Fall 2003


Film, Trauma, and the Holocaust

Joshua Hirsch

How films on the Holocaust gave birth to a new cinematic genre

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 halftones


Am I Still a Woman?

Hysterectomy and Gender Identity

Jean Elson

What makes a woman a woman?

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables


Broken Promise

The Subversion of U.S. Labor Relations Policy, 1947-1994

James A. Gross

This inside look at government regulations analyzes the failure of the Wagner-Taft-Hartley Act

422 pages | 6 x 9


Closing the Book on Homework

Enhancing Public Education and Freeing Family Time

John Buell

A ringing indictment of homework and what can replace it

176 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Defining America Through Immigration Policy

Bill Ong Hing

From the American Revolution to the war in Iraq, the struggle to define who is—and can become—an American

336 pages | 7 x 10 | 7 tables 1 maps 2 figures 5 halftones


History and September 11th

Edited by Joanne Meyerowitz

Locating the historical roots of the September 11th attacks

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 maps 19 halftones


Home Bound

Growing Up with a Disability in America

Cass Irvin

Finding the way home without a map

232 pages | 6 x 9


The "Huddled Masses" Myth

Immigration and Civil Rights

Kevin R. Johnson

The disconnect between national rhetoric, the law, and public policy

264 pages | 6 x 9


Inheritance Law and the Evolving Family

Ralph C. Brashier

How inheritance law has failed to recognize the modern family

272 pages | 6 x 9


Islam in Urban America

Sunni Muslims in Chicago

Garbi Schmidt

How does the practice of Islam and its community of believers change in the American context?

256 pages | 6 x 9


Missing Pieces

A Chronicle of Living with a Disability

Irving Kenneth Zola

A reissue of the classic book that gave birth to disability studies

258 pages | 5.8125 x 9


My Mother's Hip

Lessons from the World of Eldercare

Luisa Margolies

What most of us don't know about the longevity revolution

360 pages | 6 x 9


Native Sons

Philadelphia Baseball Players Who Made the Major Leagues

Rich Westcott

Profiles of local athletes who made the big leagues

184 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 66 halftones


No Sword to Bury

Japanese Americans in Hawai'i during World War II

Franklin Odo

The story of another "Band of Brothers"

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 26 halftones


Specular City

Transforming Culture, Consumption, and Space in Buenos Aires, 1955-1973

Laura Podalsky

A rich history of Buenos Aires during the inter-Perónist years, and a history-in-miniature of the modernization of Latin America

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 halftones