Recent books by Marquette faculty

 

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The Way We Lived: Essays on Nigerian History, Gender and Society

The Way We Lived: Essays on Nigerian History, Gender and Society

By Dr. Chima Korieh, associate professor of history

Analyzes the impact of European colonialism since the late 19th century and Atlantic slave trade on Nigerian societies and the Igbo region in Africa.

 


The Sacrament of the Eucharist

The Sacrament of the Eucharist

By Rev. John Laurance, S.J., associate professor of theology

Investigates the nature of the Eucharist, primarily using the work of Rahner, Kilmartin and Chauvet.


International Monetary and Financial Economics

International Monetary and Financial Economics

By Dr. Joseph Daniels, professor of economics

Covers the key concepts of international financial economics and open economy microeconomics by relating the material to current
business and policy issues.

 


German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era

German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the
Civil War Era

By Dr. Alison Efford, assistant professor of history

Explores how German immigrants influenced the rise and fall of white commitment to African-American rights in the United States.

 


The Dilemma of the Sexual Offender, 4th Edition

The Dilemma of the Sexual Offender, 4th Edition

By Dr. Mary Ann Farkas, associate professor of criminology and law studies

Examines the world of sexual offenders through psychiatric, legal, moral and bio-social analysis.

 


Sustaining Living Culture

Sustaining Living Culture

By Dr. Kevin Gibson, associate professor of philosophy

Discusses best practices for sustaining vulnerable cultural practices being eroded by forces of development and homogenization.

 


The Web of Violence: Exploring Connections Among Different Forms of Interpersonal Violence and Abuse

The Web of Violence: Exploring Connections Among Different Forms of Interpersonal Violence and Abuse

By Dr. John Grych, professor of psychology

Creates a basis for understanding the interconnections across forms of violence throughout the lifespan.

 


El Arca de la Memoria, 2nd edition

El Arca de la Memoria, 2nd edition

By Dr. Dinorah Cortés-Vélez, assistant professor of Spanish

Examines a young girl’s struggle to cope with the trauma of a family day at the beach that culminates in tragedy.

 


Science, Faith and Human Fertility: The Third Conference on Ethical Fertility Health Management

Science, Faith and Human Fertility: The Third Conference on Ethical Fertility Health Management

By Dr. Richard Fehring, professor emeritus of nursing

Is a collection of papers from the third conference on ethical fertility health management, covering the latest research on nutrition and fertility, the use of intercourse patterns and breastfeeding for avoiding pregnancy, and the philosophical, theological, sociological and cultural aspects of natural family planning.

 


Children and Youth During the Civil War Era

Children and Youth During the Civil War Era

By Dr. James Marten, professor of history

Seeks a deeper investigation into the American historical record by giving voice and context to the struggles and victories of children and youth during the Civil War period.

 


Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class Politics and Democracy During the Civil War and Reconstruction

Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class Politics and Democracy During the Civil War and Reconstruction

By Dr. John Jentz, research and instructional services librarian

Traces the evolution of modern societal structures by examining the dramatic capitalist transition in Chicago from the 1850s through the 1870s.

 


The Judeo-Christian-Islamic Heritage: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives

The Judeo-Christian-Islamic Heritage: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives

By Dr. Irfan Omar, associate professor of theology

Is a collection of essays by a wide array of North American scholars who provide studies of language, discourse, debate and reasoning with a focus on theological and philosophical issues central to the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

 


Be That Teacher! Breaking the Cycle
for Struggling Readers

Be That Teacher! Breaking the Cycle for Struggling Readers

By Dr. Doris Walker-Dalhouse, associate professor of educational policy and leadership, and Victoria J. Risko

Demonstrates how teachers can provide differentiated instruction based on students’ individual and cultural backgrounds to aid struggling readers.

 


Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases

Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases

By Dr. Gail Schumann, adjunct professor of biological sciences,
and Cleora D’Arcy

Examines the effects plant diseases have had on human culture from ancient days to modern times.


