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Sojourner Truth Library congratulates all of the SUNY New Paltz faculty on their major published works. From books to documentary films we say thank you and keep them coming. Here are some of the more recent faculty published works from the last 3 years.

2018 Faculty author: Lizabeth Cain
Principled resistance : how teachers resolve ethical dilemmas
Authors: Doris A. Santoro, Lizabeth Cain, editors.
Publisher: Harvard Education Press 1809
Principled Resistance: How Teachers Resolve Ethical Dilemmas brings together senior scholars and activist teachers to explore the concept of resistance as a necessary response to mandates that conflict with their understanding of quality teaching. The book provides vivid examples of the pedagogical, professional, and democratic principles undergirding resistance, as well as the distinct perspective of each of its contributors: teachers who reflect on their acts of principled resistance; teacher educators who study teachers and support their professional growth; and historians who demonstrate that a tradition of teachers principled resistance has had a significant impact on American society, not only on schools and teaching. They also show the steps teachers take, in their reasoning and in their actions, to resist policies and mandates they are expected to enact. This volume offers a critical and unique resource for teacher educators who are preparing prospective teachers to navigate the contentious terrain of education politics, teachers who are interested in leading change, and others interested in educational ethics. -- Provided by publisher
2018 Faculty author: Larry Carr
Reflecting pool : poets and the creative process
Authors: edited by Laurence Carr.
Publisher: Codhill Press New Paltz, NY
Reflecting Pool: Poets and the Creative Process is an innovative volume of poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets who teach the writing of poetry, run poetry workshops and publish the poetry of others. The book is both a poetry anthology and an informal textbook with contributing essays by each poet that offers the reader personal insights and opinions about how poetry is created, crafted, and presented. Included are a wide array of prompts and exercises that these mentors use in their classes and workshops to stimulate the creative process in poets of all ages. Also added are basic ideas about how poets can best present their work in public readings. The book can be used as the focus for symposiums on teaching the writing of poetry as well as a textbook for high school and college students, adult and senior writers, and for those who run poetry workshops or reading series. -- Publisher s description
2019 Faculty author: Amy Cheng
Narrative inquiries from Fulbright lecturers in China : cross-cultural connections in higher education
Authors: -Freedman, Shin & Munday, Pat & Cockroft, Jeanette W.
Publisher: Routledge New York, NY
"This collection of nine Fulbright educators' narrative accounts examines how these scholars navigated their teaching responsibilities with students, time with fellow colleagues, and cultural expectations in China, ranging from experience in teaching arts and government to questions of religion, emotional literacy, and urban infrastructure. With these contributions, authors analyze their own expectations against their actual experiences in order to offer insights for scholars and students of study abroad programming. As a roadmap for negotiating China's higher education network and for taking advantage of any cross-cultural educational environment, this book highlights the type of fruitful educational programming that can come from cultural, historical, economic, and political difference." -- Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Victor deMunck
Romantic love in America : cultural models of gay, straight, and polyamorous relationships
Authors: De Munck, Victor C.
Publisher: Lexington Books Lanham, Maryland
"Romantic Love in America: Cultural Models of Gay, Straight, and Polyamorous Relationships introduces the reader to the love and sex lives of two polyamorous, five gay, and eight straight individuals. Coupled with rich interview material, Victor C. de Munck provides a guided tour through the variable geography of love relationships as studied in the social sciences. de Munck describes evolutionary, cognitive, social, prototypical, triadic, and neural theories of romantic love and sex, concluding with an American cultural model of romantic love that also includes its relational properties as a dyad." -- Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Preeti Dhar
Medicinal plants of India
Authors: Dhar, Preeti.
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore
Subjects: Medicinal plants India. Plants, Medicinal. SCIENCE Life Sciences Botany. Medicinal plants. India.
2019 Faculty author: Thomas Festa
Scholarly Milton
Authors: -Festa, Thomas & Donovan, Kevin Joseph
Publisher: Clemson University Press Clemson, South Carolina
"Scholarly Milton is a collection of essays concerned with the function of scholarship in both the invention and the reception of Milton's writings in poetry and prose. The eleven essays examine 'scholarly Milton' the writer and 'scholarly Milton' as an established academic discipline"-- Provided by publisher.
2019 Faculty author: Glenn Geher
Darwin's roadmap to the curriculum evolutionary studies in higher education
Authors: . . . more- edited by Glenn Geher, David Sloan Wilson, Hadassah Mativetsky, Andrew Gallup.
Publisher: Oxford University Press New York, NY
This book serves to integrate the vast literature in the interdisciplinary field of Evolutionary Studies EvoS , , providing clear examples of how evolutionary concepts relate to all facets of life. Further, this book provides chapters dedicated to the processes associated with an EvoS education, including examples of how an interdisciplinary approach to evolutionary theory has been implemented successfully at various colleges, universities and degree programs. This book also offers chapters outlining a variety of applications to an evolution education, including improved sustainable development, medical practices, and creative and critical thinking skills. Finally, this book explores controversies surrounding evolution education and provides a roadmap to help shape a positive future for this approach to asking and answering questions
2019 Faculty author: Glenn Geher
Own your psychology major! : a guide to student success
Authors: Geher, Glenn
Publisher: American Psychological Association Washington, DC
"In this book, you'll get a bird's eye view of the whole curriculum, from rat mazes and statistics to abnormal psychology and psychotherapy, and you'll dive into some of the field's most enduring debates. Beyond the what and why of the psychology major, this book provides you with tips you can put into practice from day one. These include: How to maximize your learning inside and outside the classroom, advice on landing a solid internship, where to find research and service opportunities and steps for applying (and paying) for graduate programs. When you finish this book, you'll have a clear idea of why you're learning what you're learning, and how the skills you build in your psychology major will help you solve real-world problems. You'll be able to take an active hand in your education--and own your psychology major."--Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Glenn Geher
Positive Evolutionary Psychology Darwin's Guide to Living a Richer Life.
