Award Winning Books: 1993


The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave

Min Zhou

Honorable Mention, 1993 Robert E. Park Award, American Sociological Association

Ethnic enclaves as an alternative means of incorporation into the larger society

316 pages | 6 x 9


Dangerous Passage

The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence

Constance A. Nathanson

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

Adolescent pregnancy as a public policy issue

304 pages


Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture

Kenneth L. Ames

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994
Henry-Russell Hitchcock Award, Victorian Society of America, 1993

A richly illustrated and provocative discussion of Victorian culture through an exploration of common household goods

280 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 192 halftones


Latinos and the U.S. Political System

Two-Tiered Pluralism

Rodney E. Hero

Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association, 1993

An analysis of American politics from the vantage point of the Latino political condition

256 pages | 6 x 9


Separate Societies

Poverty and Inequality in U.S. Cities

William Goldsmith and Edward Blakely

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

The award-winning book on urban poverty—now thoroughly revised and updated

268 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables, 25 figures


To Save China, To Save Ourselves

The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

Renqiu Yu

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994
Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1993
Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1993

Chinese laundry workers unite to fight racism and economic discrimination

253 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 figs.