Fall 2001

Accent on Privilege

English Identities and Anglophilia in the U.S.

Katharine W. Jones

What happens when immigration, privilege, and Anglophilia collide?

304 pages | 6 x 9


Across the Red Line

Stories from the Surgical Life

Richard C. Karl

In the tradition of Lewis Thomas' The Lives of a Cell, a beautiful book on what it's like to be a surgeon

160 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Air Wars

The Fight to Reclaim Public Broadcasting

Jerold M. Starr

An absorbing account of one of the most contentious battles for community media control ever waged in the U.S.

352 pages | 6 x 9


Cinema 16

Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Scott MacDonald

The history of Cinema 16—the nation's first film society—through letters, programs, interviews, and the society's own documents

488 pages | 7 x 10 | 32 figures 60 halftones


Crossroads, Directions, and a New Critical Race Theory

Edited by Francisco Valdes, Jerome McCristal Culp and Angela P. Harris

A powerful collection of original essays on the history of Critical Race Theory

440 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 table 1 figure


Democratic Theorizing from the Margins

Marla Brettschneider

A clear account of the lessons and theories of democratic culture

272 pages | 6 x 9


Desis in the House

Indian American Youth Culture in New York City

Sunaina Marr Maira

Making the desi scene in New York

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones


Fishers at Work, Workers at Sea

A Puerto Rican Journey through Labor and Refuge

Manuel ValdÈs Pizzini, and David Griffith

The human dimension of globalized labor

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 2 figures, 19 halftones, 1 map


From Identity to Politics

The Lesbian and Gay Movements in the United States

Craig A. Rimmerman

A compelling critique of the gay and lesbian movements in the U.S. and the limits of identity politics

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 2 figs.


I Wanna Be Me

Rock Music and the Politics of Identity

Theodore Gracyk

From the Sex Pistols and Eminem to Bonnie Raitt and Ani DiFranco, rockers contribute to our cultural capital

304 pages | 6 x 9


In Transit

The Transport Workers Union in New York City, 1933-1966

Joshua B. Freeman

An award-winning history of the Transport Workers Union, and an example of radical organizing in action

464 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 16 halftones, 1 map


The Making of Asian America through Political Participation

Pei-te Lien

A fascinating look at how race ethnicity and transnationalism help construct a complex American electorate

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 tables


Migration, Transnationalization, and Race in a Changing New York

Edited by Robert C. Smith, Ramón Grosfoguel, and Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán

An examination of the complex forces that shape the contemporary immigration experience in New York City

320 pages | 7 x 10 | 20 tables


More Than Black?

Multiracial Identity and the New Racial Order

G. Reginald Daniel

Dismantling the edifice of white supremacy

280 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 figs.


Moving Up and Out

Poverty, Education, and the Single Parent Family

Lori Holyfield

Focusing on single women with children in poverty and the obstacles they encounter in trying to change their lives and class position

184 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 8 tables