Fall 1989


A Philosophical Justification

Michael Martin

Logical reasons for being an atheist

254 pages | 6 x 9


Black Women Writing Autobiography

A Tradition Within a Tradition

Joanne M. Braxton

Argues for a corrective to both black and feminist literary criticism

240 pages | 5 x 8


The Christ Child Goes to Court

Wayne R. Swanson

The judicial history and implications of Lynch v. Donnelly

284 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Coming of Age in Buffalo

Youth and Authority in the Postwar Era

William Graebner

Defining Youth Culture in postwar era New York

200 pages | 127 halftones


Communities in Economic Crisis

Appalachia and the South

Edited by Barbara Ellen Smith, Alex Willingham, and John Gaventa

Resisting injustice in Appalachia and empowering residents to build democratic alternatives to the heritage of enduring poverty

336 pages


Computer Applications in the Social Sciences

Edward Brent Jr. and Ronald E. Anderson

A comprehensive survey of the current and prospective uses of computers in the social sciences

384 pages | 6 x 9


Dilemmas of the American Self

John P. Hewitt

A theory about what it means to be an individual within contemporary American society

304 pages | 6 x 9

Doing Comparable Worth

Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

Joan Acker

The study of a large comparable worth project and of how gender and class dynamics influenced its outcome

272 pages | 6 x 9

The Elements of Metaphysics

William R. Carter

A concise explanation and discussion of the branch of philosophy that concerns the nature of the world we inhabit

208 pages


The Forms of Power

From Domination to Transformation

Thomas E. Wartenberg

A field theory of power that rejects many of the reigning assumptions made about power

320 pages


Heidegger and Nazism

Victor Farías, edited by Joseph Margolis and Tom Rockmore

The first book to document Heidegger's close connections to Nazism—now available to a new generation of students

368 pages | 6 x 9


History and the New Left

Madison, Wisconsin, 1950-1970

Edited by Paul Buhle

Essays trace the rise of an intellectual New Left from 1950 to 1970

457 pages | 6 x 9


Hume's "Inexplicable Mystery"

His Views on Religion

Keith E. Yandell

A reexamination of Hume's views on religion

352 pages


Identity Politics

Lesbian Feminism and the Limits of Community

Shane Phelan

Tracing the uneasy relationship of lesbian-feminism with the Women's Movement and gay rights groups

256 pages


Putting on Appearances

Gender and Advertising

Diane Barthel

A lively critical analysis that reveals the overlooked and underestimated depth of cultural meaning behind contemporary American advertising

232 pages | 5.25 x 8.25