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Narkomania

by Jennifer J. Carroll Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Against the backdrop of a post-Soviet state set aflame by geopolitical conflict and violent revolution, Narkomania considers whether substance use disorders are everywhere the same and whether our responses...


The Experts' War on Poverty

by Romain D. Huret & John Angell Cornell University Press (October 15, 2018)

In the critically acclaimed La Fin de la Pauverté, Romain D. Huret identifies a network of experts who were dedicated to the post-World War II battle against poverty in the United States. John Angell’s translation...


Smoking under the Tsars

by Tricia Starks Cornell University Press (September 15, 2018)

Approaching tobacco from the perspective of users, producers, and objectors, Smoking under the Tsars provides an unparalleled view of Russia’s early adoption of smoking. Tricia Starks introduces us to the...


Our Frontier Is the World

by Mischa Honeck Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Mischa Honeck’s Our Frontier Is the World is a provocative account of how the Boy Scouts echoed and enabled American global expansion in the twentieth century.

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has long been...


Civilization and Disease

by Henry E. Sigerist & Elizabeth Fee Cornell University Press (July 15, 2018)

Originally published in 1943, Civilization and Disease was based on a series of lectures that the medical historian Henry E. Sigerist delivered at Cornell University in 1940. Now back in print, the book is a...


Raised under Stalin

by Seth Bernstein Cornell University Press (July 11, 2017)

In Raised under Stalin, Seth Bernstein shows how Stalin’s regime provided young people with opportunities as members of the Young Communist League or Komsomol even as it surrounded them with violence, shaping...


Deaf in the USSR

by Claire L. Shaw Cornell University Press (September 08, 2017)

"Engagingly written and impeccably researched, this history of the deaf community in the USSR is a welcome addition to the history of the Soviet Union, to the history of welfare, and to disability studies."—Diane...


Two Weeks Every Summer

by Tobin Miller Shearer Cornell University Press (April 11, 2017)

Two Weeks Every Summer, which is based on extensive oral history interviews with former guests, hosts, and administrators in Fresh Air programs, opens a new chapter in the history of race in the United States...


The Criminalization of Abortion in the West

by Wolfgang P. Müller Cornell University Press (May 22, 2012)

Anyone who wants to understand how abortion has been treated historically in the western legal tradition must first come to terms with two quite different but interrelated historical trajectories. On one hand,...


How China Escaped the Poverty Trap

by Yuen Yuen Ang Cornell University Press (August 01, 2016)

Before markets opened in 1978, China was an impoverished planned economy governed by a Maoist bureaucracy. In just three decades it evolved into the world's second-largest economy and is today guided by highly...


Casualties of History

by Lee K. Pennington Cornell University Press (March 24, 2015)

Thousands of wounded servicemen returned to Japan following the escalation of Japanese military aggression in China in July 1937. Tens of thousands would return home after Japan widened its war effort in 1939....


Fat-Talk Nation

by Susan Greenhalgh Cornell University Press (May 26, 2015)

In recent decades, America has been waging a veritable war on fat in which not just public health authorities, but every sector of society is engaged in constant “fat talk” aimed at educating, badgering,...


Kidnapped Souls

by Tara Zahra Cornell University Press (July 07, 2011)

Throughout the nineteenth and into the early decades of the twentieth century, it was common for rural and working-class parents in the Czech-German borderlands to ensure that their children were bilingual by...


Stretched Thin

by Sandra L. Morgen, Joan Acker & Jill Weigt Cornell University Press

When the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act became law in 1996, the architects of welfare reform celebrated what they called the new "consensus" on welfare: that cash assistance...


The Viral Network

by Theresa MacPhail Cornell University Press (November 13, 2014)

In The Viral Network, Theresa MacPhail examines our collective fascination with and fear of viruses through the lens of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. In April 2009, a novel strain of H1N1 influenza virus resulting...


Reckoning with Homelessness

by Kim Hopper Cornell University Press

"It must be some kind of experiment or something, to see how long people can live without food, without shelter, without security."—Homeless woman in Grand Central Station

Kim Hopper has dedicated his career...


The Altruistic Imagination

by John Ehrenreich Cornell University Press (January 21, 2014)

Social work and social policy in the United States have always had a complex and troubled relationship. In The Altruistic Imagination, John H. Ehrenreich offers a critical interpretation of their intertwined...


The World Health Organization between north and south

by Nitsan Chorev Cornell University Press

Since 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched numerous programs aimed at improving health conditions around the globe, ranging from efforts to eradicate smallpox to education programs about the...


The Specter of "the People"

by Mun Young Cho Cornell University Press

Despite massive changes to its economic policies, China continues to define itself as socialist; since 1949 and into the present, the Maoist slogan "Serve the People" has been a central point of moral and political...


The Politics of Non-state Welfare

by Melani Cammett & Lauren M. MacLean Cornell University Press (April 18, 2014)

Across the world, welfare states are under challenge (or were never developed extensively in the first place) while non-state actors increasingly provide public goods and basic welfare. In many parts of the...