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Fitting the Facts of Crime

An Invitation to Biopsychosocial Criminology

Chad Posick, Michael Rocque, and J.C. Barnes

Presenting a biopsychosocial perspective to explain the most common findings in criminology—and to guide future research and public policy

222 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 7 figures


Frontiers of Illusion

Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress

Daniel Sarewitz

An incisive argument for fostering stronger links between the interests of society and progress in science

256 pages | 6 x 9


Life and Death in Intensive Care

Joan Cassell

A penetrating look at the values, systems, and life-and-death dramas in the world of the surgical intensive care unit

248 pages | 6 x 9


Lost Talent

Women in the Sciences

Sandra L. Hanson

Tackling the important questions about women's experiences in science and mathematics that previous research has left unanswered

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 tables, 17 figs.


Mobilizing Science

Movements, Participation, and the Remaking of Knowledge

Sabrina McCormick

What forces are needed for social change in a knowledge society?

218 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 tables, 5 figures


Perry's Arcana

A Fascimile Edition with a Collation and Systematic Review

Richard E. Petit

One of the original zoological journals, now in full facsimile

576 pages | 2 halftones


The Philadelphia Area Weather Book

Jon Nese and Glenn Schwartz

A book for every season!

264 pages | 8.375 x 10 | 16 color illustrations, 36 tables, 36 figures, 159 halftones, 64 maps


The Regulation of Sexuality

Experiences of Family Planning Workers

Carole Joffe

208 pages



A Critical Perspective on Technological Innovation and Corporatism

Luis Suarez-Villa

A radical critique of a new phase of capitalism grounded in corporate power and its exploitation of technological creativity

230 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 9 figures


Technological Turf Wars

A Case Study of the Computer Antivirus Industry

Jessica Johnston

Exploring computer security as both a social and technical problem

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Their Day in the Sun

Women of the Manhattan Project

Ruth H. Howes and Caroline C. Herzenberg

The hidden story of the contribution of women in the effort to develop the atomic bomb

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 44 halftones


Universities in the Age of Corporate Science

The UC Berkeley-Novartis Controversy

Alan Rudy, Dawn Coppin, Jason Konefal, Bradley T. Shaw, Toby Ten Eyck, Lawrence Busch, and Craig Harris

Asks the hard questions about partnerships between big business and American universities

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 4 figs.