Sociology

"We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs

Elaine Bell Kaplan

The inner-city world of young at-risk teens though their powerful photos and stories

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 53 halftones

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Accent on Privilege

English Identities and Anglophilia in the U.S.

Katharine W. Jones

What happens when immigration, privilege, and Anglophilia collide?

304 pages | 6 x 9

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Action = Vie

A History of AIDS Activism and Gay Politics in France

Christophe Broqua

Chronicling the history and accomplishments of Act Up-Paris

340 pages | 6 x 9

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The African Transformation of Western Medicine and the Dynamics of Global Cultural Exchange

David Baronov

How Western medicine has transformed—and been transformed by—African culture

264 pages | 6 x 9

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Against Capital in the Twenty-First Century

A Reader of Radical Undercurrents

Edited by John Asimakopoulos and Richard Gilman-Opalsky

A broad, nonsectarian collection of anti-capitalist thinking, featuring landmark contributions both classic and contemporary

358 pages | 6 x 9

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AIDS Alibis

Sex, Drugs, and Crime in the Americas

Stephanie C. Kane

A fresh, astute means for debating the issues connecting the AIDS pandemic to government policy and crime in the Americas

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 figs., 3 halftones

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Air Wars

The Fight to Reclaim Public Broadcasting

Jerold M. Starr

An absorbing account of one of the most contentious battles for community media control ever waged in the U.S.

352 pages | 6 x 9

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All Creatures Safe and Sound

The Social Landscape of Pets in Disasters

Sarah E. DeYoung and Ashley K. Farmer

Lessons from recent disasters on accounting for the safety of animals and humans alike

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 10 halftones

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Allies and Obstacles

Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities

Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch

Addresses the nature and history of activism by parents of people with disabilities, and its complex relationship to activism by disabled leaders

348 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables

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Alternative Health Care

Medicine, Miracle, or Mirage?

Michael S. Goldstein

What is alternative medicine? Why is it so popular? What's its future in American health care?

280 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Am I Still a Woman?

Hysterectomy and Gender Identity

Jean Elson

What makes a woman a woman?

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables

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America's Jews in Transition

Chaim Waxman

A social history and sociology of American Jewry

290 pages | 1 map

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American Conversations

Puerto Ricans, White Ethnics, and Multicultural Education

Ellen Bigler

An inside look at one revealing battle over multicultural education

296 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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The American Dream in the 21st Century

Edited by Sandra L. Hanson, and John K. White

A multidisciplinary conversation on the state of the American Dream

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables, 7 figures

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American Dunkirk

The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11

James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf

How an unplanned maritime response to the 9/11 disaster showed creativity, improvisation, and the power of community-based resources

196 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 12 halftones, 1 map

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