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Americans First

Americans First
Chinese Americans and the Second World War

Wong, K. Scott

The Second World War's role in bringing Chinese Americans into the mainstream of American society

268 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-840-3
EAN 978-1-59213-840-1

Berlusconi’s Italy

Berlusconi’s Italy
Mapping Contemporary Italian Politics

Shin, Michael E. and John A. Agnew

A richly-informed new explanation for the rise and fall of Italy’s colorful Prime Minister

184 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-717-2
EAN 978-1-59213-717-6
cloth 1-59213-716-4
EAN 978-1-59213-716-9

Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture

Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture
Edited by Chan, Sucheng and Madeline Y. Hsu

New perspectives on making and writing Chinese American history

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-753-9
EAN 978-1-59213-753-4
cloth 1-59213-752-3
EAN 978-1-59213-752-7

Choices and Changes

Choices and Changes
Interest Groups in the Electoral Process

Franz, Michael M.

The most comprehensive book about interest groups in recent American politics

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-674-5
EAN 978-1-59213-674-2
cloth 1-59213-673-7
EAN 978-1-59213-673-5

Customizing the Body

Customizing the Body
The Art and Culture of Tattooing
Sanders, Clinton R. and D. Angus Vail

Tattoos as art, work, decoration and defiance

Revised and Expanded Edition
280 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-888-8
EAN 978-1-59213-888-3
cloth 1-59213-887-X
EAN 978-1-59213-887-6

Damaged Goods?

Damaged Goods?
Women Living with Incurable Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Nack, Adina

How living with a chronic, stigmatizing, and contagious disease transforms women's lives

264 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-708-3
EAN 978-1-59213-708-4
cloth 1-59213-707-5
EAN 978-1-59213-707-7

Ethnicity and Inequality in Hawai’i

Ethnicity and Inequality in Hawai’i
Okamura, Jonathan Y.

In Hawai'i, ethnicity rather than race structures social and economic inequalities

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-756-3
EAN 978-1-59213-756-5
cloth 1-59213-755-5
EAN 978-1-59213-755-8

The Forest and the Trees

The Forest and the Trees
Sociology as Life, Practice and Promise
Johnson, Allan G.

An updated exploration of sociology as a way of thinking

Revised and Expanded Edition
216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-876-4
EAN 978-1-59213-876-0
cloth 1-59213-875-6
EAN 978-1-59213-875-3

Global Television

Global Television
Co-Producing Culture

Selznick, Barbara J.

How the importation of global television in the United States affects the nature of programming

224 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-504-8
EAN 978-1-59213-504-2
cloth 1-59213-503-X
EAN 978-1-59213-503-5

How Many Exceptionalisms?

How Many Exceptionalisms?
Explorations in Comparative Macroanalysis
Zolberg, Aristide R.

A collection of essays on the importance of comparative cultural analysis

376 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-831-4
EAN 978-1-59213-831-9

Identifying Consumption

Identifying Consumption
Subjects and Objects in Consumer Society

Dunn, Robert G.

A challenging new theoretical approach to the study of consumption and identity

248 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-870-5
EAN 978-1-59213-870-8
cloth 1-59213-869-1
EAN 978-1-59213-869-2

Judging Children as Children

Judging Children as Children
A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System

Corriero, Michael A., with a contribution by Caroline Joy DeBrovner

An innovative judge proposes a better way to discipline young lawbreakers

New in Paperback!
232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-169-7
EAN 978-1-59213-169-3

Messages From Home

Messages From Home
The Parent-Child Home Program for Overcoming Educational Disadvantage
Levenstein, Phyllis and Susan Levenstein

An up to date overview of one of the longest-running home visiting programs, emphasizing school readiness and early literacy in toddlers

Revised and Updated Edition
288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-677-X
EAN 978-1-59213-677-3
cloth 1-59213-676-1
EAN 978-1-59123-676-6

Messiahs of 1933

Messiahs of 1933
How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity through Satire

