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When Animals SpeakToward an Interspecies Democracy

When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy

Eva Meijer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479859351
eISBN:
9781479815661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book develops a theory of political animal voices in three steps. The first part focuses on language. Drawing on insights from recent studies in biology and ethology, it challenges a view of ... More

Archiving an EpidemicArt, AIDS, and the Queer Chicanx Avant-Garde

Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer Chicanx Avant-Garde

Robb Hernández

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479845309
eISBN:
9781479822720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845309.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Archiving an Epidemic is the first book to examine the devastating effect of the AIDS crisis on a generation of Chicanx artists who influenced transgressive genders and sexualities operating in the ... More

Framed by WarKorean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Susie Woo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Korean women and children have become the forgotten population of a forgotten war. Framed by War traces how the Korean orphan, GI baby, adoptee, birth mother, prostitute, and bride—figures produced ... More

FrottageFrictions of Intimacy across the Black Diaspora

Frottage: Frictions of Intimacy across the Black Diaspora

Keguro Macharia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479881147
eISBN:
9781479802500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881147.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

“Frottage” elaborates a conceptual framework for the book. It describes how black diasporic geohistories reframe queer studies and how queer studies, in turn, reframe black diaspora studies. I ... More

The Race CardFrom Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities

The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities

Tara Fickle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479868551
eISBN:
9781479805686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868551.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book uncovers popular games’ key role in the cultural construction of modern racial fictions. It argues that gaming provides the lens, language, and logic—in short, the authority—behind racial ... More

EcopietyGreen Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue

Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue

Sarah McFarland Taylor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479810765
eISBN:
9781479844883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810765.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This bookanalyzes diverse representations of environmental moral engagement in contemporary mediated popular culture. It identifies and explores intertwining, co-constitutive, yet contrary stories of ... More

War and HealthThe Medical Consequences of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

War and Health: The Medical Consequences of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Catherine Lutz and Andrea Mazzarino (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479875962
eISBN:
9781479805242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

War affects human lives and public health far beyond the battlefield, long after combat ceases. Based on ethnographic research by anthropologists, healthcare workers, social workers, and activists, ... More

Runaway GenresThe Global Afterlives of Slavery

Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery

Yogita Goyal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479829590
eISBN:
9781479819676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829590.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Runaway Genres: The Global Afterlives of Slavery tracks the emergence of slavery as the defining template through which current forms of human rights abuses are understood. To fathom forms of freedom ... More

TransgressedIntimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives

Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives

Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479832941
eISBN:
9781479893836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832941.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on the stories of eighteen transgender survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) and how their accounts challenge conventional understandings of this form of abuse. By examining ... More

Vegas BrewsCraft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene

Vegas Brews: Craft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene

Michael Ian Borer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479885251
eISBN:
9781479825844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Equally reviled and revered as “Sin City,” Las Vegas is both exceptional and emblematic of contemporary American cultural practices and tastes. Michael Ian Borer takes us inside the burgeoning Las ... More

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