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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Psychology has had a number of things to say about black and coloured people, none of them favourable, and most of which have reinforced stereotyped and derogatory images. Beyond the Masks is a readable account of black psychology, exploring key theoretical issues in race and gender. In it, Amina Mama examines the history of racist psychology, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 13.99
This book contributes a gender-inclusive approach to one of the most fundamental disciplines in Islamic thought, Qu'ranic exegesis. Wadud breaks down specific texts and key words which have been used to limit women's public and private role, even to justify violence toward Muslim women, revealing that their original meaning and context defy such interpretations.... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2011; US$ 24.95
In Amina Gautiers Brooklyn, some kids make it and some kids dont, but not in simple ways or for stereotypical reasons. Gautiers stories explore the lives of young African Americans who might all be classified as "at-risk," yet who encounter different opportunities and dangers in their particular neighborhoods and schools... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 16.95
Now We Will Be Happy is a prize-winning collection of stories about Afro-Puerto Ricans, U.S.-mainland-born Puerto Ricans, and displaced native Puerto Ricans who are living between spaces while attempting to navigate the unique culture that defines their identity. Amina Gautier?s characters deal with the difficulties of bicultural identities in... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 24.99
In this engaging study, Dr Amina Wadud, an Afro-American Muslim herself, introduces the feminist movement in Islam and delves into its challenges, its textual foundations in the Qur'an and its achievements. Beginning with her own place in the effort for greater justice for women in Islam, Wadud goes on tackle a number of pertinent issues, including... more...
- CASSAVA REPUBLIC PRESS 2016; US$ 9.99
When business analyst Abby finally moves into a place of her own, she is delighted to discover that her new apartment block is also home to a hunk-next-door. Kopano - teacher, swim coach, artist and all-round nice guy - seems too good to be true. Until Abby discovers evidence of a mystery girlfriend. As neighbours Abby and Kopano spend more and more... more...
- CASSAVA REPUBLIC PRESS 2016; US$ 7.99
It?s Christmas Day and Sindi has been invited to her friend?s stunning new apartment for dinner. She finds herself in the elevator with a handsome man in a blue cotton suit. Their impromptu kiss under the mistletoe ignites unanticipated desire. Edward - urbane, successful and effortlessly charming - is determined to win Sindi over. But Sindi, a spirited,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89
Amina Khan believes that nature does it best. In Adapt , she presents fascinating examples of how nature effortlessly solves the problems that humans attempt to solve with decades worth of the latest and greatest technologies, time, and money. Humans are animals too, and animals are incredibly good at doing more with less. If a fly?s eye can see... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Racially mixed children make up the fastest growing youth demographic in the U.S., and teachers of diverse populations need to be mindful in selecting literature that their students can identify with. This volume explores how books for elementary school students depict and reflect multiracial experiences through text and images. Chaudhri examines... more...
- Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 15.99
Nature's creations are more sophisticated and elegant than anything humans have created. Geckos can run upside down along ceilings. Termite mounds can stay cool in the desert without air conditioning. Adapt explores how we can harness such ideas through the ground-breaking new science of biomimicry - which looks to nature to solve pressing problems... more...