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The Afrocentric Idea
Asante, Molefi Kete

Asante's spirited engagement with culture warriors, neocons, and postmodernists updates this classic

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 5.5x8.2 • Fall 1987
paper 1-56639-595-X
EAN 978-1-56639-595-3


The Americanization of Sex
Schur, Edwin M.

Combining sociological, feminist, and Marxist perspectives to examine the specific features of American life that shape our sexual outlooks and behaviors

New in Paperback!
248 pp • Spring 1988
paper 0-87722-633-4
EAN 978-0-87722-633-8


Before It's Too Late
The Child Guidance Movement in the United States, 1922-1945

Horn, Margo

A history of the Commonwealth Fund, 1922-1945

260 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-589-3
EAN 978-0-87722-589-8


Beyond the Barricades
The Sixties Generation Grows Up

Whalen, Jack, and Richard Flacks

Where do young revolutionaries go when the revolution doesn’t happen?

324 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-606-7
EAN 978-0-87722-606-2


Race, Class, and the Response to Urban Decline

Squires, Gregory D., Larry Bennett, Kathleen McCourt, and Philip Nyden

The social, economic, and political costs of the growth ideology for the Windy City

New in Paperback!
248 pp • Fall 1987
paper 0-87722-617-2
EAN 978-0-87722-617-8

Citizen Lawmakers
The Ballot Initiative Revolution

Schmidt, David D.

The stories of the individual activists and political groups that revitalized this use of Initiative and Referendum

352 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-594-X
EAN 978-0-87722-594-2


Color and Consciousness
An Essay in Metaphysics

Landesman, Charles

Defending a view called color skepticism—distinct from radical skepticisms—about the external world

149 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-616-4
EAN 978-0-87722-616-1
  The Consolations of Philosophy
Hobbes's Secret; Spinoza's Way
Rosenthal, Henry M. and Abigail L. Rosenthal

Posthumous study of the social contract in Hobbes's Leviathan and Spinoza's Ethic

248 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-610-5
EAN 978-0-87722-610-9


Constructing the Urban Culture
American Cities and City Planning, 1800-1920

Schultz, Stanley K.

Locating the beginnings of city planning as early as the 1820s

400 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-587-7
EAN 978-0-87722-587-4


Documents of American Constitutional and Legal History
From Settlement through Reconstruction (vol. 1)
The Age of Industrialization to the Present (vol. 2)

Urofsky, Melvin I., ed.

Covers the entire range of constitutional and legal development in the United States from the 1600s

560 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-623-7 (vol. 1)
EAN 978-0-87722-623-9 (vol. 1)
528 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-624-5 (vol. 2)
EAN 978-0-87722-624-6 (vol. 2)


Environmental Accidents
Personal Injury and Public Responsibiltiy

Gaskins, Richard H.

Indicts the U.S. legal system for perpetuating the belief that accidents are only legal disputes between individuals

440 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-609-1
EAN 978-0-87722-609-3


Evaluating Art
Dickie, George

A theory about how to judge a work of art—as opposed to a theory that explains why a particular work is defined as art

208 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-597-4
EAN 978-0-87722-597-3


Facing The Death Penalty
Essays on a Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Radelet, Michael L., ed.

An in-depth examination of what life under a sentence of death is like

264 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-611-3
EAN 978-0-87722-611-6


From Margin to Mainstream
American Women and Politics Since 1960

Hartman, Susan M.

A detailed and comprehensive account of women’s participation in the American political system from 1960 to the present

216 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-634-2
EAN 978-0-87722-634-5


From Warism to Pacifism
A Moral Continuum

Cady, Duane L.

Exposes the pervasive, subconscious warism that is the dominant ideology in modern Western culture

174 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-603-2
EAN 978-0-87722-603-1


Growth and Decline in a Sunbelt Boomtown

Shelton, Beth Anne, Joe R. Feagin, Robert Bullard, Nestor Rodriguez, and Robert D. Thomas

Analyzing Houston's patterns of economic growth and decline from 1900 to the present

219 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-607-5
EAN 978-0-87722-607-9


Images of Appalachian Coalfields
Levy, Builder, Helen Matthews Lewis, and Cornell Capa

Compelling images portray a once-beautiful region that has been increasingly scarred by mining

144 pp • 8x10 • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-588-5
EAN 978-0-87722-588-1


Inhuman Relations
Quality Circles and Anti-Unionism in American Industry

Grenier, Guillermo J.

