Temple University PressFall 1995 Catalog
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Affirmative Action and the University

Affirmative Action and the University
A Philosophical Inquiry

Cahn, Steven M.

Philosophical debates on equality in the university

New in Paperback!
320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-399-X
EAN 978-1-56639-399-7

African Intellectual Heritage

African Intellectual Heritage
A Book of Sources

Asante, Molefi Kete, and Abu S. Abarry

This comprehensive volume brings together documents from the richly textured intellectual history of Africa and the diaspora

848 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-403-1
EAN 978-1-56639-403-1
cloth 1-56639-402-3
EAN 978-1-56639-402-4

The Braves Encyclopedia

The Braves Encyclopedia
Caruso, Gary

The complete story of the oldest continuously operating professional sports franchise in America

544 pp • 9x12 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-384-1
EAN 978-1-56639-384-3

Bridge of Light

Bridge of Light
Yiddish Film between Two Worlds

Hoberman, J.

Critically acclaimed history of Jewish Film reissued in paper edition

New in Paperback!
416 pp • 8x9.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-404-X
EAN 978-1-56639-404-8

Broken Promise

Broken Promise
The Subversion of U.S. Labor Relations Policy, 1974-1994

Gross, James A.

This inside look at government regulations analyzes the failure of the Wagner-Taft-Hartley Act

422 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-325-6
EAN 978-1-56639-325-6

Caribbean Currents

Caribbean Currents
Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae

Manuel, Peter, Kenneth Bilby, and Michael Largey

A fascinating wide-ranging survey of Carribean music forms

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-339-6
EAN 978-1-56639-339-3
cloth 1-56639-338-8
EAN 978-1-56639-338-6

Counties in Court

Counties in Court
Jail Overcrowding and Court-Ordered Reform

Welsh, Wayne N.

A systematic analysis of court-ordered jail reform with a pragmatic model for change

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-341-8
EAN 978-1-56639-341-6
cloth 1-56639-340-X
EAN 978-1-56639-340-9

Creating the Countryside

Creating the Countryside
The Politics of Rural and Environmental Discourse

DuPuis, E. Melanie, and Peter Vandergeest

People active in regional environmental crises discuss the destruction, conservation, and creation of the countryside

360 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-360-4
EAN 978-1-56639-360-7
cloth 1-56639-359-0
EAN 978-1-56639-359-1

Cultural Politics and Social Movements

Cultural Politics and Social Movements
Darnovsky, Marcy, Barbara Epstein, and Richard Flacks

Bridging the worlds of activism and academia—this volume combines social movement theory with the real experiences of activists

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-323-X
EAN 978-1-56639-323-2
cloth 1-56639-322-1
EAN 978-1-56639-322-5

Dangerous Knowledge

Dangerous Knowledge
The JFK Assassination in Art and Film
Simon, Art

An intriguing work of cultural criticism on the contemporary meaning and influence of images from the JFK assassination

280 pp • 5.25x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-379-5
EAN 978-1-56639-379-9
cloth 1-56639-378-7
EAN 978-1-56639-378-2

Derrida and Wittgenstein

Derrida and Wittgenstein
Garver, Newton, and S. C. Lee

A critical comparison of two influential philosophers' appraches to language

New in Paperback!
264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1994
paper 1-56639-374-4
EAN 978-1-56639-374-4

Droppin' Science

Droppin' Science
Critical Essays on Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

Perkins, William Eric

Leading authorities write on the complex—and sometimes controversial—history, politics, and culture of rap and hip hop

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-362-0
EAN 978-1-56639-362-1
cloth 1-56639-361-2
EAN 978-1-56639-361-4

Environmental Change

Environmental Change
Federal Courts and the EPA

O’Leary, Rosemary

An examination of the impact of federal court decisions on the policies and administration of the EPA

New in Paperback!
280 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1993
paper 1-56639-396-5
EAN 978-1-56639-396-6

An Essay on African Philosophical Thought

An Essay on African Philosophical Thought
The Akan Conceptual Scheme

Gyekye, Kwame

African philosopher Gyekye defines the main principles of a distinct African philosophy

