Spring 1992

African-American Reflections on Brazil's Racial Paradise

David J. Hellwig

Essays that focus on the authors' observations of race relations in Brazil from the first decade of the century through the 1980s

276 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Beyond Employment

Time, Work, and the Informal Economy

Claus Offe, and Rolf G. Heinze

An analysis of the debate surrounding the future of "waged work" and the growth of an informal economy

248 pages | 6 x 9

Black Power Ideologies

An Essay in African American Political Thought

John T. McCartney

Tracing the course of Black Power Movements from the 18th century to the present

264 pages | 6 x 9



The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave

Min Zhou

Ethnic enclaves as an alternative means of incorporation into the larger society

316 pages | 6 x 9


Contested Lands

Robert J. Mason

Mason explores the changing politics of place in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

256 pages | 6 x 9


Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture

Kenneth L. Ames

A richly illustrated and provocative discussion of Victorian culture through an exploration of common household goods

280 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 192 halftones


The Heidegger Case

On Philosophy and Politics

Edited by Tom Rockmore

Original essays raising issues concerning Heidegger's involvement with the Nazis

344 pages | 6 x 9


Justifying Law

The Debate over Foundations, Goals, and Methods

Raymond A. Belliotti

A critical survey of a number of philosophical approaches to law and judicial decision-making

312 pages | 6 x 9


Latinos and the U.S. Political System

Two-Tiered Pluralism

Rodney E. Hero

An analysis of American politics from the vantage point of the Latino political condition

256 pages | 6 x 9


Making Ethnic Choices

California's Punjabi Mexican Americans

Karen Isaksen Leonard

Defining and changing perceptions of ethnic identity

352 pages | 6 x 9


Possibility, Necessity, and Existence

Abbagnano and His Predecessors

Nino Langiulli

An investigation of Abbagnano's attempt to raise possibility to a level of prime importance and his understanding of existence

208 pages | 6 x 9


Power and Empowerment

A Radical Theory of Participatory Democracy

Peter Bachrach, and Aryeh Botwinick

A political theory that encourage workers to become politically active to gain participatory rights and a means to strengthen the democratic process as a whole

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Society and Nature

Towards a Green Social Theory

Peter Dickens

A critical examination of historical and contemporary sociological treatments of relationships between society and nature

300 pages | 6 x 9


Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden

Åke Sandberg

Examining how labor unions and corporations negotiate and cooperate on job design and computerization and technological change in the workplace

360 pages | 6 x 9


The Underclass Question

Edited by Bill Lawson

African American philosophers discuss "underclass"

232 pages | 6 x 9