Authors: Geher, Glenn
Publisher: Oxford University Press USA - OSO Oxford
This book explores positive evolutionary psychology: the use of evolutionary psychology principles to help people and communities experience more positive and fulfilling lives. Across eleven chapters, this book describes the basic ideas of both evolutionary and positive psychology, elaborates on the integration of these two fields as a way to help advance the human condition, discusses several domains of human functioning from the perspective of positive evolutionary psychology, and finally, looks with an eye toward the future of work in this emerging and dynamic field.
2019 Faculty author: Holly George-Warren
Janis : her life and music
Authors: George-Warren, Holly
Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York, NY
"This blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin establishes the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was. Janis Joplin's first transgressive act was to be a white girl who gained an early sense of the power of the blues, music you could only find on obscure records and in roadhouses along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast. But even before that, she stood out in her conservative oil town. She was a tomboy who was also intellectually curious and artistic. By the time she reached high school, she had drawn the scorn of her peers for her embrace of the Beats and her racially progressive views. Her parents doted on her in many ways, but were ultimately put off by her repeated acts of defiance. Janis Joplin has passed into legend as a brash, impassioned soul doomed by the pain that produced one of the most extraordinary voices in rock history. But in these pages, Holly George-Warren provides a revelatory and deeply satisfying portrait of a woman who wasn't all about suffering. Janis was a perfectionist: a passionate, erudite musician who was born with talent but also worked exceptionally hard to develop it. She was a woman who pushed the boundaries of gender and sexuality long before it was socially acceptable. She was a sensitive seeker who wanted to marry and settle down--but couldn't, or wouldn't. She was a Texan who yearned to flee Texas but could never quite get away--even after becoming a countercultural icon in San Francisco. Written by one of the most highly regarded chroniclers of American music history, and based on unprecedented access to Janis Joplin's family, friends, band mates, archives, and long-lost interviews, Janis is a complex, rewarding portrait of a remarkable artist finally getting her due."--Publisher's website.
2018 Faculty author: Howard Good
A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel
Authors: Howie Good
Publisher: Analog Submission Press
Howie Good is the author of The Loser's Guide to Street Fighting, winner of the 2017 Lorien Poetry Prize. His latest collection is I'm Not a Robot from Tolsun Books. He co-edits the journals UnLost and Unbroken with Dale Wisely. Limited run of only 25 handmade, hand numbered copies! 13 pages staple bound. Printed on an old Canon laser printer we found abandoned at a dump site. Cover: black ink on 80gsm yellow paper. Interior: black ink on 80gsm white paper.Cover art by James Brook
2018 Faculty author: Howard Good
I m not a robot
Authors: Howie Good.
Publisher: Tolsun Books Tolleson, Arizona
I m Not a Robot is an absurd reminder of the terrifying realities we often turn a numb mind to. Howie Good is brutal: a woman carries her own eyeball, kids beat a homeless man to death with skateboards, a neighbor nails his scrotum to the floor. But in his existential plea is a sympathy that only a human could understand. Good takes the cogs and gears that have been forged in us through constant tragedy and sculpts them back into guts and organs that thump and feel. It is possible to laugh and cry, and Good reminds us that salt can turn things alkaline or acid, that we re all connected, no matter how far we live from each other. --
2019 Faculty author: Howard Good
Spooky action at a distance
Authors: Good, Howie. layout by Marc Brüseke.
Publisher: Analog Submission Press
2019 Faculty author: Howard Good
Stick figure opera : 99 100-word prose poems
Authors: Good, Howie
Publisher: Cajun Mutt Press
2019 Faculty author: Howard Good
The Titanic sails at dawn
Authors: Good, Howie
Publisher: [Publisher not identified]
2019 Faculty author: Howard Good
What it is and how to use it
Authors: Good, Howie
Publisher: Grey Book Press
2018 Faculty author: Carol Goodman
The other mother
Authors: Goodman, Carol
Publisher: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers New York, NY
"From the author of the internationally bestselling The Lake of Dead Languages comes a gripping novel about madness, motherhood, love, and trust. When Daphne Marist and her infant daughter, Chloe, pull up the gravel drive to the home of Daphne's new employer, it feels like they've entered a whole new world. Tucked in the Catskills, the stone mansion looks like something out of a fairy tale, its lush landscaping hiding the view of the mental asylum just beyond its border. Daphne secured the live-in position using an assumed name and fake credentials, telling no one that she's on the run from a controlling husband who has threatened to take her daughter away. Daphne's new life is a far cry from the one she had in Westchester where, just months before, she and her husband welcomed little Chloe. From the start, Daphne tries to be a good mother, but she's plagued by dark moods and intrusive thoughts that convince her she's capable of harming her own daughter. When Daphne is diagnosed with Post Partum Mood Disorder, her downward spiral feels unstoppable--until she meets Laurel Hobbes. Laurel, who also has a daughter named Chloe, is everything Daphne isn't: charismatic, sophisticated, fearless. They immediately form an intense friendship, revealing secrets to one another they thought they'd never share. Soon, they start to look alike, dress alike, and talk alike, their lives mirroring one another in strange and disturbing ways. But Daphne realizes only too late that being friends with Laurel will come at a very shocking price--one that will ultimately lead her to that towering mansion in the Catskills where terrifying, long-hidden truths will finally be revealed ..."-- Provided by publisher.
