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    • Voices in the Band: A Doctor, Her Patients, and How the Outlook on AIDS Care Changed from Doomed to Hopeful 

      Ball, Susan C. (Cornell University Press, 2015)
      In 1992, Dr. Susan C. Ball began her medical career taking care of patients with HIV in the Center for Special Studies, a designated AIDS care center at a large academic medical center in New York City. Her unsentimental ...
    • War and Genocide in South Sudan 

      Pinaud, Clémence (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      Using more than a decade's worth of fieldwork in South Sudan, Clémence Pinaud here explores the relationship between predatory wealth accumulation, state formation, and a form of racism—extreme ethnic group entitlement—that ...
    • When Right Makes Might: Rising Powers and World Order 

      Goddard, Stacie E. (Cornell University Press, 2018)
      Why do great powers accommodate the rise of some challengers but contain and confront others, even at the risk of war? When Right Makes Might proposes that the ways in which a rising power legitimizes its expansionist aims ...
    • Why Noncompliance: The Politics of Law in the European Union 

      Börzel, Tanja A. (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      Why Noncompliance traces the history of noncompliance within the European Union (EU), focusing on which states continuously do or do not follow EU Law, why, and how that affects the governance in the EU and beyond. In ...
    • With God on Our Side: The Struggle for Workers' Rights in a Catholic Hospital 

      Reich, Adam D. (Cornell University Press, 2012)
      When unions undertake labor organizing campaigns, they often do so from strong moral positions, contrasting workers’ rights to decent pay or better working conditions with the more venal financial motives of management. ...
    • Without Foundations: Justification in Political Theory 

      Herzog, Donald J. (Cornell University Press, 1985)
      Can political theorists justify their ideas? Do sound political theories need foundations? What constitutes a well-justified argument in political discourse? Don Herzog attempts to answer these questions by investigating ...
    • Woman between Two Kingdoms: Dara Rasami and the Making of Modern Thailand 

      Castro-Woodhouse, Leslie (Cornell University Press, 2020)
      Woman Between Two Kingdoms explores the story of Dara Rasami, one of 153 wives of King Chulalongkorn of Siam in Thailand during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Born in a kingdom near Siam called Lan Na, ...
    • Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel 

      Langbauer, Laurie (Cornell University Press, 1990)
      According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form. Addressing questions of form, Langbauer reads novels that ...
    • Women's Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley 

      Zavella, Patricia (Cornell University Press, 1987)
      At the time Women’s Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley was published, little research had been done on the relationship between the wage labor and household labor of Mexican American women. ...
    • Writing in Limbo: Modernism and Caribbean Literature 

      Gikandi, Simon (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      In Simon Gikandi’s view, Caribbean literature and postcolonial literature more generally negotiate an uneasy relationship with the concepts of modernism and modernity—a relationship in which the Caribbean writer, unable ...
    • The Writing Public: Participatory Knowledge Production in Enlightenment and Revolutionary France 

      Bond, Elizabeth Andrews (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      Inspired by the reading and writing habits of citizens leading up to the French Revolution, The Writing Public is a compelling addition to the long-running debate about the link between the Enlightenment and the political ...