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Waiting on Washington

Central American Workers in the Nation's Capital

Terry A. Repak

A comprehensive study highlighting gender differences in the forces that propel international migrations

272 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 20 tables, 19 halftones, 2 maps


Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk

An Ethnography of a Drug Abuse Treatment Facility

Geoffrey R. Skoll

Contradictions in philosophy and practice in a residential drug abuse treatment facility

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Walking in Cities

Quotidian Mobility as Urban Theory, Method, and Practice

Edited by Evrick Brown and Timothy Shortell

Making the case for urban walking as a significant social activity and as a method for studying urban communities

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 3 halftones, 1 map


The War on Slums in the Southwest

Public Housing and Slum Clearance in Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico, 1935-1965

Robert B. Fairbanks

The untold story of public housing and urban renewal in the American Southwest

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 tables, 1 figure, 6 halftones, 4 maps


Warring Genealogies

Race, Kinship, and the Korean War

Joo Ok Kim

Examines the racial legacies of the Korean War through Chicano/a cultural production and U.S. archives of white supremacy

184 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 halftones


The Wars We Inherit

Military Life, Gender Violence, and Memory

Lori E. Amy

How and why war and military culture have a traumatic impact on families and memory

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 5 figures, 3 halftones


Wash and Be Healed

The Water-Cure Movement and Women's Health

Susan E. Cayleff

An exploration of the relationship between hydrotherapy and the women who took the cure

257 pages


Water Thicker Than Blood

A Memoir of a Post-Internment Childhood

George Uba

An evocative yet unsparing examination of the damaging effects of post-internment ideologies of acceptance and belonging experienced by a Japanese American family

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftone


We Are a People

Narrative and Multiplicity in Constructing Ethnic Identity

Edited by W. Jeffrey Burroughs, and Paul Spickard

The stories we tell about ourselves

304 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 5 figs.


We Can't Eat Prestige

The Women Who Organized Harvard

John Hoerr

The story of a 15-year fight to form a union of office and lab workers at Harvard University

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 halftones


We Decide!

Theories and Cases in Participatory Democracy

Michael Menser

Argues that democratic theory and practice needs to shift its focus from elections and representation to sharing power and property in government and the economy

330 pages | 6 x 9


"We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs

Elaine Bell Kaplan

The inner-city world of young at-risk teens though their powerful photos and stories

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 53 halftones


We Make the Road by Walking

Conversations on Education and Social Change

Myles Horton and Paulo Freire, edited by Brenda Bell, John Gaventa and John Peters

Two pioneers of education discuss their diverse experiences and ideas

296 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


We Shall Be Free!

Black Communist Protests in Seven Voices

Walter T. Howard

In primary sources, unearthing the writings of African American Communists and the forgotten promise of radical politics

220 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


We Shall Not Be Moved/No nos moverán

Biography of a Song of Struggle

David Spener

The international travels, history, and influence of a traditional song

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25