Temple University PressSpring 2018 Catalog
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America's Vietnam

America's Vietnam
The Longue Durée of U.S. Literature and Empire
Nguyen, Marguerite

Understanding the literary history of Vietnamese-American encounters and how it shapes our perceptions of war, race, and empire

252 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1612-4
cloth 978-1-4399-1611-7

Architectures of Revolt

Architectures of Revolt
The Cinematic City circa 1968
Edited by Shiel, Mark

A groundbreaking exploration of how filmmaking, architecture, and urban planning shaped and were shaped by mass protest movements in and around 1968

254 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1004-7
cloth 978-1-4399-1003-0

The Burden of Over-representation

The Burden of Over-representation
Race, Sport, and Philosophy

Farred, Grant

Probing the cultural and philosophical forces at play in three under-regarded moments in sports history

258 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1143-3
cloth 978-1-4399-1142-6

Charles E. Hires and the Drink that Wowed a Nation

Charles E. Hires and the Drink that Wowed a Nation
The Life and Times of a Philadelphia Entrepreneur

Double, Bill

An effervescent biography of Charles Elmer Hires, the Philadelphia pharmacist who introduced root beer to the American public

270 pp • 5.25x8.5 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1591-2

Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right
American Life in Columns
Smerconish, Michael A.
With a Foreword by David Axelrod

The opinions—and evolution—of Michael Smerconish, the provocative radio/TV host and political pundit

400 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
cloth 978-1-4399-1635-3

The Collision of Political and Legal Time

The Collision of Political and Legal Time
Foreign Affairs and the Supreme Court's Transformation of Executive Authority

Fletcher, Kimberley L.

Explores the dynamic institutional relationship that historically exists between the President and the Supreme Court

296 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1492-2
cloth 978-1-4399-1491-5

Comic China

Comic China
Representing Common Ground, 1890–1945

Gan, Wendy

Examining cross-cultural humor and power struggles in Anglo-American representations of China


202 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
cloth 978-1-4399-1629-2

Constructing the Patriarchal City

Constructing the Patriarchal City
Gender and the Built Environments of London, Dublin, Toronto, and Chicago, 1870s into the 1940s

Flanagan, Maureen A.

An original, comparative examination of how ideas about gender resulted in the consolidation of the patriarchal city in the Anglo-Atlantic urban world

390 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1570-7
cloth 978-1-4399-1569-1

Criminology and Public Policy

Criminology and Public Policy
Putting Theory to Work
Second Edition
Edited by Decker, Scott H. and Kevin A. Wright

Leading scholars of crime policy address the most critical problems facing the justice system in America

386 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1658-2
cloth 978-1-4399-1657-5

Crossing the Border to India

Crossing the Border to India
Youth, Migration, and Masculinities in Nepal

Sharma, Jeevan R.

How the changing political economy of rural Nepal informs the desire and agency of young male migrants who seek work in cities

192 pp • 5.25x8.5 • Spring 2018
cloth 978-1-4399-1426-7

Democratizing Urban Development

Democratizing Urban Development
Community Organizations for Housing across the United States and Brazil

Donaghy, Maureen M.

Examining how community organizations fight to prevent displacement and secure affordable housing across cities in the U.S. and Brazil

236 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1406-9
cloth 978-1-4399-1405-2

Fernando Ortiz on Music

Fernando Ortiz on Music
Selected Writing on Afro-Cuban Culture

Edited and with an Introduction by Moore, Robin D.

Selections from the influential Fernando Ortiz's publications on Afro-diasporic music and dance—now available in English

294 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
cloth 978-1-4399-1173-0

Healing Our Divided Society

Healing Our Divided Society
Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report
Edited by Harris, Fred and Alan Curtis
An Eisenhower Foundation Book

A fiftieth anniversary look back at the Kerner Report

484 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
$24.95 paper 978-1-4399-1603-2
cloth 978-1-4399-1602-5

In Defense of Public Lands

In Defense of Public Lands
The Case against Privatization and Transfer

Davis, Steven

A comprehensive argument for why public land ought to remain firmly in the public's hands

264 pp • 5.25x8.5 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1537-0
cloth 978-1-4399-1536-3

The Outsider

The Outsider
Albert M. Greenfield and the Fall of the Protestant Establishment

Rottenberg, Dan

The remarkable life of Albert M. Greenfield, a Jewish immigrant whose business empire helped shape Philadelphia and the United States in the twentieth century

New in Paperback!
384 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-0842-6

Pennsylvania Politics and Policy

Pennsylvania Politics and Policy
A Commonwealth Reader
Volume 1
Edited by Leckrone, J. Wesley and Michelle J. Atherton

An evidence-based exploration of the most important issues in Pennsylvania politics and policy today

236 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1670-4

P is for Philadelphia

P is for Philadelphia
Korman, Susan

A primer on the City of Brotherly Love, illustrated by the children of Philadelphia, for the children of Philadelphia

Back by Popular Demand!
64 pp • 10x8 • Spring 2018
cloth 978-1-59213-107-5

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
How White People Profit from Identity Politics

Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Lipsitz, George

The twentieth anniversary edition of a widely influential book—now updated to address racial privilege in the age of Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Donald Trump

378 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1639-1
cloth 978-1-4399-1638-4

The Scots Irish of Early Pennsylvania

The Scots Irish of Early Pennsylvania
A Varied People

Ridner, Judith

A comprehensive yet concise early history of the Scots Irish in Pennsylvania

158 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-932304-32-9

Sinking Chicago

Sinking Chicago
Climate Change and the Remaking of a Flood-Prone Environment

Platt, Harold L.

The first long-term study of the effects of climate change on an American city

304 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1549-3
cloth 978-1-4399-1548-6

The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History

The Supernatural in Society, Culture, and History
Edited by Waskul, Dennis and Marc Eaton

Demonstrating the value of serious academic inquiry into supernatural beliefs and practices—from ghosts, vampirism, cryptozoology, and dark tourism to tarot cards, fortunetelling, voodoo, and alien abduction

262 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1525-7
cloth 978-1-4399-1524-0

Who Will Speak for America?

Who Will Speak for America?
Edited by Feldman, Stephanie and Nathaniel Popkin

Forty American writers mark a vital new age of protest and possibility

238 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1624-7

Wildlife Crime

Wildlife Crime
From Theory to Practice

Edited by Moreto, William D.

A comprehensive theoretical, empirical, methodological, and practical global overview of wildlife crime

330 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1472-4
cloth 978-1-4399-1471-7

Youth Who Trade Sex in the U.S.

Youth Who Trade Sex in the U.S.
Intersectionality, Agency, and Vulnerability

Showden, Carisa R. and Samantha Majic

Examining the dominant, unitary "innocent girl–predatory man" policy narrative to improve research, policy, and community interventions for young people in the sex trades

248 pp • 5.5 x 8.25 • Spring 2018
paper 978-1-4399-1621-6
cloth 978-1-4399-1620-9

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