Fall 1998

Aging and the Law

An Interdisciplinary Reader

edited by Lawrence A. Frolik

A compilation of leading articles on the myriad issues of "elder law"

690 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 9 figures



The Carnival Culture of Trinidad

Peter Mason

How carnival expresses and celebrates Trinidadian culture

192 pages | 6 x 9


Before Their Time

Adult Children's Experiences of Parental Suicide

Edited by Mary Stimming and Maureen Stimming

Honest first-person accounts by daughters and sons of the impact of parental suicide on them and their families

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table


Catskill Culture

A Mountain Rat's Memories of the Great Jewish Resort Area

Phil Brown

A search for one's roots in the resort hotels of the Jewish Catskills

304 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 map, 1 figure, 91 halftones


Chanting Down Babylon

The Rastafari Reader

Edited by William David Spencer, Adrian Anthony McFarlane, and Nathanial Samuel Murrell

A comprehensive and indispensable study of the Rastafarian Movement

467 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 table 1 figure


The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics

National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement

Edited by Barry D Adam, AndrÈ Krouwel, and Jan Willem Duyvendak

Rich accounts of gay and lesbian groups on five continents

448 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Images of Animals

Anthropomorphism and Animal Mind

Eileen Crist

A fascinating exploration of the language we use for animal behavior

256 pages | 6 x 9


Jim Bunning

Baseball and Beyond

Frank Dolson

A biography of the Hall of Famer who pitched no-hitters against the sluggers of both leagues, took on sportswriters and baseball leaders, and started a second career as a politician

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones


Men Who Sell Sex

International Perspectives on Male Prostitution and HIV/AIDS

Edited by Peter Aggleton

An authoritative collection of vivid ethnographies and policy recommendations from both industrialized and developing countries

296 pages | 6 x 9



Asian Americans in Popular Culture

Robert G. Lee

A compelling study of how the label "oriental" came into being

288 pages | 6 x 9


Paradise, New York

A Novel

Eileen Pollack

A funny and moving first novel of nostalgia for Catskills hotel life

288 pages | 5 x 9


Q & A

Queer in Asian America

Edited by David L. Eng, and Alice Y. Hom

A spirited collection of essays, personal testimonies, fiction, and art on what it means to be queer in Asian-America now

445 pages | 7 x 10


The Red Atlantis

Communist Culture in the Absence of Communism

J. Hoberman

A delightful and witty examination of Communism as an art form

326 pages | 5 x 9


Sound Tracks

A Musical ABC, Volumes 1-3

Michael Jarrett

A witty and astute reference book on popular music

304 pages | 5.5 x 9 | 86 halftones


Taking Time

Parental Leave Policy and Corporate Culture

Mindy Fried

How flexible is the American workplace in supporting the family needs of employees, when it involves the temporary loss of their labor?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25