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The 60s Experience
Hard Lessons About Modern America

Morgan, Edward P., and Howard P. Zinn

A compelling democratic vision that grounded Sixties movements and traces its evolution through concrete experiences

357 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-805-1
EAN 978-0-87722-805-9


Against Instinct
From Biology to Philosophical Psychology

Senchuk, Dennis M.

A skeptical critique of the rampant nativism of the behavioral and cognitive sciences

200 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-815-9
EAN 978-0-87722-815-8


Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round
The Pursuit of Racial Justice in the Rural South

Couto, Richard A.

An examination of individuals who enacted change in the status, opportunities, and treatment of African Americans in the rural South

440 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-806-X
EAN 978-0-87722-806-6


Art and Engagement
Berleant, Arnold

A new aesthetic theory based on aesthetic perception and participation with the arts

288 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-797-7
EAN 978-0-87722-797-7


Bass Line
The Stories and Photographs of Milt Hinton

Hinton, Milt, and David C. Berger

Experience the jazz world from the lens of Hinton's camera

New in Paperback!
328 pp • 10.5x9.5 • Fall 1988
paper 0-87722-681-4
EAN 978-0-87722-681-9


Black Women Writing Autobiography
A Tradition Within a Tradition

Braxton, Joanne M.

Argues for a corrective to both black and feminist literary criticism

New in Paperback!
240 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-803-5
EAN 978-0-87722-803-5


Building the Beloved Community
Maurice McCrackin's Life for Peace and Civil Rights

Bechtel, Judith A., Robert M. Coughlin, and Daniel Berrigan

One man's story interweaves with many of the crucial social issues of the past fifty years

288 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-783-7
EAN 978-0-87722-783-0


A Critical Examination

Sprintzen, David

A comprehensive analysis in English of the thought of Albert Camus from a philosophical perspective

New in Paperback!
336 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1988
paper 0-87722-827-2
EAN 978-0-87722-827-1


Cane Fires
The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, 1865-1945

Okihiro, Gary Y.

A history of a systematic anti-Japanese movement in Hawaii from the time migrant workers were brought to the sugar cane fields until the end of World War II

360 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-945-7
EAN 978-0-87722-945-2
cloth 0-87722-799-3
EAN 978-0-87722-799-1


The Case Against Christianity
Martin, Michael

A rational critique of Christianity

288 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-081-8
EAN 978-1-56639-081-1
cloth 0-87722-767-5
EAN 978-0-87722-767-0


Christian Pacifism
Dombrowski, Daniel A.

A concentrated defense of pacifism arguing that war is philosophically irreconcilable with Christianity

240 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-802-7
EAN 978-0-87722-802-8


The Cult of the Court
Brigham, John

A fresh and innovative examination of the U.S. Supreme Court as the final arbiter of constitutional interpretation

New in Paperback!
280 pp • Fall 1987
paper 0-87722-828-0
EAN 978-0-87722-828-8


Dangerous Passage
The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence

Nathanson, Constance A.

Adolescent pregnancy as a public policy issue

304 pp • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-077-X
EAN 978-1-56639-077-4
cloth 0-87722-824-8
EAN 978-0-87722-824-0


Dilemmas of the American Self
Hewitt, John P.

A theory about what it means to be an individual within contemporary American society

New in Paperback!
304 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-837-X
EAN 978-0-87722-837-0


Doing Comparable Worth
Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Acker, Joan

The study of a large comparable worth project and of how gender and class dynamics influenced its outcome

New in Paperback!
272 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-834-5
EAN 978-0-87722-834-9


Entry Denied
Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943

Chan, Sucheng

Legal history illuminating Chinese Americans' struggle for civil rights

320 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-798-5
EAN 978-0-87722-798-4


Expected Miracles
Surgeons at Work

Cassell, Joan

The world of surgeons from their own perspective

259 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-838-8
EAN 978-0-87722-838-7
cloth 0-87722-804-3
EAN 978-0-87722-804-2


The Fashioned Self
Finkelstein, Joanne

A lively analysis of personal fashio giving particular attention to aspects of gender identity

212 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-850-7
EAN 978-0-87722-850-9


Heidegger and Nazism
Farķas, Victor, Joseph Margolis, and Tom Rockmore

The first English edition of a controversial work documents Heidegger's intimate involvement with Nazism

New in Paperback!
368 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-830-2
EAN 978-0-87722-830-1


History and the New Left
Madison, Wisconsin, 1950-1970

Buhle, Paul, ed.

Essays trace the rise of an intellectual New Left from 1950 to 1970

New in Paperback!
457 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-836-1
EAN 978-0-87722-836-3


History from South Africa
Alternative Visions and Practices

Brown, Joshua, Patrick Manning, Karin Shapiro, and Jon Wiener, eds.

Articles from a special issue of the Radical History Review that map the development of interpretations of the South African past and depart radically from the official history

467 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-849-3
EAN 978-0-87722-849-3
cloth 0-87722-848-5
EAN 978-0-87722-848-6


Human Universals
Brown, Donald E.

