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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. The Films of Bong Joon Ho

    The first single-authored, book-length study of the world-renowned Korean director who is known for his unique construction of genre films. Lee provides a detailed account of Korean contemporary cultural and political history that is critical to a full appreciation of Bong's oeuvre. Learn More
    £24.95

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  2. After Authority

    Explores the tendency in art cinema to respond to political transition by turning to ambiguity, a system that ideally stems the reemergence of authoritarian logics in art and elsewhere. After Authority proposes a history of art cinema predicated on the potentials, possibilities, and politics of ambiguity. Learn More
    £25.50

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  3. The Films of Denys Arcand

    Denuys Arcand has been making films since the early 1960s. When he started making films, Quebec was rapidly transforming from a relatively homogeneous community into a more fragmented modern society. This book sheds light on how Arcand addressed the impact of these changes from the 1960s to the present. Learn More
    £25.50

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  4. Digital Music Videos

    The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is one of the world's most iconic new urban landmarks. Deconstructing the High Line is the first book to analyse the High Line from multiple perspectives, critically assessing its aesthetic, economic, ecological, symbolic, and social impacts. Learn More
    £53.50

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  5. Wonder Woman

    Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, vividly illustrating how William Marston's many quirks and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of its bold presentation of female power and sexuality. Learn More
    £98.95

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  6. Wonder Woman

    Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, vividly illustrating how William Marston's many quirks and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of its bold presentation of female power and sexuality. Learn More
    £26.50

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  7. Intersections of Harm

    In this innovative new study, Laura Halperin examines literary representations of harm inflicted on Latinas' minds and bodies, and on the places Latinas inhabit, but also explores how hope can be found amid so much harm. Analysing contemporary memoirs and novels, she argues that the individual harm experienced by Latinas needs to be understood in relation to the collective histories of aggression against their communities. Learn More
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  8. Reuse, Misuse, Abuse

    Documentary scholars have long engaged with the responsibility of documentary makers in relation to their subjects. But what happens when this responsibility is set at a remove, when the recording already exists for repurposing? This book surveys films and videos that appropriate preexisting footage and theorizes the ethical implications. Learn More
    £22.95

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  9. Comics Studies

    Offers a rich but concise introduction to this multifaceted field, authored by leading experts in multiple disciplines. The book opens diverse entryways to comics studies, including history, form, audiences, genre, and cultural, industrial, and economic contexts. Learn More
    £28.95

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  10. Communities of Health Care Justice

    Makes a powerful ethical argument for treating communities as critical moral actors that play key roles in defining and upholding just health policy. Drawing together the key community dimensions of health care, and demonstrating their neglect in most prominent theories of health care justice, Charlene Galarneau postulates the ethical norms of community justice. Learn More
    £98.95

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  11. After Capitalism

    Brings together leading scholars to offer competing perspectives on capitalism's past incarnations, present conditions, and possible futures. Some contributors reassess classic theorizations of capitalism in light of recent trends. Others examine Marx's writings, unemployment, hoarding, capitalist realism, and coyote (trickster) capitalism, among many other topics. Learn More
    £82.50

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  12. Warring over Valor

    By focusing on how the idea of heroism on the battlefield helped construct, perpetuate, and challenge racial and gender hierarchies in the United States between World War I and the present, Warring over Valor provides fresh perspectives on the history of American military heroism. Learn More
    £98.95

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  13. Considering Watchmen

    Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's Watchmen has been widely hailed as a landmark in the development of the graphic novel. Demonstrating a keen eye for historical detail, Considering Watchmen gives readers a new appreciation of just how radical Moore and Gibbons's blend of gritty realism and formal experimentation was back in 1986. Learn More
    £98.95

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  14. Reel Inequality

    When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic. Yet these enduring racial biases afflict not only the Academy Awards, but also Hollywood as a whole. Reel Inequality examines the structural barriers minority actors face in Hollywood, while shedding light on how they survive in a racist industry. Learn More
    £98.95

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  15. Destructive Sublime

    Traces a new aesthetic history of the World War II combat genre by looking back at it through the lens of contemporary video games. Tanine Allison locates some of video games' glorification of violence, disruptive audiovisual style, and bodily sensation in even the most canonical and seemingly conservative films of the genre. Learn More
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  16. Fistula Politics

    Obstetric fistula is a birth injury caused by prolonged obstructed labour that results in urinary and fecal incontinence. In Western humanitarian and media narratives, fistula is presented as deeply stigmatizing. Alison Heller illustrates these popular narratives only serve the interests of humanitarian organisations, the media, and local clinics. Learn More
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