Temple University PressSpring 2009 Catalog
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The Americanization of Social Science

The Americanization of Social Science
Intellectuals and Public Responsibility in the Postwar United States
Haney, David Paul

A controversial explanation for sociology's isolation from American society

New in Paperback!
296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-714-5
cloth 978-1-59213-713-8

Contemporary Chinese America

Contemporary Chinese America
Immigration, Ethnicity, and Community Transformation

Zhou, Min

A sociologist of international migration examines the Chinese American experience

328 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-858-6
cloth 978-1-59213-857-9

The Coolie Speaks

The Coolie Speaks
Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Yun, Lisa

A remarkable examination of bondage in Cuba that probes questions of slavery, freedom, and race

New in Paperback!
336 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-582-0
cloth 978-1-59213-581-3

Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean

Creolizing Contradance in the Caribbean
edited by Manuel, Peter

How contradance and quadrille gave rise to merengue, danzón and other popular Creole dances

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-734-3

The Cubans of Union City

The Cubans of Union City
Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community
Prieto, Yolanda

Ethnic community building and immigrant success in "Havana on the Hudson"

224 pp • 6x9• Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-300-0
cloth 978-1-59213-299-7

The Dance of Politics

The Dance of Politics
Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi

Gilman, Lisa

How gender and class intersect in Malawi through women's roles as political praise performers

268 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-985-9

Demanding Respect

Demanding Respect
The Evolution of the American Comic Book
Lopes, Paul

From pulp comics to Maus, the story of the growth of comics in American culture

260 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-443-4
cloth 978-1-59213-442-7

Economies of Desire

Economies of Desire
Sex and Tourism in Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Cabezas, Amalia L.

Money, sex, and love: Are they merely "market forces" in transnational tourism?

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-750-3
cloth 978-1-59213-749-7

End of White World Supremacy

The End of White World Supremacy
Black Internationalism and the Problem of the Color Line
Bush, Roderick

How the marginalization of African Americans turned into a social phenomenon for the nation and world

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-573-8
cloth 978-1-59213-572-1

Filling the Ark

Filling the Ark
Animal Welfare in Disasters

Irvine, Leslie

The fate of animals in disasters depends on practical solutions informed by compassion and common sense

176 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-834-0

Interfaith Dialogue at the Grass Roots

Interfaith Dialogue at the Grass Roots
Mays, Rebecca Kratz

Can interreligious dialogue make a difference?

142 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-0-931214-11-0

Ladies and Gents

Ladies and Gents
Public Toilets and Gender

edited by Gershenson, Olga and Barbara Penner

Talking about toilets—in all their material, social, symbolic and discursive complexity

262 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-940-8
cloth 978-1-59213-939-2

Live Wire

Live Wire
Women and Brotherhood in the Electrical Industry
Moccio, Francine A.

Sisters of The Brotherhood struggle for equality

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-737-4

Material Law

Material Law
A Jurisprudence of What's Real
Brigham, John

How law defines people, places, and things

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-964-4

Mobilizing Science

Mobilizing Science
Movements, Participation, and the Remaking of Knowledge

McCormick, Sabrina

What forces are needed for social change in a knowledge society?

218 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0009-3

Música Norteña

Música Norteña
Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation Between Nations
Ragland, Cathy

The first history of the music that binds together Mexican immigrant communities

268 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-747-3
cloth 978-1-59213-746-6

Nature in Common?

Nature in Common?
Environmental Ethics and the Contested Foundations of Environmental Policy
edited by Minteer, Ben A.

A groundbreaking contribution to a central debate in environmentalism

312 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-704-6
cloth 978-1-59213-703-9

A New Brand of Business

A New Brand of Business
Charles Coolidge Parlin, Curtis Publishing Company, and the Origins of Market Research

Ward, Douglas B.

How a dominant magazine publisher developed the business of market research

240 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-4399-0015-4

Objectifying Measures

Objectifying Measures
The Dominance of High-stakes Testing and the Politics of Schooling
Johnson, Amanda Walker

Examining the political economy of high-stakes testing

222 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-906-4
cloth 978-1-59213-905-7

Outside the Paint

Outside the Paint
When Basketball Ruled at the Chinese Playground

Yep, Kathleen S.

Breaking out of Chinatown by shooting and dribbling

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-942-2

Pictures from a Drawer

Pictures from a Drawer
Prison and the Art of Portraiture

Jackson, Bruce

A remarkable collection of prison "portraiture" photos

192 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-949-1
cloth 978-1-59213-948-4

Rave Culture

Rave Culture
The Alteration and Decline of a Philadelphia Music Scene

Anderson, Tammy L.

Exposing the forces behind the decline of the rave scene in Philadelphia and elsewhere

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-934-7
cloth 978-1-59213-933-0

Runaway Romances

Runaway Romances
Hollywood's Postwar Tour of Europe

Shandley, Robert R.

How Hollywood's European travelogues chronicled Americans' self-discovery

234 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-945-3

The Teacher's Attention

The Teacher's Attention
Why Our Kids Must and Can Get Smaller Schools and Classes

Delavan, Garrett

Reframing the goals of school reform

244 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-894-4
cloth 978-1-59213-893-7

Tomboys

Tomboys
A Literary and Cultural History

Abate, Michelle Ann

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

New in Paperback!
338 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-723-7
cloth 978-1-59213-722-0

The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans

The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans
edited by Collet, Christian and Pei-te Lien
Foreword by Don Nakanishi

Asian Americans as a force for political change on both sides of the Pacific

252 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-861-6
cloth 978-1-59213-860-9

Tyranny of the Minority

Tyranny of the Minority
The Subconstituency Politics Theory of Representation

Bishin, Benjamin G.

Why do special interests defeat the people's will in American politics?

216 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2009
cloth 978-1-59213-658-2

The Unheard Voices

The Unheard Voices
Community Organizations and Service Learning

edited by Stoecker, Randy and Elizabeth A. Tryon

Community organizations reveal what service learning is—and what it should be

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-995-8
cloth 978-1-59213-994-1

Wheelchair Warrior

Wheelchair Warrior
Gangs, Disability, and Basketball

Juette, Melvin, Ronald J. Berger

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

New in Paperback!
192 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2009
paper 978-1-59213-475-5
cloth 978-1-59213-474-8

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