The Trinity in History: A Theology of the Divine Missions

The Trinity in History: A Theology of the Divine Missions

By Rev. Robert M. Doran, S.J., professor and Emmett Doerr Chair in Systematic Theology

The first volume in a new series that uses the thought of Bernard Lonergan to develop a unified field structure for systematic work
in theology.

 


Social Psychology

Social Psychology

By Dr. Stephen Franzoi, professor of psychology

The sixth edition expands coverage of social cognition and social neuroscience.

 


Schools for Marginalized Youth: An International Perspective

Schools for Marginalized Youth:
An International Perspective

By Dr. William Pink, professor of educational policy and leadership

Discusses the lack of consensus about how to best improve the education of students marginalized by the current theory and practice of schooling, especially students of diverse ethnicities who attend metropolitan-area schools.

 


The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature: Volume 1, A-G

Edited by Dr. Diane Long Hoeveler, professor of English, Frederick Burwick and Nancy Moore Goslee

A comprehensive reference resource covering British artistic, literary and intellectual movements from the late 18th century to the early 19th century.

 


Ethics in Marketing: International Cases and Perspectives

Ethics in Marketing: International Cases and Perspectives

By Dr. Gene Laczniak, chair and professor of marketing, Patrick E. Murphy and Andrea Prothero

Contains 20 international case studies on a variety of ethical issues that companies face, including questionable selling practices, exploitative advertising, counterfeiting, channel conflict, apparent bribing and product safety.

 


The Political Construction of Business Interests: Coordination, Growth, and Equality

The Political Construction of Business Interests: Coordination, Growth, and Equality

By Dr. Duane Swank, professor of political science, and Cathie Jo Martin

Analyzes employers’ struggles to define their collective social identities at turning points in capitalist development and the history of tension between employers, government and labor.

 


The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research: The Complexity of the Craft

The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research: The Complexity of the Craft

Edited by Dr. James A. Holstein, professor of sociology, Jaber F. Gubrium,
Amir B. Marvasti and Karyn D. McKinney

The second edition provides an overview of how to conduct research interviews, including the history and conceptual transformations of the interview, and the main components of interview practice.

 


Perspectives on Family Communication

Perspectives on Family Communication

By Dr. Lynn Turner, professor of communication studies, and Richard West

The fourth edition includes the latest research in the area of family communication and the role communication plays in creating and solving family issues.

 


Global persepectives on re-entry

Global persepectives on re-entry

Dr. Richard Jones, associate professor of social and cultural sciences

An international perspective on the challenges facing ex-prisoners as they attempt to return to society after serving time in prison.

 


Enlightened monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Enlightened monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Dr. Ulrich lehner, assistant professor of theology

Addresses the social, cultural, philosophical and theological challenges the German Benedictines faced between 1740 and 1803 and how the Enlightenment influenced the self-understanding and lifestyle of those religious communities.


The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason and the Politics of Purity

The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason and the Politics of Purity

By Dr. Michael Monahan, associate professor of philosophy

A philosophical study of race and the challenges it offers, arguing that race should be understood as an ambiguous and indeterminate process of social negotiation.

 


Enlightened monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Censored on Final Approach

By Phyllis Ravel, artistic associate professor of performing arts

A play chronicling four Women Air Service Pilots who gather to reminisce about their challenges and successes during World War II.

 


The Eighteenth-Century Novel

The Eighteenth-Century Novel

Edited by Dr. Albert J. Rivero, professor of English, and George Justice

Contains 10 critical essays and 10 book reviews spanning the 18th century, including Aubin, Defoe, Edgeworth and Austen.

 


Confronting the Climate Crisis — Catholic Theological Perspectives

Confronting the Climate Crisis — Catholic Theological Perspectives

Edited by Dr. Jame Schaefer, associate professor of theology

A collection of essays by members of the Catholic Theological Society of America’s Interest Group on Global Warming that demonstrate ways to approach the climate crisis from a Catholic, theological perspective.

