Fall 1987

Cheap Amusements

Working Women and Leisure in Turn-of-the-Century New York

Kathy Peiss

The dilemmas of work and leisure for women at the turn-of-the-century

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Chicago

Race, Class, and the Response to Urban Decline

Gregory D. Squires

The social, economic, and political costs of the growth ideology for the Windy City

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables 4 map(s) 2 figures

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Children in the Field

Anthropological Experiences

Edited by Joan Cassell

Funny, sad, horrifying, and fascinating narratives by anthropologists who brought children with them into the field

288 pages

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The Cult of the Court

John Brigham

A fresh and innovative examination of the U.S. Supreme Court as the final arbiter of constitutional interpretation

280 pages | 6 x 9

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Detroit

Race and Uneven Development

Joe T. Darden

Examining the genesis of modern Detroit as a hub of wealth and poverty

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 tables 9 map(s) 2 figures

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Environmental Ethics

Duties to and Values in the Natural World

Holmes Rolston, III

A systematic account of values carried by the natural world

408 pages | 6 x 9

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Morals, Reason, and Animals

S. F. Sapontzis

Criticizes the common belief that we are entitled to exploit animals for our benefit because they are not as rational as people

328 pages

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Music, Talent, and Performance

A Conservatory Cultural System

Henry Kingsbury

An anthropologist's unusual ethnography of an American conservatory

228 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Never Married Women

Barbara Levy Simon

A spirit of independence pervades these compelling self-portraits as the women describe their decisions

228 pages

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Reducing Workweeks to Prevent Layoffs

The Economic and Social Impacts of Unemployment Insurance-Supported Work Sharing

Fred Best

Economic and human impact of reduced workweeks on employers, employees, governments, and the economy

228 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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The Regulation of Sexuality

Experiences of Family Planning Workers

Carole Joffe

208 pages

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Rethinking Rental Housing

Richard P Appelbaum, and John I Gilderbloom

Challenges conventional assumptions concerning the operation of housing markets

296 pages

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Revising State Theory

Essays in Politics and Postindustrialism

Fred Block

An analysis of the relationship between business and the state

256 pages

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Women and the Politics of Empowerment

edited by Ann Bookman and Sandra Morgen

Case studies of community and workplace organizing that redefine our notions of "the political"

352 pages | 6 x 9

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Women with Disabilities

Essays in Psychology, Culture, and Politics

Edited by Adrienne Asch, and Michelle Fine

The integration of gender studies with disability scholarship

347 pages | 6 x 9

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