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Word, Liturgy, Charity

by Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, Mary L. Gautier, Thomas P. Gaunt & Thu T. Do et al. Lexington Books (May 28, 2018)

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the restoration of the diaconate as a permanent and stable order of ministry in the United States, the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown...


Buddhist Learning in South Asia

by Pintu Kumar Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

This interdisciplinary study is the first book to provide a complete survey of ?r? N?land? Mah?vih?ra from the perspective of its educational curricula as well as its religious influence. It provides detailed...


Transnational Return Migration of 1.5 Generation Korean New Zealanders

by Jane Yeonjae Lee Lexington Books (June 04, 2018)

Why do immigrants return home? Is return migration a failure or a success? How do returnees settle back into their original homeland while retaining their connections to their host society? How do returnees...


The Illusion of the Post-Colonial State

by W. Alade Fawole Lexington Books (June 01, 2018)

This book challenges the long-held conventional wisdom that Africa is a post-colonial society of sovereign nation-states despite the outward attributes of statehood: demarcated territories, permanent populations,...


Donald Trump and the Prospect for American Democracy

by Arthur Paulson Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This book goes beyond examining Donald Trump as a unique and controversial President to place his election in a historical and systematic perspective. It offers an analysis of the 2016 presidential nominations...


Stalin's Legacy in Romania

by Stefano Bottoni Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This study explores the little-known history of the Hungarian Autonomous Region (HAR), a Soviet-style territorial autonomy that was granted in Romania on Stalin’s personal advice to the Hungarian Székely...


Compositional Choices and Meaning in the Vocal Music of J. S. Bach

by Reginald L. Sanders, Mark A. Peters, Robert L. Marshall & Eric Chafe et al. Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

Compositional Choices and Meaning in the Vocal Music of J. S. Bach collects seventeen essays by leading Bach scholars. The authors each address in some way such questions of meaning in J. S. Bach’s vocal compositions—including...


Unsettling Science and Religion

by Whitney Bauman, Lisa Stenmark, Teresa Hornsby & Philip Clayton et al. Lexington Books (May 24, 2018)

This book borrows from the intellectual labor of queer theory in order to unsettle—or “queer”—the discourses of “religion” and “science,” and, by extension, the “science and religion discourse.”...


Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea

by Nojin Kwak, Dal Yong Jin, Yeuseung Kim & Ji-Hyun Ahn et al. Lexington Books (May 16, 2018)

In recent decades, Korean communication and media have substantially grown to become some of the most significant segments of Korean society. Since the early 1990s, Korea has experienced several distinctive...


Psychoanalytic Trends in Theory and Practice

by Mary Davis, Inga Blom, M. Hossein Etezady & Theodore Fallon Jr. et al. Lexington Books (May 24, 2018)

Psychoanalytic Trends in Theory and Practice serves as a guide for the novice, and a refresher for the expert, into the history and current status of major psychoanalytic concepts. Each chapter author, reviews...


Washington Irving and Islam

by Zubeda Jalalzai, Ray Lacina, Tracy Hoffman & Jeffrey Einboden et al. Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

Washington Irving and Islam contributes to understanding the relationship between the United States and the Islamic world, valuable not only for studies of Washington Irving, American Literature, or Islam, but...


Writing for Engagement

by Drew Holladay, Megan Faver Hartline, Megan J. Bardolph & Mary P. Sheridan et al. Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

Engagement is trendy. Although paired most often with community, diverse invocations of engagement have gained cache, capturing longstanding shifts toward new practices of knowledge making that both reflect...


Natural Disasters and Risk Communication

by C. Vail Fletcher, Jennette Lovejoy, Do Kyun Kim & Robert F. Butler et al. Lexington Books (May 23, 2018)

Natural Disasters and Risk Communication: Implications of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Megaquake asks and addresses how we communicate about natural disasters and what effect our communication has on natural...


American Roma

by Melanie R. Covert Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

American Roma: A Modern Investigation of Lived Experiences and Media Portrayals explores the representation of American Roma from the nineteenth-century to today by examining portrayals in newsprint, television,...


Bourbon Street, B-Drinking, and the Sexual Economy of Tourism

by Angela R. Demovic Lexington Books (May 11, 2018)

B-drinking is a strategy whereby dancers, waitresses, and otherwise legally employed women illegally solicit drinks from tourists for pay. Unique to the ethnographic literature on strip clubs, Bourbon Street,...


The Development of Economic Thought

by Joseph R. Cammarosano Lexington Books (May 02, 2018)

This book provides an overview or an introduction to the development of economic thought from the time of the early Greek and Roman writers to the mid-20th century. It provides a basic, no frills account of...