2019 Faculty author: Carol Goodman
The night visitors : a novel
Authors: Goodman, Carol
Publisher: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers New York, NY
A social worker living alone in a run-down house in the woods offers shelter to a young boy and a woman fleeing an abusive relationship before their lives are threatened by dangerous secrets.
2019 Faculty author: Giordana Grossi
NeuroGenderings - issue of Scholar and Feminist Online
Authors: Rebecca Jordan-Young, Giordana Grossi, & Gina Rippon
In this issue of Scholar and Feminist Online, edited by Rebecca Jordan-Young, Giordana Grossi, and Gina Rippon, readers are invited to learn about the complexities of the brain from both feminist neuroscientists and feminist science and technology studies scholars. Each of these scholars comes from their own disciplinary formations. Yet, what ties these essays together is a shared understanding of the stakes that are involved in coming to know the brain, in this particular moment, through the lenses of sex and gender....As one reads these thoughtful and scientifically rigorous articles, it is important to keep in mind that the authors are not in any way interested in dismissing the importance of studying differences in the brain. To suggest such is to miss the importance of their contributions to science. Rather, they present us with neuroscientific methods and practices that move us beyond essentializing and biologically deterministic frameworks. They challenge us to reconsider how we encounter scientific research on sex differences in the brain, and how we process and communicate this knowledge. They also challenge us to take seriously the idea that social inequalities have physiological outcomes, even at the level of the brain – something that feminist, Black, and women of color health advocates have known for some time. This issue of Scholar and Feminist Online teaches us many such lessons about sex, gender, and the brain, while also drawing our attention to the possibilities of thinking about difference in neuroscience, differently. Deboleena Roy, Emory University, from her presentation of the special issue This is a special issue for the peer-reviewed journal Scholar & Feminist Online. All articles can be found at
2018 Faculty author: Morgan Gwenwald
Dump Trump : Legacies of Resistance
Authors: edited by Cheryl Clarke, Morgan Gwenwald, Stevie Jones, and Red Washburn Julie R. Enzer, editor .
Publisher: Sinister Wisdom, Inc. Riverdale, MD
Featuring the best lesbian political writing including work by Joan Nestle, Anne Maguire, Lorrie Sprecher, Claire Bond Potter, Sarah Schulman, Adriana de Luiza, Jewelle L. Gomez, Denise Conca, Blanche McCrary Boyd, and many others.
2019 Faculty author: Laurence Hauptman
Coming full circle : the Seneca Nation of Indians, 1848-1934
Authors: Hauptman, Laurence M.
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman
"The disastrous Buffalo Creek Treaty of 1838 called for the Senecas' removal to Kansas (then part of the Indian Territory). From this low point, the Seneca Nation of Indians, which today occupies three reservations in western New York, sought to rebound. Beginning with events leading to the Seneca Revolution in 1848, which transformed the nation's government from a council of chiefs to an elected system, Laurence M. Hauptman traces Seneca history through the New Deal. Based on the author's nearly fifty years of archival research, interviews, and applied work, Coming Full Circle shows that Seneca leaders in these years learned valuable lessons and adapted to change, thereby preparing the nation to meet the challenges it would face in the post-World War II era, including major land loss and threats of termination. Instead of emphasizing American Indian decline, Hauptman stresses that the Senecas were actors in their own history and demonstrated cultural and political resilience. Both Native belief, in the form of the Good Message of Handsome Lake, and Christianity were major forces in Seneca life; women continued to play important social and economic roles despite the demise of clan matrons' right to nominate the chiefs; and Senecas became involved in national and international competition in long-distance running and in lacrosse. The Seneca Nation also achieved noteworthy political successes in this period. The Senecas resisted allotment, and thus saved their reservations from breakup and sale. They recruited powerful allies, including attorneys, congressmen, journalists, and religious leaders. They saved their Oil Spring Reservation, winning a U.S. Supreme Court case against New York State on the issue of taxation and won remuneration in their Kansas Claims case. These efforts laid the groundwork for the Senecas' postwar endeavor to seek compensation before the Indian Claims Commission and pursuit of a series of land claims and tax lawsuits against New York State." -- Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Laurence Hauptman
History of the Seneca Nation of Indians : an instructional manual for the secondary schools
Authors: Hauptman, Laurence M. -Bowen Rebecca
Publisher: Lulu Press
"This document-based instructional manual is intended to give teachers and students greater understanding of the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI), their history, world view, and concerns. The SNI is a federally recognized sovereign nation, having a government-to-government relationship with the U.S., set forth in treaties (1784 to 1794). This manual throws light on the Seneca experience from after the American Revolution to today. Its 2 goals are to provide accurate information about the rich Native American history of western New York and to encourage teachers to incorporate the information provided into the standard American history curriculum and participation in government classes taught in grades 7-12. It contains 32 documents, 11 maps, 51 illustrations, questions at the end of each chapter with suggestions for further reading, and lists museums with excellent collections of Seneca material culture, major Native American periodicals, and recommended websites." -- Provided by publisher
2018 Faculty author: Eugene Heath
The Routledge companion to business ethics
Authors: edited by Eugene Heath, Byron Kaldis, and Alexei Marcoux.
