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God on High

by Laurie Cozad Lexington Books (June 20, 2018)

God on High examines cannabis-based religious groups in Canada and the United States. These religious groups are on the rise as cannabis use is further decriminalized or legalized. In examining these groups,...


Smash the Pillars

by Antonio Carmona Báez, Melissa F. Weiner, Lianne Leonora & Teresa Maria Díaz Nerio et al. Lexington Books (June 13, 2018)

Smash the Pillars builds on the efforts by scholars and activists to decolonize Dutch history and memory, as they resist the epistemological violence imposed by the state, its institutions, and dominant narratives....


Being Gay in Ireland

by Gerard Rodgers Lexington Books (May 26, 2018)

In Being Gay in Ireland: Resisting Stigma in the Evolving Present, Gerard Rodgers argues that existing theory and research on the lives of gay men often exhibits a social weightlessness such that self-beliefs...


Tajikistan on the Move

by Marlène Laruelle, Jesse Driscoll, Tim Epkenhans & John Heathershaw et al. Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

The southernmost and poorest state of the Eurasian space, Tajikistan collapsed immediately upon the fall of the Soviet Union and plunged into a bloody five-year civil war (1992–1997) that left more than 50,000...


Everyday Adjustments in Havana

by Hope Bastian Lexington Books (June 15, 2018)

By comparing the current reform process under President Raúl Castro to Cuba’s opening to market capitalism during the 1990s Special Period crisis, Everyday Adjustments in Havana: Economic Reforms, Mobility,...


Post-Colonial Cameroon

by Julius A. Amin, Joseph Takougang, Lotsmart Fonjong & Walter Gam Nkwi et al. Lexington Books (June 13, 2018)

In this unique volume, leading scholars examine how Cameroonians organize and experience their lives under Cameroonian leadership and local responses to that leadership. The volume offers essential case studies...


The Influence of Polls on Television News Coverage of Presidential Campaigns

by Vincent M. Fitzgerald Lexington Books (June 12, 2018)

Since the election of Richard Nixon in 1968 to Donald Trump’s victory in 2016, both presidential campaigns and television news have undergone significant changes, perhaps most noticeably in the use of public...


Paul Auster's Ghosts

by María Laura Arce Álvarez Lexington Books (June 13, 2018)

The following book explores the intertextual relationship between Paul Auster’s first and most remarkable work, The New York Trilogy (1987), and the works of certain American and European writers who shaped...


The Islamic State

by Anthony Celso Lexington Books (June 12, 2018)

This book analyses the Islamic State (IS) within a comparative framework of past Sunni jihadist movements. It argues jihadist failure to overthrow Muslim apostate states has led to a progressive radicalization...


The Australian Nexus

by Randall Doyle Lexington Books (June 15, 2018)

In 2018, Australia finds itself at the center of a geopolitical storm within the Indo-Pacific region. With the meteoric rise of China and the perceived decline of U.S. influence and power in East Asia, Australia...


McCarthyism in the Suburbs

by Allison Hepler Lexington Books (June 12, 2018)

In 1953, Mary Knowles was fired as a branch librarian for the Morrill Memorial Library, a public library in Norwood, Massachusetts. She had been called before the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee and, when...


Truth, Community, and the Prophetic Voice

by Christopher J. Libby Lexington Books (June 18, 2018)

Truth, Community, and the Prophetic Voice is to ask how it might be possible today to uphold an understanding of the prophetic voice that comports in essential ways with its expression in the biblical vision,...


The Letters and Diaries of Colonel John Hart Caughey, 1944–1945

by Roger B. Jeans Lexington Books (June 15, 2018)

Colonel John Hart Caughey, a US Army war plans officer stationed in the Chinese Nationalist capital of Chungking, was an eyewitness to the battle for China in the final months of the war (1944–45) and beyond,...


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...


In Search of Just Families

by Chhanda Gupta Lexington Books (June 06, 2018)

Triggered by anti-family movements, which have been inspired by the ideas of some theorists and writers, the book addresses the question: Is family destined to wither away? It challenges the radical idea that...


Secularism and the Crisis of Minority Identity in Postcolonial Literature

by Roger McNamara Lexington Books (June 06, 2018)

Secularism and the Crisis of Minority Identity in Postcolonial Literature examines how writers from religious and ethnic minority communities (Anglo-Indians, Burghers, Dalits, Muslims, and Parsis) in India and...


How the Liberal Arts Can Save Liberal Democracy

by Steven M. DeLue Lexington Books (June 06, 2018)

Currently, liberal democracy is threatened by authoritarian movements, not just in the United States but also in societies around the world. The liberal arts helps to arrest these tendencies because of the support...


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...


The Audience and Business of YouTube and Online Videos

by Louisa Ha, Claire Youngnyo Joa, Alyssa Fisher & Nicky Chang Bi et al. Lexington Books (June 06, 2018)

The Audience and Business of YouTube and Online Videos is a thorough analysis of YouTube audiences and creators of online videos that considers how the coexistence of user-generated and professional media content...


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...


Medical Transnationalism

by Sou Hyun Jang Lexington Books (June 06, 2018)

Medical Transnationalism examines Korean immigrants’ distinctive healthcare behaviors, contributing factors to their medical tourism, and their experiences and evaluations of medical tourism. Analyzing survey...


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...


Israel’s Military Doctrine

by Ehud Eilam Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

Israel’s military doctrine was aimed at defeating powerful Arab militaries, mostly those of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. In the years 1948-1982 Israel and Arab states had a series of wars i.e. high intensity wars....


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...