Award Winning Books: 2006

The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons

Elizabeth A. Hull

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

A thought-provoking look at one population's loss of voting rights in the United States

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables

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The Video Data Bank Catalog of Video Art and Artist Interviews

Edited by Kate Horsfield and Lucas Hilderbrand

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

Historic documentation of the development of art-based, activist, and alternative media in the U.S.

360 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 325 halftones

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From Black Power to Hip Hop

Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism

Patricia Hill Collins

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

A provocative analysis of the new contours of black nationalism and feminism in America

256 pages | 6 x 9

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Literary Gestures

The Aesthetic in Asian American Writing

Edited by Rocío G. Davis and Sue-Im Lee

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

Form as function in Asian American literature

248 pages | 6 x 9

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Mobilizing an Asian American Community

Linda Trinh Võ

Social Science Book Honorable Mention, Association for Asian American Studies, 2006

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 4 figs., 4 maps

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More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice and Natalie Pompilio, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

Second prize winner of 2006 UCF Jane Jacobs Publication Award

The sequel to the bestselling story of the largest public art program in the nation

160 pages | 9 x 11 | 114 color illustrations

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The Puerto Rican Diaspora

Historical Perspectives

Edited by Carmen Teresa Whalen and Víctor Vázquez-Hernández

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

Histories of the Puerto Rican experience

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 20 halftones

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The Scrapbook in American Life

Edited by Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, and Patricia Buckler

Winner of the Allen Noble Award for best edited book, 2006

The first book about the history and practice of keeping scrapbooks

344 pages | 7 x 10 | 72 halftones

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The World Next Door

South Asian American Literature and the Idea of America

Rajini Srikanth

Cultural Studies Book Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 2006
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005

Literature that takes us beyond identity to empathy

304 pages | 6 x 9

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