Award-Winning Books: Urban Studies

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Beyond Preservation

Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities

Andrew Hurley

248 pages
6 x 9
3 maps 14 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0229-5 $33.95 May 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0228-8 $86.50 May 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0230-1 $33.95 May 10

National Council on Public History's Book Award Award, 2012

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Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City

Somerville, MA

Susan Ostrander

190 pages
6 x 9
3 figs., 5 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1013-9 $29.95 Mar 13
HC: 978-1-4399-1012-2 $81.50 Mar 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1014-6 $29.95 Mar 13

Susan Ostrander is the 2019 recipient of the ARNOVA Distinguished Achievement and Leadership in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research Award

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Communities and Crime

An Enduring American Challenge

Pamela Wilcox, Francis T. Cullen, and Ben Feldmeyer

274 pages
6 x 9
10 line drawings

PB: 978-1-59213-974-3 $29.95 Dec 17
HC: 978-1-59213-973-6 $99.50 Dec 17
Ebook: 978-1-59213-975-0 $29.95 Dec 17

The James Short Senior Scholar Award, given by the American Society of Criminology Awards Committee for the Division of Communities and Place, 2019

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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

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Healing Our Divided Society

Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report

Edited by Fred Harris and Alan Curtis

488 pages
6 x 9
9 tables, 54 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-1603-2 $24.95 Mar 18
HC: 978-1-4399-1602-5 $99.50 Mar 18

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2018

631 reg

Homeless in Paradise

A Map of the Terrain

Rob Rosenthal

280 pages
6 x 9
1 table 6 figures

PB: 978-1-56639-130-6 $33.95 Dec 93
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0672-9 $33.95 Dec 93

Co-winner of the Association for Humanist Sociology Book Award, 1995

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Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood

Brooklyn's Sunset Park

Tarry Hum

300 pages
6 x 9
15 tables, 7 halftones, 1 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1091-7 $33.95 Jun 14
HC: 978-1-4399-1090-0 $90.50 Jun 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1092-4 $33.95 Jun 14

Honorable Mention from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's Paul Davidoff Award, 2015

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Mexican American Women Activists

Identity and Resistance in Two Los Angeles Communities

Mary S. Pardo

322 pages
5.5 x 8.25
1 figs., 12 halftones, 1 maps

PB: 978-1-56639-573-1 $32.95 Jun 98
HC: 978-1-56639-572-4 $74.50 Jun 98

Honorable Mention for Outstanding Books Awards, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1999

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Mobilizing an Asian American Community

Linda Trinh Võ

304 pages
6 x 9
4 tables, 4 figs., 4 maps

PB: 978-1-59213-262-1 $30.95 Jun 04
HC: 978-1-59213-261-4 $81.50 Jun 04

Social Science Book Honorable Mention, Association for Asian American Studies, 2006

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Model City Blues

Urban Space and Organized Resistance in New Haven

Mandi Isaacs Jackson

296 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 5 figs., 45 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-604-9 $31.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-603-2 $81.50 Apr 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-605-6 $31.95 Apr 08

Urban Communication Foundation Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Publication Award, 2008

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Newcomers in Workplace

Immigrants and the Restructuring of the U.S. Economy

edited by Louise Lamphere, Alex Stepick and Guillermo Grenier

320 pages
6 x 9
5 tables, 11 figs., 10 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-131-3 $36.95 Jan 94
HC: 978-1-56639-124-5 $80.50 Jan 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0148-9 $36.95 Jan 94

Conrad Arensberg Award, American Anthropological Association, 1994

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No Easy Walk

Newark, 1980-1993

Helen M. Stummer

160 pages
7 x 10
56 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-243-3 $33.95 Nov 94
HC: 978-1-56639-242-6 $74.50 Nov 94

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1995

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Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia

Immigrants in a Divided City

Judith Goode and Jo Anne Schneider

296 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 7 figs., 3 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-141-2 $32.95 May 94
HC: 978-1-56639-140-5 $66.50 May 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0477-0 $32.95

Finalist for the Robert E. Park Award, Community and Urban Section of the American Sociological Association, 1996

2081 reg

Second Cities

Globalization and Local Politics in Manchester and Philadelphia

Jerome I. Hodos

264 pages
6 x 9
8 tables, 3 figs., 13 halftones, 5 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-0232-5 $31.95 Aug 13
HC: 978-1-4399-0231-8 $71.50 May 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0233-2 $31.95 May 11

Kenneth Jackson Best Book Award from the Urban History Association, 2011
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2012

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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

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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

There goes the hood web

There Goes the 'Hood

Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Lance Freeman

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-437-3 $31.95 Jun 06
HC: 978-1-59213-436-6 $81.50 Jun 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-438-0 $31.95 Jun 06

Winner of the Urban Affairs Association Best Book Award, 2007