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James Naismith

The Man Who Invented Basketball

Rob Rains with Hellen Carpenter

The first definitive biography of basketball’s inventor

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figure, 10 halftones


Japanese American Millennials

Rethinking Generation, Community, and Diversity

Edited by Michael Omi, Dana Y. Nakano, and Jeffrey T. Yamashita

A groundbreaking study of ethnic identity and community in the everyday lives of Japanese American millennials

316 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 6 figures


Japanese Cities in the World Economy

edited by Kuniko Fujita and Richard Child Hill

Japanese and Western scholars examine Japan's urban development

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 41 tables, 21 figs.


Japanese Women and the Transnational Feminist Movement before World War II

Taeko Shibahara

How collaborations with their American counterparts enabled middle-class, urban Japanese women to promote modernity and gender equality.

222 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 halftones


Jesus, Jobs, and Justice

African American Women and Religion

Bettye Collier-Thomas

Now in paperback, an extraordinary history of African American women, and their struggle for gender and racial equality in the church and society

736 pages | 6.25 x 9.125


Jewish Self-Determination beyond Zionism

Lessons from Hannah Arendt and Other Pariahs

Jonathan Graubart

A compelling diagnosis of the long-reigning pathologies and practices of Zionism and a prescription for reforming Jewish self-determination

220 pages | 6 x 9


Jews Against Zionism

The American Council for Judaism, 1942-1948

Thomas A. Kolsky

288 pages | 6 x 9


Jews and Gender

Responses to Otto Weininger

Edited by Barbara Hyams, and Nancy A. Harrowitz

International scholars examine the legacy of a turn-of-the-century self-hating Austrian Jew

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftones


Jim Bunning

Baseball and Beyond

Frank Dolson

A biography of the Hall of Famer who pitched no-hitters against the sluggers of both leagues, took on sportswriters and baseball leaders, and started a second career as a politician

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones


Job Queues, Gender Queues

Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations

Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A. Roos

A controversial interpretation of women's dramatic inroads into several male occupations

388 pages | 6 x 9


Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities

Edited by Paul Ong and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

A new agenda for revitalizing minority neighborhoods

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 38 tables, 4 figures, 13 halftones, 5 maps


Jobs Aren't Enough

Toward a New Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families

Roberta Rehner Iversen and Annie Laurie Armstrong

"Job opportunity" is a myth for 25% of U.S. wage earners

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 tables, 1 figure, 2 halftones, 1 map



The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture

Katrina Hazzard-Gordon

The first analysis of the development of the jook and other dance arenas in African-American culture

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 14 halftones


Journeys in Sociology

From First Encounters to Fulfilling Retirements

Edited by Rosalyn Benjamin Darling and Peter J. Stein

Twenty-two eminent retired sociologists reflect on their lives and their career choices

250 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones


Judging Children as Children

A Proposal for a Juvenile Justice System

Michael A. Corriero

An innovative judge proposes a better way to discipline young lawbreakers

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25