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The Left Hand of Capital
The Left Hand of Capital (July 2021)
Neoliberalism and the Left in Chile
Fernando Ignacio Leiva - Author

Original and comprehensive examination of Chilean political and economic development since the end of the Pinochet military regime in 1990.

In The Left Hand of Capital, Fernando Ignacio Leiva provides a theoretically grounded analysis of the last thirty years of socioeconomic policies in Chile, beginning at the end of the Pinochet military regime in 1990. He skillful...(Read More)
 
 
The Other American Dilemma
The Other American Dilemma (July 2021)
Schools, Mexicans, and the Nature of Jim Crow, 1912–1953
Rubén Donato - Author
Jarrod Hanson - Author

Examines how Mexican Americans experienced “unofficial” Jim Crow inside and outside the American education system, and how they used the courts, Mexican Consul, and other resources to challenge that discrimination.

In The Other American Dilemma, Rubén Donato and Jarrod Hanson examine the experiences of Mexican immigrants, Mexican Americans, and Hispanos/as in their schools a...(Read More)
 
 
The Seasons
The Seasons (July 2021)
Philosophical, Literary, and Environmental Perspectives
Luke Fischer - Editor
David Macauley - Editor

Pioneering essays that demonstrate the significance of the seasons for philosophy, environmental thought, anthropology, cultural studies, aesthetics, poetics, and literary criticism.

Although the seasons have been a perennial theme in literature and art, their significance for philosophy and environmental theory has remained largely unexplored. This pioneering book demonstrates the...(Read More)
 
 
Toward an African Future—Of the Limit of World
Toward an African Future—Of the Limit of World (July 2021)
Nahum Dimitri Chandler - Author

Examines the thought of W. E. B. Du Bois, with attention to its potential for reorienting present-day critical theory and political philosophy.

Widely known for his probing analysis of W. E. B. Du Bois's early work, in this book Nahum Dimitri Chandler references writing from across the whole of Du Bois's long career, while bringing sharp focus on two later texts issued in the immed...(Read More)
 
 
A Philosophical Defense of Culture
A Philosophical Defense of Culture (June 2021)
Perspectives from Confucianism and Cassirer
Shuchen Xiang - Author

Draws on two different but strikingly similar streams in our world tradition to argue for the contemporary philosophical relevance of “culture.”

In A Philosophical Defense of Culture, Shuchen Xiang draws on the Confucian philosophy of "culture" and Ernst Cassirer's philosophy of symbolic forms to argue for the importance of "culture" as a philosophic paradigm. A defining ide...(Read More)
 
 
An Unfinished Revolution
An Unfinished Revolution (June 2021)
Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women's Rights
Marguerite Kearns - Author

The story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights through the lens of one family’s history.

Through the lens of one family’s history, An Unfinished Revolution tells the story of the suffrage movement and the ongoing struggle for women’s rights in the United States. The book opens with ten-year-old Marguerite Kearns listening to her grandfather Wi...(Read More)
 
 
Christ Returns from the Jungle
Christ Returns from the Jungle (June 2021)
Ayahuasca Religion as Mystical Healing
Marc G. Blainey - Author

An in-depth, ethnographic study of the transnational expansion of Santo Daime, a mystical religious tradition organized around sacramental ingestion of the mind-altering ayahuasca beverage.

After more than 450 years of European intrusions into South America’s rainforest, small groups of people across Europe now gather discreetly to participate in Amazonian ceremonies their local go...(Read More)
 
 
Faith, Hope, and Sustainability
Faith, Hope, and Sustainability (June 2021)
The Greening of US Faith Communities
Cybelle T. Shattuck - Author

A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.

Faith, Hope, and Sustainability explores the experiences of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably. A church in Maine partners with fishermen to create the first community-supported fishery so they can make a living without ...(Read More)
 
 
Hasidism, Suffering, and Renewal
Hasidism, Suffering, and Renewal (June 2021)
The Prewar and Holocaust Legacy of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira
Don Seeman - Editor
Daniel Reiser - Editor
Ariel Evan Mayse - Editor

Reconsiders the legacy of an important Hasidic mystic, leader, and educator who confronted the dilemmas of modernity after World War I and whose writing constitutes a unique testimony to religious experience and its rupture in the Warsaw Ghetto.

Kalonymus Kalman Shapira (1889–1943) was a remarkable Hasidic mystic, leader, and educator. He confronted the secularization and dislocati...(Read More)
 
 
Leo Strauss and Contemporary Thought
Leo Strauss and Contemporary Thought (June 2021)
Reading Outside the Lines
Jeffrey A. Bernstein - Editor
Jade Larissa Schiff - Editor

Broadens the horizons of Strauss’s thought by initiating dialogues between him and figures with whom little or no dialogue has yet occurred.

Leo Strauss’s readings of historical figures in the philosophical tradition have been justly well explored; however, his relation to contemporary thinkers has not enjoyed the same coverage. In Leo Strauss and Contemporary Thought, an in...(Read More)
 
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