Temple University PressFall 1996 Catalog
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Between Freedom and Necessity

Hadley, Janet

This new paperback contains an epilogue that discusses changes and events that occurred since 1996

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
cloth 1-56639-506-2
EAN 978-1-56639-506-9


Between the Lines
South Asians and Postcoloniality

Bahri, Deepika, and Mary Vasudeva

Intense and sometimes contentious debates about South Asian identity

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-468-6
EAN 978-1-56639-468-0
cloth 1-56639-467-8
EAN 978-1-56639-467-3


Black Corporate Executives
The Making and Breaking of a Black Middle Class

Collins, Sharon M.

A revealing study of the promising entry of Blacks into managerial ranks in corporations and the disappointing trend that tracked them into increasingly vulnerable jobs

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-474-0
EAN 978-1-56639-474-1
cloth 1-56639-473-2
EAN 978-1-56639-473-4


Family Ties
Enduring Relations between Parents and Their Grown Children

Logan, John R., and Glenna D. Spitze

A challenging look at the way relationships between parents and their adult children remain strong in the midst of social change

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-472-4
EAN 978-1-56639-472-7
cloth 1-56639-471-6
EAN 978-1-56639-471-0


Feminism and Criminology
Naffine, Ngaire

A concise and accessible account of the contributions of feminist thinking to the study of crime

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-508-9
EAN 978-1-56639-508-3
cloth 1-56639-507-0
EAN 978-1-56639-507-6


Hearts and Minds
The Controversy Over Laboratory Animals

Groves, Julian McAllister

Thought-provoking arguments and behaviors on both sides of the controversy surrounding biomedical research on animals

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-476-7
EAN 978-1-56639-476-5
cloth 1-56639-475-9
EAN 978-1-56639-475-8


Hollywood's New Deal
Muscio, Giuliana

A ground-breaking exploration of the entertainment industry's role in promoting New Deal ideology in the thirties

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-496-1
EAN 978-1-56639-496-3
cloth 1-56639-495-3
EAN 978-1-56639-495-6


Honey, Honey, Miss Thang
Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets

Pettiway, Leon E.

Accounts of five gay, black, drug-using transvestites who struggle to create realities that are not mired in misery and deviance but proclaim their membership in the human family

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-498-8
EAN 978-1-56639-498-7
cloth 1-56639-497-X
EAN 978-1-56639-497-0


It’s Our Military, Too!
Women and the U.S Military

Stiehm, Judith Hicks

Women serve in, help finance, and give permission for the activities of this country's armed forces, yet those who serve remain unknown and those who are accountable often forget their responsibility

352 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-456-2
EAN 978-1-56639-456-7
cloth 1-56639-455-4
EAN 978-1-56639-455-0


Kellogg's Six-Hour Day
Hunnicutt, Benjamin Kline

In an era of corporate downsizing and threats of a "jobless future," this book is a wake-up call to recover the vision of life beyond necessity that allows workers time to invest in family, community, and a democratic future

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-448-1
EAN 978-1-56639-448-2
cloth 1-56639-447-3
EAN 978-1-56639-447-5


Mayan Drifter
Chicano Poet in the Lowlands of America

Herrera, Juan Felipe

The internal struggle of a Chicano poet returning to the Mexican homeland only to find his Indian realities distorted and exploited

330 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-482-1
EAN 978-1-56639-482-6
cloth 1-56639-481-3
EAN 978-1-56639-481-9


Dominican Music and Dominican Identity

Austerlitz, Paul, and Robert Farris Thompson

A fascinating examination of the social history of merengue dance music and its importance as a social and cultural symbol

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-484-8
EAN 978-1-56639-484-0
cloth 1-56639-483-X
EAN 978-1-56639-483-3


Militant Labor in the Philippines
West, Lois A.

