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The Afro-American Jeremiad
Appeals for Justice in America

Howard-Pitney, David

Analyzing the rhetorical style of black leaders

260 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-673-3
EAN 978-0-87722-673-4
 


 

Arms and the Enlisted Woman
Stiehm, Judith Hicks

Explore the experience of American women in the military

New in Paperback!
352 pp • Fall 1988
paper 0-87722-705-5
EAN 978-0-87722-705-2
 


 

Beyond the Barricades
The Sixties Generation Grows Up

Whalen, Jack, and Richard Flacks

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

New in Paperback!
324 pp • Spring 1989
paper 0-87722-707-1
EAN 978-0-87722-707-6
 


 

The Carrot or the Stick for School Desegregation Policy
Magnet Schools or Forced Busing

Rossell, Christine H.

The first study comparing the long-term effectiveness of voluntary desegregation plans with magnet programs to mandatory reassignment plans

272 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-682-2
EAN 978-0-87722-682-6
 


 

Challenging the Boundaries of Reform
Socialism in Burlington

Conroy, W. J.

A case study of the achievements and failures of Bernard Sanders' radical administration in Burlington, VT

288 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-702-0
EAN 978-0-87722-702-1
 


 

Controlling the Federal Bureaucracy
Riley, Dennis D.

A probing study examines the relationships between the federal bureaucracy and the elements of society it is intended to serve

New in Paperback!
216 pp • Spring 1987
paper 0-87722-704-7
EAN 978-0-87722-704-5
 


 

Democracy and Development in Latin America
Economics, Politics and Religion in the Post-War Period

Lehmann, David

The integration of three considerable topics for modern Latin American history

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-723-3
EAN 978-0-87722-723-6
 


 

Descent into Discourse
The Reification of Language and the Writing of Social History

Palmer, Bryan D.

Arguing that the current reliance on poststructuralism obscures the origins, meanings, and consequences of historical events and processes

312 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-678-4
EAN 978-0-87722-678-9
 


 

Dilemmas of Activism
Class, Community, and the Politics of Local Mobilization

Kling, Joseph M., and Prudence S. Posner, eds.

Focusing on three dilemmas that inherently shape the issues and strategies around which people mobilize

384 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-696-2
EAN 978-0-87722-696-3
 


 

Disorders of Desire
Sex and Gender in Modern American Sexology

Irvine, Janice M.

The first book to examine the development and impact of sexology in the United States

272 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-689-X
EAN 978-0-87722-689-5
 


 

E. P. Thompson
Critical Perspectives

Kaye, Harvey J., and Keith McClelland, eds.

A wide range of authors discuss the historical, theoretical, and political problems that have been central to Thompson's work

350 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-742-X
EAN 978-0-87722-742-7
cloth 0-87722-730-6
EAN 978-0-87722-730-4
 


 

Echoes from the Holocaust
Philosophical Reflections on a Dark Time

Rosenberg, Alan, and Gerald E. Myers, eds.

The first book to focus comprehensively on the profound issues and philosophical significance of the Holocaust

New in Paperback!
472 pp • Spring 1988
paper 0-87722-686-5
EAN 978-0-87722-686-4
 


 

Education for Struggle
The American Labor Colleges of the 1920s and 1930s

Altenbaugh, Richard J.

A richly detailed history of the American workers' education movement

339 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-680-6
EAN 978-0-87722-680-2
 


 

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

New in Paperback!
208 pp • Spring 1989
paper 0-87722-683-0
EAN 978-0-87722-683-3
 


 

Fire on the Earth
Anselm Kiefer and the Postmodern World

Gilmour, John C.

A philosophical case study of Kiefer's work

272 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-690-3
EAN 978-0-87722-690-1
 


 

For Fun and Profit
The Transformation of Leisure into Consumption

Butsch, Richard, ed.

A case study of the achievements and failures of Bernard Sanders' radical administration in Burlington, VT

288 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-740-3
EAN 978-0-87722-740-3
cloth 0-87722-676-8
EAN 978-0-87722-676-5
 


 

Gender Politics and MTV
Voicing the Difference

Lewis, Lisa A.

Challenging the idea that MTV presents only negative and sexist images of women

300 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-693-8
EAN 978-0-87722-693-2
 


 

The Health of the Republic
Epidemics, Medicine, and Moralism as Challenges to Democracy

Beauchamp, Dan E.

A link between the health of the American republic and the health of its citizens

New in Paperback!
312 pp • Fall 1988
paper 0-87722-729-2
EAN 978-0-87722-729-8
 


 

Italian and Irish Filmmakers in America
Ford, Capra, Cuppola, and Scorsese

Lourdeaux, Lee

Four major American Film directors are studied through the lens of their ethnicity Four major American film directors are studied through the lens of their ethnicity

288 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-697-0
EAN 978-0-87722-697-0
 


 

Jookin'
The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture

Hazzard-Gordon, Katrina

The first analysis of the development of the jook and other dance arenas in African-American culture

248 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-613-X
EAN 978-0-87722-613-0
 


 

Justice and School Systems
The Role of the Courts in Education Litigation

Flicker, Barbara, ed.

