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The Arc of the Covenant

by Earl Schwartz Lexington Books (July 08, 2019)

The Arc of the Covenant studies the social, cultural, and political factors that contributed to exceptional Jewish educational success in St. Paul, Minnesota in the latter half of the twentieth century. The...


Rhetoric and Settler Inertia

by Patrick Bélanger Lexington Books (May 23, 2019)

Rhetoric and Settler Inertia: Strategies of Canadian Decolonization explores how communication might accelerate decolonial actions in Canada. Tracing a middle path between essential Indigenous-focused calls...


Milan Kundera's Fiction

by Karen von Kunes Lexington Books (May 15, 2019)

Milan Kundera is one of the few Czech writers with worldwide readership. Often set within a political context, his novels have appealed to readers for their clarity and originality, intellectual flair, philosophical...


Buddhism and Whiteness

by Emily McRae, George Yancy, Jasmine Syedullah & Leah Kalmanson et al. Lexington Books (May 13, 2019)

The motivation behind this important volume is to weave together two distinct, but we think complementary, traditions – the philosophical engagement with race/whiteness and Buddhist philosophy – in order...


The Interior Landscapes of Breaking Bad

by Matthew Paproth, Will Gray, Cheryl D. Edelson & Erin Bell et al. Lexington Books (May 03, 2019)

Already acknowledged by Metacritic and the Guinness World Records as the highest-rated series in the history of television, Breaking Bad has elicited an unprecedented amount of criticism. Writers both popular...


I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz

by Gisella Perl, Phyllis Lassner, Danny M. Cohen & Eva Hoffman Lexington Books (February 28, 2019)

Gisella Perl’s memoir is the extraordinarily candid account of women’s extreme efforts to survive Auschwitz. With writing as powerful as that of Charlotte Delbo and Ruth Kluger, her story individualizes...


Embodied Difference

by Christina Jackson, Jamie A. Thomas, Dorisa Costello & Barry R. Furrow et al. Lexington Books (February 20, 2019)

Focusing on the body as a visual and discursive platform across public space, we study marginalization as a sociocultural practice and hegemonic schema. Whereas mass incarceration and law enforcement readily...


Universities, Pedagogical Encounters, Openness, and Free Speech

by Nuraan Davids & Yusef Waghid Lexington Books (February 01, 2019)

The authors have spent their lives in South Africa, are writing this book from and within a very particular context of compounded oppression, marginalisation and otherness. In many ways, apartheid has both damaged...


The Essentials of Islamic Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets

by John Oluseyi Kuforiji Lexington Books (February 01, 2019)

This book provides comprehensive analysis in the areas Islamic financial institutions and society. It starts off with the integration of the Islamic socio-economic and socio-political systems with the Islamic...


The Dutch East Indies Red Cross, 1870–1950

by Leo van Bergen Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

The Dutch East Indies Red Cross (NIRK) took action in 1873 when the Aceh War broke out, which lasted several decades. In this war the organization’s neutrality was tested, but it turned out not to be an issue....


Black Veterans, Politics, and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

by Robert F. Jefferson Jr., Kevin Greene, Hal M. Friedman & Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas et al. Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

Fusing riveting testimony from African American veterans with the most incisive research of current military scholars, Black Veterans, Politics, and Civil Rights in 20th-Century America: Closing Ranks explores...


Ecomasculinities

by Stefan Brandt, Rubén Cenamor, Virginia Luzón-Aguado & Evangeline Heiliger et al. Lexington Books (January 25, 2019)

While there exist numerous studies on ecocriticism and ecofeminism, much less has been written about ecomasculinities. This volume contributes to filling this gap by examining models of fictional ecomasculinity...


Persons of Courage and Renown

by Susan Rasmussen Lexington Books (January 22, 2019)

Persons of Courage and Renown is theoretically-engaged ethnography by a social/cultural anthropologist that explores issues of culture, memory, creativity, and power by analyzing beloved, but also vulnerable,...


Retelling the Past in Contemporary Greek Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

by Gerasimus Katsan, Trine Stauning Willert, Patricia Felisa Barbeito & Vangelis Calotychos et al. Lexington Books (January 22, 2019)

This book deals with historical consciousness and its artistic expressions in contemporary Greece since 1989 from the point of view that contemporary Greeks have been faced with the contradictions between on...


Shackled Sentiments

by Eric Montgomery, Gerasimos Makris, Maureen Elgersman Lee & Laura Álvarez López et al. Lexington Books (January 21, 2019)

The ramifications of the trans-Saharan, trans-Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and domestic African slave trades are immeasurable, and they continue to disaffect black people from Africa to Haiti and Los Angeles to Lagos....


