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American Culture and Religious Diversity

American Culture and Religious Diversity
A Saudi Perspective

Alhomoudi, Fahad

Chronicling the unique religious-based travels of a Muslim in America

176 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-0-931214-13-4

An Immigrant Neighborhood

An Immigrant Neighborhood
Interethnic and Interracial Encounters in New York before 1930
Yee, Shirley J.

How the crowded neighborhoods of New York's Lower East Side gave rise to cross-racial and cross ethnic bonds before 1930

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-59213-128-0
cloth 978-1-59213-127-3

Body Language

Body Language
Sisters in Shape, Black Women's Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics
Lau, Kimberly J.

How Black women's engagement in improving health and fitness raises questions about feminism and the construction of black female identity

204 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0309-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0308-7

The Borders of Justice

The Borders of Justice
edited by Balibar, Étienne, Sandro Mezzadra and Ranabir Samaddar

Exploring the limits of and contradictions of transitional justice

224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0685-9


The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us

Berns, Nancy

Do we really need closure after bad things happen?

228 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0577-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0576-0

Club Modernity for Reluctant Christians

Club Modernity for Reluctant Christians
Swidler, Leonard

An invitation to reflect on the core values of spirituality

160 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-0-931214-12-7

Community Gardening

Community Gardening
A PHS Handbook

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

How to build a community garden for all to share

132 pp • 8.5x8.5 • Fall 2011
paper 978-0-615-40150-8

Constructing the Enemy

Constructing the Enemy
Empathy/Antipathy in U.S. Literature and Law

Srikanth, Rajini

An argument, based in history, law, literature, and philosophy, for empathy as an integral part of decisions about who will be designated an enemy of the state

220 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0324-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0323-0

Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean

Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean
edited by Manuel, Peter

How contradance and quadrille gave rise to merengue, danzón and other popular Creole dances

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-59213-735-0

The Dance of Politics

The Dance of Politics
Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi

Gilman, Lisa

How gender and class intersect in Malawi through women's roles as political praise performers

New in Paperback!
268 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-59213-986-6

Dangerous Trade

Dangerous Trade
Histories of Industrial Hazard across a Globalizing World

edited by Sellers, Christopher and Joseph Melling

The first comprehensive survey of the global history of industrial hazards and their control

218 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0469-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0468-8

The Disability Rights Movement

The Disability Rights Movement
From Charity to Confrontation
Updated Edition

Fleischer, Doris Zames and Frieda Zames

A newly updated account of the struggle for disability rights in the U.S.

360 pp • 7x10 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0744-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0743-6

The Ethics of Care

The Ethics of Care
A Feminist Approach to Human Security

Robinson, Fiona

Applying feminist ethics to a comprehensive reworking of the theory of human security, addressing such issues as poverty, health, environment, conflict and peace building

200 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0066-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0065-9

Hope Is Cut

Hope Is Cut
Youth, Unemployment, and the Future in Urban Ethiopia

Mains, Daniel

A detailed look at young men in urban Ethiopia that reveals the impact of economic development and globalization

208 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0479-4

Laotian Daughters

Laotian Daughters
Working toward Community, Belonging, and Environmental Justice

Shah, Bindi V.

How environmental activism in youth shapes political engagement and citizenship for Laotian American women

216 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0815-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0813-6

Merger Games

Merger Games
The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, and the Rise and Fall of the Allegheny Health Care System

Swazey, Judith P., With the research collaboration of Carla M. Messikomer and the assistant of Vicki Leeman Hall and Judith C. Watkins

The story of one of the most public failures in healthcare consolidation

324 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0717-7

Multicultural Girlhood

Multicultural Girlhood
Racism, Sexuality, and the Conflicted Spaces of American Education

Thomas, Mary E.

How high school girls perpetuate social spaces of racism, misogyny, and gender stereotyping despite their best intentions

216 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0732-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0731-3

The Philly Fan's Code

The Philly Fan's Code
The 50 Toughest, Craziest, Most Legendary Philadelphia Athletes of the Last 50 Years

Tanier, Mike

An original and quirky take on Philadelphia legends and the meaning of “tough athlete”

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0599-9

Prisons and Patriots

Prisons and Patriots
Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory
Lyon, Cherstin M.

Reexamining wartime definitions of citizenship, patriotism, prisons, and civil disobedience through the lives of Gordon Hirabayashi and the Tucsonians

256 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0187-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0186-1

The Production of Living Knowledge

The Production of Living Knowledge
The Crisis of the University and the Transformation of Labor in Europe and North America

Roggero, Gigi, foreword by Enda Brophy

How universities in Europe and North America are run like factories and how this affects academic workers

214 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0573-9

The Protestant Ethic Revisited

The Protestant Ethic Revisited
Gorski, Philip S.

Essays on the contradictory resurgence of religion and liberalism in the twenty-first century by one of the most important voices in the study of the sociology of religion

342 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0189-2

Reading Up

Reading Up
Middle-Class Readers and the Culture of Success in the Early Twentieth-Century United States

Blair, Amy L.

The role of cultural elites and journalists in promoting reading as a means of self-improvement and social mobility

264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0668-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0667-5

Refounding Environmental Ethics

Refounding Environmental Ethics
Pragmatism, Principle, and Practice

Minteer, Ben A.

Explains environmental pragmatism and shows how to apply it to real world issues

212 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0084-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0083-3

The Renewal of Cultural Studies

The Renewal of Cultural Studies
edited by Smith, Paul

A collective manifesto for the future of Cultural Studies

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0253-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0252-3

Saving San Francisco

Saving San Francisco
Relief and Recovery after the 1906 Disaster

Davies, Andrea Rees

How the relief and rebuiliding efforts after the 1906 disaster reproduced the class and racial divisions of pre-quake San Francisco

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0433-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0432-9

St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church
Faith in Action for 250 Years
Biddle, Cordelia Frances, Elizabeth S. Brown, Alan J. Heavens and Charles P. Peitz

A history of the second-oldest Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, published in honor of its 250th anniversary

264 pp • 8x10 • Fall 2011
cloth 978-1-43990-795-5

Sweating Saris

Sweating Saris
Indian Dance as Transnational Labor

Srinivasan, Priya

Seeing Indian dancers as gendered labor highlights the politics of Asian American racialization, migration, and citizenship

238 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0430-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0429-9

Troubling Gender

Troubling Gender
Youth and Cumbia in Argentina's Music Scene
Vila, Pablo and Pablo Semán, contributions by Eloísa Martín and María Julia Carozzi

How cumbia villera and Argentine popular culture reshape and reflect the changes in gender relations among the country's underclass youth

230 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0267-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0266-0

Tutoring Matters

Tutoring Matters
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about How to Tutor
Second Edition

Chin, Tiffani, Jerome Rabow and Jeimee Estrada

The authoritative manual for both the aspiring and seasoned tutor

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0741-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0740-5

Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and English

Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and English
Hebblethwaite, Benjamin

The first comprehensive collection of Vodou sacred literature in bilingual form

396 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0602-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0601-9

Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It

Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It
A Judicial Indictment of the War on Drugs
Second Edition

Gray, James P.

A forceful argument for why we need to repeal drug prohibition

304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0799-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0798-6

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

New in Paperback!
244 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2011
paper 978-1-43990-072-7

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