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African-American Reflections on Brazil's Racial Paradise
Hellwig, David J.

Essays that focus on the authors' observations of race relations in Brazil from the first decade of the century through the 1980s

276 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-892-2
EAN 978-0-87722-892-9


A Philosophical Justification

Martin, Michael

Logical reasons for being an atheist

New in Paperback!
254 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-943-0
EAN 978-0-87722-943-8


Beyond Employment
Time, Work, and the Informal Economy

Offe, Claus, Rolf G. Heinze, and Alan Braley

An analysis of the debate surrounding the future of "waged work" and the growth of an informal economy

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-951-1
EAN 978-0-87722-951-3


Beyond the City Limits
Urban Policy and Economics Restructuring in Comparative Perspective

Logan, John R., and Todd Swanstrom, eds.

Challenging the notion that there is a single, global process of economic restructuring to which cities must submit

New in Paperback!
288 pp • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-944-9
EAN 978-0-87722-944-5


Black Power Ideologies
An Essay in African American Political Thought

McCartney, John T.

Tracing the course of Black Power Movements from the 18th century to the present

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-914-7
EAN 978-0-87722-914-8


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

New in Paperback!
360 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-945-7
EAN 978-0-87722-945-2


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

New in Paperback!
272 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-924-4
EAN 978-0-87722-924-7


Centuries of Solace
Expressions of Maternal Grief in Popular Literature

Simonds, Wendy, and Barbara Katz Rothman

The change in popular consolation literature over two centuries

390 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-931-7
EAN 978-0-87722-931-5


The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave

Zhou, Min, and Alejandro Portes

Ethnic enclaves as an alternative means of incorporation into the larger society

316 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-934-1
EAN 978-0-87722-934-6


The Christ Child Goes to Court
Swanson, Wayne R.

The judicial history and implications of Lynch v. Donnelly

New in Paperback!
284 pp • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-958-9
EAN 978-0-87722-958-2


Computers, Minds, and Robots
Robinson, William S.

A philosophical discussion of Artificial Intelligence

230 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-915-5
EAN 978-0-87722-915-5


Contested Lands
Mason, Robert J.

Mason explores the changing politics of place in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-925-2
EAN 978-0-87722-925-4


Dust to Dust
A Doctor's View of Famine in Africa

Heiden, David

An American physician and photographer narrates his visual journey through the refugee camps of Eastern Sudan

224 pp • 7.5x10 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-912-0
EAN 978-0-87722-912-4


Fast Wheels, Slow Traffic
Wright, Charles L.

How transport modes can be combined to produce affordable and environmentally sound solutions

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-911-2
EAN 978-0-87722-911-7


Fire on the Earth
Anselm Kiefer and the Postmodern World

Gilmour, John C.

A philosophical case study of Kiefer's work

New in Paperback!
272 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-962-7
EAN 978-0-87722-962-9


Fred Allen's Radio Comedy
Havig, Alan

Tracing a career that lasted from 1912 into the 1950s, Havig describes the "verbal slapstick" style that was Fred Allen's hallmark and legacy to American comedy

New in Paperback!
296 pp • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-810-8
EAN 978-0-87722-810-3


Gender Politics and MTV
Voicing the Difference

Lewis, Lisa A.

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

New in Paperback!
300 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-942-2
EAN 978-0-87722-942-1


Generation Games
Genetic Engineering and the Future for Our Lives

Spallone, Pat

A ground-breaking work in ecofeminism, biotechnology, and social ethics

343 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-967-8
EAN 978-0-87722-967-4
cloth 0-87722-966-X
EAN 978-0-87722-966-7


The Heidegger Case
On Philosophy and Politics

Rockmore, Tom, and Joseph Margolis, eds.

An analysis of the debate surrounding the future of "waged work" and the growth of an informal economy

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-908-2
EAN 978-0-87722-908-7
cloth 0-87722-907-4
EAN 978-0-87722-907-0


How Holocausts Happen
The United States in Central America

Porpora, Douglas V.

A powerful indictment of U.S. intervention in Central America

New in Paperback!
232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-923-6
EAN 978-0-87722-923-0


Impure Thoughts
Essays on Philosophy, Feminism, and Ethics

Addelson, Kathryn Pyne

Insightful explorations of moral limits to human interactions

New in Paperback!
257 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-960-0
EAN 978-0-87722-960-5


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

New in Paperback!
248 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-956-2
EAN 978-0-87722-956-8


Justifying Law
The Debate over Foundations, Goals, and Methods

Belliotti, Raymond A.

A critical survey of a number of philosophical approaches to law and judicial decision-making

312 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-818-3
EAN 978-0-87722-818-9


Latinos and the U.S. Political System
Two-Tiered Pluralism

Hero, Rodney E.

