Award Winning Books: 1995

Beyond the Schoolhouse Gate

Free Speech and the Inculcation of Values

Robert Wheeler Lane

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

A pragmatic inquiry into student speech, public schooling and the First Amendment

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

Feminist Generations

The Persistence of the Radical Women's Movement

Nancy Whittier

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

Conflict and cooperation between generations of radical feminists

320 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


The First Suburban Chinatown

The Remaking of Monterey Park, California

Timothy P. Fong

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

Ethnicity issues fuel internal strife as a community faces change

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables, 2 figures, 8 halftones


Homeless in Paradise

A Map of the Terrain

Rob Rosenthal

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

Steps toward understanding "street people" in Santa Barbara—and everywhere

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table 6 figures


Job Queues, Gender Queues

Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations

Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A. Roos

Sex and Gender Section Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Study of Sex and Gender, American Sociological Association, 1995

A controversial interpretation of women's dramatic inroads into several male occupations

388 pages | 6 x 9


Medical Malpractice

Law, Tactics, and Ethics

Frank M. McClellan

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1995

An experienced litigator lays out the essential issues

328 pages | 6 x 9


New Social Movements

From Ideology to Identity

Edited by Enrique Laraña, Hank Johnston, and Joseph R Gusfield

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

Redefining the field of social movements

368 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 1 figs.


No Easy Walk

Newark, 1980-1993

Helen M. Stummer

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1995

A vivid portrayal of an American urban neighborhood

160 pages | 7 x 10 | 56 halftones


Organizing Asian American Labor

The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942

Chris Friday

Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1995

Asian and Asian American workers resist oppression and shape their own lives

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables, 6 halftones


Shadows on the Past

Studies in the Historical Fiction Film

Leger Grindon

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

A new genre of film is identified and explored

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 halftones


A World without Words

The Social Construction of Children Born Deaf and Blind

David Goode

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

Exploring communication with children born deaf-blind

336 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 tables, 1 figs.