Detroit and the Production of Postwar Space and Culture
A multifaceted cultural study of suburbanization in the United States, and Detroit in particular, during the postwar suburban boom.
From Soul Talks to Talk Radio in Israeli Culture
An original ethnographic study about communication and culture in Palestine and Israel during the Twentieth Century, examining three modes of communication—soul talks, straight talk, and talk radio.
Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.
Children's Culture and Ecocriticism
The first book-length study of the relationship between children's literature and ecocriticism.
Humor, Gender, and Cultural Critique
A rhetorical analysis of female stand-up comics that explores the relationships among humor, gender, and power in contemporary culture.
German Physiognomic Thought from Lavater to Auschwitz
A critical history of physiognomic thought in German-speaking Europe that traces the roots of twentieth-century racial profiling to the Enlightenment.
The Hidden Stages of Weimar Cinema
An insightful overview of an important era in cinema.
An examination of "the monster" in Italian culture and its evolution from the medieval period to the twentieth century.
From Margin to Mainstream
In this volume, Nabeel Abraham and Andrew Shryock bring together the work of twenty-five contributors to create a richly detailed portrait of Arab Detroit.
This anthology examines a number of issues related to violence within the media landscape.
This volume explores the dynamics of cultural memory in a variety of contexts.