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Abdelaaty talks to New Books Network about her book "Discrimination and Delegation"

Lamis Abelaaty, assistant professor of political science, spoke with the New Books Network about her recently published book "Discrimination and Delegation: Explaining State Responses to Refugees" (Oxford University Press, 2021).
June 8, 2021

Lasch-Quinn discusses Ars Vitae on New Books Network

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, professor of history, spoke about her book "Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Art of Living." 
February 1, 2021

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White discusses his recent book on WWII and racial politics on New Books Network

Steven White, assistant professor of political science, shows in his book "World War II and American Racial Politics" that the white public’s racial policy opinions largely did not liberalize during the war against Nazi Germany and Congress remained unwilling to act on a civil rights policy agenda.

October 25, 2019

Elizabeth Cohen discusses her book Citizenship on New Books Network

"Citizenship" (Polity Books, 2019), co-authored by Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, takes the reader through the authors' approaches to the concept of citizenship and begins by highlighting how it is not always or often consistently applied and understood.

October 18, 2019

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Hromadžić discusses Citizens of an Empty Nation on New Books Network

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, spoke with New Books Network about her book Citizens of an Empty Nation: Youth and State-Making in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015). Through ethnographic details about the possibilities for and limitations of inter-ethnic socializing within Bosnia-Herzegovina’s first integrated high school, Hromadžić draws much broader insights about the complicated relationship between internationally-sponsored reunification initiatives and the ethnic segregation that is built into the very framework of the post-war state. 09/13/18
September 13, 2018

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Elizabeth Cohen discusses Political Value of Time on New Books Network

Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, spoke to the New Books Network about her recently published book The Political Value of Time: Citizenship, Duration, and Democratic Justice.

June 29, 2018

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