NYU Series in Social and Cultural Analysis

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  1. Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia
    Howtransnational modernity is taking shape in and in relation to AsiaFashion and Beauty in the Time ofAsiaconsiders the role of bodily aesthetics in the shaping of Asian modernities andthe formation of the so-called “Asian Century.”... Learn More
    Published: 3rd June 2019
    Hardback | £77.00
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  2. Abstractionist Aesthetics
    An artistic discussion on the critical potential of African American expressive cultureIn a major reassessment of African American culture, Phillip Brian Harper intervenes in the ongoing debate about the “proper” depiction... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2015
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  3. Chronic Youth
    The teenager has often appeared in culture as an anxious figure,the repository for American dreams and worst nightmares, at once on the brinkof success and imminent failure. Spotlighting the “troubled teen” as a site ofpop... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2014
    Hardback | £68.00
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  4. City Folk
    This is the story of English Country Dance, from its 18th century roots in the English cities and countryside, to its transatlantic leap to the U.S. in the 20th century, told by not only a renowned historian but also a folk dancer,... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2010
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  5. The Sun Never Sets
    The Sun Never Sets collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies. By focusing upon the lives, work, and activism of specific, often unacknowledged,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
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  6. Unhitched
    Judith Stacey, 2012 winner of the Simon and Gagnon Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the American Sociological Association.A leading expert on the family, Judith Stacey is known for her provocative research on mainstream... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2011
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  7. Toilet
    View "Public Restrooms": A Photo Gallery in The Atlantic Monthly.So much happens in the public toilet that we never talk about. Finding the right door, waiting in line, and using the facilities are often undertaken with trepidation.... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2010
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  8. Nice Work If You Can Get It
    2009 Choice Outstanding Academic TitleIs job insecurity the new norm? With fewer and fewer people working in steady, long-term positions for one employer, has the dream of a secure job with full benefits and a decent salary become... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2009
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