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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

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-591-7
EAN 978-1-56639-591-5

The Afrocentric Idea

The Afrocentric Idea
Asante, Molefi Kete

Asante's spirited engagement with culture warriors, neocons, and postmodernists updates this classic

Revised and Expanded Edition
256 pp • 5.5x8.2 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-595-X
EAN 978-1-56639-595-3
cloth 1-56639-594-1
EAN 978-1-56639-594-6

The Best of the Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review

The Best of The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review
Schneider, Jr., Richard, and Edmund White, eds.

A selection of notable essays from the landmark publication

363 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-596-8
EAN 978-1-56639-596-0

Borscht Belt Bungalows

Borscht Belt Bungalows
Memories of Catskill Summers

Richman, Irwin

A history memoir and photo album of Jewish summers in the Catskills

256 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-585-2
EAN 978-1-56639-585-4

The Brazilian Sound

The Brazilian Sound
Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil

McGowan, Chris, and Ricardo Pessanha

An encyclopedia survey of Brazilian popular music

New Edition
256 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-545-3
EAN 978-1-56639-545-8
cloth 1-56639-544-5
EAN 978-1-56639-544-1

Chanting Down Babylon

Chanting Down Babylon
The Rastafari Reader

Murrell, N. Samuel, William D. Spencer, and Adrian Anthony McFarlane

A comprehensive and indispensable study of the Rastafarian Movement

467 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-584-4
EAN 978-1-56639-584-7
cloth 1-56639-583-6
EAN 978-1-56639-583-0

Claiming America

Claiming America
Constructing Chinese American Identities during the Exclusion Era

Wong, K. Scott, and Sucheng Chan, eds.

A collection of essays that recovers the lives and experiences of individuals who staked their claim to Chinese American identity

226 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-576-3
EAN 978-1-56639-576-2
cloth 1-56639-575-5
EAN 978-1-56639-575-5

Ecological Politics

Ecological Politics
Ecofeminists and the Greens

Gaard, Greta

An illuminating account of two interconnected social movements from their grassroots origins in the 1970s to the 1996 Green presidential campaign

337 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-570-4
EAN 978-1-56639-570-0
cloth 1-56639-569-0
EAN 978-1-56639-569-4

Family Ties

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

New in Paperback!
304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-472-4
EAN 978-1-56639-472-7

Fishing the Delaware Valley

Fishing the Delaware Valley
Ingram Jr., George H., Robert F. Marler Jr., Robert R. Smith, and Joe Humphreys

Fishing tales from the Delaware Valley

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-588-7
EAN 978-1-56639-588-5

The Forest and the Trees

The Forest and the Trees
Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise
Johnson, Allan G.

A thought-provoking and passionate account of why sociology matters that will engage and inspire students and teachers

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-564-X
EAN 978-1-56639-564-9
cloth 1-56639-563-1
EAN 978-1-56639-563-2

Free Trade?

Free Trade?
Informal Economies at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Staudt, Kathleen

How petty regulations feed grand global hegemonies that cheapen labor

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-568-2
EAN 978-1-56639-568-2
cloth 1-56639-567-4
EAN 978-1-56639-567-0

I Can't Remember

I Can't Remember
Family Stories of Alzheimer's Disease

Smoller, Esther Strauss, and Kathleen O’Brien

Photographs and personal stories of the everyday trials of Alzheimer's patients and their families

136 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-555-0
EAN 978-1-56639-555-7

Mexican American Women Activists

Mexican American Women Activists
Identity and Resistance in Two Los Angeles Communities

Pardo, Mary

The story of Mexican American women in two communities who took control and made a difference

322 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-573-9
EAN 978-1-56639-573-1
cloth 1-56639-572-0
EAN 978-1-56639-572-4

Midwifery and Childbirth in America

Midwifery and Childbirth in America
Rooks, Judith Pence, and Charles S. Mahan, M.D.

