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The Wall and the Gate

by Michael Sfard Henry Holt and Co. (January 23, 2018)

From renowned human rights lawyer Michael Sfard, an unprecedented exploration of the struggle for human rights in Israel's courts

A farmer from a village in the occupied West Bank, cut off from his olive groves...

Automating Inequality

by Virginia Eubanks St. Martin's Press (January 23, 2018)

Naomi Klein: "This book is downright scary."

Ethan Zuckerman, MIT: "Should be required reading."

Dorothy Roberts, author of Killing the Black Body: "A must-read for everyone concerned about modern tools of inequality...

Modern Loss

by Rebecca Soffer & Gabrielle Birkner Harper Wave (January 23, 2018)

Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort...

Hippie Food

by Jonathan Kauffman William Morrow (January 23, 2018)

An enlightening narrative history—an entertaining fusion of Tom Wolfe and Michael Pollan—that traces the colorful origins of once unconventional foods and the diverse fringe movements, charismatic gurus,...

Stick Together and Come Back Home

by Patrick Lopez-Aguado University of California Press (January 19, 2018)

In Stick Together and Come Back Home, Patrick Lopez-Aguado examines how what happens inside the prison affects what happens outside of it.  Following the experiences of 70 youth and adults as they navigate...

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

by Joshua Glick University of California Press (January 19, 2018)

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977 explores how documentarians working between the election of John F. Kennedy and the Bicentennial created conflicting visions of the...

Beginning to End Hunger

by M. Jahi Chappell University of California Press (January 19, 2018)

Beginning to End Hunger presents the story of Belo Horizonte, home to 2.5 million people and one of the world’s most successful city food security programs. Since its Municipal Secretariat for Food Security...

When They Call You a Terrorist

by asha bandele, Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Angela Davis St. Martin's Press (January 16, 2018)

The emotional and powerful story of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and how the movement was born.

"This remarkable book reveals what inspired Patrisse's visionary and courageous activism and forces...

Together We Rise

by Women's March Organizers, The & Condé Nast Dey Street Books (January 16, 2018)

In celebration of the one-year anniversary of Women’s March, this gorgeously designed full-color book offers an unprecedented, front-row seat to one of the most galvanizing movements in American history, with...

American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump

by Hal Brands Brookings Institution Press (January 16, 2018)

Looking beyond the headlines to address the enduring grand strategic questions facing the United States today

American foreign policy is in a state of upheaval. The rise of Donald Trump and his "America First"...


by David Frum Harper (January 16, 2018)

Bestselling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined our most important institutions in ways even the most...

Chocolate Cities

by Marcus Anthony Hunter & Zandria Robinson University of California Press (January 16, 2018)

When you think of a map of the United States, what do you see? Now think of the Seattle that begot Jimi Hendrix. Or the Dallas that shaped Erykah Badu. Or the Birmingham from which Martin Luther King, Jr. penned...

Atheists in American Politics

by Richard J. Meagher Lexington Books (January 15, 2018)

Today atheists, it seems, are everywhere. Nonbelievers write best-selling books and proudly defend their views in public; they have even hired a lobbyist. But, as political scientist Richard J. Meagher shows,...

Gender, Conflict, Peace, and UNSC Resolution 1325

by Seema Shekhawat, Amanda Bennett, Antal Berkes & Elisabeth Porter et al. Lexington Books (January 15, 2018)

There is an increasing amount of literature on various aspects of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325. While appreciating this scholarship, this volume highlights some of the omissions and concerns...

Safe Water, Sanitation, and Early Childhood Malnutrition in East Africa

by Brenda N. Sanya, Assata Zerai, Shorma Bianca Bailey & Courtney Cuthbertson et al. Lexington Books (January 15, 2018)

To understand safe water and sanitation in East Africa, it is important to consider the contributions of African feminist analysis. This perspective will unveil inequities in the distribution of resources, demonstrate...

Freedom and Political Order

by Linda C. Raeder Lexington Books (January 15, 2018)

Freedom and Political Order explores the traditional meaning of freedom in the American experience and its relation to other characteristically American values and institutions. Such an exploration necessarily...

Cultural Heritage Care and Management

by Cecilia Lizama Salvatore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 15, 2018)

No other book is available that takes into consideration the diverse components of cultural heritage and suggests how these components can best be:

  • organized and arranged,
  • cataloged and described,
  • exhibited,...

