2011 Award-Winning Books

1440 reg

Black Venus 2010

They Called Her "Hottentot"

Edited by Deborah Willis

288 pages
7 x 10
42 duotones

PB: 978-1-4399-0205-9 $38.95 Jan 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0204-2 $86.50 Jan 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0206-6 $38.95 Jan 10

Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women's Studies by the Popular Culture/American Culture Association, 2011

2111 reg

Body Language

Sisters in Shape, Black Women's Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics

Kimberly J. Lau

204 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-4399-0309-4 $28.95 Aug 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0308-7 $81.50 Aug 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0310-0 $28.95 Aug 11

Elli Köngäs-Maranda Professional Prize, American Folklore Society, 2011

1926 reg

I Walked with Giants

The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren

344 pages
6 x 9
35 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-0198-4 $39.50 Jan 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0200-4 $39.50

Best Book of the Year from the Jazz Journalists Association, 2011

1908 reg

Livestock/Deadstock

Working with Farm Animals from Birth to Slaughter

Rhoda Wilkie

248 pages
6 x 9
2 tables

PB: 978-1-59213-649-0 $33.95 May 10
HC: 978-1-59213-648-3 $81.50 May 10
Ebook: 978-1-59213-650-6 $33.95 May 10

British Sociological Association's Philip Abrams Memorial Prize for the Best First and Sole-Authored Book within the discipline of Sociology, 2011
Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association, 2011

1811 reg

Of Others Inside

Insanity, Addiction, and Belonging in America

Darin Weinberg and Bryan S Turner

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-404-5 $30.95 Sep 05
HC: 978-1-59213-403-8 $76.50 Sep 05
Ebook: 978-1-59213-405-2 $30.95 Sep 05

Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association Section on Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis, 2011

2119 reg

Rude Democracy

Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Susan Herbst

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25
4 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0336-0 $
HC: 978-1-4399-0335-3 $26.95 Aug 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0337-7 $26.95 Aug 10

Doris Graber Award, American Political Science Association, 2013
Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 2011

2061 reg

Searching for Mr. Chin

Constructions of Nation and the Chinese in West Indian Literature

Anne-Marie Lee-Loy

198 pages
5.5 x 8.5


HC: 978-1-4399-0130-4 $46.50 May 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0132-8 $46.50 May 10

Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Book Award, 2011

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

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