Publisher: Routledge Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY
The field of business ethics continues to expand intellectually and geographically. During the past five decades, scholars have developed and deepened their inquiries into the ethics of commercial and corporate conduct. This Companion provides a novel overview of the discipline of business ethics, covering the major areas of the field as well as new and emerging topics. The eight thematic units range over an extraordinary set of subjects and include chapters on the history and pedagogy of business ethics, moral philosophy, the nature of business, responsibilities within the firm, economic institutions, the 2008 financial crisis, globalization, and business ethics in different regions of the world. Led by a well-respected editorial team, this unique volume gathers an international array of experts whose various critical approaches yield insights from areas such as public policy, economics, law, and history, in addition to business and philosophy. With its fresh analyses, wide scope, and clarity of approach, this volume will be an essential addition to library collections in business, management, and applied ethics. -- Publisher s description
2019 Faculty author: Mary Holland
Approaches to teaching the works of David Foster Wallace
Authors: -Burn, Stephen & Holland, Mary
Publisher: The Modern Language Association of America New York
"David Foster Wallace's works engaged with his literary moment--roughly summarized as postmodernism--and with the author's historical context. From the famous complexity of novels such as Infinite Jest to the direct critique of American culture in his essays, his works have at their core essential human concerns such as self-understanding, connecting with others, ethical behavior, and finding meaning. The essays in this volume suggest ways to elucidate Wallace's philosophical and literary preoccupations for today's students, who continue to contend with urgent issues, both personal and political, through reading literature. Part 1, "Materials," offers guidance on editions of Wallace's works and critical responses to them. The essays in part 2, "Approaches," discuss teaching key works and genres in high school settings, first-year undergraduate writing classes, American literature surveys, seminars on Wallace, and world literature courses. They examine Wallace's social and philosophical contexts and contributions, treating topics such as gender, literary ethics, and the culture of writing programs." -- Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Kathleen Hunt
Breaking boundaries innovative practices in environmental communication and public participation
Authors: edited by Kathleen P. Hunt, Gregg B. Walker, and Stephen P. Depoe.
Publisher: State University of New York Press Albany
Breaking Boundaries analyzes efforts made by communities and policy makers around the world to push beyond conventional approaches to environmental decision making to enhance public acceptance, sustainability, and the impact of those decisions in local contexts. The current political climate has generated uncertainty among citizens, industry interests, scientists, and other stakeholders, but by applying concepts from various perspectives of environmental communication and deliberative democracy, this book offers a series of lessons learned for both public officials and concerned citizens. The contributors offer a broader understanding of how individuals and groups can get involved effectively in environmental decisions through traditional formats as well as alternative approaches ranging from leadership capacity building to social media activity to civic technology.
2018 Faculty author: Benjamin Junge
Cynical citizenship : gender, regionalism, and political subjectivity in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Authors: Benjamin Junge.
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque
This anthropological study of grassroots community leaders in Porto Alegre, Brazil s leftist hotspot, focuses on gender, politics, and regionalism during the early 2000s, when the Workers Party Partido dos Trabalhadores was in power. The author explores the ways community leaders make sense of official notions of citizenship and how gender, politics, and regional identities shape these interpretations. Junge further examines the implications of leaders deep ambivalence toward normative participation discourses for how we theorize and study participatory democracy, citizenship, and political subjectivity in Brazil and beyond. -- Provided by publisher.
2018 Faculty author: Peter Kaufman
Teaching with compassion : an educator's oath to teach from the heart
Authors: Kaufman, Peter -Schipper, Janine
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. Lanham
"In a world where students are often seen as test scores and not as human beings, where their well-being is challenged by poverty, intolerance, and bullying, and where technological innovations frequently erode genuine personal contact, compassionate teachers are needed more than ever. Teaching with Compassion offers practical tools and strategies designed to help educators foster a culture of care and compassion. Organized around an eight-point "Teaching with Compassion Oath," this book draws on real life examples and exercises to demonstrate the power and potential of teaching from the heart. Written for both experienced and novice educators alike, Teaching with Compassion is sure to stimulate inquiry and provide ongoing inspiration." -- Publisher's description
2018 Faculty author: Ronald Knapp
Tushuo Zhongguo Minju (Chinese Translation of CHINESE HOUSES: The Architectural Heritage of a Nation
Authors: Ronald Knapp
Publisher: San Lian Beijing
As a living space for Chinese families, Chinese dwellings contain many different architectural styles. From ordinary rectangular huts or huts, to large-scale houses, illustrious manors and even extravagant palaces, they form a colorful picture of the Chinese dwellings in different styles. This book focuses on 17 well-preserved residential buildings, showing exquisite examples of Chinese dwellings built over thousands of years, including Beijing Siheyuan, Jiangnan Water Town, Scholars, Ming Dynasty, Ming Dynasty, Fushang House, Qing Dynasty Courtyard. , Fujian Tulou, ancient city residences, etc. The book regards the Chinese dwellings as a type of building, and carries out a bird's-eye view of the regional differences in the form of residential houses and the historical evolution of the types of dwellings. With rich photos, engraved drawings, historical images, and technical drawings, the readers vividly showcase a country's unique traditional architecture.
