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Adopting for GodThe Mission to Change America through Transnational Adoption

Adopting for God: The Mission to Change America through Transnational Adoption

Soojin Chung

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479808847
eISBN:
9781479808861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808847.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Adopting for God focuses on the role of adoption evangelists in the transnational adoption movement between the United States and East Asia. It argues that both evangelical and ecumenical Christians ... More

Black AgeOceanic Lifespans and the Time of Black Life

Black Age: Oceanic Lifespans and the Time of Black Life

Habiba Ibrahim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479810888
eISBN:
9781479810932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810888.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s murder in 2012, an observation saliently circulated in public: Black children are not seen as children. Yet when and how is black embodiment of any age accurately ... More

Bodies in EvidenceRace, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication

Bodies in Evidence: Race, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication

Heather Hlavka and Sameena Mulla

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479809639
eISBN:
9781479809646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809639.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book draws on ethnographic research in Milwaukee’s courts to show that contemporary sexual assault adjudication relies on new technologies and science to tell old stories about sexual violence, ... More

Changing LandDiaspora Activism and the Irish Land War

Changing Land: Diaspora Activism and the Irish Land War

Niall Whelehan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479809554
eISBN:
9781479809615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809554.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Irish Land War (1879–82) represented a turning point in modern Irish history, a social revolution that was part of a broader ideological moment when established ideas of property and land ... More

Civil Religion TodayReligion and the American Nation in the Twenty-First Century

Civil Religion Today: Religion and the American Nation in the Twenty-First Century

Rhys Williams, Raymond Haberski Jr., and Philip Goff (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479809844
eISBN:
9781479809868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809844.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

It has been a half century since Robert Bellah published “Civil Religion in America,” and in that time much has changed regarding the religious, cultural, social, and political reality of America. ... More

The Colors of LoveMultiracial People in Interracial Relationships

The Colors of Love: Multiracial People in Interracial Relationships

Melinda A. Mills

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479802401
eISBN:
9781479802432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802401.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the United States, more than seven million people claim to be multiracial, or have racially mixed heritage, parentage, or ancestry. In The Colors of Love, Melinda A. Mills explores how multiracial ... More

The Complexities of RaceIdentity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

The Complexities of Race: Identity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

Charmaine Wijeyesinghe (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479801404
eISBN:
9781479801435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801404.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book analyzes and interrogates the complex ways that race, racial identity, racism, and racial justice are represented, experienced, and addressed in American society, politics, and culture. ... More

Crime TVStreaming Criminology in Popular Culture

Crime TV: Streaming Criminology in Popular Culture

Jonathan A. Grubb and Chad Posick (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479804368
eISBN:
9781479827916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804368.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

As media consumption in modern society has expanded, along with the number of outlets by which individuals consume media, there is an ever-growing body of popular television shows that underscore ... More

Digital Black Feminism

Digital Black Feminism

Catherine Knight Steele

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479808373
eISBN:
9781479808397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808373.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Black women are at the forefront of some of this century’s most important discussions about technology: trolling, online harassment, algorithmic bias, and influencer culture. But Black women’s ... More

Empire's NurseryChildren's Literature and the Origins of the American Century

Empire's Nursery: Children's Literature and the Origins of the American Century

Brian Rouleau

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479804474
eISBN:
9781479804481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804474.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

America’s empire was not made by (or for) adults only. In fact, junior citizens were essential to its creation. Children’s literature during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries sought to impart an ... More

Ghost CriminologyThe Afterlife of Crime and Punishment

Ghost Criminology: The Afterlife of Crime and Punishment

Michael Fiddler, Theo Kindynis, and Travis Linnemann (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479885725
eISBN:
9781479870493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885725.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Bringing together prominent early contributions from this emergent perspective, the volume traces the origins, theory, and method of ghost criminology. From the powers of exorcism and erasure ... More

The Government of ThingsFoucault and the New Materialisms

The Government of Things: Foucault and the New Materialisms

Thomas Lemke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479808816
eISBN:
9781479890712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808816.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The conceptual proposal of a “government of things” takes up important insights and theoretical achievements of new materialist scholarship. It shares the interest in reconceptualizing matter and the ... More

Halfway HousePrisoner Reentry and the Shadow of Carceral Care

Halfway House: Prisoner Reentry and the Shadow of Carceral Care

Liam Martin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479800681
eISBN:
9781479800711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800681.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Halfway House draws on three and a half years of intensive ethnographic fieldwork to open a window on the little-known web of organizations governing prisoner reentry at the frontier of mass ... More

Keeping it UnrealBlack Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics

Keeping it Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics

Darieck Scott

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479840137
eISBN:
9781479811694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840137.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Keeping It Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics explores how fantasy—especially superhero comics, which are usually derided as naïve and childish—is a catalyst for engaging the black ... More

Latinas in the Criminal Justice SystemVictims, Targets, and Offenders

Latinas in the Criminal Justice System: Victims, Targets, and Offenders

Vera Lopez and Lisa Pasko (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479804634
eISBN:
9781479804641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804634.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Latina girls and women have often been invisible in the U.S. legal systems of juvenile justice, criminal justice, and immigration as well as in the broader criminological research. Latinas in the ... More

Law's InfamyUnderstanding the Canon of Bad Law

Law's Infamy: Understanding the Canon of Bad Law

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha M. Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479812080
eISBN:
9781479812110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book addresses whether and how to tell the story of the law’s infamy. Who tells that story? And for what purpose? Is it a consoling story of progress and redemption, or a piercing story of law ... More

The Myth of Colorblind ChristiansEvangelicals and White Supremacy in the Civil Rights Era

The Myth of Colorblind Christians: Evangelicals and White Supremacy in the Civil Rights Era

Jesse Curtis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479809370
eISBN:
9781479809394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809370.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Myth of Colorblind Christians uncovers the little-known history of black and white evangelical encounters in the second half of the twentieth century. Amid the upheavals of the civil rights ... More

Networking the Black ChurchDigital Black Christians and Hip Hop

Networking the Black Church: Digital Black Christians and Hip Hop

Erika D. Gault

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479805815
eISBN:
9781479805839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Through a digital ethnography of the lives of young adult Black Christians this book examines hip hop as a deeply spiritual practice. This work argues that digital Black Christians have created a new ... More

Powers of PilgrimageReligion in a World of Movement

Powers of Pilgrimage: Religion in a World of Movement

Simon Coleman

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780814717288
eISBN:
9781479811953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While pilgrimage often focuses on sacred shrines, it can also occur in apparently mundane places. Indeed, not everyone has the resources or mobility to take part in religiously inspired movement to ... More

Smart Suits, Tattered BootsBlack Ministers Mobilizing the Black Church in the Twenty-First Century

Smart Suits, Tattered Boots: Black Ministers Mobilizing the Black Church in the Twenty-First Century

Korie Little Edwards and Michelle Oyakawa

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479808922
eISBN:
9781479808939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808922.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on the case of Ohio black ministers and their voter-mobilization efforts leading up to President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection, this book addresses when, how, and why black ministers engage ... More

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