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Un-American

Un-American
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Century of World Revolution
Mullen, Bill V.

A political biography that presents W.E.B. Du Bois as a life-long global revolutionary, not simply an African American reformer

Sexology and Translation

Sexology and Translation
Cultural and Scientific Encounters across the Modern World
edited by Bauer, Heike

Is the emergence of modern sexuality a global phenomenon?

Building the Urban Environment

Building the Urban Environment
Visions of the Organic City in the United States, Europe, and Latin America
Platt, Harold L.

An international comparative study that considers how competing agents of change have interacted to build the urban environment

Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants

Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants
Race, Gender, and Immigration Politics in the Age of Security
Sampaio, Anna

A comprehensive analysis of changes in immigration policy, politics, and enforcement since 9/11

Unsettled

Unsettled
Cambodian Refugees in the New York City Hyperghetto
Tang, Eric

Why Cambodian refugees experience life in the U.S. as a form of captivity, since self-sufficiency remains an elusive goal

BITS of Belonging

BITS of Belonging
Information Technology, Water, and Neoliberal Governance in India
Dasgupta, Simanti

An ethnographic investigation of the class politics that underscore the emergence of neoliberalism in urban India

Framing the Audience

Framing the Audience
Art and the Politics of Culture in the United States, 1929-1945
Helfgott, Isadora Anderson

How artists, American critics, and media sought to widen the appreciation of fine art but held different views of democratic culture

Life in and against the Odds

Life in and against the Odds
Debts of Freedom and the Speculative Roots of U.S. Culture
Hoechst, Heidi

A persuasive meditation on how capitalism intersects with American nationalism in the making of race and class relations

A Guilted Age

A Guilted Age
Apologies for the Past
Rushdy, Ashraf H. A.

The study and meaning of public apologies that have become frequent in the contemporary world

Suffering and Sunset

Suffering and Sunset
World War I in the Art and Life of Horace Pippin
Bernier, Celeste-Marie

A majestic biography of the pioneering African American artist

Vanishing Eden

Vanishing Eden
White Construction of Memory, Meaning, and Identity in a Racially Changing City
Maly, Michael T. and Heather M. Dalmage

Tracking the complexities of whiteness through an analysis of the experiences and memories of whites who lived in racially changing Chicago neighborhoods

The Audacity of Hoop

The Audacity of Hoop
Basketball and the Age of Obama
Wolff, Alexander

The influence Barack Obama has had on basketball and vice versa, in essays and photographs

City in a Park

City in a Park
A History of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park System
McClelland, James and Lynn Miller

How Philadelphia's early efforts at conservation led to the country's greatest park system

Rebuilding Community after Katrina

Rebuilding Community after Katrina
Transformative Education in the New Orleans Planning Initiative
edited by Reardon, Ken and John Forester

How a community-university partnership brought together analysis and political muscle to sustain New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

Walking in Cities

Walking in Cities
Quotidian Mobility as Urban Theory, Method, and Practice
edited by Brown, Evrick and Timothy Shortell

Making the case for urban walking as a significant social activity and as a method for studying urban communities


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