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Smart Suits, Tattered BootsBlack Ministers Mobilizing the Black Church in the Twenty-First Century

Smart Suits, Tattered Boots: Black Ministers Mobilizing the Black Church in the Twenty-First Century

Korie Little Edwards and Michelle Oyakawa

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479808922
eISBN:
9781479808939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808922.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on the case of Ohio black ministers and their voter-mobilization efforts leading up to President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection, this book addresses when, how, and why black ministers engage ... More

Ghost CriminologyThe Afterlife of Crime and Punishment

Ghost Criminology: The Afterlife of Crime and Punishment

Michael Fiddler, Theo Kindynis, and Travis Linnemann (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479885725
eISBN:
9781479870493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885725.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Bringing together prominent early contributions from this emergent perspective, the volume traces the origins, theory, and method of ghost criminology. From the powers of exorcism and erasure ... More

Keeping it UnrealBlack Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics

Keeping it Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics

Darieck Scott

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479840137
eISBN:
9781479811694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840137.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Keeping It Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics explores how fantasy—especially superhero comics, which are usually derided as naïve and childish—is a catalyst for engaging the black ... More

Networking the Black ChurchDigital Black Christians and Hip Hop

Networking the Black Church: Digital Black Christians and Hip Hop

Erika D. Gault

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479805815
eISBN:
9781479805839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Through a digital ethnography of the lives of young adult Black Christians this book examines hip hop as a deeply spiritual practice. This work argues that digital Black Christians have created a new ... More

Powers of PilgrimageReligion in a World of Movement

Powers of Pilgrimage: Religion in a World of Movement

Simon Coleman

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780814717288
eISBN:
9781479811953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While pilgrimage often focuses on sacred shrines, it can also occur in apparently mundane places. Indeed, not everyone has the resources or mobility to take part in religiously inspired movement to ... More

Terrorism in American MemoryMemorials, Museums, and Architecture in the Post-9/11 Era

Terrorism in American Memory: Memorials, Museums, and Architecture in the Post-9/11 Era

Marita Sturken

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479811670
eISBN:
9781479811700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811670.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the role of cultural memory in the post-9/11 era of American culture, an era that begins with 9/11 memorialization and ends with battles over the memory of racial injustice. The ... More

Transformation of American Sex EducationMary Calderone and the Fight for Sexual Health

Transformation of American Sex Education: Mary Calderone and the Fight for Sexual Health

Ellen S. More

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479812042
eISBN:
9781479812059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812042.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part biography, part social history, The Transformation of American Sex Education tells the story of Americans’ struggle to come to terms with their fear of talking about human sexuality—especially ... More

The World of Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderThe Experiences of Living with OCD

The World of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Experiences of Living with OCD

Dana Fennel

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479881406
eISBN:
9781479869909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881406.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In contemporary society one can hear people use the term “OCD” in a colloquial manner, saying that they are “a little bit OCD.” Instead, this book introduces readers to the actual lives of people ... More

Tax and TimeOn the Use and Misuse of Legal Imagination

Tax and Time: On the Use and Misuse of Legal Imagination

Anthony C. Infanti

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479800346
eISBN:
9781479800414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800346.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In daily life and in tax law, time is taken for granted as something that is ever present but beyond our control. Time moves endlessly and relentlessly forward, constantly slipping from our grasp. ... More

The Complexities of RaceIdentity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

The Complexities of Race: Identity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

Charmaine Wijeyesinghe (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479801404
eISBN:
9781479801435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801404.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book analyzes and interrogates the complex ways that race, racial identity, racism, and racial justice are represented, experienced, and addressed in American society, politics, and culture. ... More

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