Spring 1999

Across the Pacific

Asian Americans and Globalization

Edited by Evelyn Hu-DeHart

How transnational relationships and interactions in Asian American communities are manifested

232 pages | 6 x 9


Alternative Health Care

Medicine, Miracle, or Mirage?

Michael S. Goldstein

What is alternative medicine? Why is it so popular? What's its future in American health care?

280 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


American Conversations

Puerto Ricans, White Ethnics, and Multicultural Education

Ellen Bigler

An inside look at one revealing battle over multicultural education

296 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Deep Vegetarianism

Michael Allen Fox

A compelling argument for a vegetarian lifestyle

234 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Doing What Had to Be Done

The Life Narrative of Dora Yum Kim

Soo-Young Chin

The history of Koreans in America as told through the remarkable life story of one Korean American woman

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure 19 halftones


Fast Lives

Women Who Use Crack Cocaine

Claire E. Sterk

An in-depth look at the lives, struggles, and dilemmas of women who use crack cocaine

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Helping Out

Children's Labor in Ethnic Businesses

Miri Song

An examination of children's work roles in ethnic businesses

247 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


Heroes in Hard Times

Cop Action Movies in the U.S.

Neal King

An in-your-face look at the cop action movie genre

282 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Liberating Method

Feminism and Social Research

Marjorie L. DeVault

One researcher examines the dimensions of feminist research

275 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 1 figs.


Love, Sorrow, and Rage

Destitute Women in a Manhattan Residence

Alisse Waterston

Poor women's lives and stories of the street, etched into a narrative of the heart

235 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table


Meaning of a Disability

The Lived Experience of Paralysis

Albert B. Robillard

A self-study of paralysis and meaningful interaction

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Midwifery and Childbirth in America

Judith Pence Rooks

The definitive account of the many forces that intersect over the issue of childbirth

576 pages | 7 x 10


Missed Connections

Hard of Hearing in a Hearing World

Barbara Stenross

A new kind of self-help book for the hearing impaired

139 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 figs.


Neither Separate Nor Equal

Women, Race, and Class in the South

Edited by Barbara Ellen Smith

The diverse lives of contemporary Southern women

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figures, 1 map


Ordinary Lives

Platoon 1005 and the Vietnam War

W. D. Ehrhart

A poet's search for his 1966 Marine platoon

344 pages | 6 x 9