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Achieving Against the Odds
 

Achieving Against the Odds
How Academics Become Teachers of Diverse Students

Kingston-Mann, Esther, and Tim Sieber

Compelling essays on non-traditional students written by non-traditional faculty

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-851-7
EAN 978-1-56639-851-0
cloth 1-56639-850-9
EAN 978-1-56639-850-3
 

A Century of Philadelphia Sports
 

A Century of Philadelphia Sports
Westcott, Rich, and Edward G. Rendell

An engaging history of sports in the Philadelphia area during the twentieth century

400 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2001
cloth 1-56639-861-4
EAN 978-1-56639-861-9
 

The Critical Study of Work
 

The Critical Study of Work
Labor, Technology, and Global Production

Baldoz, Rick, Charles Koeber, and Philip Kraft

Essays that challenge the benefits of globalization and new technologies

296 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-798-7
EAN 978-1-56639-798-8
cloth 1-56639-797-9
EAN 978-1-56639-797-1
 

Dark Continent of Our Bodies
 

Dark Continent of Our Bodies
Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability

White, E. Frances

A spirited and provocative engagement of black feminism

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-880-0
EAN 978-1-56639-880-0
cloth 1-56639-879-7
EAN 978-1-56639-879-4
 

The Effects of the Nation
 

The Effects of the Nation
Mexican Art in an Age of Globalization

Good, Carl, and John V. Waldron

How are national identity and the arts intertwined?

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-866-5
EAN 978-1-56639-866-4
cloth 1-56639-865-7
EAN 978-1-56639-865-7
 

Elie Wiesel and the Politics of Moral Leadership
 

Elie Wiesel and the Politics of Moral Leadership
Chmiel, Mark

A sobering critique of the renowned Jewish writer and philosopher Wiesel

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
cloth 1-56639-857-6
EAN 978-1-56639-857-2
 

From Good Will to Civil Rights
 

From Good Will to Civil Rights
Transforming Federal Disability Policy

Scotch, Richard K.

An updated edition of the landmark book on disability policy

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-897-5
EAN 978-1-56639-897-8
cloth 1-56639-896-7
EAN 978-1-56639-896-1
 

Great Home Runs of the 20th Century
 

Great Home Runs of the 20th Century
Westcott, Rich

Veteran sportswriter champions 30 of the most memorable homers—from Babe Ruth to Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
cloth 1-56639-858-4
EAN 978-1-56639-858-9
 

Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts
 

Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts
Charting the Future of Teaching the Past

Wineburg, Sam

How do historians know what they know?

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-856-8
EAN 978-1-56639-856-5
cloth 1-56639-855-X
EAN 978-1-56639-855-8
 

Hollywood Modernism
 

Hollywood Modernism
Film and Politics in the Age of the New Deal

Giovacchini, Saverio

An intellectual history of the Hollywood community and its wartime films

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-863-0
EAN 978-1-56639-863-3
cloth 1-56639-862-2
EAN 978-1-56639-862-6
 

Law and Order and School
 

Law and Order and School
Daily Life in an Educational Program for Juvenile Delinquents

Birnbaum, Shira

A powerful look at the state of a juvenile justice agency and its effect on the students it serves

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-870-3
EAN 978-1-56639-870-1
cloth 1-56639-869-X
EAN 978-1-56639-869-5
 

Legal Bases
 

Legal Bases
Baseball and the Law

Abrams, Roger I.

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

New in Paperback!
240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 1998
paper 1-56639-890-8
EAN 978-1-56639-890-9
 

Mapping Gay L.A.
 

Mapping Gay L.A.
The Intersection of Place and Politics

Kenney, Moira Rachel

How gays and lesbians put themselves on the map of Los Angeles

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-884-3
EAN 978-1-56639-884-8
cloth 1-56639-883-5
EAN 978-1-56639-883-1
 

Modern American Queer History
 

Modern American Queer History
Black, Allida M.

