Award Winning Books: 2021

Allies and Obstacles

Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities

Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch

Outstanding Publication Award from the Disability & Society section of the American Sociological Association, 2022
Allison Carey, recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Career in the Sociology of Disability from the Disability and Society section of the American Sociological Association
Scholarly Achievement Award for a Book, North Central Sociological Association, 2021

Addresses the nature and history of activism by parents of people with disabilities, and its complex relationship to activism by disabled leaders

348 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables

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Disruptive Situations

Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut

Ghassan Moussawi

American Sociological Association's Section on Sexualities Distinguished Book Award, 2021
2021 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize, National Women's Studies Association

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures, 3 halftones

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Do Right by Me

Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces

Valerie I. Harrison and Kathryn Peach D'Angelo

2021 NAACP Image Award Nominee: Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional

Invites readers into a conversation on how best to raise black children in white families and white communities

192 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 color illustrations

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The Evangelical Crackup?

The Future of the Evangelical-Republican Coalition

Edited by Paul A. Djupe and Ryan L. Claassen

Paul Djupe, recipient of the 2021 Susanne Hoeber Rudolph Outstanding Scholar Award, American Political Science Association

Explaining evangelicalism’s relationship to the party system

302 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 tables, 52 figures

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The Great Migration and the Democratic Party

Black Voters and the Realignment of American Politics in the 20th Century

Keneshia N. Grant

W.E. B. DuBois Book Awardee, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 2021

Examining the political impact of Black migration on politics in three northern cities from 1915 to 1965

214 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 12 tables, 1 figures, 3 halftones, 1 map

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Modern Mobility Aloft

Elevated Highways, Architecture, and Urban Change in Pre-Interstate America

Amy D. Finstein

2021 Fred B. Kniffen Book Award for the best book in the field of material culture, International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture
Honorable Mention for the Kenneth Jackson Award for the best book in North American Urban History from the Urban History Association, 2021

How American cities used elevated highways as major architectural statements about local growth and modernization before 1956

304 pages | 7 x 10 | 103 halftones, 12 maps

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Monument Lab

Creative Speculations for Philadelphia

Edited by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum

Preservation Education Award from the Preservation Alliance, 2021
Selected in the trade illustrated category for the 2020 AUPresses Book, Jacket, & Journal Show

A living handbook for vital perspectives on public art and history

336 pages | 6.75 x 9.375 | 160 color photos, 82 halftones

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On the Margins of Citizenship

Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

Allison C. Carey

Scholarly Achievement Award for a Book, North Central Sociological Association, 2010
Allison Carey, recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Career in the Sociology of Disability from the Disability and Society section of the American Sociological Association

The history of civil rights for people with intellectual disabilities in 20th century America

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures

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Religion and Political Tolerance in America

Advances in the State of the Art

Edited by Paul A. Djupe

Paul Djupe, recipient of the 2021 Susanne Hoeber Rudolph Outstanding Scholar Award, American Political Science Association

Cutting-edge scholarship that sets the agenda for research on religion and political tolerance

276 pages | 6 x 9 | 24 tables, 18 figures

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Unsettled Solidarities

Asian and Indigenous Cross-Representations in the Américas

Quynh Nhu Le

Association for Asian American Studies' Humanities and Cultural Studies: Literary Studies Book Award, 2021

Illuminates the intersecting logics of settler colonialism and racialization through analysis of contemporary Asian and Indigenous crossings in the Américas

250 pages | 6 x 9

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