2019 Faculty author: Russell LaValle
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Here comes the sun : summer of 69
Authors: La Valle, Russell Paul.
Publisher: W & B Publishers Kernersville, NC
"It is the spring of 1969 and Dalton Hawkes--a newly minted college graduate with a degree in literature and minors in sex, drugs, drinking, and rock 'n' roll--awaits the summer. He and his friends have endured all upheavals of the Sixties and simply want to pull back from the world and experience it anew. Moving into a notorious "hippie house," they begin journeys of discovery--for Hawkes, a star-crossed love affair with Maxine Cooke--an exotic older woman, who has irretrievably captured his heart. From nighttime skinny-dipping parties to planting a hidden marijuana crop to carousing in local bars to watching men walk on the moon--Hawkes and his fellow "travelers" revel in everything the 60's ethos has to offer. The summer climaxes with the Woodstock Festival and its clarion call of peace, love, and song to the world. After three days of music and psychedelic celebration, the Festival's cleansing rains have spoken, and in the end, sitting out a last rainstorm in an abandoned truck, listening to Jimi Hendricks' haunting rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner, Hawkes and Maxine make their separate peace and await whatever the future holds--for them and their generation." -- Publisher's description.
2018 Faculty author: Susan Lewis
The power of art
Authors: Richard Lewis, Susan I. Lewis.
Publisher: Cengage Boston, MA
Compelling and accessible, THE POWER OF ART features gorgeous images and themes that connect with today s students and an engaging writing style that s praised by instructors and students alike. The revised third edition delivers a brief yet comprehensive survey which demonstrates that art is everywhere and relevant to all students. The text incorporates global material, reflecting cultural intersections and mutual influences--and Art News boxes present real events, connecting art to students lives. In addition to excellent art history coverage, THE POWER OF ART features a diverse mix of artists and spotlights current trends in artistic mediums and themes. -- Provided by publisher
2018 Faculty author: Shannon McManimon
Whiteness at the table : antiracism, racism, and identity in education
Authors: edited by Shannon K. McManimon, Zachary A. Casey, and Christina Berchini.
Publisher: Lexington Books Lanham, Maryland
Antiracist work in education has proceeded as if the only social relation at issue is the one between white people and people of color. But what if our antiracist efforts are being undermined by unexamined difficulties and struggles among white people? Whiteness at the Table examines whiteness in the lived experiences of young children, family members, students, teachers, and school administrators. It focuses on racism and antiracism within the context of relationships. Its authors argue that we cannot read or understand whiteness as a phenomenon without attending to the everyday complexities and conflicts of white people s lives. This edited volume is entitled Whiteness at the Table, then, for at least three reasons. First, the title evokes the origins of this book in the ongoing storytelling and theorizing of the Midwest Critical Whiteness Collective--a small collective of antiracist educators, scholars, and activists who have been gathering at its founders dining room table for almost a decade. Second, the book s authors are theorizing whiteness not just in terms of structural aspects of white power, but in terms of how whiteness is reproduced and challenged in the day-to-day interactions and relationships of white people. In this sense, whiteness is always already at the table, and this book seeks to illuminate how and why this is so. Finally, one of the primary aims of Whiteness at the Table is to persuade white people of their moral and political responsibility to bring whiteness--as an explicit topic, as perhaps the most important problem to be solved at this historical moment--to the table. This responsibility to theorize and combat whiteness cannot and should not fall only to people of color. -- Publisher s description
2019 Faculty author: Scott Minkoff
Politics on display : yard signs and the politicization of social spaces
Authors: Makse, Todd -Minkoff, Scott L. & Sokhey, Anand Edward
Publisher: Oxford University Press New York, NY
"Political yard signs are one of the most ubiquitous and conspicuous features of American political campaigns, yet they have received relatively little attention as a form of political communication or participation. In Politics on Display, Todd Makse, Scott L. Minkoff, and Anand E. Sokhey tackle this phenomenon to craft a larger argument about the politics of identity and space in contemporary America. Documenting political life in two suburban communities and a major metropolitan area, they use an unprecedented research design that leverages street-level observation of the placement of yard signs and neighborhood-specific survey research that delves into the attitudes, behavior, and social networks of residents. The authors then integrate these data into a geo-database that also includes demographic and election data. Supplemented by nationally-representative data sources, the book brings together insights from political communication, political psychology, and political geography. Against a backdrop of conflict and division, this book advances a new understanding of how citizens experience campaigns, why many still insist on airing their views in public, and what happens when social spaces become political spaces." -- Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Kathleen Murphy
Music Therapy Supervision
Authors: edited by Michele Forinash.