Challenging the assumption that human behavior is primarily determined by culture, Brown hypothesizes about universal traits

220 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-841-8
EAN 978-0-87722-841-7


In the Shadow of War
Memories of a Soldier and Therapist

Student, Menachem, and Terry A. Kupers

Evocative accounts of talks between the author and his patients, as well as his own memories

192 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-789-6
EAN 978-0-87722-789-2


Managing Contracted Services in the Nonprofit Agency
Administrative, Ethical, and Political Issues

Bernstein, Susan R., and Roger A. Lohmann

Interviews with nonprofit agency managers illuminate how welfare state mechanisms work in practice and in the tangled nature of bureaucracies

230 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-809-4
EAN 978-0-87722-809-7
cloth 0-87722-808-6
EAN 978-0-87722-808-0
The Metaphysics of Self and World
Toward a Humanistic Philosophy

Adams, E. M.

A full-fledged humanistic solution to the modern human identity crisis occasioned by the way we must think in living our lives and the way we have become accustomed to think in our search for knowledge and understanding of the world

325 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-808-6
EAN 978-0-87722-808-0


Muchachas No More
Household Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean

Chaney, Elsa M., and Mary Garcia Castro, eds.

An in-depth look at the sizeable population of women who are domestic workers in Latin America and the Caribbean

New in Paperback!
520 pp • Fall 1988
paper 0-87722-835-3
EAN 978-0-87722-835-6


The Nights of Labor
The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France

Rancičre, Jacques, John Drury, and Donald Reid

First English translation dramatically reinterprets the Revolution of 1830

New in Paperback!
448 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-833-7
EAN 978-0-87722-833-2


On Strike at Hormel
The Struggle for a Democratic Labor Movement

Green, Hardy, and David Moberg

An insider's account of this watershed strike

New in Paperback!
369 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-832-9
EAN 978-0-87722-832-5


On the Man Question
Gender and Civic Virtue in America

Kann, Mark E.

Male individualism conditioned with a strong dose of civic virtue

352 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-807-8
EAN 978-0-87722-807-3


The Person and the Situation
Essential Contributions of Social Psychology

Ross, Lee, and Richard E. Nisbett

A groundbreaking synthesis of the central themes of social psychology and personality theory

1992 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-851-5
EAN 978-0-87722-851-6


The Philosophy of Alain Locke
Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Harris, Leonard, ed.

Important writings on cultural pluralism, value relativism, and critical relativism

New in Paperback!
344 pp • Fall 1988
paper 0-87722-829-9
EAN 978-0-87722-829-5


The Politics of Street Crime
Criminal Process and Cultural Obsession

Scheingold, Stuart A.

America's contradictory attitudes toward crime: repellent danger versus media glamorization

250 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-825-6
EAN 978-0-87722-825-7


Professions and the State
Expertise and Autonomy in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

Jones, Anthony, ed.

The first survey of the major professions in the USSR

256 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-801-9
EAN 978-0-87722-801-1


Psychology of Attitude Change and Social Influence
Zimbardo, Philip G., and Michael R. Leippe

Theory about the psychology of attitudes, persuasion, and social influence

400 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-852-3
EAN 978-0-87722-852-3


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

New in Paperback!
232 pp • Spring 1989
paper 0-87722-831-0
EAN 978-0-87722-831-8


The Right to Privacy
Gays, Lesbians, and the Constitution

Samar, Vincent J.

Discusses the reasons why and the degree to which privacy should be protected

260 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-796-9
EAN 978-0-87722-796-0


Samuel Joseph May and the Dilemmas of the Liberal Persuasion, 1797-1871
Yacovone, Donald

Samuel Joseph May rejected his upbringing to become a central figure in the antislavery and antebellum reform movements

300 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-760-8
EAN 978-0-87722-760-1


Shades of Black
Diversity in African American Identity

Cross, Jr., William E.

Presents the diversity that has always been the hallmark of Black psychology, exploding the myth that self-hatred is the dominant theme in Black identity

296 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-759-4
EAN 978-0-87722-759-5


States, Labor Markets, and the Future of Old-Age Policy
Myles, John, and Jill Quadagno, eds.

Original essays examine how various countries have responded to population aging and increases in national expenditures for the elderly

340 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-790-X
EAN 978-0-87722-790-8


Taxes and State Power
Political Instability in Bolivia, 1900-1950

Gallo, Carmenza

The impact of the Bolivian tax code and its relationship to class structure

200 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-800-0
EAN 978-0-87722-800-4


The Thee Generation
Reflections on the Coming Revolution

Regan, Tom

Arguing that the expansive ethic of service is replacing the suffocating ethic of greed

New in Paperback!
176 pp • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-772-1
EAN 978-0-87722-772-4


Understanding Breast Cancer
Kelly, Patricia T.

A guide to breast cancer risk analysis that is accessible to both health care providers and patients

195 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-813-2
EAN 978-0-87722-813-4
cloth 0-87722-812-4
EAN 978-0-87722-812-7


Who Cares for the Elderly?
Public Policy and the Experiences of Adult Daughters

Abel, Emily K.

The eploration of family care for disabled elderly people

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-814-0
EAN 978-0-87722-814-1


Women in the Sanctuary Movement
Lorentzen, Robin

Twenty-nine in-depth interviews with women involved in local sanctuary sites

240 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-768-3
EAN 978-0-87722-768-7


Working Time in Transition
The Political Economy of Working Hours in Industrial Nations

Hinrichs, Karl, William Roche, and Carmen Sirianni, eds.

How technological and market changes affect labor

352 pp • Spring 1991
cloth 0-87722-757-8
EAN 978-0-87722-757-1


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