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After the Protests are HeardEnacting Civic Engagement and Social Transformation

After the Protests are Heard: Enacting Civic Engagement and Social Transformation

Sharon Welch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479883646
eISBN:
9781479840571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883646.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

We are in a struggle for the very soul of democracy, and all that we hold dear - interdependence, reason, compassion, respect for all human beings, and stewardship of the natural world that sustains ... More

Arab New YorkPolitics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Emily Regan Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Arab New York is an ethnographic exploration of how everyday life and politics intersect in the diverse and complex Arab communities of New York City. The book argues that politics and contention ... More

Feminist AccountabilityDisrupting Violence and Transforming Power

Feminist Accountability: Disrupting Violence and Transforming Power

Ann Russo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780814777169
eISBN:
9780814777176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777169.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book is divided into three sections: The first section, Cultivating Feminist Accountability, explores practices of accountability that embrace critical engagement of the power lines that shape ... 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

The New Arab UrbanGulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

Harvey Molotch and Davide Ponzini (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479880010
eISBN:
9781479898855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is a way to learn from the Persian Gulf – to use its cities, cultures, and politics to broaden our understanding of how wealth and power operate in the world today. To learn from cities of ... More

Taking Back the BoulevardArt, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Jan Lin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Taking Back the Boulevard tells the story of Northeast Los Angeles known popularly for historic Arts and Crafts architecture, bohemian cultural life, independent small businesses, immigrant diversity ... More

The Taming of New York's Washington SquareA Wild Civility

The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Erich Goode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book addresses the matter of how social audiences, both formal agents of social control (the NYPD and the Park Enforcement Control) and the ordinary, everyday park-goer, react when they ... More

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