Publisher: Barcelona Publishers Dallas, TX
The first book in the field to provide a comprehensive examination of the many levels and facets of music therapy supervision, now in its 2nd edition. It contains 26 chapters by leading experts from the USA, Canada, Denmark, Australia, and Israel. Part one provides foundations of supervision. Part two presents principles and techniques for pre-professional supervision (e.g., for students in practicum and internship), while part three deals with ways of supervising professional music therapists. Part four examines the various kinds of supervision used in advanced institute training (e.g., Nordoff-Robbins, Guided Imagery and Music, Analytical Music Therapy). This is a valuable resource for beginning as well as experienced supervisors. (2019; Paperback. 474pages)
2019 Faculty author: Kenneth Nystrom
The bioarchaeology of mummies
Authors: Nystrom, Ken
Publisher: Routledge New York, NY
"The modern manifestation of the mummy studies field began to take shape in the 1970s. Largely stemming from a biomedical interest in soft tissue pathology, mummy based research has experienced significant growth during the last several decades. Although this points to a vibrant field, there are indications that we need to take stock of where it is today and how it may proceed in the future. In many ways, mummy studies and skeletal bioarchaeology are 'sister-disciplines', sharing data sources, methodologies, and practitioners. Given these close connections, this book considers whether paradigmatic shifts that influenced the development of the latter also impacted the former. This volume is unique in several ways. First, although there are many books that discuss mummy research, this volume does not focus on any particular mummy or collection of mummies. Rather, it is an attempt at a synthetic, state-of-the-field, critical analysis. Further, whereas recent field-wide reviews principally reflect a biomedical perspective, I consider the field from a more explicitly anthropological perspective. This book is intended for two audiences. On the one hand, it is written for skeletal bioarchaeologists that may not be familiar with the scope of mummy research. This book was also written for mummy researchers from biomedical fields that may not be as familiar with current research trends within bioarchaeology"-- Provided by publisher.
2018 Faculty author: Jessica Pabón
Graffiti grrlz : performing feminism in the hip hop diaspora
Authors: Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón.
Publisher: New York University Press New York
Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing on the streets of Philadelphia and New York City in the late 1960s, writers have anonymously inscribed their tag names on trains, buildings, and bridges. Passersby are left to imagine who the author might be, and, despite the artists anonymity, graffiti subculture is seen as a boys club, where the presence of the graffiti girl is almost unimaginable. Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón interrupts this stereotype and introduces us to the world of women graffiti artists. Drawing on the lives of over 100 women in 23 countries, Pabon-Colon argues that graffiti art is an unrecognized but crucial space for the performance of feminism. She demonstrates how it builds communities of artists, reconceptualizes the Hip Hop masculinity of these spaces, and rejects notions of girl power. Graffiti Grrlz also unpacks the digital side of Hip Hop graffiti subculture and considers how it widens the presence of the woman graffiti artist and broadens her networks, which leads to the formation of all-girl graffiti crews or the organization of all-girl painting sessions. -- Publisher s description
2018 Faculty author: Vanessa Plumly
Rethinking black German studies : approaches, interventions and histories
Authors: -Florvil, Tiffany Nicole & Plumly, Vanessa D.
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd Oxford, United Kingdom
Black German Studies is an interdisciplinary field that has experienced significant growth over the past three decades, integrating subjects such as gender studies, diaspora studies, history, and media and performance studies. The field's contextual roots as well as historical backdrop, nevertheless, span centuries. This volume assesses where the field is now by exploring the nuances of how the past - colonial, Weimar, National Socialist, post-1945, and post-Wende - informs the present and future of Black German Studies; how present generations of Black Germans look to those of the past for direction and empowerment; how discourses shift due to the diversification of power structures and the questioning of identity-based categories; and how Black Germans affirm their agency and cultural identity through cultural productions that engender both counter-discourses and counter-narratives. Examining Black German Studies as a critical, hermeneutic field of inquiry, the contributions are organized around three thematically conceptualized sections: German and Austrian literature and history; pedagogy and theory; and art and performance. Presenting critical works in the fields of performance studies, communication and rhetoric, and musicology, the volume complicates traditional historical narratives, interrogates interdisciplinary methods, and introduces theoretical approaches that help to advance the field.
2019 Faculty author: Jonathan Raskin
Abnormal psychology : contrasting perspectives
Authors: Jonathan D. Raskin.
Publisher: Red Globe Press London
This groundbreaking core textbook offers a comprehensive overview of different approaches to the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. The book retains important diagnostic perspectives, including the DSM-5, ICD-10, ICD-11 and PDM, but also widens the scope of coverage beyond mainstream psychiatric models to include psychological, biological, historical, sociocultural and therapeutic approaches. Contemporary and well-balanced, this book provides an even-handed and holistic foundation, allowing students to develop a strong critical mindset while retaining a robust research-driven orientation. This book is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduates students on abnormal psychology, psychopathology, mental health or clinical psychology modules. -- Publisher s description
2018 Faculty author: Louis Roper
The torrid zone : Caribbean colonization and cultural interaction in the long seventeenth century
Authors: edited by L. H. Roper.
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press Columbia, South Carolina
Brimming with new perspectives and cutting-edge research, the essays collected in The Torrid Zone explore colonization and cultural interaction in the Caribbean from the late 1600s to the early 1800s--a period known as the long seventeenth century--a time when these encounters varied widely and the diverse actors were not yet fully enmeshed in the culture and power dynamics of master-slave relations. The events of this era would profoundly affect the social and political development of both the colonies that Europeans established in the Caribbean and the wider world. This book is the first to offer comparative treatments of Danish, Dutch, English, and French trading, pirating, and colonizing activities in the Caribbean and analysis of the corresponding interactions among people of African, European, and Native origin.
