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Gaming SexismGender and Identity in the Era of Casual Video Games

Gaming Sexism: Gender and Identity in the Era of Casual Video Games

Amanda C. Cote

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479838523
eISBN:
9781479802210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479838523.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 2012, video gaming culture saw an interesting, paradoxical divergence. On one hand, game journalists and trade organizations testified that gaming had significantly diversified from its masculine ... More

Feeling MedicineHow the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Kelly Underman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Gynecological teaching associates (GTAs) are trained laypeople who teach medical students the communication and technical skills of the pelvic examination while simultaneously serving as live models ... More

Haiti's Paper WarPost-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Haiti's Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Chelsea Stieber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book begins where so many others conclude: 1804. Recent scholarship has begun to explore the challenges that Atlantic world powers posed to Haitian sovereignty and legitimacy during the Age of ... More

The Trouble with Snack TimeChildren's Food and the Politics of Parenting

The Trouble with Snack Time: Children's Food and the Politics of Parenting

Jennifer Patico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479835331
eISBN:
9781479817214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835331.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the wake of school lunch reform debates, heated classroom cupcake wars, and worries about childhood obesity, children’s food is a locus of anxiety and “crisis” in the United States. What does the ... More

Hurricane Harvey's AftermathPlace, Race, and Inequality in Disaster Recovery

Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath: Place, Race, and Inequality in Disaster Recovery

Kevin M. Fitzpatrick and Matthew L. Spialek

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479800735
eISBN:
9781479800780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800735.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Early June begins the Southern Hemisphere hurricane season. Stretching into November, it can often be a time of weary waiting and cautious optimism for coastal residents. Clear skies and calm seas ... More

Transgender Intimate Partner ViolenceA Comprehensive Introduction

Transgender Intimate Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Introduction

Adam M. Messinger and Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479830428
eISBN:
9781479829095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830428.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A growing body of research finds that upward of half of transgender people experience intimate partner violence (IPV)—psychological, physical, or sexual abuse in romantic and sexual relationships—in ... More

Changing QatarCulture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Changing Qatar: Culture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Geoff Harkness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479889075
eISBN:
9781479809547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Qatar is the wealthiest country in the world—and one of the fastest growing. Its current population is five times larger than it was in 2000. Photos of the Arabian Gulf micronation from the 1980s ... More

Racialized MediaThe Design, Delivery, and Decoding of Race and Ethnicity

Racialized Media: The Design, Delivery, and Decoding of Race and Ethnicity

Matthew W. Hughey and Emma González-Lesser (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479811076
eISBN:
9781479807826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811076.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book examines the design (imagining and producing), delivery (distribution, gatekeeping, and cultural mediation), and decoding (reception, consumption, and debate) of varied genres and styles of ... More

Technologies of SpeculationThe Limits of Knowledge in a Data-Driven Society

Technologies of Speculation: The Limits of Knowledge in a Data-Driven Society

Sun-ha Hong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479860234
eISBN:
9781479855759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860234.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

What counts as knowledge in the age of big data and smart machines? Technologies of datafication renew the long modern promise of turning bodies into facts. They seek to take human intentions, ... More

Lift Every Voice and SwingBlack Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Lift Every Voice and Swing: Black Musicians and Religious Culture in the Jazz Century

Vaughn A. Booker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479892327
eISBN:
9781479801831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892327.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the twentieth century, jazz professionals became race representatives who also played an important part in shaping the religious landscape of twentieth-century African American Protestantism. They ... More

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