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Affirmative Action and the University
A Philosophical Inquiry

Cahn, Steven M., ed.

Philosophical debates on equality in the university

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-030-3
EAN 978-1-56639-030-9

Afro-American Jeremiad
Appeals for Justice in America

Howard-Pitney, David

Analyzing the rhetorical style of black leaders

New in Paperback!
260 pp • 5.5x8.25• Spring 1990
paper 1-56639-086-9
EAN 978-1-56639-086-6


Its Causes, Consequences, and Control

Berkowitz, Leonard

A comprehensive examination of the nature of human aggression

496 pp • 6.4x9.3 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-033-8
EAN 978-1-56639-033-0


Art and Engagement
Berleant, Arnold

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

New in Paperback!
288 pp • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-084-2
EAN 978-1-56639-084-2


The Asian American Movement
Wei, William

The first history and analysis of the Asian American Movement

376 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-049-4
EAN 978-1-56639-049-1


Black Baltimore
A New Theory of Community

McDougall, Harold A.

Community self-help movements in Old West Baltimore provide an example of participatory democracy for other neighborhoods

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-037-0
EAN 978-1-56639-037-8


The Case Against Christianity
Martin, Michael

A rational critique of Christianity

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-081-8
EAN 978-1-56639-081-1


A Complex Sorrow
Reflections on Cancer and an Abbreviated Life

Paget, Marianne A., and Marjorie L. DeVault

The last work of a scholar whose life mirrored her work

176 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-041-9
EAN 978-1-56639-041-5


Computers, Minds, and Robots
Robinson, William S.

A philosophical discussion of Artificial Intelligence

New in Paperback!
230 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 1-56639-082-6
EAN 978-1-56639-082-8


Crime and Capitalism
Readings in Marxist Crimonology

Greenberg, David F., ed.

Classic and contemporary viewpoints on crime

776 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-026-5
EAN 978-1-56639-026-2
cloth 1-56639-025-7
EAN 978-1-56639-025-5


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

Nathanson, Constance A.

Adolescent pregnancy as a public policy issue

New in Paperback!
304 pp • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-077-X
EAN 978-1-56639-077-4


Engineering Culture
Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation

Kunda, Gideon

An analysis of corporate culture from the inside

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1991
paper 1-56639-075-3
EAN 978-1-56639-075-0


Explorations on the Edge of Time
The Prospects for World Order

Falk, Richard

Envisioning the future through grassroots globalism

New in Paperback!
256 pp • Fall 1991
paper 1-56639-080-X
EAN 978-1-56639-080-4


Feminist Legal Theory

Weisberg, D. Kelly, ed.

Comprehensive discussions of theoretical issues regarding law and gender

640 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-029-X
EAN 978-1-56639-029-3
cloth 1-56639-028-1
EAN 978-1-56639-028-6


From Plant to Politics
The Autoworkers Union in Postwar Canada

Yates, Charlotte A.B.

A case study of the Canadian Autoworkers Union's role in shaping the Canadian economy and responding to global restructuring

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-043-5
EAN 978-1-56639-043-9


McConnell, Terrance

The first modern philosophical exploration of gratitude

288 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-038-9
EAN 978-1-56639-038-5


Health and Health Care In Developing Countries
Sociological Perspectives

Conrad, Peter, and Eugene B. Gallagher, eds.

Sociological perspecitves are applied to medical issues

336 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-027-3
EAN 978-1-56639-027-9


Hume's "Inexplicable Mystery"
His Views on Religion

Yandell, Keith E.

A reexamination of Hume's views on religion

New in Paperback!
352 pp • Fall 1989
paper 1-56639-089-3
EAN 978-1-56639-089-7


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

New in Paperback!
288 pp • Spring 1990
paper 1-56639-087-7
EAN 978-1-56639-087-3


Japenese Cities in the World Economy
Fujita, Kuniko, and Richard Child Hill, eds.

Japanese and Western scholars examine Japan's urban development

360 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-034-6
EAN 978-1-56639-034-7


Jewish Identity
Goldberg, David Theo, and Michael Krausz, eds.

Philosophers explore the cutlrual identity of Judaism

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-040-0
EAN 978-1-56639-040-8
cloth 1-56639-039-7
EAN 978-1-56639-039-2


Latina Politics, Latino Politics
Gender, Culture, and Political Participation in Boston

Hardy-Fanta, Carol

Political organizing by men and women in Boston's Latino community

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-031-1
EAN 978-1-56639-031-6


Leadership, Conflict, and Cooperation in Afro-American Social Thought
Childs, John Brown

A reexamination of black social thought in terms of leadership style

New in Paperback!
224 pp • Fall 1988
paper 1-56639-085-0
EAN 978-1-56639-085-9


Maya In Exile
Guatemalans in Florida

Burns, Allan F., and Jerónimo Camposeco

The first report on the cultural adaptation of Guatemalan Maya immigrants to Florida

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-036-2
EAN 978-1-56639-036-1
cloth 1-56639-035-4
EAN 978-1-56639-035-4


The Neoconservative Mind
Politics, Culture, and the War of Ideology

Dorrien, Gary

The life and times of a powerful ideological force in America

512 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-019-2
EAN 978-1-56639-019-4


New Immigrants, Old Unions
Organizing Undocumented Workers in Los Angeles

Delgado, Héctor L.

