Fall 2010

The African Transformation of Western Medicine and the Dynamics of Global Cultural Exchange

David Baronov

How Western medicine has transformed—and been transformed by—African culture

264 pages | 6 x 9


Art Museum Opposites

Katy Friedland

A book of opposites for young readers, based on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collections

44 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 32 color illustrations


Behind the Backlash

Muslim Americans after 9/11

Lori Peek

How Muslim-American identity has been shaped by 9/11 and its after effects

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 3 figures


The Change Election

Money, Mobilization, and Persuasion in the 2008 Federal Elections

Edited by David B. Magleby

A thorough assessment of how the 2008 elections were financed and conducted

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 66 tables, 6 figures


Circling the Bases

Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry

Andrew Zimbalist

A look at the future of the business of sports in America

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 14 tables


From Warism to Pacifism

A Moral Continuum

Duane L. Cady

Illuminating the moral views on violence, from the moral restraint of the just-war tradition through pragmatic nonviolence to principled variations of pacifism

174 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Higher Education and Democracy

Essays on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

John Saltmarsh and Edward Zlotkowski

A masterful collection of essays on the democratic potential of education

416 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures


Invasion of the Mind Snatchers

Television's Conquest of America in the Fifties

Eric Burns

How the baby boomers learned about the world in their most formative years

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 18 halftones


Live Wire

Women and Brotherhood in the Electrical Industry

Francine Moccio

Sisters of The Brotherhood struggle for equality

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 8 figures


Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States

Lan Dong

Heroic women warriors as reflections of social and moral values

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 26 halftones, 1 map


Music, Disability, and Society

Alex Lubet

How musicians can be disabled and how musicality itself can be disabling

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


On the Margins of Citizenship

Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

Allison C. Carey

The history of civil rights for people with intellectual disabilities in 20th century America

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures


Pushing for Midwives

Homebirth Mothers and the Reproductive Rights Movement

Christa Craven

A history of the re-emergence of midwifery in America

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 2 halftones


Putting the Horse before Descartes

My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals

Bernard E. Rollin

A pioneer in animal ethics tells his story

304 pages | 6 x 9


Rude Democracy

Civility and Incivility in American Politics

Susan Herbst

How American politics can become more civil and amenable to public policy solutions, while still allowing for effective argument

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables