Temple University PressFall 2003 Catalog
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Afterimage
 

Afterimage
Film, Trauma, and the Holocaust

Hirsch, Joshua

How films on the Holocaust gave birth to a new cinematic genre

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-209-X
EAN 978-1-59213-209-6
cloth 1-59213-208-1
EAN 978-1-59213-208-9
 

Am I Still a Woman?
 

Am I Still a Woman?
Hysterectomy and Gender Identity

Elson, Jean

What makes a woman a woman?

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-211-1
EAN 978-1-59213-211-9
cloth 1-59213-210-3
EAN 978-1-59213-210-2
 

Broken Promise
 

Broken Promise
The Subversion of U.S. Labor Relations Policy, 1947-1994

Gross, James A.

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

New in Paperback!
422 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-225-1
EAN 978-1-59213-225-6
 

Closing the Book on Homework
 

Closing the Book on Homework
Enhancing Public Education and Freeing Family Time

Buell, John

A ringing indictment of homework and what can replace it

176 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-218-9
EAN 978-1-59213-218-8
cloth 1-59213-217-0
EAN 978-1-59213-217-1
 

Defining America Through Immigration Policy
 

Defining America Through Immigration Policy
Hing, Bill Ong

From the American Revolution to the war in Iraq, the struggle to define who is—and can become—an American

336 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-233-2
EAN 978-1-59213-233-1
cloth 1-59213-232-4
EAN 978-1-59213-232-4
 

Empire City
 

Empire City
The Making and Meaning of the New York City Landscape

Scobey, David M.

How did New York City come to represent the best and worst of urban life?

New in Paperback!
352 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-59213-235-9
EAN 978-1-59213-235-5
 

Fireweed
 

Fireweed
A Political Autobiography

Lerner, Gerda

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

New in Paperback!
408 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-59213-236-7
EAN 978-1-59213-236-2
 

History and September 11th
 

History and September 11th
Meyerowitz, Joanne

Locating the historical roots of the September 11th attacks

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-203-0
EAN 978-1-59213-203-4
cloth 1-59213-202-2
EAN 978-1-59213-202-7
 

Home Bound
 

Home Bound
Growing Up with a Disability in America

Irvin, Cass

Finding the way home without a map

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-220-0
EAN 978-1-59213-220-1
cloth 1-59213-219-7
EAN 978-1-59213-219-5
 

The ’Huddled Masses’ Myth
 

The "Huddled Masses" Myth
Immigration and Civil Rights

Johnson, Kevin R.

The disconnect between national rhetoric, the law, and public policy

264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-206-5
EAN 978-1-59213-206-5
cloth 1-59213-205-7
EAN 978-1-59213-205-8
 

Inheritance Law and the Evolving Family
 

Inheritance Law and the Evolving Family
Brashier, Ralph C.

How inheritance law has failed to recognize the modern family

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-222-7
EAN 978-1-59213-222-5
cloth 1-59213-221-9
EAN 978-1-59213-221-8
 

Islam in Urban America
 

Islam in Urban America
Sunni Muslims in Chicago

Schmidt, Garbi

How does the practice of Islam and its community of believers change in the American context?

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-224-3
EAN 978-1-59213-224-9
cloth 1-59213-223-5
EAN 978-1-59213-223-2
 

La Merica
 

La Merica
Images of Italian Greenhorn Experience

La Sorte, Michael

A powerful, moving picture painted by the narratives of first generation Italian Americans

New in Paperback!
224 pp • Spring 1985
paper 1-59213-234-0
EAN 978-1-59213-234-8
 

Missing Pieces
 

Missing Pieces
A Chronicle of Living with a Disability

Zola, Irving Kenneth, and Nancy Mairs

A reissue of the classic book that gave birth to disability

Reannouncing
258 pp • 5.8125x9 • Fall 2003
paper 0-87722-311-4
EAN 978-0-87722-311-5
 

My Mother's Hip
 

My Mother's Hip
Lessons from the World of Eldercare

Margolies, Luisa, and Dr. Walter M. Bortz

What most of us don't know about the longevity revolution

360 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-238-3
EAN 978-1-59213-238-6
cloth 1-59213-237-5
EAN 978-1-59213-237-9
 

Native Sons
 

Native Sons
Philadelphia Baseball Players Who Made the Major Leagues

Westcott, Rich, and Bill Campbell

Profiles of local athletes who made the big leagues

184 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-215-4
EAN 978-1-59213-215-7
 

No Sword to Bury
 

No Sword to Bury
Japanese Americans in Hawai'i during World War II

Odo, Franklin

Another band of brothers

336 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
cloth 1-59213-207-3
EAN 978-1-59213-207-2
 

Specular City
 

Specular City
The Transformation of Culture, Consumption, and Space after Perón

Podalsky, Laura

A rich history of Buenos Aires during the inter-Perónist years, and a history-in-miniature of the modernization of Latin America

Previously Announced
304 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2003
paper 1-56639-948-3
EAN 978-1-56639-948-7
cloth 1-56639-947-5
EAN 978-1-56639-947-0
 

The Spirits of America
 

The Spirits of America
A Social History of Alcohol

Burns, Eric

From an acclaimed broadcast journalist, a history of America's complex affair with drink

344 pp • 6.125x9 • Fall 2003
cloth 1-59213-214-6
EAN 978-1-59213-214-0
 

Storytelling in Daily Life
 

Storytelling in Daily Life
Performing Narrative

Langellier, Kristin, and Eric Peterson

A guide to understanding storytelling in context

288 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-213-8
EAN 978-1-59213-213-3
cloth 1-59213-212-X
EAN 978-1-59213-212-6
 

Technological Visions
 

Technological Visions
The Hopes and Fears that Shape New Technologies

Sturken, Marita, Douglas Thomas, and Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach, eds.

Our hopes and dreams for new technologies

384 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-227-8
EAN 978-1-59213-227-0
cloth 1-59213-226-X
EAN 978-1-59213-226-3
 

Women, Creole Identity, and Intellectual Life in Early Twentieth-Century Puerto Rico
 

Women, Creole Identity, and Intellectual Life in Early Twentieth-Century Puerto Rico
Roy-Féquière, Magali

A feminist inquiry into the rhetoric of Puerto Rican national identity in the early twentieth century

328 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-231-6
EAN 978-1-59213-231-7
cloth 1-59213-230-8
EAN 978-1-59213-230-0
 

Workforce Development Politics
 

Workforce Development Politics
Civic Capacity and Performance

Giloth, Robert P., ed.

A look at local efforts to improve job training

296 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-229-4
EAN 978-1-59213-229-4
cloth 1-59213-228-6
EAN 978-1-59213-228-7
 

Workforce Intermediaries for the Twenty-First Century
 

Workforce Intermediaries for the Twenty-First Century
Giloth, Robert P., ed.

The institutions who work to match employers and employees

432 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2003
cloth 1-59213-204-9
EAN 978-1-59213-204-1
 

The World the Sixties Made
 

The World the Sixties Made
Politics and Culture in Recent America
Gosse, Van, and Richard Moser, eds.

A bold reinterpretation of the Sixties’ legacy

352 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2003
paper 1-59213-201-4
EAN 978-1-59213-201-0
cloth 1-59213-200-6
EAN 978-1-59213-200-3
 

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