of war, severe ... More

Reorganizing GovernmentA Functional and Dimensional Framework

Reorganizing Government: A Functional and Dimensional Framework

Alejandro Camacho and Robert Glicksman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479829675
eISBN:
9781479811649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829675.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Reorganizing Government seeks to transform how policymakers and scholars understand relationships between government institutions, and offers a pioneering model for constructing and assessing ... More

The Little Old Lady KillerThe Sensationalized Crimes of Mexico's First Female Serial Killer

The Little Old Lady Killer: The Sensationalized Crimes of Mexico's First Female Serial Killer

Susana Vargas Cervantes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479876488
eISBN:
9781479843428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876488.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The Little Old Lady Killer focuses on the female serial killer Juana Barraza Samperio, a Mexican lucha libre wrestler who, disguised as a government nurse, strangled sixteen elderly women in Mexico ... More

Promoting DemocracyThe Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Manal A. Jamal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Democracy aid has grown considerably since the end of the Cold War. In the late 1980s, less than US$1 billion a year went to democracy assistance; by 2015, the estimated total was more than $10 ... More

Queer FaithReading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Queer Faith: Reading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Melissa E. Sanchez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871872
eISBN:
9781479834044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871872.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

It is a common observation that dominant US secular culture retains the stamp of seventeenth-century Protestantism. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the veneration of monogamous coupledom, an ... More

Racial ImmanenceChicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Racial Immanence: Chicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Marissa K. López

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479807727
eISBN:
9781479877676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Racial Immanence is about how and why artists use the body in contemporary Chicanx cultural production. The book explores disease, disability, abjection, and sense experience in Chicanx visual, ... More

Outlaw WomenPrison, Rural Violence, and Poverty on the New American Frontier

Outlaw Women: Prison, Rural Violence, and Poverty on the New American Frontier

Susan Dewey, Bonnie Zare, Catherine Connolly, Rhett Epler, and Rosemary Bratton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479801176
eISBN:
9781479807086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801176.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book argues that unique rural cultural dynamics shape women’s experiences of incarceration and release from prison in the remote, predominantly white communities that many Americans still think ... More

Political LegitimacyNOMOS LXI

Political Legitimacy: NOMOS LXI

Jack Knight and Melissa Schwartzberg (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479888696
eISBN:
9781479869206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479888696.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Political Legitimacy, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars in political science, law, and philosophy examine one of the most challenging and important concepts in contemporary ... More

Criminal TrajectoriesA Developmental Perspective

Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is a nontechnical, accessible, scholarly volume about criminal trajectories within a developmental context. The book provides a comprehensive overview of criminal trajectories as a concept ... More

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