Aristocratic Souls in Democratic Times

by Ethan Alexander-Davey, Richard Avramenko, Ian Crowe & Jerry Salyer et al. Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

Great statesmen and gentlemen, men of honor and rank, seem to be phenomena of a bygone Aristocratic era. Aristocracies, which emphasize rank, and value difference, quality, beauty, rootedness, continuity, stand...


Rock and Romanticism

by James Rovira, Douglas T. Root, Rachel Feder & David S. Hogsette et al. Lexington Books (January 30, 2018)

Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2 is an edited anthology that seeks to explain just how rock and roll is a Romantic phenomenon that sheds light, retrospectively, on what literary...


Navigating Everyday Life

by Peter J. Adams Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

Navigating Everyday Life explores the special moments, big and small, that rupture the surface of everyday life and that can help readers adjust to the disrupting effects of major life crises. Peter Adams delves...


Rhetoric at the Non-Substantialistic Turn

by Therese Boos Dykeman Lexington Books (May 04, 2018)

Rhetoric at the Non-Substantialistic Turn: The East-West Coin presents a unique theory of rhetoric that encompasses both Eastern and Western approaches. Based on the Field-Being philosophy founded by Lik Kuen...


Andrey Platonov

by Tora Lane Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

This book traces the originality of Andrey Platonov’s vision of the Revolution in readings of his works. It has been common in Platonov scholarship to measure him within the parameters of a political pro et...


Adulthood, Morality, and the Fully Human

by John J. Shea Lexington Books (May 07, 2018)

In Adulthood, Morality, and the Fully Human, John J. Shea describes an adult, moral, and fully human self in terms of integrity and mutuality. Those who are fully human are caring and just. Violence is the absence...


Between Democracy and Technocracy

by Franklin Barr Lebo Lexington Books (May 01, 2018)

Classically, studies of the Japanese government are both tantalizing and frustrating as scholars standing outside of the system draw conclusions from significant events like crises, disasters, and moments of...


The Pursuit of Happiness and the American Regime

by Elizabeth Amato Lexington Books (February 28, 2018)

The Declaration of Independence claims that individuals need liberty to pursue happiness, but provides little guidance on the “what” of happiness. Happiness studies and liberal theory are incomplete guides....


Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean

by Sabella Ogbobode Abidde, Bruce Ormond Grant, Leonard Sitji Bombom & Elisha J. Dung et al. Lexington Books (March 01, 2018)

As important as state-to-state and multi-state cooperation have long proven to be, many countries in the Global South have yet to fully explore its potentials. Despite their shared history of slavery, colonialism,...


Ecologies of Participation

by Zayin Cabot Lexington Books (April 30, 2018)

In this daring debut, Zayin Cabot challenges the wise homebodies of academia. A profoundly interdisciplinary approach to comparative scholarship, Ecologies of Participation offers a methodology whereby we can...


Beyond the Problem of Evil

by Nathan R. B. Loewen Lexington Books (March 12, 2018)

Beyond the Problem of Evil tackles the reinventing the philosophy of religion by way of a topic familiar to anyone who has encountered the field. By considering how “the problem of evil” is historically...


Mobile Communication and Low-Skilled Migrants’ Acculturation to Cosmopolitan Singapore

by Rajiv George Aricat & Rich Ling Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Mobile Communication and Low-Skilled Migrants’ Acculturation to Cosmopolitan Singapore examines the role of mobile communication in the acculturation of South Asian labor migrants to Singapore, adopting a...


Vindicating the Commercial Republic

by Anthony A. Peacock Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Contrary to most academic commentary on The Federalist, this book contends that the most significant teachings of the work did not have to do with the institutions of government so much as with the non-institutional...


The British and the Greek Resistance, 1936–1944

by Andre Gerolymatos Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Between 1941 and 1944, the Germans and the Italians imposed a brutal occupation of Greece. This, as well as the outbreak of famine, drove many Greeks to join a variety of resistance movements in the mountains....


Practicing Psychotherapy in Constructed Reality

by Stephen Bacon Lexington Books (April 26, 2018)

In Practicing Psychotherapy in Constructed Reality: Ritual, Charisma, and Enhanced Client Outcomes, Stephen Bacon charts a radical and provocative new direction forward for psychotherapy. Based on the research...


Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health

by Laura Crosswell & Lance Porter Lexington Books (April 30, 2018)

Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health: A Case Study in Health Communication and Public Trust takes an in-depth look at Merck Pharmaceutical's groundbreaking launch of the Gardasil vaccination and ways in which...


Law, Economics, and Game Theory

by John Cirace Lexington Books (April 16, 2018)

This book considers three relationships: law and economics; economics and game theory; and game theory and law. Economists teach lawyers that economic principles cut across and integrate seemingly different...


