Award Winning Books: 2000

Cultural Compass

Ethnographic Explorations of Asian America

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan IV

Cultural Studies Book Award, given by the Association for Asian American Studies, 2000

Essays by ethnographers researching their own ethnic groups

272 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 table, 5 figures


East Indian Music in the West Indies

Tân-Singing, Chutney, and the Making of Indo-Caribbean Culture

Peter Manuel

Gordon K. Lewis Award from the Caribbean Studies Association, 2000

An introduction to the music of Indo-Caribbean culture

288 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 map 34 figures 18 halftones



Asian Americans in Popular Culture

Robert G. Lee

Best Book Award Winner Culture Studies/Popular Culture, Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association, 2000
Best Book Award for the Social Construction of Race, The American Political Science Association, 1999
Honorable Mention for the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the best-published book in American Studies from the American Studies Association, 1999

A compelling study of how the label "oriental" came into being

288 pages | 6 x 9


The Philadelphia Orchestra

A Century of Music

Philadelphia Orchestra Assoc., edited by John Ardoin

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 2000

Dedicated to the millions of people who have experienced the joy of The Philadelphia Orchestra

256 pages | 9 x 12 | 241 duotones


Songs of the Caged, Songs of the Free

Music and the Vietnamese Refugee Experience

Adelaida Reyes

Book Award from the U.S. Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, 2000

Viewing the Vietnamese refugee experience through its music

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables, 6 figures, 12 halftones


Sudden Death and the Myth of CPR

Stefan Timmermans

Nominated for the C. Wright Mills Book Award, 2000

Restoring dignity to sudden death

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figs.


Understanding Dogs

Living and Working with Canine Companions

Clinton R. Sanders

Charles Horton Cooley Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2000

What your dog really means to you—and what you mean to your dog

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones


Weaving Work and Motherhood

Anita Ilta Garey

William J. Goode Book Award, American Sociological Association Family Section, 2000

A new understanding of working mothers

240 pages | 6 x 9