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A Is for Art Museum

A is for Art Museum
Friedland, Katy and Marla K. Shoemaker

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a fun-filled primer for children and grown-ups to share

64 pp • 8.25x8.25 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-963-9
EAN 978-1-59213-963-7

Wheelchair Warrior

The African Transformation of Western Medicine and the Dynamics of Global Cultural Exchange
Baronov, David

How Western medicine has transformed—and been transformed by—African culture

264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-915-9
EAN 978-1-59213-915-6

Animals at Play

Animals at Play
Rules of the Game

Bekoff, Marc, illustrations by Michael J. DiMotta

What can we learn from watching animals play?

32 pp • 10x7 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-551-X
EAN 978-1-59213-551-6

The Boxing Scene

The Boxing Scene
Hauser, Thomas

From the bestselling author, an insider’s look into a year of “the sweet science”

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-977-9
EAN 978-1-59213-977-4
cloth 1-59213-976-0
EAN 978-1-59213-976-7

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—now updated and expanded

Revised and Expanded Edition
280 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-929-9
EAN 978-1-59213-929-3
cloth 1-59213-928-0
EAN 978-1-59213-928-6

Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States

Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States
Essays on Incorporation, Identity, and Citizenship

edited by Cervantes-Rodriguez, Margarita, Ramon Grosfoguel and Eric Mielants

A novel and interdisciplinary volume on the dynamics of migration with comparative case studies of the Caribbean experience

270 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-954-X
EAN 978-1-59213-954-5

Chinese Connections

Chinese Connections
Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora
edited by Tan, See-Kam, Peter X. Feng and Gina Marchetti

How Chinese cinema and global Chinese culture intersect over questions of identity

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-268-5
EAN 978-1-59213-268-3
cloth 1-59213-267-7
EAN 978-1-59123-267-6

The Delinquent Girl

The Delinquent Girl
edited by Zahn, Margaret A.

A major study defining the delinquent girl, the crimes she commits and why she commits them

360 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-951-5
EAN 978-1-59213-951-4

The End of Empires

The End of Empires
African Americans and India
Horne, Gerald

A trailblazing book that details the close historic ties between Black America and India over the decades

274 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-899-3
EAN 978-1-59213-899-9

Frankie Manning

Frankie Manning
Ambassador of Lindy Hop

Manning, Frankie, and Cynthia R. Millman

The autobiography of a legendary swing dancer-who is still swinging

New in Paperback!
312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-564-1
EAN 978-1-59213-564-6

Going Global

Going Global
Culture, Gender, and Authority in the Japanese Subsidiary of an American Corporation

Fuller, Ellen V.

How culture and gender become weapons in the evaluation of both Japanese and female employees at an American company in Japan

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-689-3
EAN 978-1-59213-689-6
cloth 1-59213-688-5
EAN 978-1-59213-688-9

Hapa Girl

Hapa Girl
A Memoir

Chai, May-lee

A vivid depiction of the racism suffered by a mixed-race family in rural South Dakota

New in Paperback!
232 pp • 5.25x8.25 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-616-8
EAN 978-1-59213-616-2

The Historiography of Communism

The Historiography of Communism
Brown, Michael E.

A major reorientation of scholarly thought about communism and contemporary social movements

264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-922-1
EAN 978-1-59213-922-4
cloth 1-59213-921-3
EAN 978-1-59213-921-7

Legacy and Legitimacy

Legacy and Legitimacy
Black Americans and the Supreme Court
Clawson, Rosalee A. and Eric N. Waltenburg

The first comprehensive examination of Black Americans’ attitudes toward the Supreme Court

232 pp • 5.25x8.25 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-903-5
EAN 978-1-59213-903-3
cloth 1-59213-902-7
EAN 978-1-59213-902-6

A Moral Military

A Moral Military
Axinn, Sidney

A new edition of the classic book on what constitutes moral behavior during wartime

Revised and Expanded Edition
256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-958-2
EAN 978-1-59213-958-3
cloth 1-59213-957-4
EAN 978-1-59213-957-6

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali
The Making of an Icon

Ezra, Michael

A look at the commercial intrigue that surrounds Muhammad Ali in and out of the ring

248 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-662-1
EAN 978-1-59213-662-9
cloth 1-59213-661-3
EAN 978-1-59213-661-2

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?

