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                            CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES

                  COMING SOON                       COMING SOON                     The Future of
                The Danger of                     #antisemitism                   the Corpse

              Devaluing Immigrants              Coming of Age during the          Changing Ecologies of
              Impacts on the U.S.               Resurgence of Hate                Death and Disposition
              Economy and Society                         SAMANTHA A. VINOKOR-MEINRATH             KARLA ROTHSTEIN AND
                                                                                  CHRISTINA STAUDT, EDITORS
                        FARIBORZ GHADAR

                                                 June 2022 ,  180pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4
                                                Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7899-2       October 2021 ,  271pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4
               August 2022 ,  320pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4    $50.00 ,  £38.00 ,  €44,00   Hardcover: 978-1-4408-6905-1
              Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7933-3      eBook: 978-1-4408-7900-5            $63.00 ,  £47.00 ,  €55,00
               $60.00 ,  £45.00 ,  €52,00                                         eBook: 978-1-4408-6906-8
              eBook: 978-1-4408-7934-0
                                                  Exploring what it means to come of
                                                age in an era marked by increasing     This book reviews the spectrum of
                Despite deep divisions on the issue
              of immigration, this book shows that   antisemitism, readers see through the   death, from when the living person
              immigration promotes economic     eyes of Jewish Gen Zers how identities   turns to corpse until the person lives in
              innovation, expands the job market, and   are shaped in response to and in   the memory of mourners, and its impact
              contributes to diversity and creativity in   defiance of antisemitism.   on the ecology of the socio-cultural
              the United States.                  FEATURES                        community and physical environment.
                                                •  Provides a comprehensive deep dive     FEATURES
                FEATURES                          into multifaceted manifestations
              •  Approaches immigration from many   of modern antisemitism and their   •  Demonstrates the centrality of death
                                                                                    care—from the deathbed to rituals
                perspectives: economic, business,   impact on the emerging Jewish
                historical, and sociological      identities of Generation Z        of commemoration and mourning—
                                                                                    in our individual and communal life
              •  Investigates the substantial roles of   •  Explores the common thread of   and cultures
                immigrants in critical industries and   antisemitism through the lens of
                sectors across the U.S. economy                                   •  Reveals promising trends in human
                                                  Israel, the Holocaust, social media,   disposition, burial places, funerary
              •  Emphasizes the bimodal nature    and racial justice during a large   officiant profession, technologies of
                of attitudes toward immigrants    national uptick in anti-Jewish hatred  memorialization, and grief therapy
                depending on their education and   •  Offers personal and research-based
                skill level and abilities
                                                  perspectives on how antisemitism     KARLA ROTHSTEIN  is the founder
              •  Includes personal stories and case   impacts the modern American  and director of Columbia University’s
                studies from immigrants           Jewish experience.              DeathLAB; associate professor at
                                                                                  Columbia Graduate School of
                                                                                  Architecture, Planning and
                FARIBORZ GHADAR   is a distinguished     SAMANTHA A. VINOKOR-MEINRATH ,
              scholar and senior adviser at CSIS   EdD, is senior director of knowledge,   Preservation; a practicing architect; and
              and the William A. Schreyer Professor   ideas, and learning at the Jewish   co-founder of LATENT Productions.
              of Global Management, Policies, and   Education Project in New York.   CHRISTINA STAUDT, PhD, is chair of
              Planning at the Smeal College of                                    the Columbia University Seminar on
              Business at Penn State University.                                  Death and co-editor of three scholarly
                                                                                  volumes related to mortality.

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