Books published by State Univ of New York Pr


State Univ of New York Pr | November 6, 2008 | 254 pages
Academia can be overwhelmingly foreign and hostile to those who have poor or working-class backgrounds. For people who are from the working class and also queer, the obstacles to earning a graduate degree may prove insurmountable. Frequently discouraged from attending college in the first place,... More Info

Calling cards

State Univ of New York Pr | June 30, 2005 | 303 pages
In recent decades, the concepts of race, gender, and culture have come to function as "calling cards." the terms by which we announce ourselves as professionals and negotiate acceptance and/or rejection in the academic marketplace. In this volume, contributors from composition, literature,... More Info

The Bear River Massacre and the making of history

State Univ of New York Pr | April 1, 2004 | 348 pages
Explores how a pivotal event in U.S. history-the killing of nearly 300 Shoshoni men, women, and children in 1863-has been contested, forgotten, and remembered.  More Info

Anti-racist scholarship

State Univ of New York Pr | March 1, 2002 | 264 pages
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With an iron pen

State Univ of New York Pr | March 5, 2009 | 169 pages
A groundbreaking collection of forty two Israeli poetic voices protesting the occupation of the West Bank.  More Info

Three documentary filmmakers

State Univ of New York Pr | March 5, 2009 | 246 pages
Film study has tended to treat documentary as a marginal form, but as the essays in Three Documentary Filmmakers demonstrate, the films of Jean Rouch, Ross McElwee, and Errol Morris call for, and reward, the sort of criticism expected of serious works in any medium. However, critical methods that... More Info

Reframing the Practice of Philosophy

State Univ of New York Pr | January 1, 2012 | 384 pages
Reflections by leading Latin American and African American philosophers on their identity within the field of philosophy.  More Info

Guerrillas in the Industrial Jungle

State Univ of New York Pr | January 30, 2012 | 224 pages
Examines the metaphors of the “primitive” and the “industrial” in the rhetoric and imagery of anticapitalist American radical and revolutionary movements.  More Info

Feminism's New Age

State Univ of New York Pr | June 1, 2011 | 243 pages
Explores the relationship between feminism and New Age culture.  More Info

Acceptable genes?

State Univ of New York Pr | November 5, 2009 | 272 pages
At the supermarket, modern biotechnology has surpassed science fiction with such feats as putting fish genes in tomatoes to create a more cold-resistant crop. While the environmental and health concerns over such genetically modified foods have been the subject of public debate, religious and... More Info

Inside the Olympic industry

State Univ of New York Pr | August 20, 2019 | 216 pages
In a startling expose of the Olympic industry, Helen Jefferson Lenskyj goes beyond the media hype of international goodwill and spirited competition to uncover a darker side of the global games. She reports on the pre- and post-Olympic impacts from recent host cities, bribery investigations and... More Info

The Oprah affect

State Univ of New York Pr | October 9, 2008 | 347 pages
A collection of essays that explore the broader cultural impact of Oprah's Book Club considers the interlocking issues of affect, affinity, accessibility, and activism in the context of this tradition, in a volume that includes contributions from scholars from around the country. Simultaneous.  More Info

Justice for Children

State Univ of New York Pr | January 1, 2009 | 254 pages
In this groundbreaking theory of justice for children, Harry Adams takes the basic moral and political ideal of autonomy and shows what radical implications it has when applied to children and their development. Adams argues that it makes little sense to try to respect everyone's autonomy if enough... More Info

The cost of being poor

State Univ of New York Pr | August 20, 2019 | 275 pages
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The best Olympics ever?

State Univ of New York Pr | July 1, 2002 | 262 pages
Cet ouvrage, provocateur et stimulant, examine différents aspects des JO de Sydney 2000 sous un oeil critique : quels impacts sociaux et coûts réels ? Une analyse sociologique qui prend le contrepied des rapports officiels. Annexes.  More Info

The reason for crows

State Univ of New York Pr | March 5, 2009 | 89 pages
The story of a seventeenth-century Mohawk woman's interaction with her land, the Jesuits, and the religion they brought.  More Info

Girls, Feminism, and Grassroots Literacies

State Univ of New York Pr | January 1, 2009 | 204 pages
This book explores the rise and fall of a grassroots, girl-centered organization, GirlZone, which sought to make social change on a local level. Whether skateboarding or designing Web pages, celebrating in weekend "GrrrlFests" or producing a biweekly RadioGirl program, participants in GirlZone came... More Info