An analysis of American politics from the vantage point of the Latino political condition

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-910-4
EAN 978-0-87722-910-0
cloth 0-87722-909-0
EAN 978-0-87722-909-4


Making Ethnic Choices
California's Punjabi Mexican Americans

Leonard, Karen Isaken

Defining and changing perceptions of ethnic identity

352 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-890-6
EAN 978-0-87722-890-5


Mind's Eye, Mind's Truth
FSA Photography Reconsidered

Curtis, James

A thought-provoking study of how photographers created images of the Depression that shaped the public's view

New in Paperback!
160 pp • 9x10 • Fall 1989
paper 0-87722-823-X
EAN 978-0-87722-823-3


Morality, Responsibility, and the University
Studies in Academic Ethics

Cahn, Steven M. ed.

Critically investigating crucial moral issues generated by academic life

New in Paperback!
288 pp • Fall 1990
paper 0-87722-959-7
EAN 978-0-87722-959-9


Morals, Reason, and Animals
Sapontzis, S. F.

Criticizes the common belief that we are entitled to exploit animals for our benefit because they are not as rational as people

New in Paperback!
328 pp • Fall 1987
paper 0-87722-961-9
EAN 978-0-87722-961-2


Possibility, Necessity, and Existence
Abbagnano and His Predecessors

Langiulli, Nino

An investigation of Abbagnano's attempt to raise possibility to a level of prime importance and his understanding of existence

208 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-921-X
EAN 978-0-87722-921-6


Post-Military Society
Militarism, Demilitarization and War at the End of the Twentieth Century

Shaw, Martin

Despite the Gulf War and other regional wars, militarism is in decisive retreat

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-941-4
EAN 978-0-87722-941-4
cloth 0-87722-940-6
EAN 978-0-87722-940-7


Power and Empowerment
A Radical Theory of Participatory Democracy

Bachrach, Peter, and Aryeh Botwinick

A political theory that encourage workers to become politically active to gain participatory rights and a means to strengthen the democratic process as a whole

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-939-2
EAN 978-0-87722-939-1
cloth 0-87722-930-9
EAN 978-0-87722-930-8


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

New in Paperback!
260 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-952-X
EAN 978-0-87722-952-0


The Rise of Historical Sociology
Smith, Dennis

A much-needed survey of the spectacular growth of interest in social history in the West

244 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-920-1
EAN 978-0-87722-920-9
cloth 0-87722-919-8
EAN 978-0-87722-919-3


Separate Societies
Goldsmith, William W., Edward J. Blakely, and Harvey Gantt

An examination of the presence and persistence of urban poverty and the dilemmas of local reform

280 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-933-3
EAN 978-0-87722-933-9
cloth 0-87722-932-5
EAN 978-0-87722-932-2


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

New in Paperback!
296 pp • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-949-X
EAN 978-0-87722-949-0


The Social Origins of Democratic Socialism in Jamaica
Keith, Nelson W., and Novella Z. Keith

Challenging current interpretations of Jamaican events and politics

352 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-906-6
EAN 978-0-87722-906-3


Society and Nature
Towards a Green Social Theory

Dickens, Peter

A critical examination of historical and contemporary sociological treatments of relationships between society and nature

300 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-969-4
EAN 978-0-87722-969-8
cloth 0-87722-968-6
EAN 978-0-87722-968-1


The Solicitor General
The Politics of Law

Salokar, Rebecca Mae

Showing that increased politicization of the Justice Department makes the work of the nation's lawyer an integral component of executive policy-making

250 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-926-0
EAN 978-0-87722-926-1


Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden
Sandberg, Åke, Gunnar Broms, Arne Grip, Lars Sundstrom, Jesper Steen, Peter Ullmark, and Andrew Martin

Examining how labor unions and corporations negotiate and cooperate on job design and computerization and technological change in the workplace

360 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-918-X
EAN 978-0-87722-918-6


The Underclass Question
Lawson, Bill E., ed.

African American philosophers discuss "underclass"

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 1-56639-062-1
EAN 978-1-56639-062-0
cloth 0-87722-922-8
EAN 978-0-87722-922-3


V. F. Calverton
Radical in the American Grain

Wilcox, Leonard

The passionate career of one of the Old Left's most influential spokesmen

311 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-929-5
EAN 978-0-87722-929-2


Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk
An Ethnography of a Drug Abuse Treatment Facility

Skoll, Geoffrey R.

Contradictions in philosophy and practice in a residential drug abuse treatment facility

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-917-1
EAN 978-0-87722-917-9


West African Pop Roots
Collins, John

"...the nearest thing we have in the twentieth century to a global folk music."

382 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 0-87722-916-3
EAN 978-0-87722-916-2
cloth 0-87722-793-4
EAN 978-0-87722-793-9


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

New in Paperback!
248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1991
paper 0-87722-950-3
EAN 978-0-87722-950-6


Work and Democracy in Socialist Cuba
Fuller, Linda

A comparison of the expansion of workers' control after 1970 with the situation in the 1960s

311 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
cloth 0-87722-893-0
EAN 978-0-87722-893-6


Work, Inc.
A Philosophical Inquiry

Byrne, Edmund F.

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

New in Paperback!
360 pp • Spring 1990
paper 0-87722-957-0
EAN 978-0-87722-957-5


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