Examines the effectiveness and deficiencies of judicial intervention into the problems of racial discrimination in education

456 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-675-X
EAN 978-0-87722-675-8
 


 

Lesbian and Gay Writing
An Anthology of Critical Essays

Lilly, Mark, ed.

The first volume of critical essays about lesbian and gay literature that is written entirely by lesbians and gay men

220 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-706-3
EAN 978-0-87722-706-9
 


 

"Looking Up at Down"
The Emergence of Blues Culture

Barlow, William

The evolution of the various strands of blues music

New in Paperback!
464 pp • Spring 1989
paper 0-87722-722-5
EAN 978-0-87722-722-9
 


 

Making Equity Planning Work
Leadership in the Public Sector

Krumholz, Norman, John Forester, and Alan A. Altshuler

Lessons from an experiment in equity planning

271 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-701-2
EAN 978-0-87722-701-4
cloth 0-87722-700-4
EAN 978-0-87722-700-7
 


 

The Moral Philosophy of G. E. Moore
Sylvester, Robert Peter, Ray Perkins, Jr., R. W. Sleeper, and Tom Regan, eds.

A close examination of Moore's the early essays show that Moore’s famous "naturalistic fallacy argument" has been widely misunderstood

240 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-645-8
EAN 978-0-87722-645-1
 


 

Nietzsche's Zarathustra
Higgins, Kathleen Marie

Provides interpretive guidelines for making sense of Thus Spoke Zarathustra

New in Paperback!
328 pp • Fall 1987
paper 0-87722-687-3
EAN 978-0-87722-687-1
 


 

Opera Muliebria
Women and Work in Medieval Europe

Herlihy, David

Vividly demonstrates that the subordination of women within a household economy was specifically the product of the late Middle Ages

159 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-714-4
EAN 978-0-87722-714-4
 


 

Over There
The Story of America's First Great Overseas Crusade

Friedel, Frank, and Edward M. Coffman

The daily realities and shared emotions of men fighting the Great War

270 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-718-7
EAN 978-0-87722-718-2
 


 

Problem-Oriented Policing
Goldstein, Herman

A conceptual framework for studying the police and for planning improvements in police operations

249 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-719-5
EAN 978-0-87722-719-9
 


 

Reading Rousseau in the Nuclear Age
Roosevelt, Grace G.

A fresh interpretation of Rousseau's theory of international conflict

288 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-679-2
EAN 978-0-87722-679-6
 


 

The Reconquest of Montreal
Language Policy and Social Change in a Bilingual City

Levine, Marc V.

A case study of the achievements and failures of Bernard Sanders' radical administration in Burlington, VT

320 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-703-9
EAN 978-0-87722-703-8
 


 

Revolution
A Sociological Interpretation

Kimmel, Michael S.

A survey of classical perspectives on revolution with criteria for a structural theory of revolution

294 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-741-1
EAN 978-0-87722-741-0
cloth 0-87722-736-5
EAN 978-0-87722-736-6
 


 

Rules for Rulers
The Politics of Advice

Meltsner, Arnold J.

A witty, modern-day Machiavelli offers advice to government and corporate leaders on the human pitfalls of seeking and using advice

208 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-685-7
EAN 978-0-87722-685-7
 


 

The Souls of the Skyscraper
Female Clerical Workers in Chicago, 1870-1930

Fine, Lisa M.

Documents and explains the transformation of clerical work from a male to a female occupation in the late 19th century

264 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-674-1
EAN 978-0-87722-674-1
 


 

The Struggle for Academic Democracy
Lessons from the 1938 Revolution in New York's City Colleges

Edel, Abraham

Evaluates claims for democratic participation in terms of the ultimate mission of the university

240 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-691-1
EAN 978-0-87722-691-8
 


 

To Reason Why
The Debate about the Causes of U.S. Involvement in the Vietnam War

Kimball, Jeffrey P., ed.

Thirty-eight readings that best exemplify the conflicting ideas and theories about U.S. intervention in Vietnam

216 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-709-8
EAN 978-0-87722-709-0
 


 

Transcendence and Wittgenstein's Tractatus
Hodges, Michael P.

Unifies Wittgenstein's early philosophy in terms of the notion of transcendence

172 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-692-X
EAN 978-0-87722-692-5
 


 

Transforming Knowledge
Minnich, Elizabeth Kamarck

Examining the heritage and errors of a scholastic tradition that considered the Euro-American male the norm and ideal for humankind

210 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-695-4
EAN 978-0-87722-695-6
 


 

Women, Employment and Family in the International Division of Labour
Stichter, Sharon, and Jane L. Parpart, eds.

Investigates the interrelations between women's waged work and household roles

288 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-739-X
EAN 978-0-87722-739-7
 


 

Work, Inc.
A Philosophical Inquiry

Byrne, Edmund F.

Examining legal and philosophical problems for a new social contract that is fair to workers

360 pp • Spring 1990
cloth 0-87722-688-1
EAN 978-0-87722-688-8
 

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