Waiting for democracy

January 23, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Andrew Guthrie Ferguson Last November, thousands of citizens waited for hours outside polling places to cast their ballots in the presidential election. When asked why they were willing to wait, most answered in the emphatic

Enjoy 30% off holiday books from NYU Press!

November 29, 2012 nyupressblog 0

This holiday season, we’re offering 30% off our hand-picked selection of gift books, from Press favorites to recent bestsellers! Simply visit the sale page on our website to browse the collection—no promo code needed! Or,

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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