University of Notre Dame Press

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Established in 1949, the University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world, and a scholarly publisher of distinguished books in a number of academic disciplines. The Press publishes approximately fifty books annually and maintains a robust backlist in print. Located on the University of Notre Dame campus, the Press is a publishing partner with numerous university departments, programs, centers, and institutes. Through these collaborations, the Press extends the reach and reputation of the University while fulfilling its mission to advance intellectual exploration and knowledge. The Press’s publications are overseen by an editorial board comprised of scholars from a variety of university departments. New titles are approved by the board after a rigorous process of peer review.

The Notre Dame Press Collection is a collaboration with the University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries to make UNDP backlist titles available through CurateND, the Libraries’ institutional repository. The Notre Dame Press Collection will allow members of the broader Notre Dame community to have free access to all the books available in the collection. The collection will continue to expand as more backlist titles are digitized and through the publication of new books. This collection demonstrates the mutual commitment of UNDP and the Hesburgh Libraries to disseminate innovative, influential, and enduring scholarship to the broadest possible audience.

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  • Author(s):
    Alfredo Mirandé
    Subject(s):
    Discrimination in criminal justice administration--United States--History, Mexican Americans--Civil rights--History, Mexican Americans--History
    Abstract:

    Gringo Justice is a comprehensive analysis and interpretation of the experiences of the Chicano people with the legal and judicial system in the United States. Beginning in 1848 and working to the present, a theory of Gringo justice is developed and applied to specific areas-displacement from the land, vigilantes and social bandits, the border, the police, gangs, and prisons. A basic issue addressed is how the image of Chicanos as bandits or criminals has persisted in various forms.

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    Date Published:
    1994-03-25
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    Alan Durston
    Subject(s):
    Catholic Church--Missions--Peru, Indians of South America--Missions--Peru, Peru--Languages--Political aspects, Quechua language--Peru--Religious aspects, Peru--History--1548-1820, Quechua language--Peru--History
    Abstract:

    Pastoral Quechua explores the story of how the Spanish priests and missionaries of the Catholic church in post-conquest Peru systematically attempted to “incarnate” Christianity in Quechua, a large family of languages and dialects spoken by the dense Andes populations once united under the Inca empire. By codifying (and imposing) a single written standard, based on a variety of Quechua spoken in the former Inca capital of Cuzco, and through their translations of devotional, catech…

    Date Published:
    2007-10-25
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Editor(s):
    Daniel G. Groody
    Subject(s):
    Liberation theology--Congresses, Poverty--Religious aspects--Catholic Church--Congresses
    Abstract:

    Since the publication of Gustavo Guti\u00Errez’s 1973 groundbreaking work, A Theology of Liberation, much has been written on liberation theology and its central premise of the preferential option for the poor. Arguably, this has been one of the most important yet controversial theological themes of the twentieth century. As globalization creates greater gaps between the rich and the poor, and as the situation for many of the world’s poor worsens, there is an ever greater need to un…

    Date Published:
    2007-04-01
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Editor(s):
    Guillermo O'Donnell
    Subject(s):
    Political participation--Latin America--Congresses, Democracy--Latin America--Congresses, Human rights--Latin America--Congresses, Latin America--Economic conditions--1982---Congresses
    Abstract:

    The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy. This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new governments vary widely. These variations, which range from acceptable to dismal, have serious consequences for the people …

    Date Published:
    2004-10-12
    Date Created:
    2016-09-15
    Resource Type
    Book