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Temple University Press

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  • Contemporary Social Constructionismby Darin Weinberg

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    In Contemporary Social Constructionism , Darin Weinberg provides a detailed, critical overview of the key themes of this school of thought, which explains how phenomena and ways of thinking develop in their social contexts. Weinberg traces the multiple roots of social constructionism, and shows how it has been used, critiqued, and refined within... more...

  • Softly, With Feelingby Edward Berger

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    "Joe Wilder set the table. His struggles made it easier for me and many others."--From the Foreword by Wynton Marsalis   Trumpeter Joe Wilder is distinguished for his achievements in both the jazz and classical worlds. He was a founding member of the Symphony of the New World, where he played first trumpet, and he performed as lead trumpet... more...

  • Japanese Women and the Transnational Feminist Movement before World War IIby Taeko Shibahara

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 64.50

    This book traces the development of feminist consciousness in Japan from 1871 to 1941. Taeko Shibahara uncovers some fascinating histories as she examines how middle-class women navigated between domestic and international influences to form ideologies and strategies for reform. They negotiated a humanitarian space as Japan expanded its nationalist,... more...

  • Mobilizing Gay Singaporeby Lynette J Chua

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 69.50

    For decades, Singapore's gay activists have sought equality and justice in a state where law is used to stifle basic civil and political liberties. In her groundbreaking book, Mobilizing Gay Singapore , Lynette Chua asks, what does a social movement look like in an authoritarian state? She takes an expansive view of the gay movement to examine... more...

  • African American Perspectives on Political Scienceby Wilbur Rich

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 37.95

    Race matters in both national and international politics. Starting from this perspective, African American Perspectives on Political Science presents original essays from leading African American political scientists. Collectively, they evaluate the discipline, its subfields, the quality of race-related research, and omissions in the literature.... more...

  • Art in Cinemaby Scott Macdonald

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 69.50

    From 1946 until 1954, the San Francisco-based film society Art in Cinema presented programs of independent film to audiences at the San Francisco Museum of Art and the University of California, Berkeley. Led by filmmaker Frank Stauffacher, Art in Cinema's programs pioneered the promotion of avant-garde cinema in America. Scott MacDonald's Art... more...

  • Citizen Lobbyistsby Brian Adams

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95

    Citizen Lobbyists explores how U.S. citizens participate in local government. Although many commentators have lamented the apathy of the American citizenry, Brian Adams focuses on what makes ordinary Americans become involved in and attempt to influence public policy issues that concern them. It connects theory and empirical data in a new and revealing... more...

  • Commentary In American Lifeby Murray Friedman

    Temple University Press 2005; US$ 28.95

    Founded by the American Jewish Committee in 1945 as a monthly journal of "significant thought and opinion, Jewish affairs and contemporary issues," Commentary magazine has through the years had a far-reaching impact on American politics and culture. Commentary in American Life traces this influence over time, especially in creating the... more...

  • Courts Liberalism And Rightsby Jason Pierceson

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    In the courts, the best chance for achieving a broad set of rights for gays and lesbians lies with judges who view liberalism as grounded in an expansion of rights rather than a constraint of government activity. At a time when most gay and lesbian politics focuses only on the issue of gay marriage, Courts, Liberalism, and Rights guides readers... more...

  • Dewey's Dreamby Lee Benson; John L. Puckett; Ira Harkavy

    Temple University Press 2007; US$ 22.95

    This timely, persuasive, and hopeful book reexamines John Dewey's idea of schools, specifically community schools, as the best places to grow a democratic society that is based on racial, social, and economic justice. The authors assert that American colleges and universities bear a responsibility for-and would benefit substantially from-working... more...