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AIDS Alibis
Sex, Drugs, and Crime in the Americas

Kane, Stephanie

A fresh, astute means for debating the issues connecting the AIDS pandemic to government policy and crime in the Americas

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-628-X
EAN 978-1-56639-628-8
cloth 1-56639-627-1
EAN 978-1-56639-627-1


Between Race and Empire
African-Americans and Cubans before the Cuban Revolution

Brock, Lisa, Digna Castenada-Fuertes, and Manning Marable

The relationship between the two peoples of color, their similar experiences with slavery and reaching for political power, and their parallel race consciousness

289 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-587-9
EAN 978-1-56639-587-8
cloth 1-56639-586-0
EAN 978-1-56639-586-1


Borderless Borders
U.S. Latinos, Latin Americans, and the Paradox of Interdependence

Bonilla, Frank, Edwin Melendez, Rebecca Morales, and Maria de los Angeles Torres

Over the past several decades, Latinos in the United States have emerged as strategic actors in major processes of social transformation

336 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-620-4
EAN 978-1-56639-620-2
cloth 1-56639-619-0
EAN 978-1-56639-619-6


Connection on the Ice
Environmental Ethics in Theory and Practice

Clayton, Patti H., and Charles Mason

An extraordinary whale rescue that revealed a great deal about values and decision making and about how we think of ourselves as human beings

352 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-616-6
EAN 978-1-56639-616-5
cloth 1-56639-615-8
EAN 978-1-56639-615-8


Dollars and Votes
How Business Campaign Contributions Subvert Democracy

Clawson, Dan, Alan Neustadtl, and Mark Weller

How does the campaign finance system really work—and why do corporate executives say they contribute?

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-626-3
EAN 978-1-56639-626-4
cloth 1-56639-625-5
EAN 978-1-56639-625-7


Families in the U.S.
Kinship and Domestic Politics

Hansen, Karen V., and Anita Ilta Garey

Leading feminist scholars contemplate the complexity of today's American families

944 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-590-9
EAN 978-1-56639-590-8
cloth 1-56639-589-5
EAN 978-1-56639-589-2


Frank Capra
Authorship and the Studio System

Sklar, Robert, and Vito Zagarrio

Legendary film director Frank Capra composed a unique American vision, but how was that vision influenced by the strategies and production style of Columbia? Pictures?

304 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-608-5
EAN 978-1-56639-608-0
cloth 1-56639-607-7
EAN 978-1-56639-607-3


Gatherings in Diaspora
Religious Communities and the New Immigration

Warner, Stephen R., and Judith G. Wittner

The new religious communities of the United States in their churches, mosques, temples, home meetings, and festivals, being built by immigrants

416 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-614-X
EAN 978-1-56639-614-1
cloth 1-56639-613-1
EAN 978-1-56639-613-4


Identity and Power
Puerto Rican Politics and the Challenge of Ethnicity

Cruz, Jose E.

Identity politics as a positive force in political mobilization and access to power

296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-605-0
EAN 978-1-56639-605-9
cloth 1-56639-604-2
EAN 978-1-56639-604-2


Insane Therapy
Portrait of a Psychotherapy Cult

Ayella, Marybeth F.

Group therapy goes awry in one community and shows how vulnerable we all can be to cult mentality

213 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-601-8
EAN 978-1-56639-601-1
cloth 1-56639-600-X
EAN 978-1-56639-600-4


Legal Bases
Baseball and the Law

Abrams, Roger I.

An accessible, insightful look at how baseball and salary arbitration are shaped by law

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
cloth 1-56639-599-2
EAN 978-1-56639-599-1


A Nation by Rights
National Cultures, Sexual Identity Politics, and the Discourse of Rights

Stychin, Carl F.

How sexuality and sexual orientation intersect with gender, race, ethnicity, and religion in the ongoing formation of national identity

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-624-7
EAN 978-1-56639-624-0
cloth 1-56639-623-9
EAN 978-1-56639-623-3


One-Eyed Science
Occupational Health and Women Workers

Messing, Karen, and Jeanne Stellman

A provocative look at why researchers are blind to the health problems of women workers

264 pp • 5.5x8.2 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-598-4
EAN 978-1-56639-598-4
cloth 1-56639-597-6
EAN 978-1-56639-597-7


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

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1997
paper 1-56639-637-9
EAN 978-1-56639-637-0


Politics and Popular Culture
Street, John

The cohabitation of politics and pop culture create a reconception of their influence on our judgments and expectations

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-603-4
EAN 978-1-56639-603-5
cloth 1-56639-602-6
EAN 978-1-56639-602-8


The Politics of Women's Health
Exploring Agency and Autonomy

Sherwin, Susan, and the Feminist Healthcare Network

The practical issues of women's empowerment in the health-care system and the deep assumptions and values that underlie that system

321 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-633-6
EAN 978-1-56639-633-2
cloth 1-56639-632-8
EAN 978-1-56639-632-5


The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
How White People Profit from Identity Politics

Lipsitz, George

In this unflinching look at white supremacy, George Lipsitz probes into the ways that race determines life chances and structures experience in the contemporary United States

312 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-635-2
EAN 978-1-56639-635-6
cloth 1-56639-634-4
EAN 978-1-56639-634-9


The Poverty of American Politics
A Theoretical Interpretation

Roelofs, H. Mark

This classic analysis challenges America's complacency about its political system

Second Edition
368 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-606-9
EAN 978-1-56639-606-6


The Puerto Rican Movement
Voices from the Diaspora

Torres, Andres, and Jose E. Velazquez

A long-awaited collection documents a missing chapter in the history of U.S. radicalism

432 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-618-2
EAN 978-1-56639-618-9
cloth 1-56639-617-4
EAN 978-1-56639-617-2


Reggae Routes
The Story of Jamaican Music

Chang, Kevin O’Brien, and Wayne Chen

Reggae's pulsating rhythms and appeals for social justice have galvanized music audiences all over the world

256 pp • 7x10 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-629-8
EAN 978-1-56639-629-5


Return of Guatemala's Refugees
Reweaving the Torn

Taylor, Clark

Survivors of Guatemala's violent unrest rebuild their community in the face of political and economic challenges

248 pp • 5.5x8.2 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-622-0
EAN 978-1-56639-622-6
cloth 1-56639-621-2
EAN 978-1-56639-621-9


Silicone Survivors
Women's Experiences with Breast Implants

Zimmermann, Susan M

How a group of women's experiences with breast implants and the medical profession affected their feelings about themselves and their bodies

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-612-3
EAN 978-1-56639-612-7
cloth 1-56639-611-5
EAN 978-1-56639-611-0


Stacked Deck
A Story of Selfishness in America

Mitchell, Lawrence E

Reversing the pattern of entrenched individualism in American society

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
cloth 1-56639-592-5
EAN 978-1-56639-592-2


Underground Woman
My Four Years as a New York City Subway Conductor

Swerdlow, Marian

The strange world of the New York subways by one of the first women to work as a conductor

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-610-7
EAN 978-1-56639-610-3
cloth 1-56639-609-3
EAN 978-1-56639-609-7


The Wild Animal Story
Lutts, Ralph H.

An anthology of some of the most celebrated animal stories ever collected

328 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
cloth 1-56639-593-3
EAN 978-1-56639-593-9


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