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Angel PatriotsThe Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America

Angel Patriots: The Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America

Alexander T. Riley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479870479
eISBN:
9781479809400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870479.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When United Airlines Flight 93, the fourth plane hijacked in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the gash it left in the ground became a ... More

Creating the Creation MuseumHow Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Creating the Creation Museum: How Fundamentalist Beliefs Come to Life

Kathleen C. Oberlin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479881642
eISBN:
9781479897520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The typical story about creationist social movements centers on battles in the classroom or in the courtroom—like the Scopes Trial in 1925. But there is a new setting: a museum. “Prepare to Believe” ... More

Fast Food KidsFrench Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Amy L. Best

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In recent years, questions such as “What are kids eating?” and “Who's feeding our kids?” have sparked a torrent of public and policy debates as we increasingly focus our attention on the issue of ... More

The Hollywood Jim CrowThe Racial Politics of the Movie Industry

The Hollywood Jim Crow: The Racial Politics of the Movie Industry

Maryann Erigha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479886647
eISBN:
9781479816644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886647.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Jim Crow era of outright racism seemingly ended decades ago, yet the major American film industry—Hollywood—is waist deep in racial politics. Jim Crow Hollywood shows how Hollywood insiders ... More

New York and AmsterdamImmigration and the New Urban Landscape

New York and Amsterdam: Immigration and the New Urban Landscape

Nancy Foner, Jan Rath, Jan Willem Duyvendak, and Rogier van Reekum (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738092
eISBN:
9780814738221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738092.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Immigration is dramatically changing major cities throughout the world. Nowhere is this more so than in New York City and Amsterdam, which, after decades of large-scale immigration, now have ... 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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