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Abuse of Power

Abuse of Power
How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11
Theoharis, Athan

An argument that domestic surveillance erodes civil liberties and fails to protect the country

232 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0665-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0664-4

Alphabet Movers

Alphabet Movers
Benzwie, Teresa, Illustrated by Robert Bender

Young children dance their way through the alphabet, learning as they play

32 pp • 8.5x11 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-930798-08-3

The American Dream in the 21st Century

The American Dream in the 21st Century
Edited by Hanson, Sandra L. and John Kenneth White

A multidisciplinary conversation on the state of the American Dream

168 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0315-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0314-8

American History Now

American History Now
Edited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner and Lisa McGirr

A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

440 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0244-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0243-1

As French as Everyone Else?

As French as Everyone Else?
A Survey of French Citizens of Maghrebin, African, and Turkish Origin

Brouard, Sylvain and Vincent Tiberj
Foreword by Paul M. Sniderman
Translated by Jennifer Fredette

Shedding new light on integration and citizenship in France to reveal the ways in which immigrants do-and do not-share the attitudes of the majority population

152 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0296-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0295-0

Asian American Plays for a New Generation

Asian American Plays for a New Generation
Edited by Lee, Josephine, Don Eitel, and R. A. Shiomi

Asian American plays from the heartland

336 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0516-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0515-9

Baltimore '68

Baltimore '68
Riots and Rebirth in an American City

Edited by Elfenbein, Jessica I., Thomas L. Hollowak, and Elizabeth M. Nix

The first comprehensive study of one city, Baltimore, forty years after the unrest that swept across some 120 U.S. cities

294 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0662-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0661-3

Cheaper by the Hour

Cheaper by the Hour
Temporary Lawyers and the Deprofessionalization of the Law
Brooks, Robert

How attorneys' work is deprofessionalized, downgraded, and controlled through part-time and temporary assignments

234 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0285-1

The City on the Hill from Below

The City on the Hill from Below
The Crisis of Prophetic Black Politics

Marshall, Stephen

A compelling conversation between African American political intellectuals and the canon of western political philosophy

250 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0655-2

Distant Corners

Distant Corners
American Soccer's History of Missed Opportunities and Lost Causes

Wangerin, David

From bestselling author David Wangerin, a history of America's curious relationship with the "beautiful game"

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0630-9

How Racism Takes Place

How Racism Takes Place
Lipsitz, George

How racism shapes urban spaces and how African Americans create vibrant communities that offer models for more equitable social arrangements

320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0256-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0255-4

How to Be South Asian in America

How to Be South Asian in America
Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging

jain, anupama

A variety of immigrant narratives portray the dynamic process of South Asian Americanization

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0303-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0302-5

Israel's Dead Soul

Israel's Dead Soul
Salaita, Steven

How Zionism became an exceptional ideology in the eyes of the West

176 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0638-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0637-8

Living in the Crossfire

Living in the Crossfire
Favela Residents, Drug Dealers, and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro
Alves, Maria Helena Moreira and Philip Evanson

Communities organizing to end Brazil's urban war on drugs

254 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0004-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0003-1

Mexican Voices of the Border Region

Mexican Voices of the Border Region
Velasco Ortiz, Laura and Oscar F. Contreras, with translations by Sandra del Castillo

How the border shapes the experiences and opportunities of Mexicans on each side

238 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-59213-909-5
cloth 978-1-59213-908-8

Modeling Citizenship

Modeling Citizenship
Jewish and Asian American Writing

Schlund-Vials, Cathy

In fiction and nonfiction, Asian Americans and Jewish Americans grapple with their "model minority" status and the contested nature of citizenship

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0318-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0317-9

Moral Problems in Higher Education

Moral Problems in Higher Education
Edited by Cahn, Steven M.

A reader on the key ethical dilemmas confronting higher education

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0659-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0658-3

My Soul's Been Psychedelicized

My Soul's Been Psychedelicized
Electric Factory: Four Decades in Posters and Photographs

Magid, Larry with Robert Huber

Philadelphia's popular music scene and the concert promoters who shaped it for more than forty years

200 pp • 10x12 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0180-9

Numbers on the Move

Numbers on the Move
1 2 3 Dance and Count with Me
Benzwie, Teresa, Illustrated by Mark Weber

Young children learn by moving and dancing in this playful book for children ages four through ten

32 pp • 11x8.5 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0342-1

The Persuasive Power of Campaign Advertising

The Persuasive Power of Campaign Advertising
Ridout, Travis N. and Michael M. Franz

How campaign ads persuade voters

200 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0333-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0332-2

The PHS City Parks Handbook

The PHS City Parks Handbook
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

A resource for those who care about creating, reclaiming, and maintaining urban parks

112 pp • 8.5x8.5 • Spring 2011
paper 978-0-615-26081-5

The Production of Modernization

The Production of Modernization
Daniel Lerner, Mass Media, and The Passing of Traditional Society
Shah, Hemant

How Daniel Lerner's seminal work contributed to the overall professionalization of communication theory and sociology

226 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0624-8

Public Financing in American Elections

Public Financing in American Elections
Edited by Panagopoulos, Costas

The first book-length treatment of the public financing of elections in the United States

268 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0693-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0692-7

Race Appeal

Race Appeal
How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns

McIlwain, Charlton D. and Stephen M. Caliendo

Why, when, and how often candidates use race appeals, and how the electorate responds

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0276-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0275-2

Second Cities

Second Cities
Globalization and Local Politics in Manchester and Philadelphia

Hodos, Jerome

How Philadelphia and Manchester have successfully grappled with globalization, carving out a series of distinctive niche roles for themselves over time

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0231-8

Sonic Spaces of the Karoo

Sonic Spaces of the Karoo
The Sacred Music of a South African Coloured Community

Jorritsma, Marie

A groundbreaking study of music in an ethnically marginalized South African community

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0237-0

The SPHAS

The SPHAS
The Life and Times of Basketball's Greatest Jewish Team

Stark, Doug, Foreword by Lynn Sherr

The history of the South Philadelphia Hebrew Association's basketball team and the legends it spawned

344 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-59213-633-9

The Strange Music of Social Life

The Strange Music of Social Life
A Dialogue on Dialogic Sociology

Bell, Michael Mayerfeld, edited by Ann Goetting

How the music of human interaction can help us better understand the nature of social science research

248 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0724-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0723-8

"To Serve a Larger Purpose"

"To Serve a Larger Purpose"
Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education
Edited by Saltmarsh, John and Matthew Hartley

How to return democracy to the heart of a university's mission

326 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0506-7

Under New Management

Under New Management
Universities, Administrative Labor, and the Professional Turn

Martin, Randy

A balanced review of the changing nature of the corporate university

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
cloth 978-1-4399-0695-8

Violent Belongings

Violent Belongings
Partition, Gender, and National Culture in Postcolonial India

Daiya, Kavita

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

New in Paperback!
274 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-59213-744-2

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