Fall 1992

The Aesthetics of Environment

Arnold Berleant

An engaging discussion of environment as aesthetic experience

256 pages | 6 x 9


All Talk

The Talkshow in Media Culture

Wayne Munson

The postmodern phenomenon of the talkshow and its place in American culture

288 pages | 6 x 9

Asian American Panethnicity

Bridging Institutions and Identities

Yen Le Espiritu

A case study of how cultural diversity among Asian Americans is subsumed for social and political advantage

238 pages | 6 x 9


Cattle, Capitalism, and Class

Ilparakuyo Maasai Transformations

Peter Rigby

An anthropologist explores the failure of rural development policies in pastoral societies

272 pages | 6 x 9


Consider and Hear Me

Voices from Palestine and Israel

Saul A. Slapikoff

Interviews with Palestinian and Israeli peace activists reveal the tragedy of the Occupation and the meaning of "intifada"

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 maps


Deviance and Medicalization

From Badness to Sickness

Peter Conrad, and Joseph W. Schneider

A classic text on deviance is updated and reissued

352 pages | 7 x 10


Earth Muse

Feminism, Nature, and Art

Carol Bigwood

A philosopher denounces the suppression of the feminine in Western culture

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 figs.



Greta Gaard

Feminist scholars and activists explore the relationships among humans, animals, and the natural environment

304 pages | 6 x 9


Fighting Back in Appalachia

Traditions of Resistance and Change

Edited by Stephen L. Fisher

Citizen resistance and struggle in Appalachia since 1960

400 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones


From Redlining to Reinvestment

Gregory D. Squires

Community activists examine how formerly redlined communities have generated billions of dollars in reinvestment

288 pages | 6 x 9


Gender Thinking

Steven Smith

The first comprehensive philosophical exploration of the concept of gender

384 pages | 6 x 9


Intention and Interpretation

Edited by Gary Iseminger

A complete analysis of the postmodern debate on authorial intention

304 pages | 6 x 9


Paradise Remade

The Politics of Culture and History in Hawai'i

Elizabeth Buck

A rereading of Hawaiian history

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 140 tables, 20 halftones


Reading the Literatures of Asian America

Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

A unique collection of essays explores the diversity of Asian American literature from the 19th century to the present

384 pages | 6 x 9


Religion and Radical Politics

An Alternative Christian Tradition in the United States

Robert H. Craig

Leftist Christians and radical politics in American history

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 halftones