Essays considering the history of queer lives in America

312 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-872-X
EAN 978-1-56639-872-5
cloth 1-56639-871-1
EAN 978-1-56639-871-8
 

Music, Talent, and Performance
 

Music, Talent, and Performance
A Conseratory Cultural System

Kingsbury, Henry

An anthropologist's unusual ethnography of an American conservatory

New in Paperback!
228 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 1988
paper 1-56639-891-6
EAN 978-1-56639-891-6
 

Rubble Films
 

Rubble Films
German Cinema in the Shadow of the Third Reich

Shandley, Robert R.

An insightful analysis of German film in the immediate postwar era

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-878-9
EAN 978-1-56639-878-7
cloth 1-56639-877-0
EAN 978-1-56639-877-0
 

Seeking Community in a Global City
 

Seeking Community in a Global City
Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles

Hamilton, Nora, and Norma Stoltz Chinchilla

A look at the challenges faced by Central American immigrants in Los Angeles

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-868-1
EAN 978-1-56639-868-8
cloth 1-56639-867-3
EAN 978-1-56639-867-1
 

Sportsex
 

Sportsex
Miller, Toby

How people perform their sexual identities as athletes and spectators

192 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
cloth 1-56639-864-9
EAN 978-1-56639-864-0
 

St. Louis
 

St. Louis
The Evolution of an American Urban Landscape

Sandweiss, Eric

The changing contours of a classic American city

296 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-886-X
EAN 978-1-56639-886-2
cloth 1-56639-885-1
EAN 978-1-56639-885-5
 

Still the Big News
 

Still the Big News
Racial Oppression in America

Blauner, Bob

A forceful argument that matters of race and racism still divide us

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-874-6
EAN 978-1-56639-874-9
cloth 1-56639-873-8
EAN 978-1-56639-873-2
 

Swingin’ at the Savoy
 

Swingin' at the Savoy
The Memoir of a Jazz Dancer

Miller, Norma, and Evette Jensen

A celebration of a life of dancing the Lindy Hop

New in Paperback!
304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1996
paper 1-56639-849-5
EAN 978-1-56639-849-7
 

Taking It Personally
 

Taking It Personally
Racism in the Classroom from Kindergarten to College

Berlak, Ann, and Sekani Moyenda

A moving account of the possibilities of fighting racism in our schools

216 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-876-2
EAN 978-1-56639-876-3
cloth 1-56639-875-4
EAN 978-1-56639-875-6
 

Transgender Care
 

Transgender Care
Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information, and Personal Accounts

Israel, Gianna E., Donald E. Tarver, and Diane Shaffer

An outstanding reference work by specialists for the transgendered

New in Paperback!
304 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1997
paper 1-56639-852-5
EAN 978-1-56639-852-7
 

Twentieth Century Limited
 

Twentieth Century Limited
Industrial Design in America, 1925-1939

Meikle, Jeffrey

The classic, indispensable introduction to industrial design in the last century—available again

264 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-893-2
EAN 978-1-56639-893-0
cloth 1-56639-892-4
EAN 978-1-56639-892-3
 

Unthinking Social Science
 

Unthinking Social Science
The Limits of Nineteenth-Century Paradigms

Wallerstein, Immanuel

A classic in sociological thought—now back in print!

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-899-1
EAN 978-1-56639-899-2
cloth 1-56639-898-3
EAN 978-1-56639-898-5
 

Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It
 

Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It
A Judicial Indictment of the War on Drugs
Gray, Judge James P.

A devastating indictment of the War on Drugs

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-860-6
EAN 978-1-56639-860-2
cloth 1-56639-859-2
EAN 978-1-56639-859-6
 

Youth at Work
 

Youth at Work
The Unionized Fast-food and Grocery Workplace

Tannock, Stuart

An ethnographic study of young unionized workers in the U.S. and Canada

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2001
paper 1-56639-854-1
EAN 978-1-56639-854-1
cloth 1-56639-853-3
EAN 978-1-56639-853-4
 

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