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From Pariah to Priority
From Pariah to Priority (November 2021)
How LGBTI Rights Became a Pillar of American and Swedish Foreign Policy
Elise Carlson Rainer - Author

Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.

From Pariah to Priority gives a unique, insider perspective that explains the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into the United States and Swedish foreign policies. From original data, case study analysis, and interv...(Read More)
 
 
Moving for Marriage
Moving for Marriage (October 2021)
Inequalities, Intimacy, and Women's Lives in Rural North India
Shruti Chaudhry - Author

Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.

Based on ethnographic fieldwork in a village in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Moving for Marriage compares the lived experiences of women in “regional” marriages (that conform to caste and community norms within a relatively short distance) with women in “cross-regional” marria...(Read More)
 
 
The Humanistic Background of Science
The Humanistic Background of Science (October 2021)
Philipp Frank - Author
George A. Reisch - Editor
Adam Tamas Tuboly - Editor

The once-lost introduction to the philosophy of science by Philipp Frank (1884-1966), a leading member of the Vienna circle of philosophers and biographer of Albert Einstein.

Philipp Frank (1884–1966) was an influential philosopher of science, public intellectual, and Harvard educator whose last book, The Humanistic Background of Science, is finally available. Never publishe...(Read More)
 
 
The Atlantic and Africa
The Atlantic and Africa (August 2021)
The Second Slavery and Beyond
Dale W. Tomich - Editor
Paul E. Lovejoy - Editor

Traces the inner connections between the second slavery in the Americas, slavery in Africa, the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade, and the "Great Transformation" of the nineteenth century world economy.

The Atlantic and Africa breaks new ground by exploring the connections between two bodies of scholarship that have developed separately from one another. On the one hand,...(Read More)
 
 
Animals in Irish Society
Animals in Irish Society (July 2021)
Interspecies Oppression and Vegan Liberation in Britain's First Colony
Corey Lee Wrenn - Author

The first exploration of vegan Irish epistemology, one that can be traced along its history of animism, agrarianism, ascendency, adaptation, and activism.

Irish vegan studies are poised for increasing relevance as climate change threatens the legitimacy and longevity of animal agriculture and widespread health problems related to animal product consumption disrupt long held nutriti...(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)
 
 
Leo Strauss and Contemporary Thought
Leo Strauss and Contemporary Thought (June 2021)
Reading Strauss 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)
 
 
Premises and Problems
Premises and Problems (May 2021)
Essays on World Literature and Cinema
Luiza Franco Moreira - Edited and with an introduction by

Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.

World literature, many have stressed, is a systematic category. Both literary scholars and social scientists have argued that the prestige of the major literary languages is key to establishing the shape of the overall system. In order to criti...(Read More)
 
 
The Students We Share
The Students We Share (May 2021)
Preparing US and Mexican Educators for Our Transnational Future
Patricia Gándara - Editor
Bryant Jensen - Editor

Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.

Millions of students in the US and Mexico begin their educations in one country and find themselves trying to integrate into the school system of the other. As global migration increases, their number...(Read More)
 
 
America in Denial
America in Denial (April 2021)
How Race-Fair Policies Reinforce Racial Inequality in America
Lori Latrice Martin - Author

Examines how race-neutral programs and policies harm, rather than improve, the lives of blacks in the United States.

In America in Denial Lori Latrice Martin examines the myth of a race-fair America by reviewing and offering alternatives to universal, race-neutral programs and policies as well as other allegedly race-neutral initiates. By considering policies and programs re...(Read More)
 
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