Temple University PressFall 2009 Catalog
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Afro-Caribbean Religions

Afro-Caribbean Religions
An Introduction to Their Historical, Cultural, and Sacred Traditions
Murrell, N. Samuel

A comprehensive introduction to the Caribbean’s African-based religions

440 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-4399-0041-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0040-6

Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman

Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman
Voice and the Embodiment of a Costly Performance

Beauboeuf-Lafontant, Tamara

Explores the restrictive myth of the strong black woman through interviews, revealing the emotional and physical toll this "performance" can have

194 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-668-1
cloth 978-1-59213-667-4

Criminology and Public Policy

Criminology and Public Policy
Putting Theory to Work

Barlow, Hugh and Scott Decker

Examines the links between criminological theory and criminal justice policy and practice

306 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-4399-0007-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0006-2

Culinary Fictions

Culinary Fictions
Food in South Asian Diasporic Culture

Mannur, Anita

An exploration of how and why food matters in the culture and literature of the South Asian diaspora

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-4399-0078-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0077-2

DES Daughters

DES Daughters
Embodied Knowledge and the Transformation of Women's Health Politics
Bell, Susan

How a DES catastrophe created a feminist health movement

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-919-4
cloth 978-1-59213-918-7

Earthly Plenitudes

Earthly Plenitudes
A Study on Sovereignty and Labor

Gulli, Bruno

Can life flourish without sovereignty?

200 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-979-8

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

New in Paperback!
190 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-585-1
cloth 978-1-59213-584-4

For Both Cross and Flag

For Both Cross and Flag
Catholic Action, Anti-Catholicism, and National Security Politics in World War II San Francisco

Issel, William

Against a backdrop of war and anti-Catholic sentiment, one man loses his rights due to false accusations against him

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0028-4

Hip Hop Underground

The Hip Hop Underground
The Integrity and Ethics of Racial Identification
Harrison, Anthony Kwame

Race and authenticity in America, explored through the Bay Area's multiracial underground hip hop scene

226 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-4399-0061-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0060-4

How Many Exceptionalisms?

How Many Exceptionalisms?
Explorations in Comparative Macroanalysis

Zolberg, Aristide

From one of the country's "most distinguished and most historically minded social scientists," a collection of essays on the importance of comparative cultural analysis

New in Paperback!
376 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-832-6
cloth 978-1-59213-834-0

I Walked with Giants

I Walked with Giants
The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath
Heath, Jimmy and Joseph McLaren

A life in music portrayed by an NEA Jazz Master and his legendary friends

344 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0198-4

James Naismith

James Naismith
The Man Who Invented Basketball

Rains, Rob with Hellen Carpenter

The first definitive biography of basketball’s inventor

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0133-5

On Any Given Sunday

On Any Given Sunday
A Life of Bert Bell
Lyons, Robert S.

The first biography ever written about the man who some considered the greatest commissioner in the history of professional sports

352 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-731-2

On the Margins of Citizenship

On the Margins of Citizenship
Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America
Carey, Allison

The history of civil rights for people with intellectual disabilities in 20th century America

286 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-697-1

Once the American Dream

Once the American Dream
A comprehensive national study of inner-ring suburbs in the U.S.

Hanlon, Bernadette

A comprehensive study of inner-ring suburbs in the U.S.

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-936-1

Oye Como Va!

Oye Como Va!
Hybridity and Identity in Latino Popular Music
Pacini Hernandez, Deborah

Latino music as an amalgam of American cultures

238 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-4399-0090-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0089-5

Perry's Arcana

Perry's Arcana
A Facsimile Edition with a Collation and Systematic Review
Petit, Richard E.

One of the original zoological journals, now in full facsimile

576 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0195-3

Recasting Welfare Capitalism

Recasting Welfare Capitalism
Economic Adjustment in Contemporary France and Germany

Vail, Mark I.

Compares and contrasts the development of welfare capitalism in France and Germany, through good times and bad, since the 1970s

248 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-967-5

Resentment's Virtue

Resentment's Virtue
Jean Améry and the Refusal to Forgive
Brudholm, Thomas

A persuasive argument against "forgive and forget"

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-567-7
cloth 978-1-59213-566-0

Sounding Off

Sounding Off
Rhythm, Music, and Identity in West African and Caribbean Francophone Novels
Huntington, Julie

A look at how West African and Caribbean Francophone writers use rhythm, music, and sound to create and negotiate identity

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0031-4

Swimming Against the Tide

Swimming Against the Tide
African American Girls and Science Education

Hanson, Sandra L.

The experiences in families, communities, and peer-groups that help young African American women "swim against the tide" of the white, male science education system

New in Paperback!
224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-622-3
cloth 978-1-59213-621-6

Technocapitalism

Technocapitalism
A Critical Perspective on Technological Innovation and Corporatism

Suarez-Villa, Luis

A radical critique of a new phase of capitalism grounded in corporate power and its exploitation of technological creativity

230 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0042-0

Temple University

Temple University
125 Years of Service to Philadelphia, the Nation, and the World

Hilty, James W.

A celebration of Temple University’s 125th Anniversary

256 pp • 9x11 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0019-2

The Day the Dancers Stayed

The Day the Dancers Stayed
Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora

Gonzalves, Theodore S.

Exploring the ways that cultural celebrations challenge official accounts of the past while reinventing culture and history for Filipino American college students

228 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-729-9
cloth 978-1-59213-728-2

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

New in Paperback!
274 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-900-2
cloth 978-1-59213-899-9

The Perfect Square

The Perfect Square
A History of Rittenhouse Square

Heinzen, Nancy M.

A history of America's best-used public space

224 pp • 8x8 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-988-0

The Sorcery of Color

The Sorcery of Color
Identity, Race, and Gender in Brazil

Nascimento, Elisa Larkin

An examination of how racial and gender hierarchies are intertwined in Brazil

New in Paperback!
336 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-351-2
cloth 978-1-59213-350-5

Theorizing Discrimination in an Era of Contested Prejudice

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

Lucas, Samuel Roundfield

A new perspective that helps us understand the damaged social relations that incubate racial and sexual discrimination

New in Paperback!
296 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2009
paper 978-1-59213-913-2
cloth 978-1-59213-912-5

Unchopping a Tree

Unchopping a Tree
Verdeja, Ernesto

A significant new examination of the possibilities of reconciliation after wars and genocide

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0054-3

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