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Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home

Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home
Women, Cultural Identity, and Community

Kelley, Carol E.

Reveals how four very different women seek a sense of belonging, identity, and home through the lifelong process of immigration

190 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0946-1
cloth 978-1-4399-0945-4

America's First Adventure in China

America's First Adventure in China
Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation

Haddad, John R.

A lively account of the brash men who chased their American Dreams all the way to China

294 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
cloth 978-1-4399-0689-7

The Borders of Justice

The Borders of Justice
edited by Balibar, Étienne, Sandro Mezzadra and Ranabir Samaddar

Exploring the limits of and contradictions of transitional justice

New in Paperback!
224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0686-6

"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"

"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"
Contemporary Planning in New York City
Larson, Scott

How Bloomberg's urban development relies on a blending of Moses and Jacobs

198 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0970-6
cloth 978-1-4399-0969-0

Celebrating Debutants and QuinceaƱeras

Celebrating Debutantes and Quinceañeras
Coming of Age in American Ethnic Communities

Rodriguez, Evelyn Ibatan

How young women's coming of age rites cement community relations and reinforce ethnic identity

226 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0628-6
cloth 978-1-59213-627-9

Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City

Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City
Somerville, MA

Ostrander, Susan A.

How community influences contribute to civic and political engagement in a city undergoing rapid change

190 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1013-9
cloth 978-1-4399-1012-2

Claiming the Oriental Gateway

Claiming the Oriental Gateway
Prewar Seattle and Japanese America
Lee, Shelley Sang-Hee

How the interests of Seattle and Japanese Americans were linked in the processes of urban boosterism before World War II

New in Paperback!
272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0214-1

Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory
The Cutting Edge
Third Edition

edited by Delgado, Richard and Jean Stefancic

A significant revision of a classroom mainstay for the twenty-first century

856 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1061-0
cloth 978-1-4399-1060-3

Dangerous Knowledge

Dangerous Knowledge
The JFK Assassination in Art and Film
With a New Preface by the Author

Simon, Art

On the historic 50th Anniversary, this reissued edition looks at the contemporary meanings and influences of images of the JFK assassination by filmmakers, photographers, and artists

298 pp • 5.25x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1044-3

Disability and Passing

Disability and Passing
Blurring the Lines of Identity

edited by Brune, Jeffrey A. and Daniel J. Wilson

Why passing is a crucial concept in disability studies

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0980-5
cloth 978-1-4399-0979-9

Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent

Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent
Kephart, Beth

A young adult novel set during the height of Philadelphia's industrial age

266 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Spring 2013
paper 978-0-9840429-6-8

Don't Call Me Inspirational

Don't Call Me Inspirational
A Disabled Feminist Talks Back

Rousso, Harilyn

A disabled woman confronts body image, sexuality, bias, discrimination, and condescension as she fashions an independent and fulfilling life

224 pp • 5.25x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0937-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0936-2

Down and Out in Los Angeles and Berlin

Down and Out in Los Angeles and Berlin
The Sociospatial Exclusion of Homeless People

von Mahs, Jürgen

An international account of homelessness, comparing Berlin and Los Angeles and the possibility of exiting homelessness in each city

208 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
cloth 978-1-4399-0826-6

Envisioning Emancipation

Envisioning Emancipation
Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Willis, Deborah and Barbara Krauthamer

What freedom looked like for black Americans in the Civil War era

240 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2013
cloth 978-1-4399-0985-0

Free Time

Free Time
The Forgotten American Dream

Hunnicutt, Benjamin Kline

A magisterial overview of the history of the fight for leisure in the United States

250 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0715-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0714-6

Homecourt

Homecourt
The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of

Needle, Larry
Foreword by Harlem Globetrotters Legend "Curly" Neal

How a small kid in South Philly embarked on a journey that would take him around the world with the Harlem Globetrotters

72 pp • 5.5x8.5 • Spring 2013
paper 978-0-98195-608-4

Hope Is Cut

Hope Is Cut
Youth, Unemployment, and the Future in Urban Ethiopia

Mains, Daniel

A detailed look at young men in urban Ethiopia that reveals the impact of economic development and globalization

New in Paperback!
208 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0480-0

Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem

Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem
Park, John S.W.

