Award Winning Books: 1996

Cultural Politics and Social Movements

Edited by Marcy Darnovsky, Barbara Epstein, and Richard Flacks

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1996

Bridging the worlds of activism and academia—this volume combines social movement theory with the real experiences of activists

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables 10 figures

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It Comes from the People

Community Development and Local Theology

Mary Ann Hinsdale, Helen M. Lewis and S. Maxine Waller

Co-winner for the Transformational Politics Book Award, American Political Science Association, 1996

An Appalachian community develops a theology of liberation

400 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figs., 25 halftones, 1 maps

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The Philippine Temptation

Dialectics of Philippines-U.S. Literary Relations

E. San Juan Jr.

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1996

A passionate discussion of the history of oppositional writing in the Philippines

320 pages | 6 x 9

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Politics and the Class Divide

Working People and the Middle Class Left

David Croteau

Finalist for Transformational Politics Book Award, American Political Science Association, 1996

Examining the impact of class status on political participation

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 3 figs.

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The Politics of Diversity

Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California

John Horton

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

In an era of thriving anti-immigrant sentiments, this story of Monterey Park, California demonstrates how long-time residents and new immigrants deal with commonality as well as diversity

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 tables, 19 halftones, 3 maps

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Reshaping Ethnic and Racial Relations in Philadelphia

Immigrants in a Divided City

Jo Anne Schneider, and Judith Goode

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

Strategies for cooperation in ethnically and racially diverse neighborhoods

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

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