Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health: A Resource for Advanced Practice Psychiatric and Primary Care Practitioners in Nursing published this month by Wiley, John & Sons, Inc., seeks to address this growing problem of unmet mental health needs of children and adolescents.
Self-Evident, the latest book of verses by Gallatin's Scott Hightower, commences with the Enlightenment, before moving to the Spanish Civil War, then concluding with works best described as self-portraiture.
The Renaissance is rightly viewed as a time of extraordinary scientific and artistic achievement and innovation. But often overlooked among the works of Michelangelo, Shakespeare, and Da Vinci is how people were accessorizing. Bella Mirabella, an associate professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, brings this lesser-known aspect of the Renaissance to life with "Ornamentalism: The Art of Renaissance Accessories".
The Austrian government has awarded the 2012 Karl von Vogelsang State Prize for History to New York University Professor Larry Wolff for his book The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture, which explores this Eastern European region that was part of the Habsburg Empire.
Sons who feel like they have fallen short of their father’s expectations can be very dangerous, such as Osama bin Laden, or exceptionally creative, like Franz Kafka, Professor Avital Ronell posits in her new book, "Loser Sons: Politics and Authority".
An unexpected bloc of evangelical voters has emerged heading into the 2012 election season, New York University’s Marcia Pally concludes in her new book, "The New Evangelicals: Expanding the Vision of the Common Good".
While the punk rock movement has been obsessed by race, the connections have never been traced in a comprehensive way. White Riot: Punk Rock and the Politics of Race (Verso Press), edited by Stephen Duncombe and Maxwell Tremblay, aims to do with a collection of first-person writing, lyrics, letters to ’zines, and analyses of punk history from across the globe.
Dreams have been the focus of curiosity and analysis for thousands of years, but often from singular perspectives. In "A Dream Interpreted Within a Dream: Oneiropoiesis and the Prism of Imagination" (Zone Press), Elliot Wolfson explores the dream phenomena from a variety of academic disciplines.
In Beyond the Reach of Ladders, Elizabeth Goren describes the challenges--and rewards--of working with members of the FDNY who had always prided themselves on taking care of others and taking care of their own, but who, for the first time, were put in a position of having to accept outside help.
The French Republic: History, Values, Debates, edited by Edward Berenson, a professor of history and French Studies at NYU, as well as Vincent Duclert and Christophe Prochasson, explores the history and meaning of the French Republic and the challenges it has faced.