Library Journal Loves Three of Our Books

July 13, 2011 nyupressblog 0

Three fantastic Library Journal reviews for our forthcoming Sociology titles! Getting Wasted: Vander Ven (sociology & anthropology, Ohio Univ.; Working Mothers and Juvenile Delinquency) delves into well-trod territory, though with a somewhat new perspective and

Truth-Out: Why Media-Centered Activism Often Fails

July 6, 2011 nyupressblog 1

Sarah Sobieraj, author of Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism, comments on the misguided emphasis activists often place on mainstream media attention. Adina Nack: What is media-centered political activism, and how perilous is it?