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American FatherhoodA History

American Fatherhood: A History

Jürgen Martschukat

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892273
eISBN:
9781479804740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892273.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explains the unbending ideal of the nuclear family and how it has seeped so deeply into American society and consciousness without ever becoming the actual norm for most people in the ... More

Beyond HashtagsRacial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Sarah Florini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In a culture dominated by discourses of “colorblindness” but still rife with structural racism, digital and social media have become a resource for Black Americans navigating a society that ... More

CammingMoney, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Angela Jones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479842964
eISBN:
9781479829422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Camming is based on a five-year mixed-methods study of the erotic webcam industry, and tells a pornographic story about the multibillion-dollar online sex industry colloquially called “camming.” ... More

Cops, Cameras, and CrisisThe Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras

Cops, Cameras, and Crisis: The Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras

Michael D. White and Aili Malm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820177
eISBN:
9781479865864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820177.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book serves as the go-to resource for those who are interested in police body-worn cameras. The first part of the book (chapters 2 and 3) delves deeply into the claims made about BWCs by both ... More

The Digital CityMedia and the Social Production of Place

The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Germaine Halegoua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Digital City focuses on the interface of people, urban place, and the role that digital media play in placemaking endeavors. Critics have understood digital media as forces that alienate and ... More

Distributed BlacknessAfrican American Cybercultures

Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures

André Brock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820375
eISBN:
9781479811908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820375.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses Black culture, Web 2.0, and social networks from new methodological perspectives. Using critical technocultural discourse analysis, the chapters within examine Black-designed ... More

The Ecology of ChildhoodHow Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book uses the ecological model of child development together with ethnographic and comparative studies of two small villages, in Italy and the US, as its framework for examining the well-being ... More

Feasting and FastingThe History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Aaron Gross, Jody Myers, and Jordan D. Rosenblum (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899333
eISBN:
9781479893133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899333.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores how the making of Judaism and the making of Jewish meals have been intertwined throughout history and in contemporary Jewish practices. It is an invitation not only to delve into ... More

A Federal Right to EducationFundamental Questions for Our Democracy

A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book brings together an array of leading scholars to engage three critical questions surrounding the current debate over a federal right to education. First, should the United States recognize ... More

Legalizing SexSexual Minorities, AIDS, and Citizenship in India

Legalizing Sex: Sexual Minorities, AIDS, and Citizenship in India

Chaitanya Lakkimsetti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810024
eISBN:
9781479845996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Based on twenty months of ethnographic research, the book looks at the relationship between the HIV/AIDS epidemic and rights-based struggles of sexual minorities in contemporary India. Sex workers, ... More

The Moral Project of ChildhoodMotherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

The Moral Project of Childhood: Motherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

Daniel Thomas Cook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899203
eISBN:
9781479881413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899203.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The Moral Project of Childhood argues and demonstrates that fundamental problems stemming from a growing acceptance of children’s moral, spiritual, intellectual, and behavioral pliability drive the ... More

Muslim American Politics and the Future of US Democracy

Muslim American Politics and the Future of US Democracy

Edward E. Curtis IV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479875009
eISBN:
9781479846559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The future of US democracy depends on the question of whether Muslim Americans can become full social and political citizens. Though many Muslims have worked toward full assimilation since the 1950s, ... More

Organizing While UndocumentedImmigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Kevin Escudero

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Undocumented immigrants in the United States who take part in social movement activism do so at great risk: the threat of deportation. Despite this risk, undocumented immigrant youth have been at the ... More

Protest and DissentNOMOS LXII

Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Melissa Schwartzberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Protests abound in contemporary political life, including in the United States: One-fifth of Americans reported having participated in a political protest between early 2016 and early 2018. Protest ... More

The Psychology of Property Law

The Psychology of Property Law

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Psychology of Property Law considers how research in psychology offers new perspectives on property rules and doctrines, and suggests avenues of reform. The book explains how assumptions about ... More

Realist EcstasyReligion, Race, and Performance in American Literature

Realist Ecstasy: Religion, Race, and Performance in American Literature

Lindsay V. Reckson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803323
eISBN:
9781479842452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803323.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Realist Ecstasy: Religion, Race, and Performance in American Literature recovers a series of ecstatic performances in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American realism. From camp meetings ... More

Religion in VogueChristianity and Fashion in America

Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America

Lynn S. Neal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892709
eISBN:
9781479810918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892709.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Religion in Vogue provides readers with a unique approach to the study of popular culture and American religion. Through its analysis of numerous primary sources ranging from fashion magazines to ... More

Save My KidHow Families of Critically Ill Children Cope, Hope, and Negotiate an Unequal Healthcare System

Save My Kid: How Families of Critically Ill Children Cope, Hope, and Negotiate an Unequal Healthcare System

Amanda M. Gengler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479863938
eISBN:
9781479834327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863938.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In “Save My Kid,” sociologist Amanda Gengler examines how families of critically ill children navigate the US healthcare system. Not all families are equipped with resources for critically ill kids, ... More

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the LawWhy Structural Racism Persists

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists

Natsu Taylor Saito

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814723944
eISBN:
9780814708170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law begins from the premise that the United States is neither postracial nor postcolonial. Using the lens of settler colonial theory, it attributes the origins and ... More

Understanding Police InterrogationConfessions and Consequences

Understanding Police Interrogation: Confessions and Consequences

William Douglas Woody and Krista D. Forrest

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479860371
eISBN:
9781479828128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860371.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

What drives suspects to confess during police interrogation? In particular, why do some people falsely confess to serious crimes, despite both the likelihood of severe negative consequences and their ... More

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