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-333-9
EAN 978-1-59213-333-8

Pinoy Capital

Pinoy Capital
The Filipino Nation in Daly City
Vergara, Jr., Benito M.

Examining the double lives of Filipino American immigrants

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-665-6
EAN 978-1-59213-665-0
cloth 1-59213-664-8
EAN 978-1-59213-664-3

Race and Class Matters at an Elite College

Race and Class Matters at an Elite College
Aries, Elizabeth

How race and class collide at a prestigious liberal arts college

246 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-726-1
EAN 978-1-59213-726-8
cloth 1-59213-725-3
EAN 978-1-59213-725-1

Restructuring the Philadelphia Region

Restructuring the Philadelphia Region
Metropolitan Divisions and Inequality
Adams, Carolyn, David W. Bartelt, David Elesh and Ira Goldstein with Michelle Schmitt and Joshua Freely

Looking for regional solutions to local limitations of opportunity in education, jobs and housing

248 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-897-7
EAN 978-1-59213-897-5
cloth 1-59213-896-9
EAN 978-1-59213-896-8

Sounds of the Modern Nation

Sounds of the Modern Nation
Music, Culture, and Ideas in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Madrid, Alejandro L.

How the relationships between avant-garde music and ideas of modernity in post-revolutionary Mexico shaped discourses of nationality

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-694-X
EAN 978-1-59213-694-0

The Story Is True

The Story Is True
The Art and Meaning of Telling Stories
Jackson, Bruce

How true stories, almost true stories, urban legends, myths and even outright lies captivate us and bind us together

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 5.25x5.25• Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-607-9
EAN 978-1-59213-607-0

Swimming Against the Tide

Swimming Against the Tide
African American Girls and Science Education

Hanson, Sandra L.

Following African American women who “swim against the tide” in the white male science education system

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-621-4
EAN 978-1-59213-621-6

Technological Turf Wars

Technological Turf Wars
A Case Study of the Computer Antivirus Industry

Johnston, Jessica

Exploring computer security as both a social and technical problem

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-882-9
EAN 978-1-59213-882-1
cloth 1-59213-881-0
EAN 978-1-59213-881-4

Telling Young Lives

Telling Young Lives
Portraits of Global Youth

edited by Jeffrey, Craig and Jane Dyson

Examines the changing political and social strategies of contemporary young people around the globe

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-931-0
EAN 978-1-59213-931-6
cloth 1-59213-930-2
EAN 978-1-59213-930-9

Theorizing Discrimination in an Era of Contested Prejudice

Theorizing Discrimination in an Era of Contested Prejudice
Discrimination in the United States

Lucas, Samuel Roundfield

Offers a fresh, important new understanding of racial and sexual discrimination

296 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-912-4
EAN 978-1-59213-912-5

Thinking Your Way to Freedom

Thinking Your Way to Freedom
A Guide to Owning Your Own Practical Reasoning
Gardner, Susan T., illustrations by Dirk van Stralen

An appealing new guide to critical thinking for college students

296 pp • 8.5x11 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-867-5
EAN 978-1-59213-867-8

Twenty-First Century Color Lines

Twenty-First Century Color Lines
Multiracial Change in Contemporary America

edited by Grant-Thomas, Andrew and Gary Orfield, foreword by Christopher Edley, Jr.

Exploring the multiracial, multiethnic “line” for the new century

328 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
paper 1-59213-692-3
EAN 978-1-59213-692-6
cloth 1-59213-691-5
EAN 978-1-59213-691-9

The Undevelopment of Capitalism

Women's Activism and Feminist Agency in Mozambique and Nicaragua
Disney, Jennifer Leigh

Tracking women’s movements through two developing world revolutions and neo-liberal democracies

306 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-828-4
EAN 978-1-59213-828-9

Wrongful Conviction

Wrongful Conviction
International Perspectives on Miscarriages of Justice

edited by Huff, C. Ronald and Martin Killias

A cross-national study that shows how various criminal justice systems are susceptible to wrongful convictions

326 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2008
cloth 1-59213-645-1
EAN 978-1-59213-645-2

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