This Week’s New Books: Citizenship and the Origins of Women’s History in the United States and More

Citizenship and the Origins of Women's History in the United States
Citizenship and the Origins of Women's History in the United States


Teresa Anne Murphy

240 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4489-2 | $42.50 | £28.00

A volume in the Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism series

Citizenship and the Origins of Women's History in the United States challenges twenty-first-century assumptions of nineteenth-century women's history by tracing the ways women's history was politicized, particularly in light of the growing activism of women and the first woman's rights movement. Read more . . .

Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism
Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism


Glenda Sluga

224 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4484-7 | $69.95 | £45.50

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Glenda Sluga traces internationalism through its rise before World War I, its mid-century apogee, and its decline after 9/11. Drawing on archival material and contemporary accounts, this innovative history restores internationalism as essential to understanding nationalism in the twentieth century. Read more . . .

Everyday Occupations
Everyday Occupations: Experiencing Militarism in South Asia and the Middle East


Edited by Kamala Visweswaran

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4487-8 | $75.00 | £49.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Everyday Occupations engages visual culture and the ethnography of space, satire and parody, poetry and political critique to examine militarization as it is wielded as a cultural and political tool, and as it is experienced as a material form of violence and symbolic domination. Read more . . .

Now in Paperback

Human Rights in Our Own Backyard
Human Rights in Our Own Backyard: Injustice and Resistance in the United States


Edited by William T. Armaline, Davita Silfen Glasberg, and Bandana Purkayastha

344 pages | 6 x 9

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2257-9 | $27.50 | £18.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Human Rights in Our Own Backyard focuses on the state of human rights and responses to human rights issues in the United States, drawing on sociological literature and perspectives to interrogate assumptions of American exceptionalism. Read more . . .

Now in Paperback

Morality's Muddy Waters
Morality's Muddy Waters: Ethical Quandaries in Modern America


George Cotkin

272 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4227-0 | $29.95 | £19.50

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2249-4 | $24.95 | £16.50

George Cotkin looks at diverse yet central issues such as the problem of evil, moral responsibility, racial identity, and capital punishment, juxtaposed against events such as the bombing of civilians during World War II, the My Lai Massacre, and the invasion of Iraq to demonstrate that moral complexity and confusion can be productive. Read more . .

Now in Paperback

The New Frontiers of Jihad
The New Frontiers of Jihad: Radical Islam in Europe


Alison Pargeter

256 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2273-9 | $29.95 | £19.50

Not for sale outside North America and the Philippines

Alison Pargeter delves into the causes, motivations, and diverse forms of Islamic extremism in Europe. Drawing on original research and interviews conducted with moderates and radicals from across the continent, she shows how the lexicon of the war on terror has succeeded in distorting the complexities and peculiarities of the movement. Read more . . .


Book reviewers: to request a press copy, contact Saunders Robinson.
Educators: to request an exam copy for course use consideration, click here.

Forthcoming Events