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Temple University Press

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  • Equal Playby Nancy Hogshead-Makar; Andrew Zimbalist

    Temple University Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    Equal Play; Title IX and Social Change collects the best, up-to-date scholarship, court cases, and other useful materials showing how the governmental processes have influenced the implementation of one of the country's most important social goals: equality in athletics. more...

  • Historical Thinkingby Sam Wineburg

    Temple University Press 2012; US$ 28.95

    Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a contentious debate about what key events, nations, and people are essential for history students. Sam Wineburg... more...

  • Out in the Unionby Miriam Frank

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 54.50

    Out in the Union tells the continuous story of queer American workers from the mid-1960s through 2013. Miriam Frank shrewdly chronicles the evolution of labor politics with queer activism and identity formation, showing how unions began affirming the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers in the 1970s and 1980s. She documents... more...

  • The NFLby Thomas Oates; Zack Furness

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 69.50

    The National Football League is one of the most significant cultural engines in contemporary American life. Yet despite intense and near ubiquitous media coverage, commentators rarely turn a critical lens on the league to ask what material and social forces have contributed to its success, and how the NFL has influenced public life in the United... more...

  • Reverse Engineering Social Mediaby Robert W Gehl

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Robert Gehl's timely critique, Reverse Engineering Social Media , rigorously analyzes the ideas of social media and software engineers, using these ideas to find contradictions and fissures beneath the surfaces of glossy sites such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter.    Gehl adeptly uses a mix of software studies, science and technology... more...

  • Chinese American Transnationalismby Sucheng Chan

    Temple University Press 2005; US$ 26.95

    The third volume in a trilogy that offers the most comprehensive account to date of the Chinese American experience during the exclusion era more...

  • The Politics of Democratic Inclusionby Christina Wolbrecht; Rodeny E. Hero

    Temple University Press 2005; US$ 27.95

    How institutions foster and hinder political participation of the underrepresented more...

  • Trial Courts as Organizationsby Brian J Ostrom; Charles W Ostrom; Roger A Hanson; Matthew Kleiman

    Temple University Press 2007; US$ 64.50

    Court administrators and judges have long acknowledged that culture plays an important role in the function of trial courts. Trial Courts as Organizations provides a comprehensive framework for understanding this organizational culture, along with a set of steps and tools to assess and measure the current and preferred culture. The authors examine... more...

  • Japanese Citiesby Kuniko Fujita; Richard Child Hill

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 55.50

    Japan is the world's second most powerful economy and one of the most urbanized nations on earth. Yet English-language literature contains remarkable little about cities in Japan. This collection of original essays on Japanese urban and industrial development covers a broad spectrum of city experiences. Leading Japanese and Western urbanists analyze... more...

  • Professions And The Stateby Anthony Jones

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 74.50

    Unlike autonomous professionals in Western industrialized democracies, professionals in a socialist, bureaucratic setting operate as employees of the state. The change in environment has important Implications not only for the practice of professions but also for the concept of professionalism itself. This collection of nine essays is the first... more...