Schechter, Joel

A lively examination of Yiddish theatre during the Great Depression

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-872-1
EAN 978-1-59213-872-2

Model City Blues

Model City Blues
Urban Space and Organized Resistance in New Haven

Jackson, Mandi Isaacs

A lively account of social protest and urban renewal in a struggling American city

296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-604-4
EAN 978-1-59213-604-9
cloth 1-59213-603-6
EAN 978-1-59213-603-2

The Mogul

The Mogul
Eddie Gottlieb, Philadelphia Sports Legend and Pro Basketball Pioneer
Westcott, Rich, foreword by Paul Arizin

The first full-length study of Eddie Gottlieb, a pioneering player, coach, owner, and entrepreneur in basketball and baseball

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-655-9
EAN 978-1-59213-655-1

Oral History and Public Memories

Oral History and Public Memories
edited by Hamilton, Paula and Linda Shopes

Understanding how individual perspectives on history build collective memory

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-141-7
EAN 978-1-59213-141-9
cloth 1-59213-140-9
EAN 978-1-59123-140-2

The Origins of Capitalism and the “Rise of the West”

The Origins of Capitalism and the “Rise of the West”
Mielants, Eric H.

The origins of capitalism can be found in the Middle Ages

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-576-5
EAN 978-1-59213-576-9

Pedagogy of Democracy

Pedagogy of Democracy
Feminism and the Cold War in the U.S. Occupation of Japan

Koikari, Mire

A new look at democratization, women's rights, and the Cold War in Post- WWII U.S.-Occupied Japan

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-700-8
EAN 978-1-59213-700-8

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
An Introduction and Study Guide for Medical Students

edited by Baron, MSEd, DO, David and Ellen Sholevar, MD

A clearly written, introductory psychiatric text guided by the current Institute of Medicine domains and including national board-style review questions

320 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-531-5
EAN 978-1-59213-531-8

San Francisco's International Hotel

San Francisco's International Hotel
Mobilizing the Filipino American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement

Habal, Estella

How a protest galvanized a cultural identity for Filipino Americans

New in Paperback!
256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-446-7
EAN 978-1-59213-446-5

Silent Gesture

Silent Gesture
The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Smith, Tommie with David Steele

The story of the most famous protest in sports history, written by one of the men who staged it

New in Paperback!
288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-640-0
EAN 978-1-59213-640-7

Soccer in a Football World

Soccer in a Football World
The Story of America’s Forgotten Game
Wangerin, David

The circuitous journey of soccer in America

360 pp • 5.25x8.5 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-885-3
EAN 978-1-59213-885-2

Sounding Salsa

Sounding Salsa
Performing Latin Music in New York City
Washburne, Christopher

Inside New York City’s vibrant salsa scene

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-316-9
EAN 978-1-59213-316-1
cloth 1-59213-315-0
EAN 978-1-59213-315-4

Tomboys

Tomboys
A Literary and Cultural History

Abate, Michelle Ann

The history of the shifting image of the tomboy in popular culture

338 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-722-9
EAN 978-1-59213-722-0

The Undevelopment of Capitalism

The Undevelopment of Capitalism
Sectors and Markets in Fifteenth-Century Tuscany

Emigh, Rebecca Jean

How the economic advances of one city can slow the economic growth of a region

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
paper 1-59213-619-2
EAN 978-1-59213-619-3
cloth 1-59213-618-4
EAN 978-1-59213-618-6

Violent Belongings

Violent Belongings
Partition, Gender, and Postcolonial Nationalism in India

Daiya, Kavita

How the Partition of India set in motion the violence, ethnic divisions and dislocations that continue into our own time

274 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-743-1
EAN 978-1-59213-743-5

Wheelchair Warrior

Wheelchair Warrior
Gangs, Disability, and Basketball
Juette, Melvin and Ronald J. Berger

The remarkable story of a disabled man’s struggle to make a productive life for himself

192 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2008
cloth 1-59213-474-2
EAN 978-1-59213-474-8

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