Spring 2013

Accidental Immigrants and the Search for Home

Women, Cultural Identity, and Community

Carol E. Kelley

Reveals how four women with very different stories seek a sense of belonging, identity and home through the lifelong process of immigration

190 pages | 6 x 9


The Borders of Justice

Edited by Étienne Balibar, Sandro Mezzadra, and Ranabir Samaddar

Exploring the limits of and contradictions of transitional justice

224 pages | 6 x 9


"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"

Contemporary Planning in New York City

Scott Larson

How Bloomberg's urban development relies on a blending of Moses and Jacobs

198 pages | 6 x 9


Celebrating Debutantes and Quinceañeras

Coming of Age in American Ethnic Communities

Evelyn Ibatan Rodriguez

How young women's coming of age rites cement community relations and reinforce ethnic identity

226 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 4 figures


Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City

Somerville, MA

Susan Ostrander

How community influences contribute to civic and political engagement in a city undergoing rapid change

190 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 5 maps


Claiming the Oriental Gateway

Prewar Seattle and Japanese America

Shelley Sang-Hee Lee

How the interests of Seattle and Japanese Americans were linked in the processes of urban boosterism before World War II

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 18 halftones


Critical Race Theory

The Cutting Edge, Third Edition

Edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

A significant revision of a classroom mainstay for the twenty-first century

860 pages | 7 x 10


Dangerous Knowledge

The JFK Assassination in Art and Film

Art Simon

On the historic 50th Anniversary, this reissued edition looks at the contemporary meanings and influences of images of the JFK assassination by filmmakers, photographers, and artists

280 pages | 5.25 x 9 | 9 color photos, 11 figures, 7 halftones


Disability and Passing

Blurring the Lines of Identity

Edited by Jeffrey A. Brune and Daniel J. Wilson

Why passing is a crucial concept in disability studies

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 halftone


Don't Call Me Inspirational

A Disabled Feminist Talks Back

Harilyn Rousso

A disabled woman confronts body image, sexuality, bias, discrimination, and condescension as she fashions an independent and fulfilling life

224 pages | 5.25 x 9


Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent

Beth Kephart

A young adult novel set during the height of Philadelphia's industrial age

198 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


Free Time

The Forgotten American Dream

Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt

A magisterial overview of the history of the fight for leisure in the United States

250 pages | 6 x 9



The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of

Larry Needle

How a small kid in South Philly embarked on a journey that would take him around the world with the Harlem Globetrotters

72 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


Hope Is Cut

Youth, Unemployment, and the Future in Urban Ethiopia

Daniel Mains

A detailed look at young men in urban Ethiopia that reveals the impact of economic development and globalization

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 maps


Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem

John S.W. Park

If you knew a runaway slave or undocumented immigrant, would you tell?

278 pages | 6 x 9