Words do matter in the immigration debate

April 23, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Ediberto Román and Bobby Joe Bracy [This post originally appeared on the Latinovations blog. Read it here.] After decades of inaction, this week’s unveiling of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” immigration proposal suggests that Congress




In memoriam: Hugo Chávez

March 11, 2013 nyupressblog 3

—Michael D. Yates The death of Hugo Chávez saddens those struggling for a better world. He was a great champion of the impoverished workers and peasants of both Venezuela and the world, and a steadfast




Announcing our Spring 2013 Catalog…

January 3, 2013 nyupressblog 0

NYU Press Spring 2013 Catalog is now online, featuring an exciting range of new books in history, media studies, law, and more! Highlights include: TWO PRESIDENTS ARE BETTER THAN ONE: Making the case for a two-party, two-person




Why “deferred action” isn’t enough

October 25, 2012 nyupressblog 2

—Michael A. Olivas Tens of thousands of undocumented students are making their way through college without federal financial support and with little state financial aid available—only to find that they cannot accept employment or enter




Reflections on NYU Press book banned in Arizona

October 10, 2012 nyupressblog 0

—Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic The rapid growth of populations of color, especially relatively young groups like Latinos, has created a number of conflicts over schools and schooling. In Arizona, a successful program of Mexican




Celebrate Banned Books Week!

October 1, 2012 nyupressblog 0

Banned Books Week kicked off yesterday, marking 30 years of “celebrating the freedom to read.” The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association (ALA) will be commemorating the 30th anniversary with their “50 State Salute to Banned Books Week” and a




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