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Cornell University Press Spring 2009 Catalog

Cornell University Press Spring 2009 Catalog

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The Spring 2009 catalog from Cornell University Press features books for a wide range of readers. Among the books featured are My Word!: Plagiarism and College Culture; The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free; Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters; and Making Virtual Worlds: Linden Lab and Second Life.
The Spring 2009 catalog from Cornell University Press features books for a wide range of readers. Among the books featured are My Word!: Plagiarism and College Culture; The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free; Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters; and Making Virtual Worlds: Linden Lab and Second Life.

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01/28/2013

 
 1 General Interest14 Academic Trade29 New Paperbacks39 Politics44 Food Policy 44 Urban Studies45 Labor 46 Anthropology 47 Classics47 Medieal Studies48 Islandica49 History 51 Literature53 ScienceCornellSoutheast Asia55 Program PublicationsLeuen60 Uniersity PressRecent66 Award Winners68 Essential Cornell70 Back in PrintSales, Rights,and Ordering71 Information73 Indexes
CONTENTS
 JANUARY
10 Green and Reed, eds.:
 A Room of Their Own
14 Fujii:
Killing Neighbors
48 Harris:
“Speak Useful Words or Say Nothing” 
36 Kaufman:
Consuming Visions
32 Lehrich:
The Occult Mind 
36 Lerner:
Hysterical Men
34 Valensi:
The Birth of the Despot 
FEBRUARY
31 Adams and Adams:
Chapters of Erie
31 Andrews:
Our Earliest Colonial Settlements
23 Barthélemy:
The Serf, the Knight,and the Historian
52 Beizer:
Thinking through the Mothers
11 Benjamin:
Icons of the Desert 
29 Crane:
Killed Strangely 
34 Craton:
Testing the Chains
9 Edgerton:
The Mirror, the Window,and the Telescope
39 Hafner-Burton:
Forced to Be Good 
55 Hughes:
Dependent Communities
38 Janus:
Failure to Protect 
30 Lewis:
From Newgate to Dannemora
44 Pinstrup-Andersen and Cheng, eds.:
Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries, vols. I, II, and III
31 Rink:
Holland on the Hudson
30 Roberts:
 Autobiography of a Farm Boy 
56 Vinh:
Phan Châu Trinh and HisPolitical Writings
30 Wesser:
Charles Evans Hughes
31 Wisbey:
Pioneer Prophetess
MARCH
60–65 Leuven University Press booksdistributed by Cornell University Press in North America13 Bernstein:
Plutonium
1 Blum:
My Word!
15 Chin:
The Golden Triangle
35 Darlington:
The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth
52 Douglas:
 A Geneaology of Literary Multiculturalism
33 Goldberg:
Struggle for Empire
28 Goldstein:
Playing for Keeps, 20th Anniversary ed.
49 Herndon and Murray, eds.:
ChildrenBound to Labor 
43 Knudsen:
Farmers on Welfare
32 Lerner:
The Powers of Prophecy 
17 Pastor, Benner, and Matsuoka:
ThisCould Be the Start of Something Big 
43 Rector:
 
Federations
42 Salehyan:
Rebels without Borders
50 Verhoeven:
The Odd Man Karakozov 
35 Wood:
Kant’s Moral Religion
35 Wood:
Kant’s Rational Theology 
APRIL
20 Caron:
My Father and I
 45 Clark:
Building More EffectiveUnions, 2nd ed.
25 Dobson:
Khruschchev’s Cold Summer 
53 Ellis et al.:
Manual of Leaf Architecture
51 Gray:
Milton and the Victorians
51 Hampton:
Fictions of Embassy 
39 Kahler: Networked Politics38 Leheny:
Think Global, Fear Local 
29 McGuinness:
Path of Empire
6 Papa:
Staged Action
3 Preble:
The Power Problem
18 Sidorick:
Condensed Capitalism
40 Thompson:
Channels of Power 
37 White:
China’s Longest Campaign
48 Wolf and Denzin, eds.:
Romance and Lovein Late Medieval and Early Modern Iceland 
MAY
42 Acharya:
Whose Ideas Matter? 
41 Andreas:
Border Games, 2nd ed.
47 Blumenthal:
Enemies and Familiars
33 Bouchard:
Holy Entrepreneurs
33 Bouchard:
Sword, Miter, and Cloister 
21 Brown:
Glamour in Six Dimensions
4 Cushing and Drescher:
Agitate!Educate! Organize!
19 Filc:
Circles of Exclusion
53 Garwood:
Seedlings of BarroColorado Island and the Neotropics
45 Kochan et al.:
Healing Together 
22 LaCapra:
History and Its Limits
35 Leftow:
Time and Eternity 
50 Levin and Watkins:
Shakespeare’sForeign Worlds
27 McCurdy:
Citizen Bachelors
54 Mullin and Seigel, eds.:
Snakes
8 Olmert:
Kitchens, Smokehouses,and Privies
46 Oushakine:
The Patriotism of Despair 
44 Su:
Streetwise for Book Smarts
 JUNE
46 Faubion and Marcus, eds.:
FieldworkIs Not What It Used to Be
26 Goodman:
Becoming a Woman in the Age of Letters
24 Grant:
The Captive and the Gift 
37 Hanebrink:
In Defense of Christian Hungary 
41 Hochschild and Mollenkopf, eds.:
Bringing Outsiders In
16 Immergluck:
Foreclosed 
40 Lake:
Hierarchy in International Relations
7 Malaby:
Making Virtual Worlds
49 Panchasi:
Future Tense
47 Rebillard:
The Care of the Dead inLate Antiquity 
12 Roze:
The North American Porcupine, 2nd ed.
2 Santoro:
China 2020
Cornell University Press strives to use environmentally responsible suppliers and materials to theullest extent possible in the publishing o its books. Such materials include vegetable-based,low-VOC inks and acid-ree papers that are recycled, totally chlorine-ree, or partly composedo nonwood fbers. Cornell University Press is a member o Green Press Initiative.
 www.cornellpress.cornell.edu
ILLUSTRATIONS COvER 
“Together we win: Get behind your labor-management committee.” Artist Unknown, War Production Board, circa 1944 (see pages 4–5).
Page 4
Art rom
 Agitate! Educate! Organize!
: “Taking out the scabs: A big job or the 80s,” Doug Minkler, 1984. “Farmworkers Demand: Don’t Fence Us Out!” David Loewenstein, Workorce Development Institute, Bread and Roses Cultural Project, SEIU 1199, Justseeds 2007.
Page 5
Art rom
 Agitate! Educate! Organize!
: “Boycott Campbell’s CondemnedCream o Exploitation Soup,” artist unknown, FLOC Support Group, 1984. “Gap Traditional,” (jeans tag). Jean Carlu derivative, designer unknown, Gap Incorporated, circa1985. “Knock him out! Labor can do it,” Bill Seaman, National Labor Service (American Jewish Committee); CIO Committee to Abolish Racial Discrimination, 1945. “Hudson-Mohawk May Day 2007,” Josh MacPhee, Hudson Mohawk May Day Organizing Committee, 2007.
Page 7
Thomas Malaby’s Second Lie home.
Page 8
Mount Vernon privy (photograph by Michael Olmert), George Washington Birthplace National Monument, reconstructed kitchen interior (photograph by Michael Olmert).
Page 14
“Kimanzi”secteur, Rwanda, 2004. Photograph by Lee Ann Fujii.
Page 20
By Florence Finkelsztajn’s Yiddish bakery (photograph by David Caron).
Page 21
Gilbert Seehausen cellophanegown in Fall 1933
Esquire
.
Page 24
S. P. Dubinin as the Russian captive, and E. G. Chikbaidze as the Circassian maiden who sets him ree, in the 1938 Leningrad ballet adaptiono Pushkin’s “Prisoner o the Caucasus.”
Page 25
“They helped him out,”
Krokodil 
, 10 January 1960. Courtesy SSEES Library, London. “Programja,”
Pravda
, 7 August 1961.Courtesy SSEES Library, London.
Page 53
Sample illustration rom
Manual of Leaf Architecture
: Euphorbiaceae
Macaranga
 
