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Rutgers University Press is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge to scholars, students, and the general reading public. Reflecting and extending the University’s core mission of research, instruction, and service, the press’s current areas of specialisation include sociology, anthropology, health policy, history of medicine, human rights, urban studies, criminology, Jewish studies, American studies, film and media studies, the environment, and books about New Jersey and the mid-Atlantic region.


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  1. Only at Comic-Con

    What made the San Diego Comic-Con a Hollywood destination? How does the industry's presence at Comic-Con shape our ideas about what it means to be a fan? And what can this single event tell us about the relationship between media industries and their fans, past and present? Only at Comic-Con answers these questions and more. Learn More
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  2. Planning Families in Nepal

    Based on almost a decade of research in the Kathmandu Valley, Planning Families in Nepal offers a compelling account of Hindu Nepali women as they face conflicting global and local ideals regarding family planning. Learn More
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  3. Cinema '62

    Most conventional film histories dismiss the early 1960s as a pallid era, a downtime between the heights of the classic studio system and the rise of New Hollywood. Cinema'62 challenges these assumptions by making the bold claim that 1962 was a peak year for film, with a high standard of quality that has not been equalled since. Learn More
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  4. Stanley Kubrick Produces

    Provides the first comprehensive account of Stanley Kubrick's role as a producer, and of the role of the producers he worked with throughout his career. The book considers how he first emerged as a producer, how he developed the role, and how he ultimately used it to fashion himself a powerbase by the 1970s. Learn More
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  5. Liberating Hollywood

    Drawing on interviews conducted by the author, Liberating Hollywood is the first study of women directors within the intersection of second wave feminism, civil rights legislation, and Hollywood to investigate the remarkable careers of these filmmakers during one of the most mythologized periods in American film history. Learn More
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  6. Monster Cinema

    Introduces readers to a vast menagerie of movie monsters. Armed with an encyclopedic knowledge of film history, Grant presents us with an eclectic array of monster movies, from Nosferatu to Get Out. As he discovers, although monster movies might claim to be about "Them!", they are really about the capacity for horror that lurks within each of us. Learn More
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  7. Healing the Body Politic

    Incorporating investigative journalism, this title examines the contested place of health and development in El Salvador. It recounts the story of radical health activism from its origins in liberation theology and guerrilla medicine during the third-world country's twelve-year civil war, through development of a 'popular health system'. Learn More
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  8. Sugar and Tension

    Women in North India are socialized to care for others, so what do they do when they get a disease like diabetes that requires intensive self-care? In Sugar and Tension, Lesley Jo Weaver uses women's experiences with diabetes in New Delhi as a lens to explore how gendered roles and expectations are taking shape in contemporary India. Learn More
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  9. Sacred Work

    Shows how the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading reproductive rights organization, and the clergy are not as incongruent as they often are construed to be. This book shows that they in fact play a major role in advancing women's rights, rebutting right wing arguments, and helping to make (and keep) abortion legal nationwide. Learn More
    £21.95

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  10. For the Birds

    One in five people in the United States is a birder, yet the popular understanding of birders reduces them to comical stereotypes. For the Birds offers readers a glimpse behind the binoculars and reveals birders to be important allies in the larger environmental conservation movement. Learn More
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  11. Vanishing Bees

    Takes us inside the debates over widespread honeybee deaths, introducing the various groups with a stake in solving the mystery of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Drawing from extensive interviews and first-hand observations, Sainath Suryanarayanan and Daniel Lee Kleinman examine how members of each group have acquired, disseminated, and evaluated knowledge about CCD. Learn More
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  12. Judaism

    Makes the bold argument that the very concept of a religion of "Judaism" is an invention of the Christian church. The intellectual journey of world-renowned Talmud scholar Daniel Boyarin, this book will change the study of "Judaism" - an essential key word in Jewish Studies - as we understand it today. Learn More
    £24.95

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  13. A Short History of Film

    With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema, an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated discussions of new works by major American directors, and a new section on the rise of comic book movies and computer generated special effects, this is the most up to date resource for film history courses in the twenty-first century. Learn More
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  14. Women Make Horror

    Offers the first book-length study of women filmmakers in horror film, the first all-women edited book on horror film, and the first book to call out the male-bias in written histories of horror and then to illuminate precisely how, and where, these histories are lacking. Learn More
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  15. Damsels and Divas

    Investigates the meanings of Europeanness in Hollywood during the 1920s by charting professional trajectories of three movie stars: Pola Negri, Vilma Bánky and Jetta Goudal. The book provides a thorough understanding of the ways in which Negri, Bánky and Goudal were understood within the realm of their contemporary American culture. Learn More
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  16. At Translation's Edge

    Since the 1970s, the field of Translation Studies has entered into dialogue with an array of other disciplines, sustaining a close but contentious relationship with literary translation. This book expands this interdisciplinary dialogue by taking up questions of translation across sub-fields and within disciplines. Learn More
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