A vivid exposé of the use of Quality Circles at Johnson & Johnson's

New in Paperback!
256 pp • Fall 1987
paper 0-87722-632-6
EAN 978-0-87722-632-1


A Philosophical Inquiry

Halfon, Mark S.

Defining integrity, a virtue that is central, but neglected in the annals of moral philosophy

192 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-605-9
EAN 978-0-87722-605-5


Job Training For Women
The Promise and Limits of Public Policies

Harlan, Sharon L., and Ronnie J. Steinberg, eds.

A comprehensive review of the public system of occupational education and job training for women in the U.S.

572 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-614-8
EAN 978-0-87722-614-7


Living Morally
A Psychology of Moral Character

Thomas, Laurence

What constitutes a moral life? How does one acquire and maintain a good moral character?

278 pp • Spring 1998
cloth 0-87722-602-4
EAN 978-0-87722-602-4


"Looking Up at Down"
The Emergence of Blues Culture

Barlow, William

The evolution of the various strands of blues music

464 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-583-4
EAN 978-0-87722-583-6


Mary Heaton Vorse
The Life of an American Insurgent

Garrison, Dee

A chronology of American radicalism through the life of the foremost pioneer of labor journalism in the U.S.

400 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-601-6
EAN 978-0-87722-601-7


A Moral Military
Axinn, Sydney

A book on the scope and limits of moral military activity

230 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-615-6
EAN 978-0-87722-615-4


New Homeless and Old
Community and the Skid Row Hotel

Hoch, Charles, and Robert A. Slayton

The answers to one of the most pressing problems of our time come from the poor themselves

312 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-600-8
EAN 978-0-87722-600-0


Passion and Power
Sexuality in History

Peiss, Kathy, Christina Simmons, and Robert A. Padgug, eds.

Innovative writings on the history of sexuality

328 pp • Spring 1989
paper 0-87722-637-7
EAN 978-0-87722-637-6
cloth 0-87722-596-6
EAN 978-0-87722-596-6


Pastoral Inventions
Rural Life in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture

Burns, Sarah

A new interpretation of American pastoral landscapes and depictions of rural life

392 pp • 9x7.5 • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-580-X
EAN 978-0-87722-580-5


Race, Gender, and Desire
Narrative Strategies in the Fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker

Butler-Evans, Elliott

Explores the manner in which the politics of race and gender overdetermine narrative structures

232 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-608-3
EAN 978-0-87722-608-6


Rebuilding a Low-Income Housing Policy
Bratt, Rachel G.

A new strategy proposed for producing affordable housing for low-income people through non-profit community-based organizations

368 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-595-8
EAN 978-0-87722-595-9


Social Movements and Political Power
Emerging Forms of Radicalism in the West

Boggs, Carl

Redefining the field of social movements

New in Paperback!
304 pp • Fall 1986
paper 0-87722-622-9
EAN 978-0-87722-622-2


Starting Out
Class and Community in the Lives of Working-Class Youth

Steinitz, Victoria Anne, and Ellen Rachel Solomon

Winner of the first Robert E. Park Award (1987) by the American Sociological Assocaition for an outstanding work in community studies

New in Paperback!
248 pp • Fall 1986
paper 0-87722-620-2
EAN 978-0-87722-620-8


The Unfulfilled Promise
Public Subsidy of the Arts in America

Arian, Edward

Public funding for the arts is examined in terms of participatory democratic theory

120 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-612-1
EAN 978-0-87722-612-3


Women's Suffrage Movement and Irish Society in the Early Twentieth Century
Murphy, Cliona

Traces the women’s suffrage movement in Ireland in the period before World War I

240 pp • Spring 1989
cloth 0-87722-636-9
EAN 978-0-87722-636-9


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