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Daily Labors

Marketing Identity and Bodies on a New York City Street Corner

Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky

Examining the vulnerabilities, discrimination, and exploitation—as well as the sense of belonging and community—that day laborers experience on an NYC street corner

212 pages | 6 x 9


Damaged Goods?

Women Living with Incurable Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Adina Nack, Ph.D.

How living with a chronic, stigmatizing, and contagious disease transforms women's lives

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table


The Dance of Politics

Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi

Lisa Gilman

How gender and class intersect in Malawi through women's roles as political praise performers

268 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 maps 2 figures 10 halftones


Dancing the Fairy Tale

Producing and Performing The Sleeping Beauty

Laura Katz Rizzo

The Sleeping Beauty and the story of ballet in Pennsylvania

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 6 halftones


Dangerous Knowledge

The JFK Assassination in Art and Film

Art Simon

On the historic 50th Anniversary, this reissued edition looks at the contemporary meanings and influences of images of the JFK assassination by filmmakers, photographers, and artists

280 pages | 5.25 x 9 | 9 color photos, 11 figures, 7 halftones


Dangerous Passage

The Social Control of Sexuality in Women's Adolescence

Constance A. Nathanson

Adolescent pregnancy as a public policy issue

304 pages


Dangerous Trade

Histories of Industrial Hazard across a Globalizing World

Edited by Christopher Sellers and Joseph Melling

The first comprehensive survey of the global history of industrial hazards and their control

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 4 figures, 2 maps


Dark Continent of Our Bodies

Black Feminism and the Politics of Respectability

E. Frances White

A spirited and provocative engagement of black feminism

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Dark Days in the Newsroom

McCarthyism Aimed at the Press

Edward Alwood

Shines a new light on a dark era in American journalism

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Day the Dancers Stayed

Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora

Theodore S. Gonzalves

Exploring the ways that cultural celebrations challenge official accounts of the past while reinventing culture and history for Filipino American college students

228 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City

Nathanael Lauster

A detailed study of how Vancouver moved away from the single-family house and the effects of this transformation, detailed by interviews with residents

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 11 figures, 4 halftones, 6 maps


Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture

Kenneth L. Ames

A richly illustrated and provocative discussion of Victorian culture through an exploration of common household goods

280 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 192 halftones


Deciding to be Legal

A Maya Community in Houston

Jacqueline Maria Hagan

Understanding the process of becoming legal from the perspective of an immigrant community

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 5 tables 10 halftones


Deep Vegetarianism

Michael Allen Fox

A compelling argument for a vegetarian lifestyle

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Defender

The Battle to Protect the Rights of the Accused in Philadelphia

Edward W. Madeira Jr. and Michael D. Schaffer

A vibrant history of the Defender Association of Philadelphia—dubbed “the best lawyers money can’t buy”

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones