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Creating a Buddhist Community

Creating a Buddhist Community
A Thai Temple in Silicon Valley
Bao, Jiemin

How a Thai Buddhist temple in northern California created a dynamic community that bridges national, racial, ethnic, religious, and gender differences

Unquiet Tropes

Unquiet Tropes
Form, Race, and Asian American Literature
Tsou, Elda E.

How literary texts use classical tropes to challenge ideas about race and the very concept of Asian America

Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia's Chinatown

Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia's Chinatown
Space, Place, and Struggle
Wilson, Kathryn E.

How Philadelphia's Chinatown resisted and engaged with urban renewal processes in the late twentieth century

Knowledge LTD

Knowledge LTD
Toward a Social Logic of the Derivative
Martin, Randy

What derivatives and excess, economic and otherwise, tell us about the state of global capital and culture

Chilean New Song

Chilean New Song
The Political Power of Music, 1960s-1973
McSherry, J. Patrice

An examination of the Chilean New Song movement as an organic part of the struggles for progressive social change

Religion and Political Tolerance in America

Religion and Political Tolerance in America
Advances in the State of the Art
edited by Djupe, Paul A.

Cutting-edge scholarship that sets the agenda for research on religion and political tolerance

Ghosts of Organizations Past

Ghosts of Organizations Past
Communities of Organizations as Settings for Change
Ryan, Dan

What happens to communities after social organizations pack up and leave?

Not from Here

Not from Here
A Memoir
Johnson, Allan G.

A profound and disturbing exploration of the meaning of place, lineage, and belonging, and what it means to be American

The Phenomenology of Dance

The Phenomenology of Dance
Sheets-Johnstone, Maxine
Foreword by Merce Cunningham

The classic book on the nature of movement and dance, now available to a new generation of dancers and students of dance

The New Freedom and the Radicals

The New Freedom and the Radicals
Woodrow Wilson, Progressive Views of Radicalism, and the Origins of Repressive Tolerance
Kramer, Jacob

How progressives thought about radical politics at the beginning of the twentieth century

Imagined Liberation

Imagined Liberation
Xenophobia, Citizenship, and Identity in South Africa, Germany, and Canada
Adam, Heribert and Kogila Moodley

A comparative examination of hostility towards migrants around the world

American Heathens

American Heathens
The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement
Snook, Jennifer

An in-depth examination of American Heathenry and of those who practice and live according to its ethic

The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation
Wanzer-Serrano, Darrel

A landmark history of the New York Young Lords, and what their activism tells us about contemporary Latino/a politics

Racial Feelings

Racial Feelings
Asian America in a Capitalist Culture of Emotion
Santa Ana, Jeffrey

How capitalist culture stereotypes Asian Americans as either cheerful and successful strivers or insidious threats to white employment and status

The Mutual Housing Experiment

The Mutual Housing Experiment
New Deal Communities for the Urban Middle Class
Szylvian, Kristin M.

How the sale of World War II public housing to non-profit mutual home-ownership associations represents a road not taken in federal housing policy

Illness or Deviance?

Illness or Deviance?
Drug Courts, Drug Treatment, and the Ambiguity of Addiction
Murphy, Jennifer

Exploring the moral frameworks for labeling, treating, and punishing drug addiction

Klezmer

Klezmer
Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Jewish Philadelphia
Netsky, Hankus

The story of Philadelphia Jewish life through the music of klezmer

The Identity Dilemma

The Identity Dilemma
Social Movements and Collective Identity
edited by McGarry, Aidan and James M. Jasper

Are identity politics good or bad for social movements?


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