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Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Uzi Rebhun

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178266
eISBN:
9780231541497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178266.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews and the American Religious Landscape explores major complementary facets of American Judaism and Jewish life through a comprehensive analysis of contemporary demographic and sociological data. ... More

Governance in the New Global DisorderPolitics for a Post-Sovereign Society

Governance in the New Global Disorder: Politics for a Post-Sovereign Society

Daniel Innerarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231170604
eISBN:
9780231542258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170604.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When we talk about globalization, we tend to focus on its social and economic benefits. In Governance in the New Global Disorder, the political philosopher Daniel Innerarity considers its unsettling ... More

Friendship ReconsideredWhat It Means and How It Matters to Politics

Friendship Reconsidered: What It Means and How It Matters to Politics

P. E. Digeser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231174343
eISBN:
9780231542111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174343.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In the history of Western thought, friendship’s relationship to politics is checkered. Friendship was seen as key to understanding political life in the ancient world, but it was then ignored for ... More

As Wide as the World Is WiseReinventing Philosophical Anthropology

As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178280
eISBN:
9780231541985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead ... More

Love in the DarkPhilosophy by Another Name

Love in the Dark: Philosophy by Another Name

Diane Enns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178969
eISBN:
9780231542098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178969.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Intimate love opens us up to suffering, sacrifice, and loss. Is it always worth the risk? Consulting philosophers, writers, and poets who draw insights from material life, Diane Enns shines a light ... More

Carceral FantasiesCinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Alison Griffiths

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231161060
eISBN:
9780231541565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161060.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A groundbreaking contribution to the study of nontheatrical film exhibition, Carceral Fantasies tells the little-known story of how cinema found a home in the U.S. penitentiary system and how the ... More

Learning to KneelNoh, Modernism, and Journeys in Teaching

Learning to Kneel: Noh, Modernism, and Journeys in Teaching

Carrie J. Preston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166508
eISBN:
9780231541541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166508.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this inventive mix of criticism, scholarship, and personal reflection, Carrie J. Preston explores the nature of cross-cultural teaching, learning, and performance. Throughout the twentieth ... More

Rethinking Investment IncentivesTrends and Policy Options

Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Perrine Toledano, Lise Johnson, and Lisa Sachs (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Governments often use direct subsidies or tax credits to encourage investment and promote economic growth and other development objectives. Properly designed and implemented, these incentives can ... More

Presidential DebatesRisky Business on the Campaign Trail

Presidential Debates: Risky Business on the Campaign Trail

Alan Schroeder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231170574
eISBN:
9780231541503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170574.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Alan Schroeder’s big-picture history recounts the phenomenon of American televised presidential debates and its evolution over the past half century. From pundits to political operatives, from debate ... More

Karl PolanyiA Life on the Left

Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Gareth Dale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) was one of the twentieth century’s most original interpreters of the market economy. His penetrating analysis of globalization’s disruptions and the Great Depression’s ... More

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