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Adverse EventsRace, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals

Adverse Events: Race, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals

Jill A. Fisher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479877997
eISBN:
9781479861439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Phase I clinical trials test the safety and tolerability of new pharmaceuticals and typically pay healthy people to enroll as research participants. In addition to being exposed to the risks of ... More

Becoming HumanMatter and Meaning in an Antiblack World

Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World

Zakiyyah Iman Jackson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479890040
eISBN:
9781479834556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World demonstrates that the history of racialized gender and maternity, specifically antiblackness, is indispensable to future thought on matter, ... More

Beyond RecidivismNew Approaches to Research on Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Beyond Recidivism: New Approaches to Research on Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Andrea Leverentz, Elsa Y. Chen, and Johnna Christian (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479862726
eISBN:
9781479877775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862726.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although there are some indicators of a recent deceleration, and even, in some states, reversal, of the recent growth of the US incarcerated populations, the past few decades of “tough-on-crime” ... 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

Coming of Age in IranPoverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Manata Hashemi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The subject of intense media scrutiny, young men and women in the Islamic Republic of Iran have long been characterized as walking rebels—a frustrated, alienated generation devoid of hope and prone ... More

Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479814657
eISBN:
9781479830480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814657.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The use of force by police has proven to be a challenging and divisive issue in the United States, and for good reason. Philosophically, the government’s use of violence against community members is ... 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

Gamer TroubleFeminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Amanda Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479870103
eISBN:
9781479806522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870103.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Gamers have been in trouble as long as games have existed, constantly mired in controversies about violence, diversity, and online harassment. As our popular understanding of “gamer” shifts beyond ... More

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

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

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

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

Literary BioethicsAnimality, Disability, and the Human

Literary Bioethics: Animality, Disability, and the Human

Maren Tova Linett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479801268
eISBN:
9781479801299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801268.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary Bioethics reads four novels as thought experiments through which to grapple with questions of value regarding animal lives, old lives, disabled lives, and engineered lives. Drawing from ... More

Living on the SpectrumAutism and Youth in Community

Living on the Spectrum: Autism and Youth in Community

Elizabeth Fein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479864355
eISBN:
9781479873005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864355.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Autism is a deeply contested condition. To some, it is a devastating invader, robbing families of their children and sufferers of their personhood. To others, it is a form of neurodiversity, a ... More

The Movement for Reproductive JusticeEmpowering Women of Color through Social Activism

The Movement for Reproductive Justice: Empowering Women of Color through Social Activism

Patricia Zavella

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479829200
eISBN:
9781479878505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Working on behalf of women of color, the movement for reproductive justice incorporates intersectionality and human rights to advocate for women’s right to bear children free from coercion or abuse, ... More

Muslim American CityGender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Alisa Perkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Muslim American City studies how Muslim Americans test the boundaries of American pluralism as a model for secular inclusion. This ethnographic work focuses on the perspectives of both Muslims and ... More

None of the AboveNonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the nearly one-quarter of American and Canadian adults who say they have no religion. Who are they? Why, and where, has this population grown? How do religious nones in the United ... More

Open World EmpireRace, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Open World Empire: Race, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Christopher B. Patterson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802043
eISBN:
9781479886029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802043.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Video games vastly outpace all other entertainment media in revenue and in global reach. On the surface, games do not appear ideological, nor are they categorized as national products, yet their very ... More

Queering Family TreesRace, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Queering Family Trees: Race, Reproductive Justice, and Lesbian Motherhood

Sandra Patton-Imani

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479865567
eISBN:
9781479866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865567.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Queering Family Trees explores the lived experience of family-making among queer mothers in the United States between 1991 and 2015. While the legalization of same-sex marriage and adoption has ... 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

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