 


Imagination and the Contemporary Novel

Imagination and the Contemporary Novel

By Dr. John Su, associate professor of English

An examination of the preoccupation with the imagination among literary authors in contemporary Anglophone literature and a restatement of what the imagination is and what it means for contemporary culture.

 


Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11

Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11

By Dr. Alan Theoharis, professor emeritus of history

Describes the U.S. government's secret activities and policies during periods of "unprecedented crisis," recounting how presidents and FBI officials exploited concerns about foreign-based internal security threats.

 


American Boy

American Boy

By Larry Watson,visiting professor of English

A novel about a young man coming of age in Willow Falls, Minn., during the 1960s.

 


Right Here I See My Own Books: The Woman's Building Library at the World's Columbian Exposition

Right Here I See My Own Books: The Woman's Building Library at the World's Columbian Exposition

By Dr. Sarah Wadsworth, associate professor of English, and Wayne a. Wiegand

Examines the progress, content and significance of this historic first effort to assemble a comprehensive library of women’s texts.

 


The American Journalism History Reader

The American Journalism History Reader

Dr. Bonnie Brennen, Nieman Professor of Journalism

Research and essays about journalism from all stages of the history of the American press — alongside key works of journalism history and criticism.

 


Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J.:A Model Theologian

Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J.:A Model Theologian

Dr. Patrick Carey, professor of theology

A biography of Cardinal Dulles focusing on his distinctive personal journey of faith and theology, as well as the representative nature of his experiences and his thinking within the American Catholic community.

 


Gothic Riffs: Secularizing the Uncanny in
the European Imaginary, 1780–1820

Gothic Riffs: Secularizing the Uncanny in the European Imaginary, 1780–1820

Dr. Diane Hoeveler, professor of English

A study of what are called "collateral gothic" genres — opera, ballads, chapbooks, dramas and melodramas — that emerged out of the gothic novel tradition.

 


Jonathan Swift in Print and Manuscript

Jonathan Swift in Print and Manuscript

Dr. Stephen Karian, associate professor of English

An analysis of manuscript versions of Swift poetry, suggesting new ways of interpreting the different choices Swift made to circulate his texts in print or manuscript form.

 


Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women
in History, Culture and Social Change

Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change

Co-edited by Dr. Chima Korieh, assistant professor of history

A critical reconsideration of women's positions in Nigeria by exploring their historical, developmental and sociocultural experiences across Nigeria's cultures.

 


Christian Ethics:
A Very Short Introduction

Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Dr. D. Stephen Long, professor of theology

A discussion of the relationship between Christian ethics and modern and postmodern ethics using practical examples of sex, money and power.

 


In the Age of Enlightenment

In the Age of Enlightenment

Co-edited by Dr. James Marten, professor and chair of history

Essays on family relationships, community, economy, geography and the environment, education, life cycle, the state, faith and religion, health and science, and world contexts during the Enlightenment.

 

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control

Dr. Mark Nagurka, associate professor of mechanical engineering and Haym Benaroya

Simply and Comprehensively addresses the fundamental principles of vibration theory, emphasizing its application in solving practical engineering problems. The authors focus on strengthening engineers’ command of mathematics as a cornerstone for understanding vibration, control, and the ways in which uncertainties affect analysis. It provides a detailed exploration and explanation of the essential equations involved in modeling vibrating systems and shows readers how to employ MATLAB® as an advanced tool for analyzing specific problems.

 


All Are Welcome: Inclusive Service Delivery in Catholic Schools

All Are Welcome: Inclusive Service Delivery in Catholic Schools

Dr. Martin Scanlan

Theoretical and practical guidance for Catholic school leaders seeking to more effectively provide integrated and comprehensive services to all students.

 


The Best Kept Secret: Single Black Fathers

The Best Kept Secret: Single Black Fathers

Dr. Roberta Coles

An examination of the parenting experience of single, African-American custodial fathers who became single parents through nonmarital births, divorce, widowhood or adoption.

