Spring 2023

Political Black Girl Magic

The Elections and Governance of Black Female Mayors

Edited by Sharon D. Wright Austin

Examines the crucial role that Black women have carried out in the cities they govern

332 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 14 figures


Preserving the Vanishing City

Historic Preservation amid Urban Decline in Cleveland, Ohio

Stephanie Ryberg-Webster

Exploring historic preservation in Cleveland, Ohio during the 1970s and early 1980s, when the city’s urban decline escalated

266 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 4 figures, 19 halftones, 1 map


Regional Governance and the Politics of Housing in the San Francisco Bay Area

Paul G. Lewis and Nicholas J. Marantz

A cautionary lesson about the dangers of fragmented local authority and the need for an empowered regional institution to address housing crises

116 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 2 figures, 4 maps


Solidarity & Care

Domestic Worker Activism in New York City

Alana Lee Glaser

How intersectional labor organizing and solidarity can effectively protect workers in the domestic work sector and other industries

204 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 14 halftones


Talk about Sex

How Sex Ed Battles Helped Ignite the Right

Janice M. Irvine

A 20th Anniversary edition of the classic book that shows how the American right wing used sex education to build a political movement and regulate sexuality by controlling sexual speech

276 pages | 6 x 9


Undoing Suicidism

A Trans, Queer, Crip Approach to Rethinking (Assisted) Suicide

Alexandre Baril

Proposes a radical reconceptualization of suicide and assisted suicide by theorizing suicidism—the oppression of suicidal people

334 pages | 6 x 9