University Of California Press

New Releases

Language

Ebook Format

DRM

1 - 10 of 2619 results

Breaking the Silence: French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto

Breaking the Silence

French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto

Born in France of Algerian parents, Fadela Amara is a human rights activist who speaks with both a...

Righteous Dopefiend

This powerful study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the...

Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

Total Confinement

Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

In this rare firsthand account, Lorna Rhodes takes us into a hidden world that lies at the heart of...

Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean

Americas (3rd ed.)

The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean

Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin...

Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles

Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left

Radical Activism in Los Angeles

Laura Pulido traces the roots of third world radicalism in Southern California during the 1960s and...

Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity

Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards

Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity

Drawing from a rich array of visual and literary material from nineteenth-century Iran, this...

Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society

Veiled Sentiments

Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society

First published in 1986, Lila Abu-Lughod’s Veiled Sentiments has become a classic ethnography in...

Fit to Be Citizens?: Public Health and Race in Los Angeles, 1879-1939

Fit to Be Citizens?

Public Health and Race in Los Angeles, 1879-1939

Meticulously researched and beautifully written, Fit to Be Citizens? demonstrates how both science...

The Comparative Method: Moving Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Strategies

The Comparative Method

Moving Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Strategies

Charles C. Ragin’s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application...

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, With a New Preface

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta

A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, With a New Preface

Ross Dunn here recounts the great traveler's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural...