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Mobilizing Gay Singapore Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State

Chua, Lynette J.
Now in Paperback!

How gay activism survives in an authoritarian state that maintains power while promoting the rule of law and social harmony

Environmental Activism and the Urban Crisis Baltimore, St. Louis, Chicago

Gioielli, Robert R.
Now in Paperback!

How the postwar decay of America's industrial cities contributed to the birth of the modern environmental movement

Salsa World A Global Dance in Local Contexts

edited by Hutchinson, Sydney
Now in Paperback!

How an understanding of salsa dancing enhances our appreciation of salsa's global reach and meanings

The Risk Society Revisited Social Theory and Governance

Rosa, Eugene A., Ortwin Renn and Aaron M. McCright
Now in Paperback!

How risk is a feature in all societies, and its connection to the challenges of sustainability

Down and Out in Los Angeles and Berlin The Sociospatial Exclusion of Homeless People

von Mahs, Jürgen
Now in Paperback!

An international account of homelessness, comparing Berlin and Los Angeles and the possibility of exiting homelessness in each city

Dream Machine Realism and Fantasy in Hindi Cinema

Dayal, Samir

How Hindi cinema has reflected the Indian public's self-understanding and posited new possibilities for national and individual identities

The Asian American Avant-Garde Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Artt

Clark, Audrey Wu

Examining early Asian American writers and artists as modernists

Un-American W.E.B. Du Bois and the Century of World Revolution

Mullen, Bill V.

A political biography that presents W.E.B. Du Bois as a life-long global revolutionary, not simply an African American reformer

Love A Philadelphia Affair

Kephart, Beth

From the best-selling author of Flow comes a love letter to the Philadelphia region, its places, and its people

Sexology and Translation Cultural and Scientific Encounters across the Modern World

edited by Bauer, Heike

Is the emergence of modern sexuality a global phenomenon?

Building the Urban Environment Visions of the Organic City in the United States, Europe, and Latin America

Platt, Harold L.

An international comparative study that considers how competing agents of change have interacted to build the urban environment

Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants Race, Gender, and Immigration Politics in the Age of Security

Sampaio, Anna

A comprehensive analysis of changes in immigration policy, politics, and enforcement since 9/11

Unsettled Cambodian Refugees in the New York City Hyperghetto

Tang, Eric

Why Cambodian refugees experience life in the U.S. as a form of captivity, since self-sufficiency remains an elusive goal

BITS of Belonging Information Technology, Water, and Neoliberal Governance in India

Dasgupta, Simanti

An ethnographic investigation of the class politics that underscore the emergence of neoliberalism in urban India

Framing the Audience Art and the Politics of Culture in the United States, 1929-1945

Helfgott, Isadora Anderson

How artists, American critics, and media sought to widen the appreciation of fine art but held different views of democratic culture

Life in and against the Odds Debts of Freedom and the Speculative Roots of U.S. Culture

Hoechst, Heidi

A persuasive meditation on how capitalism intersects with American nationalism in the making of race and class relations

A Guilted Age Apologies for the Past

Rushdy, Ashraf H. A.

The study and meaning of public apologies that have become frequent in the contemporary world

Suffering and Sunset World War I in the Art and Life of Horace Pippin

Bernier, Celeste-Marie

A majestic biography of the pioneering African American artist

Vanishing Eden White Construction of Memory, Meaning, and Identity in a Racially Changing City

Maly, Michael T. and Heather M. Dalmage

Tracking the complexities of whiteness through an analysis of the experiences and memories of whites who lived in racially changing Chicago neighborhoods

The Audacity of Hoop Basketball and the Age of Obama

Wolff, Alexander

The influence Barack Obama has had on basketball and vice versa, in essays and photographs

City in a Park A History of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park System

McClelland, James and Lynn Miller

How Philadelphia's early efforts at conservation led to the country's greatest park system

Rebuilding Community after Katrina Transformative Education in the New Orleans Planning Initiative

edited by Reardon, Ken and John Forester

How a community-university partnership brought together analysis and political muscle to sustain New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward

Walking in Cities Quotidian Mobility as Urban Theory, Method, and Practice

edited by Brown, Evrick and Timothy Shortell

Making the case for urban walking as a significant social activity and as a method for studying urban communities


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