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Explaining Jesus

by Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter Lexington Books (December 15, 2018)

How exactly does one explain Jesus? That is the central question of this book. But the task

of explaining Jesus is complicated. For many nonbelievers, skeptics, or practitioners of non-

Jesus-based religions or...


Theories of Hope

by Rochelle M. Green, Allison Merrick, Patrick Shade & Akiba Lerner et al. Lexington Books (December 15, 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...


Black Female Vampires in African American Women’s Novels, 1977–2011

by Kendra R. Parker Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

This book critically situates the figure of the black female vampire in several fields of study including literary studies, cultural studies, gender studies, and critical race studies. Black female vampires...


Nigeria–United States Relations, 1960–2016

by Olayiwola Abegunrin & Ambassador E. Olusola Sanu Lexington Books (October 24, 2018)

This book examines relations between Nigeria and the United States, analyzing the levels of collaboration and interaction between the two countries since Nigerian independence in 1960. The central objective...


Narratives of Environmental Challenges in Brazil and India

by Murali Sivaramakrishnan, Zelia M. Bora, V. Arivudai Nambi & Carmen Escobedo de Tapia et al. Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Narratives of Environmental Challenges in Brazil and India: Losing Nature, edited by Zelia Bora and Murali Sivaramakrishnan, contextualizes the two subcontinents of India and Brazil and closely examines environmental...


Beyond the Classroom Walls

by Jerome Cranston Lexington Books (November 05, 2018)

Written for practicing teachers and administrators, teacher candidates, and scholars who work in the fields of pre-service and in-service teacher education, Beyond the Classroom Walls: Teaching in Challenging...


Wrestling with Archons

Storytelling in a Culturally Responsive Classroom

by Laura A. Mitchell Lexington Books (November 02, 2018)

The authentic, storytelling process gives students the opportunity to include their heritage language and culture into the learning process at school. Often, students separate their heritage language and culture...


Regulating Sport for the Non-Human Athlete

by Jonathan G. Merritt Lexington Books (November 01, 2018)

This book evaluates the status quo of integrity management within sports that involve horses worldwide. Sports governing bodies and international sports federations are very powerful organisations within their...


Listening, Religion, and Democracy in Contemporary Boston

by William W. Young Iii Lexington Books (November 01, 2018)

This book is a study of religious practices of listening in the Boston area. Through ethnographic study of a variety of religious communities, with an extensive focus on Quaker listening, it argues that religious...


An Ethnography of Gun Violence Prevention Activists

by Teal Rothschild Lexington Books (October 25, 2018)

This work builds on established literature that is centered on how the activists see themselves, their groups, and the national movement promoting gun violence prevention. This study focuses on two contemporary...


The Life and Thought of Filaret Drozdov, 1782–1867

by Nicholas S. Racheotes Lexington Books (October 25, 2018)

The Life and Thought of Filaret Drozdov, 1782–1867: The Thorny Path to Sainthood is an intellectual biography of the foremost historical figure in the religious world of nineteenth-century Russia. The product...


The Rhetorical Legacy of Wangari Maathai

by Anke Wolbert, Alberto Gonzalez, Eddah M. Mutua & Stella-Monica Mpande et al. Lexington Books (October 25, 2018)

This book honors the advocacy of Dr. Wangari Maathai, acclaimed environmentalist and the first African woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Peace. Dr. Maathai was a gifted orator who crafted messages that imagined...


Jihadism

by Nirode Mohanty Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Jihad (struggle) is a holy war to defend Islam against non-believers and non-Muslims. Jihadists are holy warriors. The intellectual father of jihadist Islamism, Sayyid Qutb, who was executed in Cairo in 1966,...


Reshaping Beloved Community

by Marlon A. Smith Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Reshaping Beloved Community: The Experiences of Black Male Felons and Their Impact on Black Radical Traditions offers a reflexive interrogation on the history of black male incarceration in the United States...


Improving the Viability and Perception of HBCUs

by Kimberly Young Walker, Comfort O. Okpala, Emetrude Lewis & Maquisha Mullins et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This book offers an examination of the development of HBCUs and their role in higher education. Chapters in the volume analyze the contemporary role of HBCUs through several lenses, including politics, education...


