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Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music
 

Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music
Garcia, David F.

The life and times of one of Cuba's most important musicians

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-386-X
EAN 978-1-59213-386-4
cloth 1-59213-385-1
EAN 978-1-59213-385-7
 

Caribbean Currents
 

Caribbean Currents
Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae

Manuel, Peter, with Kenneth Bilby and Michael Largey

The classic introduction to the Caribbean's popular music brought up to date

Revised and Expanded Edition
336 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-463-7
EAN 978-1-59213-463-2
cloth 1-59213-462-9
EAN 978-1-59213-462-5
 

Challenging the Chip
 

Challenging the Chip
Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry

edited by Smith, Ted, David A. Sonnenfeld and David Naguib Pellow, foreword by Jim Hightower

A revealing look at the dark side of the technology industry

376 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-330-4
EAN 978-1-59213-330-7
cloth 1-59213-329-0
EAN 978-1-59213-329-1
 

City and Environment
 

City and Environment
Boone, Christopher G., and Ali Modarres

An introduction to urban environmental issues around the globe

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-284-7
EAN 978-1-59213-284-3
cloth 1-59213-283-9
EAN 978-1-59213-283-6
 

The Forgotten Network
 

The Forgotten Network
DuMont and the Birth of American Television

Weinstein, David

A history of "the forgotten network," as seen through its own programs and personalities

New in Paperback!
240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2004
paper 1-59213-499-8
EAN 978-1-59213-499-1
 

Forms in the Abyss
 

Forms in the Abyss
A Philosophical Bridge between Sartre and Derrida

Martinot, Steve

How the work of Derrida and Sartre can be bridged

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
cloth 1-59213-439-4
EAN 978-1-59213-439-7
 

The Homoerotic Photography of Carl Van Vechten
 

The Homoerotic Photography of Carl Van Vechten
Public Face, Private Thoughts

Smalls, James

The private, interracial, homoerotic photographs of one of the best-known gay, white promoters of the Harlem Renaissance

240 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2006
cloth 1-59213-305-3
EAN 978-1-59213-305-5
 

Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities
 

Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities
edited by Ong, Paul, and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

A new agenda for revitalizing minority neighborhoods

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-410-6
EAN 978-1-59213-410-6
cloth 1-59213-409-2
EAN 978-1-59213-409-0
 

Jobs Aren't Enough
 

Jobs Aren't Enough
Toward a New Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families

Iversen, Roberta Rehner, and Annie Laurie Armstrong

"Job opportunity" is a myth for 25% of U.S. wage earners

296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-356-8
EAN 978-1-59213-356-7
cloth 1-59213-355-X
EAN 978-1-59213-355-0
 

Just a Dog
 

Just a Dog
Understanding Animal Cruelty and Ourselves

Arluke, Arnold

How can we make sense of acts of cruelty towards animals?

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-472-6
EAN 978-1-59213-472-4
cloth 1-59213-471-8
EAN 978-1-59213-471-7
 

Las Hermanas
 

Las Hermanas
Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in the U.S. Catholic Church

Medina, Lara

The history of a feminist religious movement that mobilized the Chicana/Latina community

New in Paperback!
232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2004
paper 1-59213-483-1
EAN 978-1-59213-483-0
 

Latinos in New England
 

Latinos in New England
edited by Torres, Andres

The first comprehensive look at the growing Latino presence in New England

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-417-3
EAN 978-1-59213-417-5
cloth 1-59213-416-5
EAN 978-1-59213-416-8
 

Mayors and Schools
 

Mayors and Schools
Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education

Chambers, Stefanie

Does mayoral control lead to better urban schools?

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-469-6
EAN 978-1-59213-469-4
cloth 1-59213-468-8
EAN 978-1-59213-468-7
 

Philadelphia Maestros
 

Philadelphia Maestros
Ormandy, Muti, Sawallisch

Rodríguez-Peralta, Phyllis White

The story of the Philadelphia Orchestra told through three of its greatest conductors

192 pp • 6x8 • Spring 2006
cloth 1-59213-487-4
EAN 978-1-59213-487-8
 

The Philadelphia Reader
 

The Philadelphia Reader
edited by Huber, Robert, and Benjamin Wallace, foreword by Buzz Bissinger

A chronicle of the city through the eyes of its most famous citizens, from the writers of Philadelphia magazine

296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-461-0
EAN 978-1-59213-461-8
cloth 1-59213-460-2
EAN 978-1-59213-460-1
 

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
 

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

Lipsitz, George

A widely influential book-revised to reveal racial privilege at work in the 21st century

Revised and Expanded Edition
312 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-494-7
EAN 978-1-59213-494-6
cloth 1-59213-493-9
EAN 978-1-59213-493-9
 

The Scrapbook in American Life
 

The Scrapbook in American Life
edited by Tucker, Susan, Katherine Ott and Patricia P. Buckler

The first book about the history and practice of keeping scrapbooks

344 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-478-5
EAN 978-1-59213-478-6
cloth 1-59213-477-7
EAN 978-1-59213-477-9
 

Social Capital in the City
 

Social Capital in the City
Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia

edited by Dilworth, Richardson

The first interdisciplinary work to examine "social capital" in a single city

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-345-2
EAN 978-1-59213-345-1
cloth 1-59213-344-4
EAN 978-1-59213-344-4
 

There Goes the 'Hood
 

There Goes the 'Hood
Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Freeman, Lance

How does gentrification affect residents who stay in the neighborhood?

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-437-8
EAN 978-1-59213-437-3
cloth 1-59213-436-X
EAN 978-1-59213-436-6
 

Troubled Pasts
 

Troubled Pasts
News and the Collective Memory of Social Unrest

Edy, Jill A.

How the media shape collective memory and use that memory to shape our understanding of current events

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-497-1
EAN 978-1-59213-497-7
cloth 1-59213-496-3
EAN 978-1-59213-496-0
 

The Vietnamese American 1.5 Generation
 

The Vietnamese American 1.5 Generation
Stories of War, Revolution, Flight, and New Beginnings

edited by Chan, Sucheng

Riveting stories by refugees who fled Vietnam

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2006
paper 1-59213-501-3
EAN 978-1-59213-501-1
cloth 1-59213-500-5
EAN 978-1-59213-500-4
 

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