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Objectifying Measures

The Dominance of High-Stakes Testing and the Politics of Schooling

Amanda Walker Johnson

Examining the political economy of high-stakes testing

222 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 1 figure, 1 halftones 2 maps


Ocean Passages

Navigating Pacific Islander and Asian American Literatures

Erin Suzuki

Comparing and contrasting the diverse experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander subjectivities across a shared sea

268 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftone


Of Others Inside

Insanity, Addiction, and Belonging in America

Darin Weinberg and Bryan S Turner

An original, comparative look at homelessness, mental disease, and addiction in America

248 pages | 6 x 9


Officially Gay

The Political Construction of Sexuality by the U.S. Military

Gary L. Lehring

How the military defined homosexuality and the ways that shaped the gay and lesbian identity and movements

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 tables, 5 figs., 1 halftones


On Any Given Sunday

A Life of Bert Bell

Bob Lyons

The first biography ever written about the man who some considered the greatest commissioner in the history of professional sports

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 halftones


On Becoming Filipino

Selected Writings of Carlos Bulosan

Carlos Bulosan, edited by E. San Juan Jr.

A collection of writings by a prolific and political Filipino American writer

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


On Gangs

Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz, and James A. Densley

A comprehensive review of what is known about gangs—from their origins through their evolution and outcomes

490 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 13 figures, 2 maps


On Intellectual Activism

Patricia Hill Collins

From the author of the classic Black Feminist Thought, a book on the nature and value of the public intellectual

278 pages | 6 x 9


On the Man Question

Gender and Civic Virtue in America

Mark E. Kann

Male individualism conditioned with a strong dose of civic virtue

352 pages


On the Margins of Citizenship

Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

Allison C. Carey

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

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures


On the Stump

Campaign Oratory and Democracy in the United States, Britain, and Australia

Sean Scalmer

The story of how the “stump speech” was created, diffused, and helped to shape the modern democracies of the Anglo-American world

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones


Once the American Dream

Inner-Ring Suburbs of the Metropolitan United States

Bernadette Hanlon

A comprehensive national study of inner-ring suburbs in the U.S.

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 32 tables, 11 figures, 13 maps


One Faith, Two Authorities

Tension between Female Religious and Male Clergy in the American Catholic Church

Jeanine E. Kraybill

Examines the tension between the male-dominated hierarchy and female religious leaders in the American Catholic Church

174 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 5 tables, 19 figures


One Last Read

The Collected Works of the World's Slowest Sportswriter

Ray Didinger

Coming in Paperback...
Essays from Philadelphia’s most beloved sportswriter—with a new afterword by the author

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 halftones


One Less Car

Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility

Zachary Furness

The power of the bicycle to impact mobility, technology, urban space and everyday life

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 9 halftones