Continent by Default

by Anne Marie Le Gloannec Cornell University Press (January 15, 2018)

In Continent by Default, Anne Marie Le Gloannec, a distinguished analyst of contemporary Europe, considers the European Union as a geopolitical project. This book offers a comprehensive narrative of how the...

Brutality in an Age of Human Rights

by Brian Drohan Cornell University Press (January 15, 2018)

"A work of real historical originality and significance, this fascinating piece of scholarship substantially enhances our understanding of British counterinsurgency and the relationship between war and law."—Huw...

Promiscuous Media

by Hikari Hori Cornell University Press (January 15, 2018)

In Promiscuous Media, Hikari Hori makes a compelling case that the visual culture of Showa-era Japan articulated urgent issues of modernity rather than serving as a simple expression of nationalism. Hori makes...

Language as Hermeneutic

by Walter J. Ong, Thomas D. Zlatic & Sara van den Berg Cornell University Press (January 15, 2018)

Language in all its modes—oral, written, print, electronic—claims the central role in Walter J. Ong’s acclaimed speculations on human culture. After his death, his archives were found to contain unpublished...

No Path Home

by Elizabeth C. Dunn Cornell University Press (January 15, 2018)

" No Path Home is an extremely interesting, engaging, and well-written book. Elizabeth Cullen Dunn’s fluid and clear prose paints a very evocative picture of life for internally displaced persons as well as...

Africans and the Exiled Life

by Brenda I. Gill, Sabella Ogbobode Abidde, Leonard Sitji Bombom & Bruce Ormond Grant et al. Lexington Books (January 12, 2018)

Since their early beginning in Africa as foragers, hunters and gatherers, humans have been on the move. In modern times, their movements have been compelled by geographical, economic, political, cultural, social...

Presidential Leadership

by George C. Edwards III, Kenneth R. Mayer & Stephen J. Wayne Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 12, 2018)

With a focus on presidential leadership, the authors address the capacity of chief executives to fulfill their tasks, exercise their powers, and utilize their organizational structures to affect the output of...

The Stranger at the Feast

by Tom Boylston University of California Press (January 12, 2018)

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit to learn more.

The Stranger...

Children of Uncertain Fortune

by Daniel Livesay Omohundro Institute and University of North Caroli (January 11, 2018)

By tracing the largely forgotten eighteenth-century migration of elite mixed-race individuals from Jamaica to Great Britain, Children of Uncertain Fortune reinterprets the evolution of British racial ideologies...

Angels with Dirty Faces: Five Inspiring Stories

by Casey Watson Harper Element (January 09, 2018)

Collection of 5 short stories – The Little Princess, No Place for Nathan, Daddy’s Boy, The Wild Child and Scarlett’s Secret – previously available as individual e-shorts.

A collection of inspiring and...

Towards a New Pensions Settlement

by Gregg McClymont & Andy Tarrant Policy Network (January 09, 2018)

In a world of ageing populations, and in the midst of a global shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pensions, the onus is increasingly on individuals rather than employers to bear the...

The New American Revolution

by Kayleigh McEnany & Sean Hannity Threshold Editions (January 09, 2018)

In the bestselling tradition of Hillbilly Elegy comes an exploration of the American heartland—a fascinating and eye-opening collection of interviews and stories about the powerful grassroots populist movement...

The New Localism

by Bruce Katz & Jeremy Nowak Brookings Institution Press (January 09, 2018)

Finding local solutions when the nation cannot, or will not

With the rise of the politics of populism in the United States and much of Europe, how can openness and diversity survive? The answer, according to...

Fall or Fly

by Wendy Welch Ohio University Press (January 08, 2018)

Chaos. Frustration. Compassion. Desperation. Hope. These are the five words that author Wendy Welch says best summarize the state of foster care in the coalfields of Appalachia. Her assessment is based on interviews...

Reel Pleasures

by Laura Fair Ohio University Press (January 08, 2018)

Reel Pleasures brings the world of African moviehouses and the publics they engendered to life, revealing how local fans creatively reworked global media—from Indian melodrama to Italian westerns, kung fu,...

The Essence of Desperation

by Bryan Riddle Lexington Books (January 05, 2018)

Counterinsurgency is a doctrine premised on winning the population of a nation-state over to the government’s side. Counterinsurgency is also associated with a continuing presence of military forces for long...

Encountering Correctional Populations

by Kathleen A. Fox, Jodi Lane & Susan F. Turner University of California Press (January 05, 2018)

While many studying criminology learn to examine offenders, offending, and its consequences, few actually journey into the physical world of prisons to meet offenders face-to-face.


Created specifically for...