Revised Edition
296 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-380-9
EAN 978-1-56639-380-5
cloth 1-56639-383-3
EAN 978-1-56639-383-6

Evil and the Evidence for God

Evil and the Evidence for God
The Challenge of John Hick's Theodicy

Geivett, R. Douglas, and John Hick

A new theodicy embracing the Augustinian tradition of free will as the touchstone for evil

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1993
paper 1-56639-397-3
EAN 978-1-56639-397-3

The Feel of Silence

The Feel of Silence
Tucker, Bonnie Poitras, and Frdderic Hafferty

The compelling memoir of a profoundly deaf woman lawyer and professor surviving the ironies and trials of accommodating a hearing world

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-352-3
EAN 978-1-56639-352-2
cloth 1-56639-351-5
EAN 978-1-56639-351-5

A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance
Five Ages of Film Feminism

Mellencamp, Patricia

A challenging look at twenty years of feminist film theory

344 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-401-5
EAN 978-1-56639-401-7
cloth 1-56639-400-7
EAN 978-1-56639-400-0

God in the Street

God in the Street
New York Writing from The Penny Press to Melville

Bergmann, Hans

New York City, as literary subject, sets the stage for this study of urban literature

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-358-2
EAN 978-1-56639-358-4
cloth 1-56639-357-4
EAN 978-1-56639-357-7

Half a Job

Half a Job
Bad and Good Part-Time Jobs in a Changing Labor Market

Tilly, Chris

An up-to-date and in-depth analysis of a disquieting trend in the U.S. labor market

240 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-382-5
EAN 978-1-56639-382-9
cloth 1-56639-381-7
EAN 978-1-56639-381-2

Home Girls

Home Girls
Chicana Literary Voices

Quintana, Alvina E.

An in-depth examination of contemporary Chicana writers

176 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-373-6
EAN 978-1-56639-373-7
cloth 1-56639-372-8
EAN 978-1-56639-372-0

Hung Jury

Hung Jury
The Diary of a Menendez Juror

Thornton, Hazel, Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Amy J. Posey, and Alan W. Scheflin

A riveting account of serving on the jury of a high-profile murder trial

200 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-394-9
EAN 978-1-56639-394-2
cloth 1-56639-393-0
EAN 978-1-56639-393-5

Inside Agitators

Inside Agitators
Australian Femocrats and the State

Eisenstein, Hester

A fiesty story of women entering Australia's government and successfully using state power for social change

312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-388-4
EAN 978-1-56639-388-1
cloth 1-56639-387-6
EAN 978-1-56639-387-4

Legal Inversions

Legal Inversions
Lesbians, Gay Men, and the Politics of the Law

Herman, Didi, and Carl Stychin

An exploration of the contested field of gay and lesbian sexuality and the law

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-377-9
EAN 978-1-56639-377-5
cloth 1-56639-376-0
EAN 978-1-56639-376-8

Living Rooms as Factories

Living Rooms as Factories
Class, Gender, and the Satelite Factory System in Taiwan

Hsiung, Ping-Chun

A detailed portrait and sophisticated analysis of married women working Taiwan's export factories

200 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-390-6
EAN 978-1-56639-390-4
cloth 1-56639-389-2
EAN 978-1-56639-389-8

Machos, Maricones, and Gays

Machos, Maricones, and Gays
Cuba and Homosexuality

Lumsden, Ian C.

A historically based, first-hand report of contemporary homosexuality in Cuban society and culture

304 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-371-X
EAN 978-1-56639-371-3
cloth 1-56639-370-1
EAN 978-1-56639-370-6

Money for Change

Money for Change
Social Movement Philanthropy at the Haymarket People's Fund

Ostrander, Susan A.

