Award-Winning Books: Sociology

898 reg

Asian American Panethnicity

Bridging Institutions and Identities

Yen Le Espiritu

238 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-096-5 $30.95 Feb 93
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0556-2 $30.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994

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Consuming Catastrophe

Mass Culture in America's Decade of Disaster

Timothy Recuber

228 pages
5.5 x 8.25
5 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-1370-3 $28.95 Oct 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1369-7 $89.50 Oct 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1371-0 $28.95 Nov 16

American Sociological Association's Sociology of Emotions Section award for Recent Contribution Award, 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

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

1335 reg

Cultural Compass

Ethnographic Explorations of Asian America

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan, IV

272 pages
7 x 10
1 table 5 figures

PB: 978-1-56639-773-5 $33.95 Jun 00
HC: 978-1-56639-772-8 $88.50 Jun 00

Cultural Studies Book Award, given by the Association for Asian American Studies, 2000

1140 reg

Cultural Politics and Social Movements

Edited by Marcy Darnovsky, Barbara Epstein and Richard Flacks

384 pages
6 x 9
2 tables 10 figures

PB: 978-1-56639-323-2 $36.95 Jul 95
HC: 978-1-56639-322-5 $69.95 Jul 95
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0454-1 $36.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1996

453 reg

Dangerous Passage

The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence

Constance A. Nathanson

304 pages



PB: 978-1-56639-077-4 $27.95
HC: 978-0-87722-824-0 $77.50

Eliot Freidson Outstanding Book in Medical Sociology, American Sociological Association, 1993

2418 reg

The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City

Nathanael Lauster

262 pages
6 x 9
7 tables, 11 figs., 4 halftones, 6 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1394-9 $34.95 Oct 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1393-2 $94.50 Oct 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1395-6 $34.95 Oct 16

Canadian Sociological Association's John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award, 2017

890 reg

Deviance and Medicalization

From Badness to Sickness

Peter Conrad and Joseph W Schneider

352 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-0-87722-999-5 $44.95 Oct 92
HC: 978-0-87722-998-8 $59.95 Oct 92
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0349-0 $44.95

Charles Horton Cooley Book Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1981

677 reg

Dilemmas of the American Self

John P. Hewitt

304 pages
6 x 9


HC: 978-0-87722-656-7 $34.95 Dec 89
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0357-5 $37.95

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1990

565 reg

Doing Comparable Worth

Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Joan Acker

272 pages
6 x 9


Ebook: 978-1-4399-0572-2 $34.95

Jessie Bernard Prize of the American Sociological Association for Life Achievement, 1989

1043 reg

Feminist Generations

The Persistence of the Radical Women's Movement

Nancy Whittier

320 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-282-2 $34.95 Jun 95
HC: 978-1-56639-281-5 $59.95 Jun 95
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0535-7 $34.95 Jun 95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

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

1598 reg

Growing Up with Television

Everyday Learning Among Young Adolescents

JoEllen Fisherkeller

224 pages
6 x 9
1 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-953-1 $39.95 May 02
HC: 978-1-56639-952-4 $69.50 May 02
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0580-7 $29.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2002

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

1065 reg

New Social Movements

From Ideology to Identity

edited by Enrique Laraña, Hank Johnston and Joseph R. Gusfield

368 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-187-0 $37.95
HC: 978-1-56639-186-3 $81.50
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0141-0 $37.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

820 reg

Nisei/Sansei

Shifting Japanese American Identities and Politics

Jere Takahashi

280 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-659-2 $31.95
HC: 978-1-56639-550-2 $52.50

Honorable Mention for Outstanding Books Awards, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1997

1210 reg

Nuclear Power and Social Power

Rick Eckstein

208 pages
5.5 x 8.25
1 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-486-4 $32.95 Nov 96
HC: 978-1-56639-485-7 $83.50 Nov 96

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1997

1151 reg

Regarding Animals

Arnold Arluke and Clinton R. Sanders

256 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-56639-441-3 $30.95 Jun 96
HC: 978-1-56639-440-6 $81.50 Jun 96
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0388-9 $30.95

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1997

508 reg

Rethinking Rental Housing

John I. Gilderbloom and Richard P. Appelbaum

296 pages



PB: 978-0-87722-538-6 $36.95 Dec 87
HC: 978-0-87722-498-3 $59.50 Dec 87
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0671-2 $36.95

Robert E. Park Award, American Sociological Association, 1989

909a reg

Separate Societies

Poverty and Inequality in U.S. Cities

William Goldsmith and Edward Blakely

268 pages
6 x 9
12 tables, 25 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-0292-9 $35.95 Jun 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0291-2 $86.50 Jun 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0293-6 $35.95

Paul Davidoff Award, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, 1993

1264 reg

Something Left to Lose

Personal Relations and Survival among New York's Homeless

Gwendolyn A. Dordick

224 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-56639-514-4 $29.95 Apr 97
HC: 978-1-56639-513-7 $80.50 Apr 97

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1997

Street woman

Street Woman

Eleanor M. Miller

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-0-87722-509-6 $32.95 Apr 87
HC: 978-0-87722-417-4 $34.95 Apr 86

Distinguished Scholar Award, American Sociological Association Criminology Section, 1987

1388 reg

Sudden Death and the Myth of CPR

Stefan Timmermans

272 pages
6 x 9
3 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-716-2 $30.95 Jul 99
HC: 978-1-56639-715-5 $59.50 Jul 99
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0513-5 $30.95 Jul 99

Nominated for the C. Wright Mills Book Award, 2000

1468 reg

Understanding Dogs

Living and Working with Canine Companions

Clinton R. Sanders

224 pages
6 x 9
8 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-690-5 $31.95 Apr 99
HC: 978-1-56639-689-9 $61.50 May 99
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0524-1 $31.95 Apr 99

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2000

2370 reg

Undocumented Fears

Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Jamie Longazel

226 pages
6 x 9
1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1268-3 $28.95 Feb 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1267-6 $89.50 Feb 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1269-0 $28.95 Feb 16

North Central Sociological Association's scholarly achievement awards, 2017

1513 reg

Veils and Daggers

A Century of National Geographic's Representation of the Arab World

Linda Steet

224 pages
6 x 9
34 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-752-0 $33.95 Feb 00
HC: 978-1-56639-751-3 $70.50 Feb 00

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics’ Choice Award, 2001

1360 reg

Weaving Work and Motherhood

Anita Ilta Garey

240 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-700-1 $31.95 Jun 99
HC: 978-1-56639-699-8 $59.50 Jun 99
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0874-7 $31.95

William J. Goode Book Award, American Sociological Association Family Section, 2000

2263 reg

The White Savior Film

Content, Critics, and Consumption

Matthew Hughey

230 pages
6 x 9
12 tables, 2 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-1001-6 $30.95 Apr 14
HC: 978-1-4399-1000-9 $90.50 Apr 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1002-3 $30.95

Southwest Sociological Association Outstanding Publication Award, 2016

1022 reg

A World without Words

The Social Construction of Children Born Deaf and Blind

David Goode

336 pages
5.5 x 8.25
1 tables, 1 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-216-7 $37.95 Jun 94
HC: 978-1-56639-215-0 $59.95 Jun 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0579-1 $37.95

Co-winner of the John Horton Cooley Book Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 1995