The definitive account of the many forces that intersect over the issue of childbirth

576 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-565-8
EAN 978-1-56639-565-6

Misconceiving Mothers

Misconceiving Mothers
Legislators, Prosecutors, and the Politics of Prenatal Drug Exposure

Gomez, Laura

How public policy about reproduction and crime is made

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-558-5
EAN 978-1-56639-558-8
cloth 1-56639-557-7
EAN 978-1-56639-557-1


Shifting Japanese American Identities and Politics

Takahashi, Jere

A fresh look at the many and diverse political strategies that forged a Japanese American identity

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-550-X
EAN 978-1-56639-550-2


Os Deuses Vivos da África
The Living Gods of Africa in Brazil

Nascimento, Abdias do, and Molefi Kete Asante

Work of Afro-Brazilian artist Nascimento now available to the U.S. market

170 pp • 10x11 • Fall 1997
cloth 85-85853-018
EAN 978-85-85853-013

A Part, Yet Apart

A Part, Yet Apart
South Asians in Asian America

Shankar, Lavina Dhingra, and Rajini Srikanth

The first comprehensive study of the peripheral position and invisibility of South Asian perspectives within Asian America

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-578-X
EAN 978-1-56639-578-6
cloth 1-56639-577-1
EAN 978-1-56639-577-9

Policing Women

Policing Women
The Sexual Politics of Law Enforcement and the LAPD

Appier, Janis Marie

How women expanded policework and unwittingly created the conditions for more agressive policing

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-560-7
EAN 978-1-56639-560-1
cloth 1-56639-559-3
EAN 978-1-56639-559-5

Readings in American Indian Law

Readings in American Indian Law
Recalling the Rhythm of Survival

Carrillo, Jo, ed.

33 works that introduce and conceptualize some of the most symbolically important areas of federal Indian law: identity, reparations, incommensurability, cultural property, tribal governance, and religious freedom

353 pp • 7x10 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-582-8
EAN 978-1-56639-582-3
cloth 1-56639-581-X
EAN 978-1-56639-581-6

Rethinking the Cold War

Rethinking the Cold War
Hunter, Allen, ed.

A path-breaking collection of essays by cutting-edge authors that reassess the Cold War since the fall of communism

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-562-3
EAN 978-1-56639-562-5
cloth 1-56639-561-5
EAN 978-1-56639-561-8

Robert Kennedy

Robert Kennedy
Brother Protector

Hilty, James W.

The relationship between a President and his 'tough as nails' alter ego and brother

672 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-566-6
EAN 978-1-56639-566-3

Searching for Safe Spaces

Searching for Safe Spaces
Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in Exile

Chancy, Myriam J.A.

In exile but finding no refuge, Afro-Caribbean women portray harsh lives

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-540-2
EAN 978-1-56639-540-3
cloth 1-56639-539-9
EAN 978-1-56639-539-7

Sponsored Identities

Sponsored Identities
Cultural Politics in Puerto Rico

Davila, Arlene M

How views of national identity are forged and contested in Puerto Rico by local and transnational forces

301 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-549-6
EAN 978-1-56639-549-6
cloth 1-56639-548-8
EAN 978-1-56639-548-9

Street Addicts

Street Addicts in the Political Economy
Waterston, Alisse

The moving first-person accounts of drug addicts on the streets of New York

New in Paperback!
304 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1992
paper 1-56639-574-7
EAN 978-1-56639-574-8

Transgender Care

Transgender Care
Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information, and Personal Accounts

Israel, Gianna E., Donald E. Tarver, and Diane Shaffer

An outstanding reference work by specialists for the transgendered

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
cloth 1-56639-571-2
EAN 978-1-56639-571-7

Workin' It

Workin' It
Women Living Through Drugs and Crime

Pettiway, Leon

Five female law-breakers describe their lives in their own words

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-580-1
EAN 978-1-56639-580-9
cloth 1-56639-579-8
EAN 978-1-56639-579-3


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