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- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conveniently sized, and affordable volume. Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from the 1880s to the present. More than 250 rare stills and illustrations accompany the text, ... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Everyday Revolutionaries provides a longitudinal and rigorous analysis of the legacies of war in a community racked by political violence. By exploring political processes in one of El Salvador's former war zones-a region known for its peasant revolutionary participation-it offers a searing portrait of the entangled aftermaths of confrontation... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Between Good and Ghetto reflects the social world of inner city African American girls and how they manage threats of personal violence. Drawing on personal encounters, traditions of urban ethnography, Black feminist thought, gender studies, and feminist criminology, Nikki Jones provides a richly descriptive and compassionate account,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 27.95
Erin N. Winkler uses in-depth interviews with an economically diverse group of African American children and their mothers to reorient the way we look at how children develop their ideas about race. She shows the importance of considering this process from children’s points of view and listening to their interpretations of their experiences.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This book chronicles the history of the war between Russia and Circassia, describes in detail the final genocidal campaign, and follows the Circassians in diaspora through five generations as they struggle to survive and return home. It updates the story to the present day as the Circassian community works to gain international recognition of the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 25.95
Pleasures and Perils follows a group of young girls living on Nevis, an island society in the Eastern Caribbean. Curtis shows that girls are often caught between conflicting discourses of Christian teachings about chastity, public health cautions about safe sex, and media enticements about consumer delights. Sexuality?s contradictions are exposed:... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Women on Ice is the first book to study exclusively the lives of women who use methamphetamine (ice, speed, crystal, shards) and the effects of its use on their families. In-depth interviews with women in the suburban counties of one of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. chronicle the details of their initiation into methamphetamine, the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
This extensively revised second edition presents twenty-five different case studies and incorporates research from the authors? recent quantitative study, ?Coping with HIV/AIDS in the Southeast? (CHASE). CHASE includes 611 HIV-positive patients from eight clinics in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Louisiana. This is the first... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
Health care is more expensive in the United States than in other wealthy nations, and access varies significantly across space and social classes. In this case study, James A. Schafer Jr. uses the city of Philadelphia in the early twentieth-century to show that these problems reflect the informal organization of health care in a free market system... more...