Fall 1990

Beyond the City Limits

Urban Policy and Economic Restructuring in Comparative Perspective

John R. Logan

Challenging the notion that there is a single, global process of economic restructuring to which cities must submit

288 pages


Fred Allen's Radio Comedy

Alan Havig

Tracing a career that lasted from 1912 into the 1950s, Havig describes the "verbal slapstick" style that was Fred Allen's hallmark and legacy to American comedy

296 pages

Free Women

Ethics and Aesthetics in Twentieth-Century Women's Fiction

Kate Fullbrook

The ethical and aesthetic impulses that have shaped the fiction of prominent authors

192 pages


How Holocausts Happen

The United States in Central America

Douglas V. Porpora

A powerful indictment of U.S. intervention in Central America

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Impure Thoughts

Essays on Philosophy, Feminism, and Ethics

Kathryn Pyne Addelson

Insightful explorations of moral limits to human interactions

257 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 140 tables


Jews Against Zionism

The American Council for Judaism, 1942-1948

Thomas A. Kolsky

288 pages | 6 x 9


Job Queues, Gender Queues

Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations

Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A. Roos

A controversial interpretation of women's dramatic inroads into several male occupations

388 pages | 6 x 9


Liberation Struggles in International Law

Christopher O. Quaye

An investigation of self-determination, secession, rebellion, the use of force, and terrorism in national liberation movements

358 pages


Morality and Human Nature

A New Route to Ethical Theory

Robert J. McShea

A controversial inquiry into the origins of human values

240 pages


Morality, Responsibility, and the University

Studies in Academic Ethics

Steven M. Cahn

Critically investigating crucial moral issues generated by academic life

288 pages | 6 x 9


Negotiated Care

The Experience of Family Day Care Providers

Margaret K. Nelson

Explores the daily lives of family day care providers

400 pages


Policing as Though People Matter

Dorothy Guyot

What makes a good police department?

448 pages


Radical Sociologists and the Movement

Experiences, Lessons, and Legacies

Edited by Martin Oppenheimer, Martin J. Murray, and Rhonda F. Levine

Autobiographical essays by individuals whose radicalism developed in and around the discipline of sociology

256 pages


Rethinking College Athletics

Judith Andre, and David N James

Why do colleges have intercollegiate athletics? Why should colleges keep them?

257 pages | 6 x 9


The Roots of Thinking

Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

A ground-breaking interdisciplinary study about conceptual origins linking hominid thinking with hominid evolution

408 pages