Spring 2017

Addressing Violence Against Women on College Campuses

Edited by Catherine Kaukinen, Michelle Hughes Miller, and Ráchael A. Powers

What we know, what we are doing, and how we can improve our prevention of and response to violence against women on college campuses

354 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 line drawings, 3 halftones


Bernie Sanders and the Boundaries of Reform

Socialism in Burlington

W. J. Conroy

A reissued edition of a significant case study of the achievements and failures of Bernard Sanders’ radical administration in 1980s Burlington, VT

278 pages | 6 x 9


Challenging Perspectives on Street-Based Sex Work

Edited by Katie Hail-Jares, Corey S. Shdaimah, and Chrysanthi S. Leon

Essays that provide an on-the-ground understanding of people whose lives are impacted by sex work

322 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 5 halftones


Empowered by Design

Decentralization and the Gender Policy Trifecta

Meg Rincker

Do reforms that decentralize the state actually empower women?

244 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 tables, 9 line drawings, 6 halftones, 3 maps


Envisioning Emancipation

Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer

What freedom looked like for black Americans in the Civil War era

240 pages | 7 x 10 | 150 halftones


The Eternal Present of Sport

Rethinking Sport and Religion

Daniel A. Grano

Rethinking the changes surrounding religion and elite sport cultures

282 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 halftone


Gross Misbehavior and Wickedness

A Notorious Divorce in Early Twentieth-Century America

Jean Elson

This fascinating story of the troubled marriage and acrimonious divorce of Nina and James Walker elucidates early twentieth-century gender and family mores

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 halftones


The Hirschfeld Archives

Violence, Death, and Modern Queer Culture

Heike Bauer

Examines the violence of queer existence in the first part of the twentieth century

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Incidental Racialization

Performative Assimilation in Law School

Yung-Yi Diana Pan

Examining racialization, inequality, and professional socialization

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 tables, 6 line drawings


Journeys in Sociology

From First Encounters to Fulfilling Retirements

Edited by Rosalyn Benjamin Darling and Peter J. Stein

Twenty-two eminent retired sociologists reflect on their lives and their career choices

250 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones



Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Jewish Philadelphia

Hankus Netsky

The story of Philadelphia Jewish life through the music of klezmer

186 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 50 line drawings


Knowledge for Social Change

Bacon, Dewey, and the Revolutionary Transformation of Research Universities in the Twenty-First Century

Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, John Puckett, Matthew Hartley, Rita A. Hodges, Francis E. Johnston, and Joann Weeks

Argues for and proposes concrete means to radically transform research universities to function as democratic, civic, and community-engaged institutions

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure


The Magic of Children's Gardens

Inspiring Through Creative Design

Lolly Tai

An exploration of the purpose, beauty, and benefits of creating children’s outdoor environments in public gardens

376 pages | 8 x 10 | 697 color photos, 27 tables


The Man-Not

Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood

Tommy J. Curry

Introduces the conceptual foundations for Black Male Studies, going beyond gender theories that cast the Black Male as a pathological aspiring patriarch

298 pages | 6 x 9


The New Freedom and the Radicals

Woodrow Wilson, Progressive Views of Radicalism, and the Origins of Repressive Tolerance

Jacob Kramer

How progressives thought about radical politics at the beginning of the twentieth century

242 pages | 6 x 9