Propaganda, Media, and Nationalism in Mainland China and Hong Kong

by Luwei Rose Luqiu Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Propaganda, Media, and Nationalism in Mainland China and Hong Kong gives a clear and insightful introduction to the nature of media in China and Hong Kong and presents a conceptual discussion of propaganda....


Covering the Shi`a

by Robert Tomlinson Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Often demonized by the Western media and press, Hezbollah’s origins are rooted in activities of the Lebanese Shi`a in the late 1970s and early 80s. Covering the Shi`a: English Press Representation of the Lebanese...


Overcoming Ptolemy

by Geoffrey C. Gunn Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Studies on global metageography are enjoying a revival, and in no way is this better referenced than against the geo-world system bequeathed by Claudius Ptolemy almost two thousand years ago. This is all the...


Eurasia on the Edge

by Richard Sakwa, Piotr Dutkiewicz, Andrei Kazantsev & Fyodor Lukyanov et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Eurasia, wherever one draws the boundaries, is very much at the centre of discussions about today’s world. Security across Eurasia is a global concern and has been subject to a range of discussions and debate....


A Jewish Public Theology

by Abraham Unger Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

A Jewish Public Theology draws from Halakhah, Jewish law, to address some of the most searing current policy issues. Abraham Unger examines how Jewish tradition speaks to globalization and its attendant political...


Foundation for a Natural Morality

by Edmund Wall Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Few philosophers attempt to establish that there is an evaluative and moral realm. They make these major assumptions without argument. This plays into the hands of moral nihilists and certain other moral skeptics....


Prison Architecture and Punishment in Colonial Senegal

by Dior Konaté Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

For the past four decades, a rich scholarship has investigated the emergence of the prison in Europe and North America, mainly the connection between institutional architecture, techniques of social control,...


Human Nature and Politics in Utopian and Anti-Utopian Fiction

by Nivedita Bagchi Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

While the interest in anti-utopias has exploded over the years, issues of human nature rarely make it into the discussion of these works of literature. Yet conceptions of human nature play a key role in both...


Paris and the Marginalized Author

by Pamela A. Pears, Valérie K. Orlando, Karl Ashoka Britto & Norrell Edwards et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This volume of essays explores what it is that has brought marginalized and often exiled writers, seen as treacherous, alienated, and/or queer by their societies and nations together by way of Paris. Spanning...


Meeting Foreignness

by Paola Giorgis Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

How is Foreignness defined by language? Who has the power to define the ‘foreigner’ as such, on which grounds, from which positioning, for which purposes? And within such premises, which is the role of foreign...


Governance Innovation and Policy Change

by Nele Noesselt, Jon Taylor, Kent Freeze & Wei-chin Lee et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This edited volume assesses governance innovation and institutional change under the fifth generation of China’s political leaders headed by Xi Jinping. The configuration of long-term policy innovation without...


Customized Forms of Kurdishness in Turkey

by Ceren Şengül Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

The discussions on Kurds of Turkey mostly refer to them as if they are one homogeneous group, with different forms of being Kurdish mostly overlooked. Yet, Kurds have been scattered all across Turkey; they differ...


Peirce and Religion

by Roger Ward Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Charles Sanders Peirce is one of the most original voices in American philosophy. His scientific career and his goal of proving scientific logic provide rich material for philosophical development. Peirce was...


Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

by Eduardo Faingold Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which...


Aristotle on the Nature of Analogy

by Eric Schumacher Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Focusing primarily on Aristotle’s Physics Alpha, an attempt is made to establish the structure and significance of the Aristotelian analogy. Traditionally, the concept of analogy in Aristotle has been treated...


Music Wars

by John C. Hajduk Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

In the mid-twentieth century, certain elements of the American popular music industry (publishers, recording companies, and broadcasters) began to redefine their product as something more than mere entertainment....


The Intellectual Legacy of Victor and Edith Turner

by Marjorie M. Snipes, Frank A. Salamone, Xinyan Peng & James Peacock et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

In 2017, Edith Turner passed away. She left behind an intellectual legacy that, together with her husband, Victor Turner, transformed modern anthropology. This edited collection focuses on Victor and Edith Turner’s...


