Fall 2014

The Archival Turn in Feminism

Outrage in Order

Kate Eichhorn

A window into the preservation of contemporary feminist documents and artifacts, and how this archival activism has advanced intergenerational political alliance

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 1 figure, 4 halftones



The Social Destruction of Self

Laura Martocci

Offering a new understanding of bullying, linking it with insights into the construction of identity

230 pages | 6 x 9


Dancing the Fairy Tale

Producing and Performing The Sleeping Beauty

Laura Katz Rizzo

The Sleeping Beauty and the story of ballet in Pennsylvania

212 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 6 halftones



The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River

Beth Kephart

An autobiography of the Schuylkill, and a meditation on the river's impact on Philadelphia's history, people, and environment

120 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 18 halftones


The Forest and the Trees

Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise

Allan G. Johnson

An updated exploration of sociology as a way of thinking

200 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures


The Gender Knot

Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy
Third Edition

Allan G. Johnson

A compelling approach to gender inequality that empowers both men and women to be part of the solution instead of just part of the problem

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures


Greening Africana Studies

Linking Environmental Studies with Transforming Black Experiences

Rubin Patterson

Establishes the need to include Environmental Studies as part of the Africana Studies curriculum

242 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 28 tables, 3 figures, 3 halftones, 6 maps


"I Hear America Singing"

Folk Music and National Identity

Rachel Clare Donaldson

How the folk music revival gave voice to ideas about the essence of American character and values

238 pages | 6 x 9


Movements in Times of Democratic Transition

Edited by Bert Klandermans and Cornelis van Stralen

How do social movements that trigger democratic movements survive their own success?

390 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 tables, 16 figures


Music and Social Change in South Africa

Maskanda Past and Present

Kathryn Olsen

A comprehensive analysis of maskanda, a Zulu musical practice, in the context of political, cultural, and historical transformation in South Africa

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 18 figures


Navigating Gendered Terrain

Stereotypes and Strategy in Political Campaigns

Kelly Dittmar

Explores how candidates and campaign professionals navigate the gendered terrain of political campaigns

244 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables, 3 figures


Self-Determination without Nationalism

A Theory of Postnational Sovereignty

Omar Dahbour

Advocating the new concept of "ecosovereignty," based on a reformulation of political self-determination

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 figures, 7 maps


Senior Power or Senior Peril

Aged Communities and American Society in the Twenty-First Century

Brittany H. Bramlett

Shows how the increasing number of aged communities in the United States shapes the local political context for residents of all ages

164 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables, 14 figures


Tensions in the American Dream

Rhetoric, Reverie, or Reality

Melanie E. L. Bush and Roderick D. Bush

The contradictions of the promise - and reality - of the American Dream

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 tables


Unbought and Unbossed

Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation

Trimiko Melancon

How do fictional representations of transgressive black women in the post-civil rights era expand our understanding of race and black womanhood?

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 5 halftones