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American Unemployment

Past, Present, and Future

Frank Stricker

Fashioning Postfeminism

Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Money, Marriage, and Madness

The Life of Anna Ott

Kim E. Nielsen

The Heart of a Woman

The Life and Music of Florence B. Price

Rae Linda Brown Edited and with a Foreword by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.

Always the Queen

The Denise LaSalle Story

Denise LaSalle, with David Whiteis

Fighting Fascist Spain

Worker Protest from the Printing Press

Montse Feu

Signs of the Spirit

Music and the Experience of Meaning in Ndau Ceremonial Life

Tony Perman

Pleasure in the News

African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press

Kim Gallon

Degrees of Difference

Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

Edited by Kimberly D. McKee and Denise A. Delgado

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance

New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893-1930

Edited by Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed

Ending Gender-Based Violence

Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Imagining the Mulatta

Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

Between Fitness and Death

Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

Musical Ethics and Islam

The Art of Playing the Ney

Banu Senay

Prophetic Authority

Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Michael Hubbard MacKay

Shelter from the Machine

Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Jason G. Strange

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Q&A with Bruce J. Dierenfield and David Gerber, authors of Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education

Authors, Bruce J. Dierenfield and David Gerber of Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story Behind Zobrest v Catalina Foothills School District answer questions about their influences and what readers should look for while reading their book. Q: … Continue reading

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Italian American Studies at the U of I Press

The Journals and Books divisions at the Press endeavor to present scholarship not as two separate entities, but as a unified whole beneath the UIP banner. The field of Italian Studies offers a prime example. Like many areas of research … Continue reading

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