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Atlas, or the Anxious Gay Science
ISBN: HB: 9780226439471, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
400 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 73 halftones
Aby Warburg's "Mnemosyne Atlas" (1925-1929) is a prescient work of mixed media assemblage, made up of hundreds of images culled from antiquity to the Renaissance and arranged into startling juxtapositions. Warburg's allusive atlas sought to illuminat...
Fate of the New Man Representing and Reconstructing Masculinity in Soviet Visual Culture, 1945-1965
ISBN: HB: 9780875807836, Northern Illinois University Press, July 2018
324 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 illus.
Between 1945 and 1965, the catastrophe of war – and the social and political changes it brought in its wake – had a major impact on the construction of the Soviet masculine ideal. Drawing upon a wide range of visual material, "The Fate of the New Man...
Sex in the World of Myth
ISBN: HB: 9781780239774, Reaktion Books, July 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
In "Sex in the World of Myth", David Leeming argues that sex is as important in myths as it is in our lives. Myths are our cultural dreams, and sex is pervasive in all mythologies because it has obsessed and confused us like nothing else – what's mor...
High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences
ISBN: HB: 9780226525525, NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2018
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 101 line drawings, 31 tables
Immigration policy is one of the most contentious public policy issues in the United States today. High-skilled immigrants represent an increasing share of the U.S. workforce, particularly in science and engineering fields. These immigrants affect ec...
Dark Ghettos Injustice, Dissent, and Reform
ISBN: PB: 9780674984073, ISBN: HB: 9780674970502, Harvard University Press, July 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Why do American ghettos persist? Decades after Moynihan's report on the black family and the Kerner Commission's investigations of urban disorders, deeply disadvantaged black communities remain a disturbing reality. Scholars and commentators today of...
Migrant Brothers A Poet's Declaration of Human Dignity
ISBN: PB: 9780300232943, Yale University Press, June 2018
144 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm, 1 black&white illus.
As migrants embark on perilous journeys across oceans and deserts in pursuit of sanctuary and improved living conditions, what is the responsibility of those safely ensconced in the nations they seek to enter? Moved by repeated tragedies among immigr...
World Inequality Report 2018
ISBN: PB: 9780674984554, Harvard University Press, June 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 tables and 90 graphs
"World Inequality Report 2018" is the most authoritative and up-to-date account of global trends in inequality. Researched, compiled, and written by a team of the world's leading economists of inequality, it presents – with unrivaled clarity and dept...
Crime and Justice, Volume 47 A Review of Research
ISBN: HB: 9780226577043, University of Chicago Press, June 2018
528 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Since 1979, the "Crime and Justice" series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series e...
Metamorphosis How to Transform Punishment in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300230833, Yale University Press, June 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm,
In the past few years, the need for prison reform in America has reached the level of a consensus. We agree that many prison terms are too long, especially for nonviolent drug offenders; that long-term isolation is a bad idea; and that basic psychiat...
Almost Home Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone
ISBN: HB: 9780300220469, Yale University Press, May 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
After being exiled from their native Jamaica in 1795, the Trelawney Town Maroons endured in Nova Scotia and then in Sierra Leone. In this gripping narrative, Ruma Chopra demonstrates how the unlikely survival of this community of escaped slaves revea...