2019 Faculty author: Anne Roschelle
Struggling in the land of plenty : race, class, and gender in the lives of homeless families
Authors: Roschelle, Anne R.
Publisher: Lexington Books Lanham
At the conclusion of the twentieth century, the U.S. economy was booming, but the gap between the rich and poor widened significantly in the 1990s, poverty rates among women and children skyrocketed, and there was an unprecedented rise in familial homelessness. Based on a four-year ethnographic study, Anne R. Roschelle examines how socially structured race, class, and gender inequality contributed to the rise in family homelessness and the devastating consequences for parents and their children. Struggling in the Land of Plenty analyzes the appalling conditions under which homeless women and children live, the violence endemic to their lives, the role of the welfare state in perpetrating poverty, and their never-ending struggle for survival--back cover.
2018 Faculty author: Michael Rosenberg
Inclusion : effective practices for all students
Authors: McLeskey, James -Rosenberg, Michael S. & Westling, David L.
Publisher: Pearson New York, New York
What is inclusive education and why is it Important? -- Historical trends, current practices, and tomorrow’s challenges -- Foundations of effective inclusive education -- High-incidence disabilities -- Low-incidence disabilities -- Including students with other special needs -- Collaboration and teaming -- Assessment for eligibility and planning -- Behavior management -- Effective instruction using a multi-tiered system of supports -- Reading and writing instruction -- Mathematics instruction -- Instruction in secondary content areas -- Instruction for students with significant learning needs.
2019 Faculty author: Jan Schmidt
Foraging for light : poems
Authors: Schmidt, Jan Zlotnik
Publisher: Finishing Line Press Georgetown, Kentucky
2018 Faculty author: June Trop
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The deadliest fever : a Miriam bat Isaac mystery in ancient Alexandria
Authors: June Trop.
Publisher: Black Opal Books Parkdale, OR
Miriam bat Isaac, a budding alchemist and amateur sleuth in first-century CE Alexandria, is concerned when she learns that the Torah mantle in Alexandria s Great Synagogue has been damaged. She takes the mantle to Judah, a renowned jeweler and the unrequited love of her life. He repairs the mantle but assures her that the gems are genuine. Like Miriam, he is astonished that someone would damage the mantle but leave the gems behind. But Miriam suspects that something is not right. She is even more convinced that something is amiss, a few days later, when an anonymous note arrives, warning that the security at the Synagogue needs to be increased. As she digs for answers, she learns that some of the people she trusts are not what they seem, and she may not survive long enough to uncover the truth... -- Publisher s description
2019 Faculty author: June Trop
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The deadliest thief a Miriam bat Isaac mystery in ancient Alexandria
Authors: Trop, June.
Publisher: Black Opal Books Parkdale, OR
Miriam bat Isaac, a budding alchemist and amateur sleuth in first-century CE Alexandria, becomes frantic when her best friend, Phoebe, is kidnapped. At the same time, a brute of a man is stalking Nathaniel ben Ruben, an itinerant potbellied dwarf. Could this brute, the last surviving jewel thief from the Temple of Artemis, be the same man who has kidnapped Phoebe ? --Publisher's description.
2018 Faculty author: Michael Vargas
Constructing Catalan Identity : Memory, Imagination, and the Medieval
Authors: Vargas, Michael A.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
"This is a book about how Catalans use their past, real and imagined, in the construction of their present and future. Michael A. Vargas inventories the significant people, signal events, and familiar icons that constitute the Catalan collective memory, from Wilfred the Hairy and Sant Jordi to the mountain monastery of Montserrat, red peasant caps, and human towers in town squares. He then considers how that inventory is employed to posit a brilliant political heritage at the forefront of modern European democracy--and for some, to build a powerful independence movement. As the future of Catalonia remains fraught, this book offers a lively and engaging exploration of how we draw upon history to confront contemporary challenges." -- Publisher's description
2019 Faculty author: Karla Vermeulen
Disaster mental health case studies : lessons learned from counseling in chaos
Authors: -Halpern, James & Nitza, Amy & Vermeulen, Karla
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group New York, NY
Disaster Mental Health Case Studies is a collection of case studies by master clinicians that reveal how disaster mental health interventions must be tailored to meet the needs of survivors. Each unique case study is structured to give the reader an introduction to the community affected pre-disaster; a glimpse into the thought processes of the disaster mental health responders pre- and post-disaster; and a reflective selection of lessons learned as a result of the experiences. The 17 case studies offer the reader: guidance on how to develop an empathic approach to disaster mental health response; exposure to a diverse sample of disaster contexts, including naturally-occurring disasters, human-caused disasters, and disasters which occurred in an international setting; an understanding of the strategic approaches needed for disaster mental health service response, as well as an appreciation of the need for self-care when responding; and a grounded and accessible writing style, bookended by chapters from the editors which thematically link and analyze the case studies. Offering a view into the challenges, tragedies, pain, frustrations, and grief at the heart of disaster mental health work, this collection is tailored to appeal to students of mental health and counseling, psychology, and social work; and working mental health professionals who would like to learn directly from experienced responders. --From publisher's description.
2019 Faculty author: Robert Waugh
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The tragic thread in science fiction
Authors: Waugh, Robert H.