Financial Stability without Central Banks

by George Selgin, Kevin Dowd & Mathieu Bédard London Publishing Partnership (January 04, 2018)

George Selgin is one of the world's foremost monetary historians. In this book, based on the 2016 Hayek Memorial Lecture, he shows how a system of private banks without a central bank can bring about financial...


by Rupert Woodfin & Oscar Zarate Icon Books Ltd (January 04, 2018)

Karl Marx was one of the most influential thinkers of the late 19th century, inspiring revolutions and colossal political upheavals that have radically transformed the lives of millions of people and the geopolitical...

Black Litigants in the Antebellum American South

by Kimberly M. Welch The University of North Carolina Press (January 02, 2018)

In the antebellum Natchez district, in the heart of slave country, black people sued white people in all-white courtrooms. They sued to enforce the terms of their contracts, recover unpaid debts, recuperate...

Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World

by Paul Shapiro & Yuval Noah Harari Gallery Books (January 02, 2018)

Paul Shapiro gives you a front-row seat for the wild story of the race to create and commercialize cleaner, safer, sustainable meat—real meat—without the animals. From the entrepreneurial visionaries to...

A Restricted Country

by Joan Nestle Cleis Press (January 02, 2018)

A proud working class woman, an "out" lesbian long before the Rainbow revolution, Joan Nestle has stood at the forefront of American freedom struggles from the McCarthy era to the present day. Available for...

Rethinking the Enlightenment

by Henry Martyn Lloyd, Geoff Boucher, Daniel Brewer & James Schmidt et al. Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

One of the most persistent, troubling, and divisive of the ideological divisions within modernity is the struggle over the Enlightenment and its legacy. Much of the difficulty is owed to a general failure to...

Civil Servants on the Silver Screen

by Michelle C. Pautz Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

In the movies, government often finds itself in a variety of roles from villain to supporting cast, and rarely, if ever, the hero. A frequent component of that role is the bureaucracy and as documented in Civil...

The Aesthetics of Food

by Kevin W. Sweeney Rowman & Littlefield International (December 29, 2017)

The Aesthetics of Food sets out the continuing philosophical debate about the aesthetic nature of food. The debate begins with Plato’s claim that only objects of sight and hearing could be beautiful; consequently,...

Literature and the Law in South Africa, 1910–2010

by Ted Laros Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (December 29, 2017)

In 1994, artistic freedom pertaining inter alia to literature was enshrined in the South African Constitution. Clearly, the establishment of this right was long overdue compared to other nations within the Commonwealth....

Apprenticeship Pilgrimage

by Jonathan S. Marion, Lauren Miller Griffith & Helena Wulff Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

Lauren Miller Griffith and Jonathan S. Marion introduce the concept of apprenticeship pilgrimage to help explain why performers travel to places both near and far in an attempt to increase both their skill and...

Law Enforcement in the Age of Black Lives Matter

by Dwayne A. Mack, Sandra E. Weissinger, Shakira A. Kennedy & Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas et al. Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

There is a reason why people claim great respect for officers of the law: the job, by description, is hard—if not deadly. It takes a certain kind of person to accept the consequences of the job— seeing the...

Womanhood and Girlhood in Twenty-First-Century Middle Class Kenya

by Besi Brillian Muhonja Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

This study of twenty first century girlhoods and womanhoods charts a new area of scholarship on Kenya. The chapters investigate questions related to how new rituals of girlhood and womanhood that materialize...

Readings of Plato's Apology of Socrates

by Oda E. Wiese Tvedt, Olof Pettersson, Vivil Valvik Haraldsen & Elena Irrera et al. Lexington Books (December 28, 2017)

In Plato’s Apology of Socrates we see a philosopher in collision with his society – a society he nonetheless claims to have benefited through his philosophic activity. It has often been asked why democratic...

Far Right Parties and Euroscepticism

by Sofia Vasilopoulou ECPR Press (December 28, 2017)

Why do parties that belong to the same party family address the EU question differently? This book addresses this question through a systematic analysis of the EU positions of far right parties in Europe.


Mystifying China's Southwest Ethnic Borderlands

by Yuqing Yang Lexington Books (December 28, 2017)

The Confucian notion of “Harmony with difference” (he er bu tong) has great political and cultural resonance in contemporary China, which propagates the quest for a pluralist harmony between cultural and...

Master Class

by The Aejmc Elected Standing Committee on Teaching & Chris Roush Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2017)

In Master Class: Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors, members of the AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching take readers behind the scenes to explain the teaching strategies,...