Fall 2021

"Beyond the Law"

The Politics of Ending the Death Penalty for Sodomy in Britain

Charles Upchurch

A major reexamination of the earliest British parliamentary efforts to abolish capital punishment for consensual sex acts between men

302 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 halftones

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Are You Two Sisters?

The Journey of a Lesbian Couple

Susan Krieger

Authored by one of the most respected figures in the field of personal ethnographic narrative, this book serves as both a memoir and a sociological study, telling the story of one lesbian couple’s lifelong journey together

326 pages | 6 x 9

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Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities

James S. Lai

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 8 figures, 11 halftones

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The Civil Rights Lobby

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Second Reconstruction

Shamira Gelbman

Investigates how minority group, labor, religious, and other organizations worked together to lobby for civil rights reform during the 1950s and ’60s

220 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 4 figures

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Elaine Black Yoneda

Jewish Immigration, Labor Activism, and Japanese American Exclusion and Incarceration

Rachel Schreiber

The remarkable story of a Jewish activist who joined her incarcerated Japanese American husband and son in an American concentration camp

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones

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Fitting the Facts of Crime

An Invitation to Biopsychosocial Criminology

Chad Posick, Michael Rocque, and J.C. Barnes

Presenting a biopsychosocial perspective to explain the most common findings in criminology—and to guide future research and public policy

222 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 7 figures

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From Improvement to City Planning

Spatial Management in Cincinnati from the Early Republic through the Civil War Decade

Henry C. Binford

A “pre-history” of urban planning in the United States

358 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables, 23 figures

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Gangs on Trial

Challenging Stereotypes and Demonization in the Courts

John M. Hagedorn

Exposes how stereotypes replace evidence in gang related trials

246 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figs., 7 halftones, 1 map

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Invisible People

Stories of Lives at the Margins

Alex Tizon

Now in Paperback—an anthology of richly reported and beautifully written stories about marginalized people

264 pages | 5.25 x 8.5 | 1 halftone

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Islam, Justice, and Democracy

Sabri Ciftci

Explores the connection between Muslim conceptions of justice and democratic orientations

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 12 figures

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The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia

History, Culture, People, and Ideas

Edited by Andrea Canepari and Judith Goode

Essays and images showcasing the rich contribution of Italians and Italian Americans to Global Philadelphia

424 pages | 9 x 12 | 211 color photos, 29 halftones, 2 maps

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Making a Scene

Urban Landscapes, Gentrification, and Social Movements in Sweden

Kimberly A. Creasap

Examines how autonomous social movements respond to gentrification by creating their own cultural landscape in cities and suburbs

202 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 16 halftones, 4 maps

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Making Their Days Happen

Paid Personal Assistance Services Supporting People with Disability Living in Their Homes and Communities

Lisa I. Iezzoni

Explores the complexities of the interpersonal dynamics and policy implications affecting personal assistance service consumers and providers

284 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 tables, 1 figure, 9 halftones

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The Many Futures of Work

Rethinking Expectations and Breaking Molds

Edited by Peter A. Creticos, Larry Bennett, Laura Owen, Costas Spirou, and Maxine Morphis-Riesbeck

Reframes the conversation about contemporary workplace experience by providing both “top down” and “bottom up” analyses

396 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 tables, 23 figures

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On Gangs

Scott H. Decker, David C. Pyrooz, and James A. Densley

A comprehensive review of what is known about gangs—from their origins through their evolution and outcomes

490 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 tables, 13 figures, 2 maps

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