bicolor 
(detail).
Page 54
 
Oxybelis aeneus
(Horsewhip)photograph by John D. Willson.
Page 55
Peacekeepers and children in East Timor, Binsar, United Nations.
 
 WWW.CORNELLPRESS.CORNELL.EDU1-800-666-2211 
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NEW BOOKS OF GENERAL INTEREST
My Word!
Plagiarism and College Culture
SUSaN D. BLUm
“Cassroom Cheats Turn to Computers.” “Student Essas on InternetOer Chaenge to Teachers.” “Faing the Grade.” Headines suchas these have been baring the aarming news o an epidemic o pagiarism and cheating in American coeges: more than 75 percento students admit to having cheated; 68 percent admit to cutting andpasting materia rom the Internet without citation.Proessors are reminded amost dai that man o toda’s coegestudents operate under an entire new set o assumptions aboutoriginait and ethics. Practices that even a decade ago woud havebeen regarded amost universa as academica dishonest are nowcommonpace. Is this deveopment an indication o dramatic shitsin education and the arger cuture? In a boo that dismisses hand-wringing in avor o a rich account o how students actua thin andact, Susan D. Bum discovers two cutures that exist, oten uneasi,side b side in the cassroom.Reing extensive on interviews conducted b students with students,
My Word!
presents the voices o toda’s oung aduts as the museabout their dai activities, their chaenges, and the meanings o theircoege ives. Outcomes-based secondar education, the steep ris-ing cost o coege tuition, and an economic cimate in which highereducation is vaued or its eect on uture earnings above a ese:These actors each have a roe to pa in expaining wh students mightpursue good grades b an means necessar. These incentives havearisen in the same era as easi accessibe was to cheat eectronicaand with amost intoerabe pressures that resut in man studentsbeing diagnosed as cinica depressed during their transition romchidhood to aduthood.However, Bum suggests, the rea probem o academic dishonestarises primari rom a ac o communication between two distinctcutures within the universit setting. On one hand, proessors andadministrators regard pagiarism as a serious academic crime, anethica transgression, even a sin against an ethos o individuaism andoriginait. Students, on the other hand, reve in sharing, in mutipic-it, in accompishment at an cost. Athough this boo is unie toreassure readers who hope that increasing rates o pagiarism canbe reversed with strong worded warnings on the rst da o cass,
My Word!
opens a diaogue between proessors and their studentsthat ma ead to true mutua comprehension and serve as the basisor an aignment between student practices and their proessors’expectations.
“Susan D. Blum is genuinely interested inunderstanding her students and brings great care and compassion to her discus-  sion o plagiarism. She generously draws on student interview segments throughout
My Word!
to illuminate today’s campus climate.I especially like that Blum locates acts o cheating within the wider socioculturalcontext rather than regarding them simply as ailures o personal morality.”—Cathy Small,author o 
My Freshman Year 
Susan D. Blum
is Associate Proessor o Anthropoog at the Universit o NotreDame. She is the author, most recent,o 
Lies That Bind: Chinese Truth, Other Truths
and editor o 
Making Sense o Language: Readings in Culture and Com- munication
.
 maRCH, 240 pes, 1 tble, 6  9Cloth ISBN 978-0-8014-4763-1$24.95t/£13.95Eduction

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