A case study of a successful effort to unionize undocumented immigrant workers

200 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-044-3
EAN 978-1-56639-044-6


The New Phillies Encyclopedia
Westcott, Rich, Frank Bilovsky, and Richie Ashburn

Virtually every significant detail of the team's lore and legend, from 1883 to the present

808 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-045-1
EAN 978-1-56639-045-3


No Longer Patient
Feminist Ethics and Health Care

Sherwin, Susan

The first comprehensive handling of feminist bioethics

New in Paperback!
280 pp • Fall 1991
paper 1-56639-061-3
EAN 978-1-56639-061-3


Peace Politics
The United States Between Old and New World Orders

Joseph, Paul

Envisioning a New World Order that promotes environmental renewal, stronger democracy, economic justice, and citizen activism

312 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-023-0
EAN 978-1-56639-023-1
cloth 1-56639-022-2
EAN 978-1-56639-022-4


Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a Post-Industrial City

Adams, Carolyn, David Bartelt, David Elesh, Ira Goldstein, Nancy Kleniewski, and William Yancey

The city's history told on its own terms

New in Paperback!
224 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1991
paper 1-56639-078-8
EAN 978-1-56639-078-1


Philadelphia's Black Elite
Activism, Accommodation, and the Struggle for Autonomy, 1787-1848

Winch, Julie

A study of Philadelphia's black leaders before the Civil War

New in Paperback!
256 pp • Fall 1987
paper 1-56639-088-5
EAN 978-1-56639-088-0


Poems Performance Pieces Proses Plays Poetics
Schwitters, Kurt, Jerome Rothenberg, and Pierre Joris

The first book of Kurt Schwitters' writings translated into English

288 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1993
cloth 0-87722-894-9
EAN 978-0-87722-894-3


The Politics of Street Crime
Criminal Process and Cultural Obsession

Scheingold, Stuart A.

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

New in Paperback!
250 pp • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-024-9
EAN 978-1-56639-024-8


Postmodernism and Democratic Theory
Botwinick, Aryeh

A discussion of the political and economic dimensions of postmodernism

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 0-87722-997-X
EAN 978-0-87722-997-1


The Psychodynamics of Organizations
Hirschhorn, Larry, and Carole K. Barnett, eds.

An exploration of psychological issues that arise in modern corporations

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-021-4
EAN 978-1-56639-021-7
cloth 1-56639-020-6
EAN 978-1-56639-020-0


Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making
Plous, Scott

Psychological research on how people make decisions

Spring 1993
cloth 0-87722-913-9
EAN 978-0-87722-913-1


Radical Philosophy
Tradition, Counter-Tradition, Politics

Gottlieb, Roger S.

Well-known radical philosophers challenge and reflect on political practice and cultural domination

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-046-X
EAN 978-1-56639-046-0


Rethinking Sex
Social Theory and Sexuality Research

Connell, R. W., and G. W. Dowsett, eds.

Essays examine the social dimensions of sexuality

192 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-073-7
EAN 978-1-56639-073-6
cloth 1-56639-072-9
EAN 978-1-56639-072-9


Science that Colonizes
A Critique of Fertility Studies in Africa

Riedmann, Agnes

A study charges Western researchers with First World cultural imperialism

192 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-042-7
EAN 978-1-56639-042-2


Shelter Poverty
New Ideas on Housing Affordability

Stone, Michael E.

A progressive plan to solve the problem of housing affordability

384 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
paper 1-56639-092-3
EAN 978-1-56639-092-7
cloth 1-56639-050-8
EAN 978-1-56639-050-7


Social Inequality in Oaxaca
A History of Resistance and Change

Murphy, Arthur D., Alex Stepick, and Henry A. Selby

Two millennia of social inequality

New in Paperback!
300 pp • Fall 1991
paper 0-87722-869-8
EAN 978-0-87722-869-1


Time and Experience
McInerney, Peter K.

An analysis of the philosophy of time

New in Paperback!
224 pp • Spring 1991
paper 1-56639-010-9
EAN 978-1-56639-010-1


The Transformation of American Catholic Sisters
Quiñonez, Lora Ann, and Mary Daniel Turner

A report on the social, political, and spiritual changes for Catholic nuns in the U.S. since Vatican II

New in Paperback!
224 pp • Fall 1991
paper 1-56639-074-5
EAN 978-1-56639-074-3


The Underclass Question
Lawson, Bill E., and William Julius Wilson, eds.

African American philosophers discuss "underclass"

New in Paperback!
232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1992
paper 1-56639-062-1
EAN 978-1-56639-062-0


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

New in Paperback!
120 pp • Spring 1989
paper 1-56639-083-4
EAN 978-1-56639-083-5


Issues in Environmental Ethics

Scherer, Donald, ed.

Philosophy applied to environmental issues

New in Paperback!
288 pp • Fall 1990
paper 1-56639-079-6
EAN 978-1-56639-079-8


Young Unwed Fathers
Changing Roles and Emerging Policies

Lerman, Robert I., and Theodara J. Ooms, eds.

Essays on policies, programs, and ethical issues

360 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1993
cloth 1-56639-048-6
EAN 978-1-56639-048-4


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