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Afro-FabulationsThe Queer Drama of Black Life

Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Tavia Nyong'o

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life, the cultural critic and historian Tavia Nyong’o surveys the conditions of contemporary black artistic production in the wake of post-blackness. ... More

Growing Up QueerKids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Mary Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479879601
eISBN:
9781479807512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879601.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Growing Up Queer explores what it is like being young and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) in the United States today. Using interviews and ethnographic research conducted at ... More

No Place on the CornerThe Costs of Aggressive Policing

No Place on the Corner: The Costs of Aggressive Policing

Jan Haldipur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479869084
eISBN:
9781479871407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479869084.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In the early 2000s, New York City began to experience a surge in “stop, question, and frisks”—a police tactic that became a distinctive feature of the New York Police Department. Young black and ... More

Toxic ShockA Social History

Toxic Shock: A Social History

Sharra L. Vostral

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479877843
eISBN:
9781479894925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877843.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In 1980, young, healthy women in the United States suddenly began to get sick and even die. The unexpected link to these deaths was superabsorbent tampons. Thousands of women used them during their ... More

On Infertile GroundPopulation Control and Women's Rights in the Era of Climate Change

On Infertile Ground: Population Control and Women's Rights in the Era of Climate Change

Jade S. Sasser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479873432
eISBN:
9781479860142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479873432.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In On Infertile Ground, Jade S. Sasser explores how a small network of international development actors, including private donors, NGO program managers, scientists, and youth advocates is bringing ... More

Returns of WarSouth Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Long T. Bui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory reassesses the legacy of the Vietnam War through the figure of South Vietnam. More specifically, it offers a reinterpretation of the ... More

Sensual ExcessQueer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book offers multiple inroads into thinking with and through the dominant tropes of sexuality. By analyzing particular works of art, each chapter draws our attention to specific aspects of ... More

Emergent WorldsAlternative States in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Emergent Worlds: Alternative States in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Edward Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479899692
eISBN:
9781479843435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Emergent Worlds reframes the modernity of nineteenth-century America by displacing three central critical narratives about the era: the westward spread of imperialism, the redemptionist story of ... More

"Jesus Saved an Ex-Con"Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

"Jesus Saved an Ex-Con": Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Edward Orozco Flores

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479884148
eISBN:
9781479854561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book presents two cases of faith-based community organizing for and among the formerly incarcerated. It examines how the Community Renewal Society, a protestant-founded group, and LA Voice, an ... More

Korean American Families in Immigrant AmericaHow Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Sumie Okazaki and Nancy Abelmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479804207
eISBN:
9781479834853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804207.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book about Korean American immigrant families is the result of a collaboration between an anthropologist and a psychologist. Combining quantitative surveys with family ethnography, the book ... More

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