From the inside out, this study of a democratic philantrophy probes the world of social movement funding

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-363-9
EAN 978-1-56639-363-8

The National Question

The National Question
Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict, and Self-Determination in the Twentieth Century

Berberoglu, Berch

This volume examines the volatile nature and complex dynamics of national movements and ethnic conflict around the world

344 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-343-4
EAN 978-1-56639-343-0
cloth 1-56639-342-6
EAN 978-1-56639-342-3

Nothing, Nobody

Nothing, Nobody
The Voices of the Mexico City Earthquake

Poniatowska, Elena, Aurora Camacho de Schmidt, and Arthur Schmidt

This powerful account chronicles the human drama of the devastating earthquake that rocked Mexico City

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-345-0
EAN 978-1-56639-345-4
cloth 1-56639-344-2
EAN 978-1-56639-344-7

Organizing Asian American Labor

Organizing Asian American Labor
The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942

Friday, Chris

Asian and Asian American workers resist oppression and shape their own lives

New in Paperback!
296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1994
paper 1-56639-398-1
EAN 978-1-56639-398-0

The Politics of Diversity

The Politics of Diversity
Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California

Horton, John

In an era of thriving anti-immigrant sentiments, this story of Monterey Park, California demonstrates how long-time residents and new immigrants deal with commonality as well as diversity

296 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-328-0
EAN 978-1-56639-328-7
cloth 1-56639-327-2
EAN 978-1-56639-327-0

The Politics of Manhood

The Politics of Manhood
Profeminist Men Respond to the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement
(And the Mythopoetic Leaders Answer)

Kimmel, Michael S.

A much-needed, often startling debate on the personal and political dimensions of masculinity

400 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-366-3
EAN 978-1-56639-366-9
cloth 1-56639-365-5
EAN 978-1-56639-365-2


New American Feminist Photographies

Neumaier, Diane, and Anne Wilkes Tucker

A remarkable collection of feminist art-works and critical essays exposes the diverse cultural representations of women

336 pp • 8.5x10 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-331-0
EAN 978-1-56639-331-7

Silent Rights

Silent Rights
The Ninth Amendment and the Constitution's Unenumerated Rights

Massey, Calvin R.

A pursuit of the contemporary applications of the Ninth Amendment

288 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-312-4
EAN 978-1-56639-312-6
cloth 1-56639-311-6
EAN 978-1-56639-311-9


Getting Sued for Speaking Out

Pring, George W., and Penelope Canan

The first book to explain, document, and offer solutions to SLAPPS, by the lawyers who identified the trend and lead the battle cry against it

296 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-369-8
EAN 978-1-56639-369-0
cloth 1-56639-368-X
EAN 978-1-56639-368-3

Soap Fans

Soap Fans
Pursuing Pleasure and Making Meaning in Everyday Life

Harrington, Catherine Lee, and Denise D. Bielby

A dispute of the simplistic illusion of soap fans as bored housewives or losers

240 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-330-2
EAN 978-1-56639-330-0
cloth 1-56639-329-9
EAN 978-1-56639-329-4

Spirits, Blood, and Drums

Spirits, Blood, and Drums
The Orisha Religion in Trinidad

Houk, James T.

An anthropologist demystifies a fascinating , eclectic Caribbean religion

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-350-7
EAN 978-1-56639-350-8
cloth 1-56639-349-3
EAN 978-1-56639-349-2

Strange Philadelphia

Strange Philadelphia
Stories from the City of Brotherly Love

Harry, Lou, and Michael Strickland

A forgotten, and often bizarre, history of Philadelphia is unearthed in these quirky vignettes

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-375-2
EAN 978-1-56639-375-1

To Save China, To Save Ourselves

To Save China, To Save Ourselves
The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

Yu, Renqiu

Chinese laundry workers unite to fight racism and economic discrimination

New in Paperback!
253 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1992
paper 1-56639-395-7
EAN 978-1-56639-395-9

Unzipped Souls

Unzipped Souls
A Jazz Journey Through the Soviet Union

Minor, William

A "jazz journey" into the former Soviet Union's burgeoning music scene

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-324-8
EAN 978-1-56639-324-9

Who Killed George Polk?

Who Killed George Polk?
The Press Covers Up a Death in the Family

Vlanton, Elias, and Zak Mettger

An intriguing new answer to a puzzling international conspiracy

352 pp • 6 x 9 • Fall 1995
cloth 1-56639-367-1
EAN 978-1-56639-367-6


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