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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

Brown BeautyColor, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Laila Haidarali

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the Harlem Renaissance and the end of World War II, a discourse that privileged a representative ideal of brown beauty womanhood emerged as one expression of race, class, and women’s status ... More

Coming Out of CommunismThe Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Conor O'Dwyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479876631
eISBN:
9781479877829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a close study of the rapidly evolving politics of LGBT rights in postcommunist Europe, where social attitudes have historically marginalized the issue and where the legacy of weak ... 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

The Gay Marriage GenerationHow the LGBTQ Movement Transformed American Culture

The Gay Marriage Generation: How the LGBTQ Movement Transformed American Culture

Peter Hart-Brinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479800513
eISBN:
9781479823949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The rapid increase in public support for gay marriage in the United States between 1988 and 2015 is unprecedented in modern polling. How and why did an idea that was once nonsense become a political ... 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

Inequalities of AgingParadoxes of Independence in American Home Care

Inequalities of Aging: Paradoxes of Independence in American Home Care

Elana D. Buch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479810734
eISBN:
9781479810147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810734.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Paid home care sits at the nexus of two of the United States’ biggest social challenges: rising inequality and an aging population. Policy and advocacy initiatives typically treat poverty and care 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

Justice in a New WorldNegotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The wide-ranging chapters of this ambitious volume advance our understanding of how Natives and settlers in both the British and Iberian New World empires strained to use the other’s law as a ... 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

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

Old FuturesSpeculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Alexis Lothian

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Old Futures traverses the history of imagined futures from the 1890s to the 2010s, interweaving speculative visions of gender, race, and sexuality from literature, film, and digital media. Centering ... 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

Postracial ResistanceBlack Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity

Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity

Ralina L. Joseph

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479862825
eISBN:
9781479818426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862825.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Postracial Resistance: Black Women and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity looks at how, in the first Black First Lady era, African American women celebrities, cultural producers, and audiences ... 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

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

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