Books from our Faculty: Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

How does the concept of citizenship relate to the arts? Do artistic endeavors have distinctive potentials for nurturing artistic citizenship?  What do socio-cultural, political, and environmental engagements offer people worldwide? In  Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis, David Elliott, a professor of music and music education at NYU Steinhardt, and co-authors Marissa Silverman […]

Books from Our Faculty: Between Church and State by James Fraser

How is the ongoing controversy about the place—or lack of place—of religion in public schools playing out today in the United States? Prayer spaces, creationism in the classroom, and how public funding is used in private religious schools are a few of the subjects at the center of today’s debates. In Between Church and State: […]

Books from Our Faculty: Helga Tawil-Souri’s Gaza as Metphor

Gaza as Metaphor (Hurst Publishers, 2016) demonstrates the realities of life within Gaza through a collection of essays by journalists, writers, doctors, academics, and others. Edited by Helga Tawil-Souri, associate professor of media, culture, and communication at NYU Steinhardt, and University of London’s Dina Matar, the volume contextualizes how the current situation in Gaza is […]

Books from Our Faculty: The Digital Difference by W. Russell Neuman

The Digital Difference: Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects by W. Russell Neuman Harvard University Press (2016) In his new book, W. Russell Neuman, professor of media technology at NYU Steinhardt, examines how the transition from the industrial era of media publishing and broadcasting to today’s digital age of online searches and social […]

Books from Our Faculty: Creativity Class by Lily Chumley

Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Post-Socialist China by Lily Chumley Princeton University Press (2016) China’s visual culture industries, from architecture to fine art to fashion, have seen enormous growth in the recent decades. Lily Chumley, assistant professor of media, culture and communication at NYU Steinhardt and author of Creativity Class: Art School […]

Books from Our Faculty: Being and Becoming Scientists Today by Susan Kirch

Being and Becoming Scientists Today: Reconstructing Assumptions about Science and Science Education to Reclaim a Learner–Scientist Perspective by Susan Kirch & Michele Amoroso Sense Publishers (2016) In Being and Becoming Scientists Today, Susan Kirch, associate professor of teaching and learning at NYU Steinhardt, and Michele Amoroso of the  New York City Department of Education, provide educators with a […]

Books From Our Faculty: The Ethnic Restaurateur by Krishnendu Ray

The Ethnic Restaurateur By Krishnendu Ray Bloomsbury, 2016 Academic discussions of ethnic foods have tended to focus on the attitudes of consumers, rather than the creators and producers. In his new book, Krishnendu Ray, chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at NYU Steinhardt, reverses this trend by exploring the culinary world from […]

Books from Our Faculty: Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues

Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues, 3rd Edition Edited by Lawrence Balter and Catherine S. Tamis-LaMonda Psychology Press, 2016 This third edition of Child Psychology, edited by Steinhardt professor emeritus Lawrence Balter and Steinhardt professor Catherine Tamis-LaMonda, covers infancy, childhood, and adolescence, the book addresses contemporary research on specific areas of development, such as […]

Books From Our Faculty: Race, Equity, and Education: Sixty Years from Brown

Race, Equity, and Education: Sixty Years from Brown Edited by Pedro Noguera, Jill Pierce, and Roey Ahram Springer, 2016 Race, Equity, and Education takes stock of race and education sixty years after the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision, ending legal segregation in public schools. The book examines education as one of the most […]