More Faculty Books

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ChambersBearing Society in Mind: Theories and Politics of the Social Formation

Rowman & Littlefield International

By Samuel A. Chambers, Associate Professor, Political Science

The theory of social formation shows how society is made up of threads that are simultaneously, economic, political, and cultural.

WorthofWar_GinsbergThe Worth of War

Prometheus/Random House
By Benjamin Ginsberg, David Bernstein Professor, Political Science; Chair, Center for Advanced Governmental Studies

An exploration of how war promotes certain features of societies that generally represent progress.


Edge Books
By Chris Nealon, Professor, English

Built out of five long poems, this narrative forms a set of meditations on love and friendship and political life.

Labor's Love Lost Labor’s Love Lost: The Rise and Fall of the Working-Class Family in America
Russell Sage Foundation
By Andrew Cherlin, Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Public Policy and Department Chair, Sociology

An analysis of the historical dynamics and ramifications of the growing number of young adults disconnected from steady jobs and from marriage.

BeyondEmpires Networks Beyond Empires

By Huei-Ying Kuo, Senior Lecturer and Assistant Research Scientist, Sociology

Business and nationalist activities of the Chinese bourgeoisie are examined in Hong Kong and Singapore between 1914 and 1941.

A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

The University of Chicago Press
By N.D.B. Connolly, Assistant Professor, History

A sober assessment of money and power in Jim Crow America.

BrendeseThe Power of Memory in Democratic Politics

University of Rochester Press
By P.J. Brendese, Assistant Professor, Political Science

An examination of ancient, modern, and contemporary political theories and practices that lead to a more expansive way of conceptualizing memory.

FeldmanCommunities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

University of Chicago Press
By Marian H. Feldman, Professor, History of Art; Near Eastern Studies

An examination of how societies in flux came together around the material effects of art and style, and their role in collective memory. of conceptualizing memory.