Conflict, Bargaining, and Kinship Networks in Medieval Eastern Europe

by Christian Raffensperger Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Conflict, Bargaining, and Kinship Networks in Medieval Eastern Europe takes the familiar view of Eastern Europe, families, and conflicts and stands it on its head. Instead of a world rife with civil war and...


Anthropology of Tourism in Central and Eastern Europe

by Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, Nelson Graburn, Tom Selwyn & Maarja Kaaristo et al. Lexington Books (April 11, 2018)

In Anthropology of Tourism in Central and Eastern Europe: Bridging Worlds, Sabina Owsianowska and Magdalena Banaszkiewicz examine the limitations of the anthropological study of tourism, which stem from both...


Paths of Innovation in Warfare

by Nicholas Michael Sambaluk, Nathan A. Jennings, Brian Drohan & Mark Ehlers et al. Lexington Books (April 20, 2018)

Innovation shapes wars, and twelve studies by former faculty members of West Point’s United States Military Academy examine specific cases of past and present military innovation. The complex, competitive,...


Political Conversion

by Don Waisanen Lexington Books (April 20, 2018)

Stories of religious conversion have been told for millennia. Yet many prominent figures such as Ronald Reagan, Hillary Clinton, and Rick Perry have also used stories of their change from one political worldview...


Political Economy of China–Taiwan Relations

by Chien-Kai Chen Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

China–Taiwan economic ties are now among the key factors influencing the relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait which is still one of the flashpoints in today’s world. This book traces the...


Violence in the Americas

by Hanna S. Kassab, Jonathan D. Rosen, Bradford R. McGuinn & Acácio Augusto et al. Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Many countries throughout Latin America have experienced high levels of corruption, drug trafficking, and violence, which has created elements of fragility. The book is comprises case studies that explore the...


US Public Memory, Rhetoric, and the National Mall

by Roger C. Aden, Jennifer Keohane, Timothy J. Brown & Karen A. Franck et al. Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

US Public Memory, Rhetoric, and the National Mall examines “the nation’s front yard,” understanding it as both a public face the United States presents to the world and a site where its less apparent moral...


Borders and Debordering

by Lenart Skof, Eduardo Mendieta, Tomaž Grušovnik & Victor Forte et al. Lexington Books (April 11, 2018)

Borders / Debordering: Topologies, Praxes, Hospitableness engages from interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives some of the most important issues of the present, which lay at the intersection of physical,...


Critical Environmental Communication

by Murdoch Stephens Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

How do contemporary critical thinkers find a way to work between the doubt that grounds their thinking and the knowing needed to ground emancipatory political struggles? In this overview of four contemporary...


Games Girls Play

by Carolyn M. Cunningham Lexington Books (April 20, 2018)

Games Girls Play examines the role that video games play in girls’ lives, including how games structure girls’ leisure time, how playing video games constitutes different performances of femininity, and...


Haunted Families and Temporal Normativity in Hispanic Horror Films

by Charles St-Georges Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

This book examines the interactions between ghosts and families in three recent horror films from the Spanish-speaking world that, rather than explicitly referencing recent political violence, speak to the societal...


The Dynamics of Change in Modern World Politics

by Jean Kachiga Lexington Books (April 04, 2018)

In modern world politics, there exists a dynamic of change, and an observable pattern of phenomena. These phenomena consist of driving forces, of new paradigms that their exigencies induce, of new epochs that...


Faith, Hope, Love, and Justice

by Anselm K. Min, Grace Y. Kao, M. Shawn Copeland & Ingolf U. Dalferth et al. Lexington Books (March 28, 2018)

Faith, hope, and love, traditionally called theological virtues, are central to Christianity. This book renews faith, hope, and love in the context of the many contemporary challenges in many unique ways. It...


Archibald Simpson's Unpeaceable Kingdom

by Peter N. Moore Lexington Books (April 05, 2018)

This book draws on the life of Presbyterian minister and diarist Archibald Simpson (1734–1795) to examine the history of evangelical Protestantism in South Carolina and the British Atlantic during the last...


Memory, Identity, and Commemorations of World War II

by Mike Mochizuki, Daqing Yang, Marlène Laruelle & Ricardo T. Jose et al. Lexington Books (April 11, 2018)

Why do some governments and societies attach great significance to a particular anniversary year whereas others seem less inclined to do so? What motivates the orchestration of elaborate commemorative activities...


The Constitutive A Priori

by Arthur Sullivan Lexington Books (April 06, 2018)

The question of a priori (i.e., Can an adequate epistemology be developed without appeal to a non-empirical source of justification?) is a core issue running throughout the history of philosophy, and recent...


The Gamma Paradoxes

by Jeremy Kirby Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

In this book, Jeremy Kirby analyzes Book Gamma of Aristotle's Metaphysics and introduces the debates (or paradoxes as he refers to them) such as relativism versus the idea of a ready-made world, the possibility...