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A City within a City

A City within a City
The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Robinson, Todd E.

A view of the civil rights movement in the crucible of the North

248 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0922-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0921-8

Black Regions of the Imagination

Black Regions of the Imagination
African American Writers between the Nation and the World

Dunbar, Eve

Establishing an imaginative space for blackness, four mid-century American writers resist literary segregation

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-093-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0942-3

Blow Up the Humanities

Blow Up the Humanities
Miller, Toby

A crisp and engaging book that proposes how to save the dying humanities

172 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0983-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0982-9

Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero

Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero
Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics
Dittmer, Jason

A provocative exploration of the nationalist superhero genre in the United States, Canada, and Britain

242 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0977-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0976-8

Chang and Eng Reconnected

Chang and Eng Reconnected
The Original Siamese Twins in American Culture

Wu, Cynthia

Considering Chang and Eng's body in America from the nineteenth century to the present

218 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0869-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0868-6

Cheaper by the Hour

Cheaper by the Hour
Temporary Lawyers and the Deprofessionalization of the Law

Brooks, Robert A.

How attorneys' work is deprofessionalized, downgraded, and controlled through part-time and temporary assignments

New in Paperback!
234 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0286-8

Church and State in the City

Church and State in the City
Catholics and Politics in Twentieth-Century San Francisco

Issel, William

How Catholic religious activism shaped the language and outcome of San Francisco's debates about the common good and the public interest

330 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0992-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0991-1

Cinemas in Transition in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989

Cinemas in Transition in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989
edited by Portuges, Catherine and Peter Hames

An examination of Eastern European cinema a generation after the end of the Cold War

288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-59213-265-2

The City on the Hill from Below

The City on the Hill from Below
The Crisis of Prophetic Black Politics

Marshall, Stephen H.

A compelling conversation between African American political intellectuals and the canon of western political philosophy

New in Paperback!
250 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0656-9

East Is West and West Is East

East Is West and West Is East
Gender, Culture, and Interwar Encounters between Asia and America

Kuo, Karen

How race, gender, and sexuality were reimagined in the interwar encounters of Asians and Americans

220 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0587-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0586-9

Elements of Discipline

Elements of Discipline
Nine Principles for Teachers and Parents

Greenspan, Stephen, foreword by Arnold J. Sameroff

How teachers and parents can cultivate competent, happy children using a few simple principles as their guide

212 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0897-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0896-9

Fire on the Prairie

Fire on the Prairie
Harold Washington, Chicago Politics, and the Roots of the Obama Presidency
Rivlin, Gary

A revised edition of the classic story of race and power, set in Chicago during the 1980s, when this most political of cities elected its first black mayor

312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0492-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0491-6

In a Queer Voice

In a Queer Voice
Journeys of Resilience from Adolescence to Adulthood

Sadowski, Michael, foreword by Carol Gilligan

In-depth interviews show us how LGBTQ youth survive adolescence, thrive as adults, and find a voice that is uniquely their own

210 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0802-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0801-3

The International Monetary Fund and Latin America

The International Monetary Fund and Latin America
The Argentine Puzzle in Context

Kedar, Claudia

Chronicling the sometimes questionable relationship between the International Monetary Fund and Latin America from 1944 to the present

264 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0909-6

Just Who Loses?

Just Who Loses?
Discrimination in the United States, Volume 2

Lucas, Samuel Roundfield

A rich vein of data that lays bare pervasive discriminatory environments and their systemic consequences for both targets and non-targets of discrimination

370 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0850-1

Making Modern Love

Making Modern Love
Sexual Narratives and Identities in Interwar Britain

Sigel, Lisa Z.

How people used popular culture between the world wars to articulate sexual identities and practices

244 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0805-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0804-4

Music, Style, and Aging

Music, Style, and Aging
Growing Old Disgracefully?

