2005 Award-Winning Books

1670 reg

The Gold Standard

The Challenge of Evidence-Based Medicine and Standardization in Health Care

Stefan Timmermans and Marc Berg

280 pages
6 x 9
4 tables, 1 figs., 4 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-188-4 $30.95 Jun 03
HC: 978-1-59213-187-7 $70.50 Jun 03
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0281-3 $30.95 Jun 03

Winner of the Robert Merton Professional Book Award from the Science, Knowledge, and Society section of the American Sociological Association for the best book published in the past three years in the area of science studies, 2005

1680 reg

Hegemony

The New Shape of Global Power

John Agnew

296 pages
6 x 9
10 tables, 4 figs., 9 halftones, 3 maps

PB: 978-1-59213-153-2 $39.95 Apr 05
HC: 978-1-59213-152-5 $76.50 Apr 05
Ebook: 978-1-59213-767-1 $39.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005

1579 reg

Las Hermanas

Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in the U.S. Catholic Church

Lara Medina

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
10 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-483-0 $32.95 Sep 05
HC: 978-1-59213-250-8 $49.50 Jun 04

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005

Philadelphia area weather book web

The Philadelphia Area Weather Book

Jon Nese and Glenn Schwartz

264 pages
8.375 x 10
16 color illustrations, 36 tables, 36 figs., 159 halftones, 64 maps

PB: 978-1-59213-391-8 $27.95 Feb 05
HC: 978-1-56639-956-2 $51.50 May 02

Winner of the Louis J. Battan Author's Award from The American Meteorological Society, 2005

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

1651 reg

The Story of Reo Joe

Work, Kin, and Community in Autotown, U.S.A.

Lisa M. Fine

256 pages
6 x 9
7 tables, 17 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-258-4 $30.95 Jun 04
HC: 978-1-59213-257-7 $81.50 Jun 04
Ebook: 978-1-59213-788-6 $30.95

Selected for inclusion on the list of Michigan Notable Books, 2005
Cugnot Award of Distinction, 2005

1706 reg

The World Next Door

South Asian American Literature and the Idea of America

Rajini Srikanth

304 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-081-8 $29.95 Jul 04

Cultural Studies Book Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 2006
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005