Fall 2006

African American Perspectives on Political Science

Edited by Wilbur C Rich

African American political scientists speak out about their discipline, academic issues and racism in the profession.

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 tables, 3 figures


The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

An Annotated Edition

Yone Noguchi, Laura E. Franey, and Edward Marx

A ground-breaking work of Asian-American fiction in a brand new edition

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 11 halftones


Another Arabesque

Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil

John Tofik Karam

A revealing investigation of changing identity in a globalizing world

232 pages | 6 x 9


The Bottom Line

Observations and Arguments on the Sports Business

Andrew Zimbalist

Feisty essays from one of the nation's top sports economists

312 pages | 6 x 9


Citizen Lobbyists

Local Efforts to Influence Public Policy

Brian Adams

How do ordinary citizens become involved in local politics?

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables, 1 figure


Comprehending Columbine

Ralph W. Larkin

The definitive book on the school massacre that shocked a nation

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 6 figures, 20 halftones, 1 map


Crime and Family

Selected Essays of Joan McCord

Joan McCord

Seminal essays by a pioneering criminologist, collected for the first time

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 88 tables, 15 figures


Cultural Citizenship

Cosmopolitanism, Consumerism, and Television in a Neoliberal Age

Toby Miller

A lively, incisive view of what citizenship means today

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 1 figure, 1 halftone


Engineering Culture

Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation

Gideon Kunda

A revised edition of the classic text on the sociology of management and organization

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables 5 figures


Hollywood Asian

Philip Ahn and the Politics of Cross-Ethnic Performance

Hye Seung Chung

How a Korean American actor became a Hollywood "Oriental" star

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 halftones


Leonard Covello and the Making of Benjamin Franklin High School

Education as if Citizenship Mattered

John L Puckett and Michael C Johanek

How can we educate students to be better citizens?

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 2 figures, 25 halftones, 1 map


Masters of the Sabar

Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal

Patricia Tang

A fascinating study of Senegalese masters of the sabar drum

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 figures, 15 halftones, 2 maps


More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice and Natalie Pompilio, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

The sequel to the bestselling story of the largest public art program in the nation

160 pages | 9 x 11 | 114 color illustrations


Multiethnic Moments

The Politics of Urban Education Reform

Mara Sidney, Susan E. Clarke, Luis Fraga, Bari Anhalt Erlichson, and Rodney E. Hero

Is anyone listening to minority voices in reforming American schools?

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 3 figure, 1 halftone


The New Chicago

A Social and Cultural Analysis

Edited by John Koval, Larry Bennett, Michael Bennett, Fassil Demissie, Roberta Garner, and Kiljoong Kim

A comprehensive and contemporary view of Chicago, the quintessential American city, that documents its transformation into a postindustrial, global city.

384 pages | 7 x 10 | 46 tables, 10 figures, 37 halftones, 18 maps