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AFSCME's Philadelphia Story

AFSCME's Philadelphia Story
Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

Ryan, Francis

A history of the largest union in the AFL-CIO and its growth in a major American city

New in Paperback!
320 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0279-0

A Midwestern Mosaic

A Midwestern Mosaic
Immigration and Political Socialization in Rural America

Lay, J. Celeste

How native-born rural adolescents adapt to new immigrants in their communities

238 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0793-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0792-4

Blue Juice

Blue Juice
Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine
Morris, Patricia

How veterinarians and pet owners manage companion animal euthanasia

244 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0706-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0705-4

Catheters, Slurs, and Pickup Lines

Catheters, Slurs, and Pickup Lines
Professional Intimacy in Hospital Nursing
Ruchti, Lisa C.

A detailed ethnography exploring the professional skill of intimate care in nursing

226 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0753-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0752-8

The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens

The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens
Race, Sex, and Cinema

Marchetti, Gina

A look at Chinese filmmaking in the post-1989 American diaspora

258 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
cloth 978-1-59213-518-9

Civic Talk

Civic Talk
Peers, Politics, and the Future of Democracy

Klofstad, Casey A.

Exploring how the simple act of talking about politics and current events with friends, colleagues, and relatives causes us to become more civically active

New in Paperback!
200 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0273-8

The Company We Keep

The Company We Keep
Occupational Community in the High-Tech Network Society
Marschall, Daniel

How computer technologists developed an occupational identity that persists in cyberspace long after the dot-com bubble has burst

204 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0755-9

Ecomusicology

Ecomusicology
Rock, Folk, and the Environment

Pedelty, Mark

How popular music reflects the contradictions and dreams of communities searching for more sustainable ways to live

242 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0712-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0711-5

The Enigmatic Academy

The Enigmatic Academy
Class, Bureaucracy, and Religion in American Education

Churchill, Christian J., and Gerald E. Levy

Challenging the common idea that education can save the individual and society from major problems of the modern world

234 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0784-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0783-2

Espejos y ventanas (Mirrors and Windows)

Espejos y ventanas (Mirrors and Windows)
historias orales de trabajadores agricolos y sus familias (Oral Histories of Mexican Farmworkers and the Families)

edited by Lyons, Mark, and August Tarrier

Oral histories of Mexican farmworkers in the Philadelphia region

318 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-0-971-2996-6-5

The Forgotten Bottom Remembered

The Forgotten Bottom Remembered
Stories from a Philadelphia Neighborhood

edited by Tarrier, August

Stories from an important, if little noticed, neighborhood of Philadelphia

202 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-0-971-2996-4-1

Governing How We Care

Governing How We Care
Contesting Community and Defining Difference in U.S. Public Health Programs

Shaw, Susan J.

An analysis of local struggles over community health as a window into governance, citizenship, and identity formation

214 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0683-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0682-8

Look, a White!

Look, a White!
Philosophical Essays on Whiteness

Yancy, George

From a celebrated scholar on race, a book on ways of seeing, and seeing through, whiteness

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0854-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0853-2

Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality

Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality
Five Pioneer Stories of Black Manliness, White Citizenship, and American Democracy

Kaliss, Gregory J.

Profiles of college athletes and teams that challenged the color line in America

248 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0856-3

More Than a Game

More Than a Game
Life Lessons from Philadelphia's Sports Community

Shorr-Parks, Eliot, and Steve Parks

Voices from Philadelphia's athletic community on what it's like being a Philadelphian and a fan, and on what makes a community work

266 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-0-9840429-0-6

No Restraints

No Restraints
An Anthology of Disability Culture in Philadelphia

edited by Ott, Gil

A collection of personal stories about living with disability in Philadelphia

152 pp • 7x10.5 • Spring 2012
paper 978-0-971-2996-2-7

Once the American Dream

Once the American Dream
Inner-Ring Suburbs of the Metropolitan United States

Hanlon, Bernadette

A comprehensive national study of inner-ring suburbs in the U.S.

New in Paperback!
224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-59213-937-8

Picturing Model Citizens

Picturing Model Citizens
Civility in Asian American Visual Culture

Phu, Thy

How images portraying Asians as civil subjects contribute to debates on Asian American citizenship

218 pp • 6.125x9.25 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0721-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0720-7

The Public and Its Possibilities

The Public and Its Possibilities
Triumphs and Tragedies in the American City

Fairfield, John D.

Throughout U.S. history, our unrealized civic aspirations provide the essential counterpoint to an excessive focus on private interests

New in Paperback!
368 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0211-0

Pushing Back the Gates

Pushing Back the Gates
Neighborhood Perspectives on University-Driven Revitalization in West Philadelphia
Etienne, Harley F.

A critical study of university-driven development from the neighborhood resident's perspective

192 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0068-0

Reframing Transracial Adoption

Reframing Transracial Adoption
Korean Adoptees, White Parents and the Politics of Kinship

Brian, Kristi

A provocative critique of transnational, transracial adoption from a critical race and feminist perspective and a vision for reform

230 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0184-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0183-0

Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square

Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square
The Chinese Literary Diaspora and the Politics of Global Culture

Kong, Belinda

How the Tiananmen Square protest and massacre haunts the work of writers in the Chinese diaspora

292 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0759-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0758-0

Toomey's Triumph

Toomey's Triumph
Inside a Key Senate Campaign

Gullan, Harold I.

A veteran political observer's take on the critical Pat Toomey-Joe Sestak Senate race of 2010

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0835-8

"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

New in Paperback!
326 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0507-4

Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies

Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies
edited by Enke, Anne

An argument for bringing transgender studies into women's studies departments and an exploration of the impact of trans issues in various aspects of higher education

268 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0747-4
cloth 978-1-4399-0746-7

Treacherous Subjects

Treacherous Subjects
Gender, Culture, and Trans-Vietnamese Feminism

Duong, Lan P.

How gender shapes cultural production in Viet Nam and its diaspora

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
paper 978-1-4399-0178-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0177-9

Whose National Music?

Whose National Music?
Identity, Mestizaje, and Migration in Ecuador
Wong, Ketty

How class divisions shape the definition of Ecuador's national music and identity

268 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2012
cloth 978-1-4399-0057-4

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