The Rhetoric of Pope Francis

by Christopher J. Oldenburg Lexington Books (October 17, 2018)

What is it about the rhetoric of one the most influential and powerful religious leaders in the world and in history—Pope Francis—that is so engaging and yet so challenging to the Church writ large, the...


How the Neoliberalization of Academia Leads to Thoughtlessness

by Justin Pack Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Universities across the US have committed to a process of neoliberalization that is radically altering higher education: academia is increasingly being run like a business. As a result, the university is becoming...


James Ellroy and Voyeur Fiction

by Nathan Ashman Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

James Ellroy is an acclaimed yet controversial popular novelist. Since the publication of his first novel Brown’s Requiem in 1981, Ellroy’s eccentric “Demon Dog” persona and his highly stylized, often...


Speaking of Evil

by Matthew Boedy Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Rhetoric and the Responsibility to and for Language: Speaking of Evil relocates the “problem of evil”— the question of why God would allow for the existence of evil—and surveys it as a rhetorical problem....


A Phenomenology of Langerian Mindfulness

by Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

While making a distinction between meditation-based mindfulness and Langerian mindfulness, Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi The Phenomenological Psychology of Mindfulness illustrates the components of Langerian phenomenology...


After the Fall

by Hanna S. Kassab, Dina Moulioukova, Bruce Bagley & Suzanne Loftus et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This edited volume examines the impacts of the 2014-2015 decline in the price of oil. Participants will examine the economic, social and political consequences on states and regions, along with their responses....


The Rape of Childhood

by Salman Akhtar, Christie Huddleston, Gordon Caras & Calvin Colarusso et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

The Rape of Childhood: Development, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Childhood Sexual Abuse details the dark realm of childhood sexual abuse. While lived experience, memory, subjectivity, and affect cannot...


Community-Focused Counter-Radicalization and Counter-Terrorism Projects

by Kawser Ahmed, Patrick Bélanger & Susan Szmania Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Following the launch of the global war on terror, western nations commissioned multiple community focused projects aimed at preventing terrorism and countering violent extremism. With an understanding that a...


The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter

by Amanda Nell Edgar & Andre E. Johnson Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

In The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter, Amanda Nell Edgar and Andre E. Johnson examine the surprisingly complex relationship between Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter as it unfolds...


Music and Words

by Patrick M. Patterson Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Composer Nakayama Shimpei (1887-1952) wrote more than 300 popular songs in his lifetime. Most are still well known and recorded regularly. An entrepreneur, he found ways to create popular songs that powered...


Reassembling the Strange

by Thomas Anderson Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This book examines how Westerners understood and processed Madagascar and its environment during the nineteenth century. Madagascar’s unique ecosystem crafted its reputation as a strange place full of unusual...


Nordic Narratives of Nature and the Environment

by Peter Degerman, Anna-Karin Jonasson, Reinhard Hennig & Beatrice G. Reed et al. Lexington Books (October 31, 2018)

Many contemporary environmental risks and global environmental changes occurring today are unprecedented in the history of human life on earth. However, the images and narratives through which humans relate...


Ethical Restoration after Communal Violence

by Marguerite La Caze Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Contemporary political ethics has to face the question of how to repair relations which have broken down after crimes, oppression, and political violence. The book employs the work of European and feminist philosophers,...


The Prose Works of Gha’ib Tu’ma Farman

by Hilla Peled-Shapira Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Peled-Shapira explores the connections between politics, society and literary expression in the works of the Iraqi writer Gha'ib Tu'ma Farman (1927-1990). As the first Iraqi to have composed a modern novel,...


Mythos and Voice

by Charles Underwood Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This book focuses on mythos and voice in the Odyssey, to illuminate its characters’ journeys from social displacement through discovery and recovery. Mythos and Voice approaches the Odyssey as a narrative...


Flattering the Demos

by Travis D. Smith, Marlene K. Sokolon, Derval Ryan & Steven Orr et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This volume brings together reflections on the relationship between politics and storytelling, especially within the democratic context. Examples are drawn from the ancient and modern worlds, from classical...


Youth and the Cuban Revolution

by Anne Luke Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Youth and the Cuban Revolution: Youth Culture and Politics in 1960s Cuba is a new history of the first decade of the Cuban Revolution, exploring how youth came to play such an important role in the 1960s on...