Spring 2003

California and the Fictions of Capital

George Henderson

The development and meaning of agriculture in late-19th century California

304 pages | 6.125 x 9.25 | 11 tables 7 maps 7 figures 6 halftones


The Changing of the Guard

Lesbian and Gay Elders, Identity, and Social Change

Dana Rosenfeld

The greatest generation&--lesbian and gay elders, and how they lived their lives from before Stonewall to today

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables 1 figure


Ending Poverty as We Know It

Guaranteeing a Right to a Job at a Living Wage

William P. Quigley

Why every American should have the right to a job at a living wage

256 pages | 6 x 9


The Gold Standard

The Challenge of Evidence-Based Medicine and Standardization in Health Care

Marc Berg, and Stefan Timmermans

The first book to explore the effects of dramatic changes in the delivery of medical care

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figure, 4 halftones


Labor's War at Home

The CIO in World War II

Nelson Lichtenstein

A new edition of a classic book on how World War II changed the face of labor in the US

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Managing Sickle Cell Disease in Low-Income Families

Shirley A. Hill

A comprehensive account of SCD and its affect on low-income families

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Officially Gay

The Political Construction of Sexuality by the U.S. Military

Gary L. Lehring

How the military defined homosexuality and the ways that shaped the gay and lesbian identity and movements

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 5 figures, 1 halftone


Organizing Access to Capital

Advocacy and the Democratization of Financial Institutions

Edited by Gregory D. Squires

Gaining financial equality through community activism

248 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 figure, 1-2 maps


Out of the Jungle

Jimmy Hoffa and the Remaking of the American Working Class

Thaddeus Russell

A provocative and controversial account of the rise of Jimmy Hoffa

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones


Press Box Red

The Story of Lester Rodney, the Communist Who Helped Break the Color Line in American Sports

Irwin Silber

How a journalist gave the Daily Worker its first sports column, and broke the color barrier in sports in the process

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 figures, 16 halftones


Reclaiming Class

Women, Poverty, and the Promise of Higher Education in America

Edited by Sandra L Dahlberg and Vivyan C Adair

The double-edged impact of policy and education in the lives of poor women

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 1 figs.


Roy Orbison

The Invention of an Alternative Rock Masculinity

Peter Lehman

Fans called this singer/songwriter "The Voice"

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 halftones


The Sons and Daughters of Los

Culture and Community in L.A.

Edited by David E. James

Breathing a new city of Los Angeles to life, through urban art and performance

264 pages | 7 x 10 | 50 halftones


Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability

Paul K. Longmore

"Personal inclination made me a historian. Personal encounter with public policy made me an activist."

288 pages | 6 x 9