SSRC Books

The SSRC publishes innovative and original research from its programs and networks through its own imprint, in co-publications with New York University Press, and with other university and independent publishers.

Titles

Cover for Transitional Justice, Culture, and Society: Beyond Outreach Transitional Justice, Culture, and Society: Beyond Outreach
2014. Clara Ramírez-Barat (Editor)
Cover for Habermas and Religion Habermas and Religion
2013. Craig Calhoun (Editor); Eduardo Mendieta (Editor); Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor)

Habermas argues that the once widely accepted hypothesis of progressive secularization fails to account for the multiple trajectories of modernization in the contemporary world.

Cover for The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe
2013. Jennifer Holdaway (Editor); Richard Alba (Editor)

The Children of Immigrants at School explores the twenty-first-century consequences of immigration through an examination of how the so-called second generation is faring educationally in six countries: France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the United States.

Cover for 22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations with the World's Foremost Thinkers 22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations with the World's Foremost Thinkers
September 9, 2013. Piotr Dutkiewicz (Editor); Richard Sakwa (Editor)
Cover for Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony
2013. Jan Kubik (Editor); Amy Linch (Editor)

The original essays in this volume lay out a bold new approach to research on the postcommunist region, and to democratization studies more broadly, that focuses on the social and cultural microprocesses behind political and economic transformation.

Cover for Rhetorics of Insecurity: Belonging and Violence in the Neoliberal Era Rhetorics of Insecurity: Belonging and Violence in the Neoliberal Era
2013. Zeynep Gambetti (Editor); Marcial Godoy-Anativia (Editor)

The volume as a whole aims to understand one crucial question: whether securitized neoliberalism effectively spells the end of political liberalism as we know it today.

Cover for Transitional Justice and Displacement Transitional Justice and Displacement
2012. Roger Duthie (Editor)
Cover for Picturing Algeria Picturing Algeria
2012. Pierre Bourdieu

As a soldier in the French army, Pierre Bourdieu took thousands of photographs documenting the abject conditions and suffering (as well as the resourcefulness, determination, grace, and dignity) of the Algerian people as they fought in the Algerian War (1954–1962).

Cover for What Matters? Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age What Matters? Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age
2012. Courtney Bender (Editor); Ann Taves (Editor)
Cover for The Post-Secular in Question: Religion in Contemporary Society The Post-Secular in Question: Religion in Contemporary Society
2012. Philip S. Gorski (Editor); David Kyuman Kim (Editor); John Torpey (Editor); Jonathan VanAntwerpen (Editor)

Are we living in a post-secular world? While many have assumed that we would simply grow more secular as society modernized, there is reason to believe that there has been a religious resurgence of global dimensions in recent decades