The fourth collection from an award-winning poet that examines our ability to create our own misery and our own happiness.
A comparative study of the impact of property ownership and women’s rights in twelve Latin American countries.
Winner of the 2003 Bryce Wood Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association.
Winner of the 2002 NECLAS Best Book Award from the New England Council of Latin American Studies.
Winner of the 2002 Latino Literary Hall of Fame Book Awards from the Latino Literary Hall of Fame.
James Slevin traces how composition emerged for him not as a vehicle for improving student writing, but rather as a way of working collaboratively with students to interpret educational practices and work for educational reform.
In this unique work Nicholas Rescher tackles the major questions of philosophical inquiry, pondering the nature of truth and existence.
Spiced with wit and strong opinions, the third installment in Daniel Nagrin’s trilogy explores the art of choreography through the life’s work of an important artist. This is the first book to approach choreography through content rather than structure.
Winner of the 2000 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, a stunning debut collection revealing a mature complexity of craft and an original sophisticated vision.
The story of the women’s movement in Nicaragua is a fascinating tale of resistance, strategy, and faith. Still Fighting combines social theory with field research, leading a new wave of scholarship on women in Latin America.
Garbage, wastewater, hazardous waste: these are the lenses through which Melosi views nineteenth- and twentieth-century America. In broad overviews and specific case studies, Melosi treats the relationship between industrial expansion and urban growth from an ecological perspective.
Available Means offers seventy women rhetoricians—from ancient Greece to the twenty-first century—a room of their own for the first time. Editors Joy Ritchie and Kate Ronald carry on the feminist tradition of recovering a previously unarticulated canon of women’s rhetoric.
Anya Bernstein offers a unique perspective on one of the few major policy innovations of the 1990s, and on the contentious issue of the role of the state in legislating family and medical leaves in the United States.
The culmination of a major survey, this new study attempts for the first time to make “the definition of democracy” in Latin America visible, and thus able to be interpreted.
Nancy Powers addresses fundamental questions about the interaction of politics and economics, and how ordinary people think about their standard of living and their government. Her book narrows the gaps in the existing scholarship on economic voting, social movements, and populism, and works to untangle the field’s inherent contradictions.
Drawing on economic, technological, labor, and environmental history, Kenneth Warren explains the birth, phenomenal growth, decline and death of the Connellsville coke industry—the region that made Pittsburgh steel world famous.
This volume surveys the nature and structure of theories in contemporary neuroscience, exploring many of its methodological techniques and problems.
In this highly accesible work, Rescher offers a realistic view of the nature and operation of luck to help us come to terms with life in a chaotic world.