Temple University PressFall 2006 Catalog
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The Americanization of Social Science
 

The Americanization of Social Science
Intellectuals and Public Responsibility in the Postwar United States
Haney, David Paul

A controversial explanation for sociology's isolation from American society

296 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-713-X
EAN 978-1-59213-713-8

Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro

Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro
A Documentary History

edited by Howard, Walter T.

Surprising revelations about the role of black Communists in a notorious case of bigotry and injustice

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-597-8
EAN 978-1-59213-597-4

Blue Skies

Blue Skies
A History of Cable Television
Parsons, Patrick R.

The first comprehensive history of cable television in the United States

816 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-287-1
EAN 978-1-59213-287-4

Campaign Advertising and American Democracy

Campaign Advertising and American Democracy
Franz, Michael M., Paul B. Freedman, Kenneth M. Goldstein and Travis N. Ridout

Surprising findings about the positive effects of political advertising

216 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-456-4
EAN 978-1-59213-456-4
cloth 1-59213-455-6
EAN 978-1-59213-455-7

The Coolie Speaks

The Coolie Speaks
Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Yun, Lisa

A remarkable examination of bondage in Cuba that probes questions of slavery, freedom, and race

336 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-581-1
EAN 978-1-59213-581-3

Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling

Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling
Lessons from the Inside

Decker, Scott H. and Margaret Townsend Chapman

Convicted drug smugglers describe the business from the inside

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-643-5
EAN 978-1-59213-643-8
cloth 1-59213-642-7
EAN 978-1-59213-642-1

Economic Citizens

Economic Citizens
A Narrative of Asian American Visibility

So, Christine

In narratives dominated by money, exchange is the route to Asian American visibility

190 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-584-6
EAN 978-1-59213-584-4

Equal Play

Equal Play
Title IX and Social Change
edited by Hogshead-Makar, Nancy, and Andrew Zimbalist

A reader of influential essays on the history and future of Title IX

328 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-380-0
EAN 978-1-59213-380-2
cloth 1-59213-379-7
EAN 978-1-59213-379-6

Forgotten Philadelphia

Forgotten Philadelphia
Lost Architecture of the Quaker City
Keels, Thomas H.

Lost treasures of Philadelphia architecture come to life again

320 pp • 10x8 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-506-4
EAN 978-1-59213-506-6

Forklore

Forklore
Recipes and Tales of an American Bistro
Yin, Ellen

True-life tales and scrumptious recipes from Philly's trendsetting restaurant

288 pp • 8x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-651-6
EAN 978-1-59123-651-3

Forms in the Abyss

Forms in the Abyss
A Philosophical Bridge between Sartre and Derrida

Martinot, Steve

How the work of Derrida and Sartre can be bridged

New in Paperback!
320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-440-8
EAN 978-1-59213-440-3

Life, Liberty, and the Mummers

Life, Liberty, and the Mummers
Kennedy III, E. A.

A stunning photo-essay on America's most dazzling parade

192 pp • 8.5x11 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-588-9
EAN 978-1-59213-588-2

Long Distance Love

Long Distance Love
A Passion for Football
Farred, Grant

A well-known scholar and lifelong soccer fan tells what the game has meant for him

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-374-6
EAN 978-1-59213-374-1
cloth 1-59213-373-8
EAN 978-1-59213-373-4

Managing the Infosphere

Managing the Infosphere
Governance, Technology, and Cultural Practice in Motion
McDowell, Stephen D., Philip E. Steinberg and Tami K. Tomasello

Comprehending the issues at stake in the networked world

248 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-280-4
EAN 978-1-59213-280-5
cloth 1-59213-279-0
EAN 978-1-59213-279-9

Musicians from a Different Shore

Musicians from a Different Shore
Asians and Asian Americans in Classical Music
Yoshihara, Mari

Why do so many Asians devote their lives to playing Western classical music?

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-332-0
EAN 978-1-59123-332-1

One Last Read

One Last Read
The Collected Works of the World's Slowest Sportswriter

edited by Didinger, Ray

The very best writing from one of Philadelphia's finest sportswriters

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-600-1
EAN 978-1-59213-600-1

The Redskins Encyclopedia

The Redskins Encyclopedia
Richman, Michael, foreword by Dexter Manley

The definitive history of the Washington Redskins

432 pp • 8.315x10.875 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-542-0
EAN 978-1-59213-542-4

Resentment's Virtue

Resentment's Virtue
Jean Améry and the Refusal to Forgive

Brudholm, Thomas, foreword by Jeffrie Murphy

Is forgiveness always the proper moral response to collective violence?

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
cloth 1-59213-566-8
EAN 978-1-59213-566-0

Savoring the Salt

Savoring the Salt
The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara
edited by Holmes, Linda Janet, and Cheryl A. Wall

An anthology that celebrates the life and work of a major African American writer

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-625-7
EAN 978-1-59213-625-4
cloth 1-59213-624-9
EAN 978-1-59213-624-7

She's Got a Gun

She's Got a Gun
Floyd, Nancy

A fascinating, revealing look at women who own-and use-guns

256 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-155-7
EAN 978-1-59213-155-6
cloth 1-59213-154-9
EAN 978-1-59213-154-9

The Spike Lee Reader

The Spike Lee Reader
edited by Massood, Paula J.

Looking at the films of the prolific, often controversial, and always provocative director

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-485-8
EAN 978-1-59213-485-4
cloth 1-59213-484-X
EAN 978-1-59213-484-7

The University Against Itself

The University Against Itself
The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace

edited by Krause, Monika, Mary Nolan, Michael Palm and Andrew Ross

Looking at one historic student strike, this book offers lessons about the future of higher education

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2007
paper 1-59213-741-5
EAN 978-1-59213-741-1
cloth 1-59213-740-7
EAN 978-1-59213-740-4

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