This Bridge We Call Communication

by Robert Gutierrez-Perez, Leandra Hinojosa Hernández, Xamuel Bañales & Sara Baugh-Harris et al. Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

This Bridge We Call Communication: Anzaldúan Approaches to Theory, Method, and Praxis explores contemporary communication research studies, performative writing, poetry, Latina/o studies, and gender studies...


On Absolute War

by Eric Fleury Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

Nearly two decades after the declaration of a ‘War on Terror,’ the precise relationship between warfare and terrorism remains unclear. The United States and its allies have long sought to inflict a decisive...


Popular Culture as Art and Knowledge

by George A. Gonzalez Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

This volume settles the debate between analytic and continental philosophy. It turns to art, more specifically popular culture, to demonstrate the validity of continental philosophy. Drawing on the philosophy...


Blanca Andreu, Galicia, and the New Iberian Mysticism

by Robert Simon Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

This book contributes to the ongoing discussion of the place of contemporary Galician writer Blanca Andreu’s work within the 1980s post-“novísimo” movement, as part of a larger resurgence of the Surrealist...


Corporate Power, Class Conflict, and the Crisis of the New Globalization

by Ronald W. Cox Lexington Books (January 14, 2019)

Transnational corporations have used their market and political power in the U.S., the European Union and Japan to expand global production on terms that are highly favorable to corporate interests. Through...


Spatial Resistance

by Christian Beck Lexington Books (January 11, 2019)

Literary and Digital Challenges to Neoliberalism: Spatial Resistance utilizes various literary and digital artifacts to show the potential and possibility of changing the ways we consider the spaces we inhabit....


History of American Political Thought

by Jeffrey Sikkenga, Bryan-Paul Frost, Peter C. Meyers & Paul O. Carrese et al. Lexington Books (January 08, 2019)

Revised and updated, this long-awaited second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to what the most thoughtful Americans have said about the American experience from the colonial period to the present....


Poverty and Place

by Sheri Notaro, Anjanette Wells, Vetta L. Sanders Thompson & Carol Camp Yeakey et al. Lexington Books (December 31, 2018)

This book examines ways in which cancer health disparities exist due to class and context inequities even in the most advanced society of the world. This volume, while articulating health disparities in the...


Deconstructing "Ideal Power Europe"

by Münevver Cebeci Lexington Books (December 31, 2018)

Deconstructing “Ideal Power Europe”: The EU and Arab Change criticizes the dominant discourse on European foreign policy, which represents the EU as a force for good in world politics. Using a poststructuralist...


Kant, Ought Implies Can, the Principle of Alternate Possibilities, and Happiness

by Samuel Kahn Lexington Books (December 31, 2018)

Throughout his corpus, Kant repeatedly and resolutely denies that there is a duty to promote one’s own happiness, and most present-day Kantians seem to agree with him. In this book, I argue this denial rests...


The Coen Brothers and the Comedy of Democracy

by Sara MacDonald & Barry Craig Lexington Books (December 31, 2018)

Both critically and commercially successful filmmakers, the Coen brothers have written, produced, and directed numerous acclaimed films over the past three decades. Sara MacDonald and Barry Craig demonstrate...


Ecopoetics and the Global Landscape

by Isabel Sobral Campos, Randy Schiff, Sarah Bouttier & Sarah Giragosian et al. Lexington Books (December 27, 2018)

Ecopoetics and the Global Landscape: Critical Essays surveys ecopoetry from a global perspective across different historical epochs. Its comparative approach foregrounds the importance of ecopoetics within the...


Jewish Bodylore

by Amy K. Milligan Lexington Books (December 27, 2018)

Jewish Bodylore: Feminist and Queer Ethnographies of Folk Practices explores the Jewish body and its symbology as a space for identity communication, applying the tools of bodylore (the folkloric study of the...


Republican Presidents and the Safety Net

by Matthew Gritter Lexington Books (December 21, 2018)

Republican presidents have navigated between popular programs and conservative supporters since the Eisenhower administration, and since the New Deal, Republican presidents have looked for ways to accommodate...


Corruption and Anticorruption in Modern China

by Xiaobing Li, Qiang Fang, Patrick Fuliang Shan & Xiaoxiao Li et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2018)

Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Modern China collects essays from the scholars in their fields and examines the ongoing corruption in China by addressing this important topic from a historical perspective...


Technofeminist Storiographies

by Kristine L. Blair Lexington Books (December 20, 2018)

Technofeminist Storiographies: Women, Information Technology, and Cultural Representation analyzes both historical and contemporary accounts of women’s lived experiences of technology, from Ada Lovelace and...


From Huhugam to Hohokam

by J. Brett Hill, William H. Doelle, Bernard Siquieros & David Martínez Lexington Books (December 19, 2018)

In From Huhugam to Hohokam: Heritage and Archaeology in the American Southwest, J. Brett Hill examines the history of O’odham heritage as it was recorded at the beginning of European conquest. A parallel history...


