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The U.S. Army War College

Military Education in a Democracy

Judith Hicks Stiehm

A look inside the U.S. Army War College

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 6 figs., 10 halftones



W.E.B. Du Bois and the Century of World Revolution

Bill V. Mullen

A political biography that presents W.E.B. Du Bois as a life-long global revolutionary, not simply an African American reformer

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 halftones


Unbought and Unbossed

Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation

Trimiko Melancon

How do fictional representations of transgressive black women in the post-civil rights era expand our understanding of race and black womanhood?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 5 halftones


The Uncertainties of Knowledge

Immanuel Wallerstein

The dilemmas faced by the social sciences from a world-renowned historian

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Unchopping a Tree

Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Political Violence

Ernesto Verdeja

A significant new examination of the possibilities of reconciliation after wars and genocide

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Under New Management

Universities, Administrative Labor, and the Professional Turn

Randy Martin

A balanced review of the changing nature of the corporate university

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


Under the Knife

Cosmetic Surgery, Boundary Work, and the Pursuit of the Natural Fake

Samantha Kwan and Jennifer Graves

How the pursuit of a “naturally” beautiful body plays out in cosmetic surgery

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables


The Underclass Question

Edited by Bill Lawson

African American philosophers discuss "underclass"

232 pages | 6 x 9

Underground Woman

My Four Years as a New York City Subway Conductor

Marian Swerdlow

The strange world of the New York subways by one of the first women to work as a conductor

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figs., 1 maps


Undermining Intersectionality

The Perils of Powerblind Feminism

Barbara Tomlinson

A sustained critique of the ways in which scholars have engaged with and deployed intersectionality

284 pages | 6 x 9


Understanding Crime and Place

A Methods Handbook

Edited by Elizabeth R. Groff and Cory P. Haberman

A hands-on introduction to the fundamental techniques and methods used for understanding geography of crime

442 pages | 7 x 10 | 35 color photos, 27 tables, 51 figures


Understanding Dogs

Living and Working with Canine Companions

Clinton R. Sanders

What your dog really means to you—and what you mean to your dog

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones


Understanding Enterprise Liability

Rethinking Tort Reform for the Twenty-First Century

Virginia E. Nolan and Edmund Ursin

Historical insights and a fresh perspective on the politics and possibilities for sensible tort reform

272 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Understanding Mainland Puerto Rican Poverty

Susan S. Baker

A new understanding of the impoverishment of Puerto Ricans living on the mainland

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 4 figs.


Understanding Muslim Political Life in America

Contested Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Brian R. Calfano and Nazita Lajevardi

A cogent study of Muslim identity and citizenship—as well as ethnic and gender dynamics—within American politics

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 25 tables, 18 figures