The Specter of Babel
Presents a new way of thinking about fundamental political concepts such as freedom, justice, and the common good.
Relates how the self-direction movement was developed, the research that supports it, how the model has spread across the country and the globe, and recommendations and prospects for the future.
An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.
An engaging and insightful guide to Argentine crime fiction since 2000.
A Turbulent South Africa
Highlights the continuing social unrest and public protest occurring in South Africa’s poorest districts.
Tells the story of a tragic Supreme Court decision involving child abuse and what might be done to rectify it.
Defends confrontational modes of citizenship as a means to reinvigorate democratic participation and regime accountability.
Privatizing the Polity
Presents evidence that the expansion of welfare privatization makes it harder for people to move out of poverty in large numbers.
Black Haze, Second Edition
Expanded and revised edition of the first book devoted solely to black fraternity hazing.
Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics, Second Edition
Revised and updated edition that analyses how the Office of National Drug Control Policy employs statistics to misleadingly claim the War on Drugs is a success.
Becoming a Footnote
Humorous and witty recollections of the author's journey from insecure graduate student to noted activist/scholar.
Globalization, Social Justice, and the Helping Professions
Explores the impact of globalization and the imperative of social justice for the helping professions in contemporary times.
The Culture of Teenage Mothers
Explores teen mothers’ perceptions of their situations and the social stigma that affects them.
The first in-depth examination of self-employment from the perspectives of low-income entrepreneurs.
The Politics of Multiracialism
A provocative analysis of current thought and discourse on multiracialism.
Declarations of Dependency
Presents an original and provocative argument about poverty policy in the United States.
Examines the relationship between grassroots Catholic Church groups (base Christian communities) and the mobilization of peasant farmers in the fight for control of Amazon lands.
Alcohol and Homicide
The authors show how and why alcohol and violence are so often linked today.
Fear of Crime
This is an examination of the factors that contribute to the risk of being victimized, such as crime rates and environmental and personal variables.
The Penitentiary in Crisis
This is a case study of the violence and disorder that have become endemic in U. S. prisons. The 1980 riot at the Penitentiary of New Mexico was one of the worst riots in prison history. Thirty-three ...
The Battered Woman and Shelters
Explores how standardized images of problems and people inform and shape social services for women who have been assaulted.