Publisher: Hippocampus Press New York
The drum of arcturus in Lindsay's strange music -- Lindsay's and Goethe's celebration of the pagan world -- A speculative dictionary of a voyage to arcturus -- Stapledon's music of god: spirals and syntheses -- Go, tell it on the mountain -- The lament of the midwives in childhood's end -- The lily and the rose: polarities in the city and the stars -- Titus alone in the waste land -- Neuromancer: the fall is the case -- The word in the wilderness: nehwon, nowhere, and California -- Leiber covers the big gambler death -- Stage violence, stage resurrection in tiptree and leiber -- The deeps of eryx.
2018 Faculty author: Reva Wolf
Marking time : Andy Warhol s vision of celebrations, commemorations, and anniversaries
Authors: edited by Reva Wolf.
Publisher: Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art New Paltz, New York
In 1967, on the fifth anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's untimely death at the age of thirty-six, Andy Warhol created a series of ten Marilyn screen prints. His decision to produce these "anniversary" prints fits a pattern in his practices as an artist, and in ours as a culture. The varied ways Warhol explored such moments is the subject of this publication. It is well known that Warhol was obsessed with time, as seen in his use of repetition, his work in the time-based media of film and tape recording, and his creation of Time Capsules. Less familiar, and virtually unexamined, is his multifaceted exploration of the related topic of commemoration. In this volume, readers are invited to consider five distinct time-marking occasions as featured in Warhol's art: holidays; commemorations of things; anniversaries of deaths; commemorations of people; and celebrations. Essays on specific works of art place them within their historical contexts and shed light on their significance as anniversary objects and as reminders of our mortality.
2020 Faculty author: Reva Wolf
Freemasonry and the visual arts from the eighteenth century forward : historical and global perspectives
Authors: -Wolf, Reva & Luxenberg, Alisa
Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts New York
"With the dramatic rise of Freemasonry in the eighteenth century, art played a fundamental role in its practice, rhetoric, and global dissemination, while Freemasonry, in turn, directly influenced developments in art. This mutually enhancing relationship has only recently begun to receive its due. The vilification of Masons, and their own secretive practices, have hampered critical study and interpretation. As perceptions change, and as masonic archives and institutions begin opening to the public, the time is ripe for a fresh consideration of the interconnections between Freemasonry and the visual arts. This volume offers diverse approaches, and explores the challenges inherent to the subject, through a series of eye-opening case studies that reveal new dimensions of well-known artists such as Francisco de Goya and John Singleton Copley, and important collectors and entrepreneurs, including Arturo Alfonso Schomburg and Baron Taylor. Individual essays take readers to various countries within Europe and to America, Iran, India, and Haiti. The kinds of art analyzed are remarkably wide-ranging-porcelain, architecture, posters, prints, photography, painting, sculpture, metalwork, and more-and offer a clear picture of the international scope of the relationships between Freemasonry and art and their significance for the history of modern social life, politics, and spiritual practices. In examining this topic broadly yet deeply, Freemasonry and the Visual Arts sets a standard for serious study of the subject and suggests new avenues of investigation in this fascinating emerging field." -- Publisher's description
2018 Faculty author: Jason Wrench
Scared speechless : communication apprehension, avoidance, and effectiveness
Authors: Virginia P. Richmond, Jason S. Wrench, James C. McCroskey.
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company Dubuque, IA
Scared Speechless: Communication Apprehension, Avoidance, and Effectiveness by Virginia P. Richmond, Jason S. Wrench, and James C. McCroskey examines the most widespread communication problem in our society, shyness, defining the issue and exploring why it occurs. Intended for those people who are scared speechless in some or most environments, the new seventh edition provides various methods that have been developed to help people overcome apprehension and anxiety about communicating. -- From publisher s description
2019 Faculty author: Jason Wrench
Quantitative research methods for communication : a hands-on approach
Authors: Jason S. Wrench, State University of New York at New Paltz ; Candice Thomas-Maddox, Ohio University, Lancaster ; Virginia Peck Richmond, University of Alabama at Birmingham ; James C. McCroskey, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Publisher: Oxford University Press New York
Quantitative Research Methods for Communication: A Hands-On Approach is a relevant and accessible guide to quantitative research. In clear, straightforward language, the authors encourage students to take an active, hands-on role in the learning process, giving them the tools they need to locate, conduct, collect and present their research. The authors use real communication studies and data sets to make communication research come alive for students. Students are not only introduced to new skills but also given the opportunity to immediately apply these skills in research scenarios. The text integrates helpful features throughout, including chapter objectives, case studies, data sheets, and key terms. -- Publisher s description
2018 Faculty author: Sarah Wyman
Sighted stones
Authors: poems by Sarah Mead Wyman.
Publisher: Finishing Line Press Georgetown, Kentucky
Throughout Sighted Stones, poet Sarah Wyman explores both the artistic and natural worlds to evoke the essence of human experience and our relationships with each other, the world around us and the cosmos beyond. She conjures up the spirits of artists Diebenkorn, Gorky and Braque among others to create ekphrastic meditations then turns a 180 with images of spiders, fishbones and repo men. Deeply reflective yet accessible, the volume will remain a presence to readers. -- Laurence Carr, author of Threnodies: poems in remembrance and Pancake Hollow Primer, winner of a Next Generation Indy Book Award
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