The Best of the University Press: Recommendations for Smarter Reading

In Honor of University Press Week

Resisting Disappearance

Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism in Kashmir by Ather Zia
(University of Washington Press)

Ecological restoration

Ecological Restoration edited by Steven N. Handel
(University of Wisconsin Press)

The Nature of Hope

The Nature of Hope edited by Char Miller and Jeff Crane
(University Press of Colorado)

Detain and Punish

Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World’s Largest Immigration Detention System by Carl Lindskoog
(University Press of Florida)

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home; Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas by C.J. Janovy
(University Press of Kansas)

Lynching

Lynching: Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity by Ersula J. Ore
(University Press of Mississippi)

the human and economic implications of twenty first century immigration policy

The Human and Economic Implications of Twenty-First Century Immigration Policy edited by Susan Pozo
(W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)

To Think like a mountain

To Think Like a Mountain: Environmental Challenges in the American West by Niels S. Nokkentved
(Washington State University Press)

A people's atlas of detroit

A People’s Atlas of Detroit edited by Linda Campbell, Andrew Newman, Sara Safransky, and Tim Stallmann
(Wayne State University Press)

Radical Hope

Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto by Kevin M. Gannon
(West Virginia University Press)

THis is not a hoax

This Is Not a Hoax by Heather Jessup
(Wilfrid Laurier University Press)

Awakening Democracy through public work

Awakening Democracy through Public Work by Harry C. Boyte, Marie Strom, Isak Tranvik, Tami Moore, Susan O’Connor, and Donna Patterson
(Vanderbilt University Press)

A Better Planet

A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future by Daniel C. Esty
(Yale University Press)






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