Spring 1997

"Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin"

Edited by Kevin Kerrane

Three decades of reporting from one of the most provocative sports writers in the country

240 pages | 6 x 9


The Betrayal of the Urban Poor

Helene Slessarev

A devastating account of inadequate attempts to provide economic equality for the urban poor

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


But Still, Like Air, I'll Rise

New Asian American Plays

Edited by Velina Hasu Houston

A rich anthology of American plays by playwrights of diverse Asian ancestry and an equally diverse offering of aesthetic sensibilities

520 pages | 6 x 9


Critical White Studies

Looking Behind the Mirror

Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

Over 100 closely edited selections critically examine the notion of whiteness and its relation to social power

704 pages | 7 x 10


The German Greens

Paradox between Movement and Party

edited by Margit Mayer and John Ely

Critical essays analyze the crucial tensions shaping the first ten years of the German Greens

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 8 halftones


Hikes Around Philadelphia

Boyd Newman and Linda Newman

An invaluable guide to forty fascinating hikes within a short drive of Philadelphia

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Law and the Environment

A Multidisciplinary Reader

Edited by Dorothy C Alevizatos, and Robert Percival

A comprehensive examination of society's multi-disciplinary response to the difficult challenges posed by environmental problems

464 pages | 7 x 10 | 2 tables, 2 figs.


Lesbian and Bisexual Identities

Constructing Communities, Constructing Selves

Kristin G. Esterberg

A revealing examination of how lesbian and bisexual women come to see themselves and what those identities mean to them

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 tables


The New American History

Revised and Expanded Edition

Edited by Eric Foner

Leading historians define key trends in the field of history and reflect on how the experience of previously neglected groups has fundamentally redefined U.S. history

400 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables


The New Censors

Movies and the Culture Wars

Charles Lyons

Focuses on the movie industry and the role pressure groups and government has played in shaping contemporary images

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 figures, 9 halftones


Performing Asian America

Race and Ethnicity on the Contemporary Stage

Josephine Lee

A fascinating inquiry into the territory of race and ethnicity in American theater

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 halftones


Something Left to Lose

Personal Relations and Survival among New York's Homeless

Gwendolyn A. Dordick

A rare in-depth look at how homeless people construct their social worlds

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Staging Strikes

Workers' Theatre and the American Labor Movement

Collette A. Hyman

Art and politics share the spotlight in a lively history of workers' theater and culture

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figure, 10 halftones


Unzipped Genes

Taking Charge of Baby-Making in the New Millennium

Martine Rothblatt

A revolutionary code of ethics to guide childbirth decisions in the brave new world of biotechnology

201 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables, 2 figures, 1 halftone


We Can't Eat Prestige

The Women Who Organized Harvard

John Hoerr

The story of a 15-year fight to form a union of office and lab workers at Harvard University

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 halftones