Temple University PressSpring 1997 Catalog
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"Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin"
Kerrane, Kevin, and Dick Schaap

Three decades of reporting from one of the most provocative sports writers in the country

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-541-0
EAN 978-1-56639-541-0


The Betrayal of the Urban Poor
Slessarev, Helene

A devastating account of inadequate attempts to provide economic equality for the urban poor

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-543-7
EAN 978-1-56639-543-4
cloth 1-56639-542-9
EAN 978-1-56639-542-7


But Still, Like Air, I'll Rise
New Asian American Plays

Houston, Velina Hasu, and Roberta Uno

A rich anthology of American plays by playwrights of diverse Asian ancestry and an equally diverse offering of aesthetic sensibilities

520 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-538-0
EAN 978-1-56639-538-0
cloth 1-56639-537-2
EAN 978-1-56639-537-3


The Chicago Cubs Encyclopedia
Holtzman, Jerome, and George Vass

Everything you always wanted to know about a team often referred to as the "lovable losers"

568 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-547-X
EAN 978-1-56639-547-2


Critical White Studies
Looking Behind the Mirror

Delgado, Richard, and Jean Stefancic

Over 100 closely edited selections critically examine the notion of whiteness and its relation to social power

704 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-532-1
EAN 978-1-56639-532-8
cloth 1-56639-531-3
EAN 978-1-56639-531-1


The Gender Knot
Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy

Johnson, Allan G.

A compelling approach to gender inequality that empowers both men and women to be part of the solution instead of just part of the problem

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-519-4
EAN 978-1-56639-519-9
cloth 1-56639-518-6
EAN 978-1-56639-518-2


The German Greens
Paradox between Movement and Party

Mayer, Margit, John Ely, and Michael Schatzschneider

Critical essays analyze the crucial tensions shaping the first ten years of the German Greens

352 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-516-X
EAN 978-1-56639-516-8
cloth 1-56639-515-1
EAN 978-1-56639-515-1


Hikes Around Philadelphia
Newman, Boyd, and Linda Newman

An invaluable guide to forty fascinating hikes within a short drive of Philadelphia

224 pp • 5.5x8.25• Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-530-5
EN 978-1-56639-530-4
cloth 1-56639-529-1
EAN 978-1-56639-529-8


How I Got Over
Clara Ward and the World-Famous Ward Singers

Ward-Royster, Willa, Toni Rose, and Horace Clarence Boyer

The telling story of one of the country's best-known gospel groups

263 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-489-9
EAN 978-1-56639-489-5


Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering
No Universal Constants

Ambrose, Susan A., Kristin L. Dunkle, Barbara B. Lazarus, Indira Nair, and Deborah A. Harkus

A rich resource of personal profiles of 88 women in the sciences and engineering

512 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-527-5
EAN 978-1-56639-527-4


Law and the Environment
A Multidisciplinary Reader

Percival, Robert V., and Dorothy C. Alevizatos

A comprehensive examination of society's multi-disciplinary response to the difficult challenges posed by environmental problems

464 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-524-0
EAN 978-1-56639-524-3
cloth 1-56639-523-2
EAN 978-1-56639-523-6


Lesbian and Bisexual Identities
Constructing Communities, Constructing Selves

Esterberg, Kristin G.

A revealing examination of how lesbian and bisexual women come to see themselves and what those identities mean to them

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-510-0
EAN 978-1-56639-510-6
cloth 1-56639-509-7
EAN 978-1-56639-509-0


The Memory Bird
Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Malone, Caroline, Linda Farthing, and Lorraine Marce

The moving voices of survivors of childhood sexual abuse evoke the process of feeling pain, remembering, and healing the wounds of the past

295 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-526-7
EAN 978-1-56639-526-7
cloth 1-56639-525-9
EAN 978-1-56639-525-0


Money for Change
Social Movement Philanthropy at the Haymarket People's Fund

Ostrander, Susan A.

From the inside out, this study of a democratic philantrophy probes the world of social movement funding

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Fall 1995
paper 1-56639-364-7
EAN 978-1-56639-364-5


The New American History
Foner, Eric, ed.

Leading historians define key trends in the field of history and reflect on how the experience of previously neglected groups has fundamentally redefined U.S. history

Revised and Expanded Edition
400 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-552-6
EAN 978-1-56639-552-6
cloth 1-56639-551-8
EAN 978-1-56639-551-9


The New Censors
Movies and the Culture Wars

Lyons, Charles

Focuses on the movie industry and the role pressure groups and government has played in shaping contemporary images

248 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-512-7
EAN 978-1-56639-512-0
cloth 1-56639-511-9
EAN 978-1-56639-511-3


Performing Asian America
Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage

Lee, Josephine

A fascinating inquiry into the territory of race and ethnicity in American theater

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-502-X
EAN 978-1-56639-502-1


Something Left to Lose
Personal Relations and Survival among New York's Homeless

Dordick, Gwendolyn A.

A rare in-depth look at how homeless people construct their social worlds

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-514-3
EAN 978-1-56639-514-4
cloth 1-56639-513-5
EAN 978-1-56639-513-7


Staging Strikes
Workers' Theatre and the American Labor Movement

Hyman, Collette A.

Art and politics share the spotlight in a lively history of workers' theater and culture

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-504-6
EAN 978-1-56639-504-5


Unzipped Genes
Taking Charge of Baby-Making in the New Millennium

Rothblatt, Martine

A revolutionary code of ethics to guide childbirth decisions in the brave new world of biotechnology

201 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-554-2
EAN 978-1-56639-554-0
cloth 1-56639-522-4
EAN 978-1-56639-522-9


We Can't Eat Prestige
The Women Who Organized Harvard

Hoerr, John

The story of a 15-year fight to form a union of office and lab workers at Harvard University

280 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-535-6
EAN 978-1-56639-535-9


The White Sox Encyclopedia
Lindberg, Richard C., and Mark Fletcher

An "A to Z" reference of the South Side team that has long been neglected by chroniclers of the National Pastime

592 pp • 9x12 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-449-X
EAN 978-1-56639-449-9


Women's Activism in Contemporary Russia
Racioppi, Linda, and Katherine O’Sullivan See

A penetrating look at the experiences of women activists and their organizations in Russia since perestroika

277 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-521-6
EAN 978-1-56639-521-2
cloth 1-56639-520-8
EAN 978-1-56639-520-5


Women's Political Voice
How Women are Transforming the Practice and Study of Politics

Flammang, Janet

A new feminist approach to political science and politics

Updated and Expanded Edition
480 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-534-8
EAN 978-1-56639-534-2


Women, International Development, and Politics
The Bureaucratic Mire

Staudt, Kathleen

New edition reflects the intensified interest in women's empowerment in developing countries demonstrated by the Beijing Conference

356 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1989
paper 1-56639-546-1
EAN 978-1-56639-546-5
cloth 0-87722-658-X
EAN 978-0-87722-658-1


Writing Wrongs
The Work of Wallace Shawn

King, W. D., and John Lahr

A rare insight into the life and literary work of actor and playwright Wallace Shawn

264 pp • 5x9 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-517-8
EAN 978-1-56639-517-5


The Yankees
An Illustrated History

Sullivan, George, and John Powers

If you've ever cheered—or even booed—the fabulous Yankees, don't miss this unique tribute to the greatest dynasty in baseball history

467 pp • 8.5x11 • Spring 1997
cloth 1-56639-553-4
EAN 978-1-56639-553-3


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