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The Politics of Presidential Impeachment
The Politics of Presidential Impeachment (August 2020)
Daniel P. Franklin - Author
Stanley M. Caress - Author
Robert M. Sanders - Author
Cole D. Taratoot - Author

Argues that impeachment may no longer be an effective check on overreach by American presidents.

The Politics of Presidential Impeachment takes a distinctive and fresh look at the impeachment provision of the US Constitution. Instead of studying it from a legal-constitutional perspective, the authors use a social science approach incorporating extensive case studies and qua...(Read More)
 
 
The Politics of Right Sex
The Politics of Right Sex (August 2020)
Transgressive Bodies, Governmentality, and the Limits of Trans Rights
Courtenay W. Daum - Author

Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.

While the growing attention to trans rights and the development of trans-specific interest groups suggest that the time is right for a trans rights movement akin to prior civil rights movements, The Politics of Right Sex explores the limitations of rights-based mobilizati...(Read More)
 
 
The Primary Way
The Primary Way (August 2020)
Philosophy of Yijing
Chung-ying Cheng - Author
Robert Cummings Neville - Foreword by

A unique work on the underlying ontology, cosmology, and moral philosophy of the Yijing.

In The Primary Way, the distinguished scholar of Chinese philosophy Chung-ying Cheng synthesizes his lifetime of work on the Yijing, also known as the I Ching or Book of Changes. Cheng offers a systematic engagement with the classic Chinese text as a philosop...(Read More)
 
 
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism (August 2020)
John S. Levin - Author
Marie C. Martin - Author
Ariadna I. López Damián - Author

A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.

This book examines tensions and challenges in the professional lives and identities of contemporary academics. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over seven years with academics in the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors analyze the experiences of four types of academics as they...(Read More)
 
 
Varieties of American Sufism
Varieties of American Sufism (August 2020)
Islam, Sufi Orders, and Authority in a Time of Transition
Elliott Bazzano - Editor
Marcia Hermansen - Editor

Participant-observation-based studies that explore a range of Sufi movements operating across the contemporary American religious landscape.

From Rumi poetry and Sufi dancing or whirling, to expressions of Africanicity and the forging of transnational bonds to remote locations in Senegal, Sri Lanka, and Turkey, Varieties of American Sufism immerses the reader in diverse expressions of contemporary Sufi religiosity in the...(Read More)
 
 
What Remains
What Remains (July 2020)
The Suitcases of Charles F. at Willard State Hospital
Ilan Stavans - Essay by
Jon Crispin - Photographer

Combining photography and essay, presents a speculative portrait of a Jewish immigrant living out the end of his days in New York’s midcentury mental health system.

After the closure of Willard Psychiatric Center on New York’s Seneca Lake in 1995, more than four hundred abandoned suitcases were discovered in its attic, containing thousands of personal possessions belonging to former patients. Three of the suitcases w...(Read More)
 
 
Carl Schmitt between Technological Rationality and Theology
Carl Schmitt between Technological Rationality and Theology (June 2020)
The Position and Meaning of His Legal Thought
Hugo E. Herrera - Author

Situates Schmitt’s legal scholarship in the context of debates regarding whether his thought broadly was more theological or technocratic.

Carl Schmitt, one of the most influential legal and political thinkers of the twentieth century, is known chiefly for his work on international law, sovereignty, and his doctrine of political exception. This book argues that greater prominence should be given to his early work in legal...(Read More)
 
 
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3 (June 2020)
Vitality and Continuity in Times of Change
Sharon F. Cramer - Editor
Peter L. K. Knuepfer - Editor

Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.

Shared governance impacts every member of the campus community, including faculty, staff, students, and administrators. Contributors to this volume—presenters at multiple SUNY Voices conferences on Shared Governance—explore how campus members can effectively improve the dialogue about critical issues and become better informed about th...(Read More)
 
 
Thinking Difference with Heidegger and Levinas
Thinking Difference with Heidegger and Levinas (June 2020)
Truth and Justice
Rozemund Uljée - Author

Highlights the extent to which the two thinkers share a common philosophical framework, while also demonstrating how Levinas shifts the orientation of philosophical thinking from truth to justice.

Tracing the relationship between truth and justice as articulated by Heidegger and Levinas, Rozemund Uljée presents the relation between the two thinkers as a subtle, profound, and complex rapport, which includes both their proxi...(Read More)
 
 
Thinking Faith after Christianity
Thinking Faith after Christianity (June 2020)
A Theological Reading of Jan Patočka's Phenomenological Philosophy
Martin Koci - Author

Examines theological motifs in the work of Jan Patočka, drawing out their implications for contemporary theology and philosophy of religion.

This book examines the work of Czech philosopher Jan Patočka from the largely neglected perspective of religion. Patočka is known primarily for his work in phenomenology and ancient Greek philosophy, and also as a civil rights activist and critic of modernity. In this book,...(Read More)
 
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