Bennett, Andy

A vivid look at how musical taste and age become tantalizingly intertwined

226 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0808-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0807-5

Nearest East

Nearest East
American Millennialism and Mission to the Middle East

Kieser, Hans-Lukas

How missionaries and evangelical politics influenced American government policy in the Middle East

New in Paperback!
224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0223-3

No More Invisible Man

No More Invisible Man
Race and Gender in Men's Work

Wingfield, Adia Harvey

Making visible the experiences of black professional men in white male-dominated occupations

212 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0973-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0972-0

On Intellectual Activism

On Intellectual Activism
Collins, Patricia Hill

From the author of the classic Black Feminist Thought, a book on the nature and value of the public intellectual

278 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0961-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0960-7

Rebuilding the News

Rebuilding the News
Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age

Anderson, C.W.

An inside account of dramatic changes in journalism in Philadelphia news organizations

218 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0934-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0933-1

Selecting Women, Electing Women

Selecting Women, Electing Women
Political Representation and Candidate Selection in Latin America

Hinojosa, Magda

Offers an analytic framework to show how the process of candidate selection often limits the participation of women in various Latin American countries

240 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0848-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0847-1

Self-Determination without Nationalism

Self-Determination without Nationalism
A Theory of Postnational Sovereignty
Dahbour, Omar

Urging for a move toward a new concept of "ecosovereignty," based on a reformulation of political self-determination

272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-074-1

Speaking of Race and Class

Speaking of Race and Class
The Student Experience at an Elite College
Aries, Elizabeth with Richard Berman

A sequel to the insightful Race and Class Matters at an Elite College that examines the challenges of diversity from freshman orientation to graduation

238 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0967-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0966-9

Sport and Neoliberalism

Sport and Neoliberalism
Politics, Consumption, and Culture

edited by Andrews, David L., and Michael L. Silk

How neoliberal politics appropriates sports for its own ends

322 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0504-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0503-6

Sportista

Sportista
Female Fandom in the United States
Markovits, Andrei S., and Emily Albertson

The travails in the changing world of women as athletes and sports fans

268 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0964-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0963-8

The Steelers Encyclopedia

The Steelers Encyclopedia
Finder, Chuck

The definitive history of the Pittsburgh Steelers

336 pp • 8.375x10.875 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0832-7

Suspect Citizens

Suspect Citizens
Women, Virtue, and Vice in Backlash Politics

Boryczka, Jocelyn M.

A groundbreaking study of how concepts of virtue and vice are used to deny American women full political membership

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0894-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0893-8

Sustainable Failures

Sustainable Failures
Environmental Policy and Democracy in a Petro-dependent World

Cable, Sherry

Examines environmental policy from a sociological perspective, showing how our petro-dependency causes unprecedented environmental damage and threatens our democracy

242 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0900-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0899-0

Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam

Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam
Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States

Toloudis, Nicholas

A comparative historical study of the rise of teacher power and the state in France and the United States

230 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0906-5

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

New in Paperback!
230 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0043-7

Transnationalizing Vietnam

Transnationalizing Viet Nam
Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora

Valverde, Kieu-Linh Caroline

Tracing the ties that connect diasporic Vietnamese to each other and to their homeland

198 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0679-8

200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia

200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia
Al Día, The Staff of

A celebration of Latino history in the City of Brotherly Love

200 pp • 8.5x11 • Fall 2012
cloth 978-0-578-10660-1

Under New Management

Under New Management
Universities, Administrative Labor, and the Professional Turn

Martin, Randy

A balanced review of the changing nature of the corporate university

New in Paperback!
272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0696-5

Vigilantes and Lynch Mobs

Vigilantes and Lynch Mobs
Narratives of Community and Nation

Arellano, Lisa

Vigilantes and lynch mobs not only usurped the authority of the law, they shaped the histories of their actions

204 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0845-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0844-0

Where Rivers Meet the Sea

Where Rivers Meet the Sea
The Political Ecology of Water

Kane, Stephanie C.

A creative, narrative approach to environmental destruction in urban waterscapes, focusing on neighborhood activists who pressure their governments to follow existing law

246 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0931-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0930-0

Workers of the World, Enjoy!

Workers of the World, Enjoy!
Aesthetic Politics from Revolutionary Syndicalism to the Global Justice Movement

Tucker, Jr., Kenneth H.

The rise of the public sphere, as chronicled by social movements spanning the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries

New in Paperback!
224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 2012
paper 978-1-59213-765-7

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