Spring 2010

Beyond Preservation

Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities

Andrew Hurley

A framework for stabilizing and strengthening inner-city neighborhoods through the public interpretation of historic landscapes

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 maps 14 halftones


Black Venus 2010

They Called Her "Hottentot"

Edited by Deborah Willis

Analyzing contemporaneous and contemporary works that re-imagine the “Hottentot Venus”

288 pages | 7 x 10 | 42 duotones


Cleavage Politics and the Populist Right

The New Cultural Conflict in Western Europe

Simon Bornschier

A comparative study of how historical cleavages and party strategies interact to shape the fortunes of the populist right in Western Europe

260 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 tables, 35 figures, 1 halftone


The Delinquent Girl

Edited by Margaret A. Zahn

A major study defining the delinquent girl, the crimes she commits and why she commits them

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 29 halftones


Essays on Twentieth-Century History

Edited by Michael Adas

Probing the paradoxes of "the long twentieth century"—from unprecedented human opportunity and deprivation to the rise of the United States as a hegemon

350 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables 2 figures


Ethical Borders

NAFTA, Globalization, and Mexican Migration

Bill Ong Hing

A fresh, responsible approach to addressing undocumented Mexican migration through substantial investment in Mexico's infrastructure and economy

248 pages | 6 x 9


Feminism and Affect at the Scene of Argument

Beyond the Trope of the Angry Feminist

Barbara Tomlinson

Showing how both feminist and anti-feminist arguments work, and providing tools for social justice and changing civic life

288 pages | 6 x 9


Global Philadelphia

Immigrant Communities Old and New

Edited by Ayumi Takenaka and Mary Osirim

A comprehensive analysis of the processes and consequences of immigration to Philadelphia over time

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 10 figures, 4 halftones, 3 maps


Latino Lives in America

Making It Home

John A. Garcia, Gary M Segura, Michael Jones-Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, and Luis Fraga

A nuanced and insightful assessment of Latino life in America

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 28 tables, 15 halftones



Working with Farm Animals from Birth to Slaughter

Rhoda Wilkie

How humans think and feel about their work handling food animals

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables


The Machinery of Whiteness

Studies in the Structure of Racialization

Steve Martinot

An extensive critique of the structures of whiteness and how they produce racism in the United States

232 pages


Men Can

The Changing Image and Reality of Fatherhood in America

Donald N.S. Unger

How American families are changing when it comes to care for their children

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


One Less Car

Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility

Zachary Furness

The power of the bicycle to impact mobility, technology, urban space and everyday life

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 9 halftones


Patriotic Professionalism in Urban China

Fostering Talent

Lisa Hoffman

A look at urban professionals in post-Mao China as they balance social responsibility and individual achievement

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 3 figures, 9 halftones, 3 maps


Pedagogy of Democracy

Feminism and the Cold War in the U.S. Occupation of Japan

Mire Koikari

A new look at democratization, women’s rights, and the Cold War in post-World War II U.S.-occupied Japan

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures