Brian Lehrer Goes to the Grand Concourse

March 6, 2009 nyupressblog 0

A podcast featuring a shoutout for one of our most highly-anticipated books of the summer, Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, by Constance Rosenblum (editor of

Stephen Colbert’s Home Front

March 3, 2009 nyupressblog 0

New this month in paperback from NYU Press is Labor’s Home Front: The American Federation of Labor during WWII by Andrew Kersten. In 2006, Prof. Kersten wrote a piece for the AFL-CIO’s blog responding to

Maids, Neo-Slavery and NGOs

February 27, 2009 nyupressblog 0

By Aihwa Ong; from Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders and Genders, edited by Seyla Benhabib and Judith Resnik. The underpaid, starved and battered foreign maid, while not the statistical norm, has become the image of

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