Award-Winning Books: Cultural Studies

500 reg

The Afrocentric Idea

Revised and Expanded Edition

Molefi Kete Asante

256 pages
5.5 x 8.2


PB: 978-1-56639-595-3 $28.95 Dec 97
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0562-3 $28.95 Dec 97

Molefi Kete Asante, recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Communication Association

2250 reg

Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero

Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Jason Dittmer

242 pages
6 x 9
26 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0977-5 $31.95 Nov 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0976-8 $81.50 Jan 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0978-2 $31.95 Jan 13

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2013

2228 reg

Contemporary Social Constructionism

Key Themes

Darin Weinberg

214 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-4399-0925-6 $30.95 Jan 15
HC: 978-1-4399-0924-9 $50.50 Apr 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0926-3 $30.95

Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association's section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, 2018

2228 reg

Contemporary Social Constructionism

Key Themes

Darin Weinberg

214 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-4399-0925-6 $30.95 Jan 15
HC: 978-1-4399-0924-9 $50.50 Apr 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0926-3 $30.95

Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association's section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, 2018

2374 reg

The Eternal Present of Sport

Rethinking Sport and Religion

Daniel A. Grano

282 pages
6 x 9
1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1280-5 $34.95 Jun 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1279-9 $104.50 Jun 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1281-2 $34.95 Jun 17

2018 Outstanding Book of the Year Award, National Communication Association's Communication and Sport Division

997 reg

The First Suburban Chinatown

The Remaking of Monterey Park, California

Timothy P. Fong

240 pages
6 x 9
14 tables, 2 figs., 8 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-262-4 $35.95 Jul 94
HC: 978-1-56639-123-8 $85.50 Jan 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0463-3 $35.95

Donald H. Pflueger Local History Award, Historical Society of Southern California, 1999
Outstanding Book Award in the Social Sciences, Association for Asian American Studies, 1995

2392 reg

Inner Speech and the Dialogical Self

Norbert Wiley

212 pages
6 x 9
3 tables, 3 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-1328-4 $25.95 May 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1327-7 $80.50 May 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1329-1 $25.95 May 16

Co-winner of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction's Charles Horton Cooley Book Award, 2017

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Toward a Social Logic of the Derivative

Randy Martin

280 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1224-9 $30.95 May 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1223-2 $90.50 May 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1225-6 $30.95 Jul 15

Randy Martin is the recipient of the American Sociological Association's Marxist Sociology Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015

1793 reg

Literary Gestures

The Aesthetic in Asian American Writing

Edited by Rocío G. Davis and Sue-Im Lee

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-365-9 $32.95 Nov 05
HC: 978-1-59213-364-2 $81.50 Nov 05
Ebook: 978-1-59213-366-6 $32.95 Nov 05

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

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Painting Publics

Transnational Legal Graffiti Scenes as Spaces for Encounter

Caitlin Frances Bruce

276 pages
6 x 9
54 color photos

PB: 978-1-4399-1445-8 $29.95 Mar 19
HC: 978-1-4399-1444-1 $125.00 Mar 19
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1446-5 $29.95 Mar 19

Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Foundation Book Award, 2019

2002 reg

Rave Culture

The Alteration and Decline of a Philadelphia Music Scene

Tammy L Anderson

240 pages
6 x 9
8 tables, 2 figs., 9 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-934-7 $30.95 Jun 09
HC: 978-1-59213-933-0 $86.50 Jun 09
Ebook: 978-1-59213-935-4 $30.95 Jun 09

Charles Horten Cooley Award, 2010

2275 reg

Reverse Engineering Social Media

Software, Culture, and Political Economy in New Media Capitalism

Robert Gehl

236 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-4399-1035-1 $30.95 Jun 14
HC: 978-1-4399-1034-4 $65.50 Jun 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1036-8 $30.95

Nancy Baym Book Award, 2015

1843 reg

The Scrapbook in American Life

Edited by Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, and Patricia Buckler

344 pages
7 x 10
72 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-478-6 $33.95 Apr 06
HC: 978-1-59213-477-9 $81.50 Apr 06

Winner of the Allen Noble Award for best edited book, 2006

1930 reg

Sounds of the Modern Nation

Music, Culture, and Ideas in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Alejandro L. Madrid

224 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables, 36 figs.

HC: 978-1-59213-694-0 $61.50 Nov 08

International Casa de las Américas Musicology Prize, 2005

2122 reg

Sweating Saris

Indian Dance as Transnational Labor

Priya Srinivasan

238 pages
6 x 9
6 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0430-5 $31.95 Nov 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0429-9 $76.50 Nov 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0431-2 $31.95 Nov 11

Emory Elliott Book Award, 2012