 


Language Anxiety: Conflict and Change in the History of English

Language Anxiety: Conflict and Change in the History of English

Dr. Tim Machan

Looks at the ever-present anxieties associated with language change, drawing on an array of evidence from archives, literature, history, polemics and the press, as well as centuries of legislation.

 


Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts

Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval Concepts

Dr. Jame Schaefer

A comprehensive analysis of theological traditions to respond to the growing environmental crisis for those who wish to live their faith with ecological responsibility.

 


Homeland Insecurity: The Arab American and Muslim American Experience After 9/11

Homeland Insecurity: The Arab American and Muslim American Experience After 9/11

Dr. Louise Cainkar

Provides an intimate view of what it means to be an Arab or a Muslim in a post-9/11 country set on edge by the worst terrorist attack in its history.

 


Children and Youth in a New Nation

Children and Youth in a New Nation

Dr. James Marten

An introduction to the many faces of childhood in American from the Revolution to the eve of the Civil War, demonstrating that the growth of the republic and new ideas about childhood were inextricably linked.

 


One Baptism: The Ecumenical Implications of the Doctrine of Baptism

One Baptism: The Ecumenical Implications of the Doctrine of Baptism

Dr. Susan Wood

An exploration of the history and theory of baptism, focusing especially on the divergent paths taken in the understanding of the sacrament since the Reformation.

 


Faculty Stress

Faculty Stress

Dr. David Buckholdt

A comprehensive look at faculty stress, its causes and its consequences, exploring the wide range of factors associated with work-related stress, the sources and perceptions of stress in differing academic environments and gender factors.

 


Social Economy

Global Social Economy, development, work and Policy

Dr. John Davis

Examines the social nature of capitalism today, the possibilities for social and economic development in the world under the democratic leadership of the United nations, and the middle ground between market and hierarchy.


Being a Catholic in a Changing World

Rev. Jeffrey LaBelle, S.J.

Being Catholic in a Changing World discusses the key issues surrounding Catholics in contemporary society, such as “Can I disagree with the Church and still remain a good Catholic?” and “What does it mean to be a Catholic in the post-9/11 world?”

 


Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan, The Triune God: Doctrines

Rev. Robert Doran, S.J.

A two-part examination of Trinitarian theology — the pars dogmatica, which traces the dialectical development of Trinitarian doctrine by Christian thinkers; and a discussion of the five theses outlining the evolution of the principal features of Trinitarian doctrine.


North Africa, A History from Antiquity to the Present

Dr. Phillip Naylor

A survey encompassing the Paleolithic period and early Egyptian cultures through the postcolonial prospects for Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Western Sahara.

 


Selected Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha

Dr. Andrei Orlov

Selected Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha — a study of two Slavonic apocalypses, the Apocalypse of Abraham and 2 Enoch, as the crucial conceptual links between the symbolic universes of Second Temple apocalypticism and early Jewish mysticism.

 


Symbola Caelestis

Dr. Andrei Orlov

Le symbolisme liturgique et paraliturgique dans le monde deals with the liturgical dimension of mystical, ascetical, and hymnographic texts and traditions circulated in Christian environment, including different liturgical texts of the Coptic and the Byzantine rite.

 


Essential Plant Pathology

Dr. Gail Schumann

An introduction to plant diseases, basic concepts and vocabulary, the major pathogen groups, abiotic problems, plant diseases organized by symptoms, and host- pathogen ecological, physiological and genetic relationships.


After Representation: The Holocaust, Literature, and Culture

Dr. R. Clifton Spargo

Explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studies— the intersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature.

 


Augustine of Hippo, philosopher, exegete, and theologian

Rev. Roland Teske, S.J.

Contains a group of previously published articles on Augustine of Hippo that were written over three decades, grouped by philosophical aspects of Augustine’s thought, Augustine’s interpretation of scripture, and theological topics.