A comprehensive examination of the contemporary militant labor movement in the Philippines

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
cloth 1-56639-491-0
EAN 978-1-56639-491-8


New Left, New Right, and the Legacy of the Sixties
Lyons, Paul

A controversial reworking of the sixties and its ongoing impact on American politics and culture

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-478-3
EAN 978-1-56639-478-9
cloth 1-56639-477-5
EAN 978-1-56639-477-2


No Mercy
How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America's Social Agenda

Stefancic, Jean, Richard Delgado, and Mark Tushnet

The shocking truth about how conservative think tanks and foundations have seized the moral high ground and sharply shifted America's political agenda to the Right

208 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
cloth 1-56639-469-4
EAN 978-1-56639-469-7


Nuclear Power and Social Power
Eckstein, Rick

A critical examination of the Shoreham and Seabrook nuclear power plants and the way expensive corporate initiatives purported as good for social "progress" or "economic growth" actually serve the parochial interests of powerful organizations and classes

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-486-4
EAN 978-1-56639-486-4
cloth 1-56639-485-6
EAN 978-1-56639-485-7


The Phillies Reader
Orodenker, Richard, ed.

A rich collection of baseball literature that chronicles the dramatic history of the Philadelphia Phillies

302 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
cloth 1-56639-503-8
EAN 978-1-56639-503-8


Poisoned Ivy
Lesbian and Gay Academics Confronting Homophobia

McNaron, Toni A.H.

A startling look at the way academia opens its arms to gay and lesbian scholarship but not to gay and lesbian scholars

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-488-0
EAN 978-1-56639-488-8
cloth 1-56639-487-2
EAN 978-1-56639-487-1


Puerto Rican Women and Work
Bridges in Transnational Labor

Ortiz, Altagracia

A comprehensive collection of interdisciplinary essays that traces the historical connections between women, work, and the different stages of capitalism in Puerto Rico

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-451-1
EAN 978-1-56639-451-2
cloth 1-56639-450-3
EAN 978-1-56639-450-5


Rain Without Thunder
The Ideology of the Animal Rights Movement

Francione, Gary L.

A powerful re-examination of the animal rights movement and its shortcomings

288 pp • 6x9 • 2002
paper 1-56639-461-9
EAN 978-1-56639-461-1
cloth 1-56639-460-0
EAN 978-1-56639-460-4


Return of the Indian
Conquest and Revival in the Americas

Wearne, Phillip, and Rigoberta Menchu

"After 500 years of injustice, 500 years of night, we are moving into the light of a new era for our peoples. We believe that our voices will make themselves heard, that you will listen to us."

264 pp • 7.5x9.5 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-501-1
EAN 978-1-56639-501-4
cloth 1-56639-500-3
EAN 978-1-56639-500-7


Swingin' at the Savoy
The Memoir of a Jazz Dancer

Miller, Norma, and Evette Jensen

A celebration of a life of dancing the Lindy Hop

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
cloth 1-56639-494-5
EAN 978-1-56639-494-9


Teen Mothers and the Revolving Welfare Door
Harris, Kathleen Mullan, and Frank F. Furstenberg

A comprehensive study of teen mothers and their patterns of entering and leaving the welfare system

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
cloth 1-56639-499-6
EAN 978-1-56639-499-4


The Unnatural Lottery
Character and Moral Luck

Card, Claudia

A philosophical defense of the concept of moral luck as mediated by gender, race, social class, and sexual passions and an exploration of its implications for responsibility

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-453-8
EAN 978-1-56639-453-6
cloth 1-56639-452-X
EAN 978-1-56639-452-9


Women Reformed, Women Empowered
Poor Mothers and the Endangered Promise of Head Start

Ames, Lynda J., and Jeanne Ellsworth

Revealing stories about the ways in which social programs help and harm women struggling to change their lives

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-493-7
EAN 978-1-56639-493-2
cloth 1-56639-492-9
EAN 978-1-56639-492-5


Working in the Service Society
Macdonald, Cameron Lynne, and Carmen J. Sirianni

A comprehensive analysis of the experiences of workers in various service-sector occupations to explore how the shift to a service-based economy fundamentally transforms the nature of work and the challenges of workplace empowerment in contemporary America

376 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-480-5
EAN 978-1-56639-480-2
cloth 1-56639-479-1
EAN 978-1-56639-479-6


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