New Book Tuesday: Class Clowns, New York's Elite, The Parole Board, and Much More!

Class Clowns, Jonathan Knee

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education
Jonathan A. Knee

In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City’s Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis
Clifton Hood

On the Parole Board: Reflections on Crime, Punishment, Redemption, and Justice
Frederic G. Reamer

Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics
Edited by Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad

Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature
Gayle Rogers

At the Mercy of Their Clothes: Modernism, the Middlebrow, and British Garment Culture
Celia Marshik

Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook
David Galef

Death and Mastery: Psychoanalytic Drive Theory and the Subject of Late Capitalism
Benjamin Y. Fong

Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic
Blake Atwood

Staging Chinese Revolution: Theater, Film, and the Afterlives of Propaganda
Xiaomei Chen

China’s Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination
Ji-Young Lee

Reading the Mahavamsa: The Literary Aims of a Theravada Buddhist History
Kristin Scheible

The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger, With a New Preface
Richard Wolin

A History of Housing in New York City, revised edition
Richard Plunz. Foreword by Kenneth T. Jackson

Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings (Now available in paper)
Frederic M. Wehrey

The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia
Edited by Elizabeth Papazian and Caroline Eades
(Wallflower Press)

Tracing China: A Forty-Year Ethnographic Journey
Helen F. Siu
(Hong Kong University Press)

Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men
Edited by Louie Kam
(Hong Kong University Press)

Foreigners Under Mao: Western Lives in China, 1949–1976
Beverley Hooper
(Hong Kong University Press)

Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries
Johnathan Andrew Farris
(Hong Kong University Press)

Messy Urbanism: Understanding the “Other” Cities of Asia
Edited by Manish Chalana and Jeffrey Hou
(Hong Kong University Press)

Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces
Edited by Nikos Papastergiadis
(Hong Kong University Press)

Tsui Hark’s Peking Opera Blues
Tan See Kam
(Hong Kong University Press)

Unruly People: Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China
Robert J. Antony
Hong Kong University Press

Fire and Ice: Li Cunxu and the Founding of the Later Tang
Richard L. Davis
(Hong Kong University Press)

Contract Law in Hong Kong: A Comparative Analysis
Neil Andrews and Fan Yang
(Hong Kong University Press)

Contract Law in Hong Kong: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition
Stephen D. Mau
(Hong Kong University Press)

Mexican Modernity: 20th-Century Paintings from the Zapanta Mexican Art Collection
Translated by Edward Zhou
University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong University

Chen Xi: So We Remember
Florian Knothe, Sarah Ng, and Chen Xi; Translated by Shally Chow
(University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong University)

Smart Green Resilient
Wilfred Lau, Christoforos Romanos, and Bruce Chong
Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.

Crafting a Global Field: Six Decades of the Comparative and International Education Society
Edited by Erwin H. Epstein
Comparative Education Research Centre, Hong Kong University

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