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Tasting Coffee
Tasting Coffee (June 2022)
An Inquiry into Objectivity
Kenneth Liberman - Author

 
 
Human Landscapes
Human Landscapes (April 2022)
Contributions to a Pragmatist Anthropology
Roberta Dreon - Author

The first work to offer a comprehensive pragmatist anthropology focusing on sensibility, habits, and human experience as contingently yet irreversibly enlanguaged.

Human Landscapes works out a pragmatist anthropology which the Classical Pragmatists never put together in a comprehensive form—despite the many insights on the topic to be found in Dewey's, James's, and Mead's te...(Read More)
 
 
A Double Burden
A Double Burden (March 2022)
Israeli Jews in Contemporary Germany
Uzi Rebhun - Author
Dani Kranz - Author
Heinz Sünker - Author

Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.

Critically analyzing Israeli-Jewish migration to German, A Double Burden combines complementary approaches from the social sciences—quantitative, qualitative, and ethnographic research—...(Read More)
 
 
Adventures in Chinese Realism
Adventures in Chinese Realism (March 2022)
Classic Philosophy Applied to Contemporary Issues
Eirik Lang Harris - Editor
Henrique Schneider - Editor

Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.

Realism, or Legalism, was once a significant influence in classical Chinese philosophy, later eclipsed by Confucianism. Its ideas, however, remain alive and powerful. Realists propose dealing with real-world problems using real-world in...(Read More)
 
 
Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education
Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education (March 2022)
Michael Lanford - Author
William G. Tierney - Author

Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.

Higher education institutions have traditionally nurtured artistic and scientific development and served as catalysts for innovative ideas and products. However, contemporary discourse too often relegat...(Read More)
 
 
Liberating Revolution
Liberating Revolution (January 2022)
Emancipating Radical Change from the State
Nathan Eckstrand - Author

Provides a novel conceptual and practical theory of revolution, engaging previous theories of revolution, contemporary continental philosophy, and systems theory.

Liberating Revolution challenges the idea that we understand what revolution is. All current understandings of revolution are different ways of portraying the state. To liberate revolution, we must explain radical ...(Read More)
 
 
Return to Point Zero
Return to Point Zero (January 2022)
The Turkish-Kurdish Question and How Politics and Ideas (Re)Make Empires, Nations and States
Murat Somer - Author

Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.

How did the Kurdish-Turkish Conflict arise? Why have Turks and Kurds failed for so long to solve it? How can the...(Read More)
 
 
Black Campus Life
Black Campus Life (December 2021)
The Worlds Black Students Make at a Historically White Institution
Antar A. Tichavakunda - Author

Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.

An in-depth ethnography of Black engineering students at a historically White institution, Black Campus Life examines the intersection of two crises, up close: the limited number of college graduates in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, and the state of ...(Read More)
 
 
Stakes Is High
Stakes Is High (December 2021)
Trials, Lessons, and Triumphs in Young Black Men's Educational Journeys
Derrick R. Brooms - Author

A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.

Drawing on interviews that span over seven years, Derrick R. Brooms provides detailed accounts of a select group of Black young men's pathways from secondary school through college. As opposed to the same old stories about young Black men, Brooms offers new narratives that speak ...(Read More)
 
 
The Cultural Power of Personal Objects
The Cultural Power of Personal Objects (December 2021)
Traditional Accounts and New Perspectives
Jared Kemling - Editor

Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.

The Cultural Power of Personal Objects seeks to understand the value and efficacy of objects, places, and times that take on cultural power and reverence to such a degree that they are treated (whether metaphorically or actually) as “persons,” or as objects wi...(Read More)
 
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