Aging in the Global South

by Nicolas Sacco, Subharati Ghosh, Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria-Gonzalez & Chalermpol Chamchan et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2018)

This book is a collection of work on aging and development from authors from the global south. Aging is steadily evolving as a public health and social crisis for which countries of the global south are ill-prepared....


Taking It to the Streets

by Jennifer Baldwin, Willie Hudson, Linda Thomas & Frank Rogers et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2018)

Taking It to the Streets: Public Theologies of Activism and Resistance is an edited volume that explores the critical intersection of public theology, political theology, and communal practices of activism and...


Ethnicity, Gender, and Diversity

by Jennifer L. Schulz, Peter Robson, Lukas Musumeci & Nickos Myrtou et al. Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Television and streamed series that viewers watch on their TVs, computers, phones, and tablets are a crucial part of popular culture They have an influence on viewers and on law. People acquire values, behaviors,...


Speculative Bubbles and Monetary Policy

by Masayuki Otaki Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Speculative Bubbles and Monetary Policy works at the intersection of economic theory history. While the consistent and penetrating perspective of theory is necessary for interpreting economic history, existing...


Governance and Democracy in Africa

by James S. Guseh & Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

This book looks at the fundamental issue of governance in Africa. After half a century of experimenting with democratic institutions, African countries are still ambivalent about the complete or absolute adoption...


Tweencom Girls

by Patrice A. Oppliger Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Banet-Weiser (2004) marked the debut of Clarissa Explains it All in 1991 as a crucial turning point for recognition of girls as “important empowered subjects in the social world.” The current study of tweencoms...


Freedom and Economic Order

by Linda C. Raeder Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Freedom and Economic Order is the second of three volumes comprising a comprehensive study of freedom and American society. The book explores the economic dimension of freedom as historically conceived within...


From Factory Girls to K-Pop Idol Girls

by Gooyong Kim & Douglas Kellner Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Focusing on female idols’ proliferation in the South Korean popular music (K-pop) industry since the late 1990s, Gooyong Kim critically analyzes structural conditions of possibilities in contemporary popular...


Hegel's Transcendental Ontology

by Giorgi Lebanidze Lexington Books (December 14, 2018)

The book argues that Hegel offers the kernel of his ontology in the final part of the Science of Logic, the Doctrine of the Concept. The Concept consists of three moments: universality, the activity of generation...


Cultural Imperialism and the Decline of the Liberal Order

by G. Doug Davis & Michael O. Slobodchikoff Lexington Books (December 14, 2018)

The end of the Cold War heralded in a new era for liberalism. Eastern European states adopted democracy and capitalism to gain acceptance by the West. Yet, a mere two decades later, liberalism was in crisis....


Here All Is Poland

by Petro Andreas Nungovitch Lexington Books (December 13, 2018)

On 10 April 2010, Polish President Lech Kaczy?ski and First Lady Maria Kaczy?ska were killed in an airplane crash outside the city of Smolensk in western Russia, where they were flying to commemorate the 70th...


Unaccompanied Migrant Children

by Molly Greening, Hille Haker, Tisha M. Rajendra & Kristin E. Heyer et al. Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Unaccompanied migrant children are the most vulnerable group of migrants and refugees. Their experiences, their contested legal status in the host countries, and their treatment before, during, and after migration...


Preponderance in U.S. Foreign Policy

by Graham Slater Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Preponderance in U.S. Foreign Policy: Monster in the Closet identifies and explains the factors contributing to the presence and severity of blunders, or gross errors in strategic judgment resulting in significant...


Crime and Violence in the Caribbean

by Lorna E. Grant, Camille A. Gibson, Sherill V. Morris-Francis & Shua-Kym McLean et al. Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

This volume provides an overview of the Caribbean countries, its colonial history, causes, costs and consequences of crime and violence in the Caribbean. The contributors pull from primary research and the available...


Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock's Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films

by Mark William Padilla Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Mark Padilla’s classical reception readings of Alfred Hitchcock features some of the director’s most loved and important films, and demonstrates how they are informed by the educational and cultural classicism...


Refugee Spaces and Urban Citizenship in Nairobi

by Derese G. Kassa Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Kenya has been the third major outlet through which hundreds of thousands of refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and South Sudan flee from political persecution and for better livelihoods. This book is...


Theories of Hope

by Rochelle M. Green, Allison Merrick, Patrick Shade & Akiba Lerner et al. Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Theories of Hope: Exploring Affective Dimensions of Human Experience is a collection of essays dedicated to inquiring into the nature of hope in its multiple and varied guises. Looking specifically at the ways...


Istanbul 1940 and Global Modernity

by E. Khayyat Lexington Books (December 11, 2018)

Istanbul 1940 and Global Modernity: The World According to Auerbach, Tanp?nar, and Edib engages Erich Auerbach’s Istanbul career and his pioneering works of comparative literature in a new light. It interprets...