Temple University PressFall 2010 Catalog
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AFSCME's Philadelphia Story

AFSCME's Philadelphia Story
Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

Ryan, Francis

A history of the largest union in the AFL-CIO and its growth in a major American city

320 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0278-3

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

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

New in Paperback!
264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-59213-916-3
cloth 978-1-59213-915-6

Art Museum Opposites

Art Museum Opposites
Friedland, Katy and Marla K. Shoemaker

A book of opposites for young readers, based on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collections

44 pp • 8.5x11 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0523-4

Behind the Backlash

Behind the Backlash
Muslim Americans After 9/11

Peek, Lori

How Muslim-American identity has been shaped by 9/11 and its after effects

230 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-59213-983-5
cloth 978-1-59213-982-8

The Change Election

The Change Election
Money, Mobilization, and Persuasion in the 2008 Federal Elections
edited by Magleby, David B.

A thorough assessment of how the 2008 elections were financed and conducted

326 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0339-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0338-4

Circling the Bases

Circling the Bases
Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry

Zimbalist, Andrew

A look at the future of the business of sports in America

234 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0283-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0282-0

Civic Talk

Civic Talk
Peers, Politics, and the Future of Democracy
Klofstad, Casey A.

Exploring how the simple act of talking about politics and current events with friends, colleagues, and relatives causes us to become more civically active

200 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0272-1

Claiming the Oriental Gateway

Claiming the Oriental Gateway
Prewar Seattle and Japanese America
Lee, Shelley Sang-Hee

How the interests of Seattle and Japanese Americans were linked in the processes of urban boosterism before World War II

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0213-4

From Warism to Pacifism

From Warism to Pacifism
A Moral Continuum
Second Edition

Cady, Duane L.

Illuminating the moral views on violence, from the moral restraint of the just-war tradition through pragmatic nonviolence to principled variations of pacifism

170 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0312-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0311-7

Higher Education and Democracy

Higher Education and Democracy
Essays on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

Saltmarsh, John and Edward A. Zlotkowski

A masterful collection of essays on the democratic potential of education

416 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0037-6

Invasion of the Mind Snatchers

Invasion of the Mind Snatchers
Television's Conquest of America in the Fifties
Burns, Eric

How the baby boomers learned about the world in their most formative years

352 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0288-2

Live Wire

Live Wire
Women and Brotherhood in the Electrical Industry

Moccio, Francine A.

Sisters of The Brotherhood struggle for equality

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-59213-738-1
cloth 978-1-59213-737-4

On the Margins of Citizenship

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

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

New in Paperback!
286 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-59213-698-8
cloth 978-1-59213-697-1

Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States

Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States
Dong, Lan

Heroic women warriors as reflections of social and moral values

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-59213-971-2
cloth 978-1-59213-970-5

Music, Disability, and Society

Music, Disability, and Society
Lubet, Alex

How musicians can be disabled and how musicality itself can be disabling

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0026-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0025-3

The Politics of State Feminism

The Politics of State Feminism
Innovation in Comparative Research

McBride, Dorothy E. and Amy G. Mazur

Addressing essential questions of women's movement activism and political change in Western democracies

318 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0207-3

Pushing for Midwives

Pushing for Midwives
Homebirth Mothers and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Craven, Christa

A history of the re-emergence of midwifery in America

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0220-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0219-6

Putting the Horse before Descartes

Putting the Horse Before Descartes
My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals
Rollin, Bernard E.

A pioneer in animal ethics tells his story

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-59213-825-8

Rude Democracy

Rude Democracy
Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Herbst, Susan

How American politics can become more civil and amenable to public policy solutions, while still allowing for effective argument

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0335-3

Tasting Freedom

Tasting Freedom
Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America
Biddle, Daniel R. and Murray Dubin

The life and times of the extraordinary Octavius Catto, and the first civil rights movement in America

632 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-59213-465-6

The Temp Economy

The Temp Economy
From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America
Hatton, Erin

How the temp industry undermined the idea that workers are a company's chief asset


232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0081-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0080-2

The Textures of Time

The Textures of Time
Agency and Temporal Experience

Flaherty, Michael G.

A thoughtful exploration of time and how we make it do our bidding

192 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0263-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0262-2

This Is All I Choose to Tell

This Is All I Choose to Tell
History and Hybridity in Vietnamese American Literature

Pelaud, Isabelle Thuy

An introduction to the themes of a still-evolving American ethnic literature


216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0217-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0216-5

To The City

To The City
Urban Photographs of the New Deal
Foulkes, Julia L.

New Deal photographs reveal the inexorable "pull of the city" even as they lament the demise of rural America

142 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-59213-998-9
cloth 978-1-59213-997-2

Transient Images

Transient Images
Personal Media in Public Frameworks
Freedman, Eric

Whither the life of online images?

230 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0327-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0326-1

Unraveling the Real

Unraveling the Real
The Fantastic in Spanish-American Ficciones
Duncan, Cynthia

Exploring the fantastic in Spanish American literature as an expression of subversiveness that threatening to undermine the culture

280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
paper 978-1-4399-0241-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0240-0

Youth Violence

Youth Violence
Sex and Race Differences in Offending, Victimization, and Gang Membership

Esbensen, Finn-Aage, Dana Peterson, Terrance J. Taylor and Adrienne Freng

The first comprehensive overview to examine how sex and race/ethnicity impact the interrelationships among youth violence, violent victimization, and gang membership

244 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2010
cloth 978-1-4399-0071-0

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