If you knew a runaway slave or undocumented immigrant, would you tell?

278 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1047-4
cloth 978-1-4399-1046-7

Intimacy across Borders

Intimacy across Borders
Race, Religion, and Migration in the U.S. Midwest

Juffer, Jane

How migration-especially by Latinos-can create new forms of intimacy across cultural, religious, and ethnic lines

204 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1053-5
cloth 978-1-4399-1052-8

Justifiable Conduct

Justifiable Conduct
Self-Vindication in Memoir

Goode, Erich

How memoirs justify deviant behavior from crime to sex to politics

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1026-9
cloth 978-1-4399-1025-2

Just Queer Folks

Just Queer Folks
Gender and Sexuality in Rural America

Johnson, Colin R.

Uncovering the history of gender and sexual nonconformity in rural America during the first half of the twentieth century

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0998-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0997-3

Kongo Graphic Writing and Other Narratives of the Sign

Kongo Graphic Writing and Other Narratives of the Sign
Martínez-Ruiz, Bárbaro

Tracing the history and development of visual traditions in the Kongo religions of Africa and Cuba (where it is known as Palo Monte)

240 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2013
cloth 978-1-4399-0816-7

Local Protest, Global Movements

Local Protest, Global Movements
Capital, Community, and State in San Francisco

Beitel, Karl

How San Francisco's housing protest movements help us understand global mobilization

230 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0995-9
cloth 978-1-4399-0994-2

Mothers, Daughters, and Political Socialization

Mothers, Daughters, and Political Socialization
Two Generations at an American Women's College

Jenkins, Krista

Shedding new light on the political socialization of American women

178 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0928-7
cloth 978-1-4399-0927-0

My Culture, My Color, My Self

My Culture, My Color, My Self
Heritage, Resilience, and Community in the Lives of Young Adults

Jenkins, Toby S.

An authentic picture of culture among young adults of color

204 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0830-3
cloth 978-1-4399-0829-7

Pimping Fictions

Pimping Fictions
African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing

Gifford, Justin

The first literary and cultural history of African American crime literature, unveiling the untold story of black pulp publishing since the Civil Rights era

216 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0811-2
cloth 978-1-4399-0810-5

The Politics of State Feminism

The Politics of State Feminism
Innovation in Comparative Research

McBride, Dorothy E. and Amy G. Mazur

Addressing essential questions of women's movement activism and political change in Western democracies

New in Paperback!
318 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0208-0

The Protestant Ethic Revisited

The Protestant Ethic Revisited
Gorski, Philip S.

Essays on the contradictory resurgence of religion and liberalism in the twenty-first century by one of the most important voices in the study of the sociology of religion

New in Paperback!
342 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0190-8

Social Justice in Diverse Suburbs

Social Justice in Diverse Suburbs
History, Politics, and Prospects
edited by Niedt, Christopher

How the suburbs can give rise to campaigns for progressive change

276 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-1050-4
cloth 978-1-4399-1049-8

"We Live in the Shadow"

"We Live in the Shadow"
Inner-City KidsTell Their Stories through Photographs

Kaplan, Elaine Bell

The inner-city world of young at-risk teens though their powerful photos and stories

208 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
paper 978-1-4399-0790-0
cloth 978-1-4399-0789-4

We Shall Be Free!

We Shall Be Free!
Black Communist Protests in Seven Voices

Howard, Walter T.

In primary sources, unearthing the writings of African American Communists and the forgotten promise of radical politics

220 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2013
cloth 978-1-4399-0859-4

Young Men, Time, and Boredom in the Republic of Georgia

Young Men, Time, and Boredom in the Republic of Georgia
Frederiksen, Martin Demant

An in-depth look at urban youth in the Republic of Georgia offering new perspectives on how time and marginality are interlinked

214 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2013
cloth 978-1-4399-0918-8

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