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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99
Combines the personal reflections of a civil rights lawyer who personally handled dozens of school desegregation cases with an argument against the perfect precedent of Brown vs Board of Education. The Brown decision has played an important role in maintaining the racial divide its proponents hoped to close. more...
- Basic Books 2008; US$ 16.99
The noted civil rights activist uses allegory and historical example to present a radical vision of the persistence of racism in America. These essays shed light on some of the most perplexing and vexing issues of our day: affirmative action, the disparity between civil rights law and reality, the ?racist outbursts? of some black leaders, the temptation... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99
Who will YOU have to become to succeed? Most of us believe that we must compromise our integrity to get ahead in life. With material success now our overarching social goal, the pressure to succeed is stronger than it's ever been. But what does this mean for our convictions, our morals, our ideals? In his book, Derrick Bell demonstrates that it is... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 19.00
The experiences of the rural all-black town of Harmony, Mississippi, as told in the voice of Winson Hudson, an extraordinary woman who led Harmony in its fight for racial equality during the Jim Crow and civil rights eras. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00
Beyond A Dream Deferred is a multidisciplinary work that consolidates progressive perspectives on multicultural education, establishing it as a crucial sphere in a society charged with reimagining its national identity in all its diversity. Drawing on the perspectives of faculty, administrators, and students?both activists and intellectuals?contributors... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 36.99
In this book, prominent historians of slavery and legal scholars analyze the intricate relationship between slavery, race, and the law from the earliest Black Codes in colonial America to the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law and the Dred Scott decision prior to the Civil War. Slavery & the Law's wide-ranging essays focus on comparative slave law,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99
The book certainly is intended for social stratification classes. Students who read Understanding Inequality will have the benefit of comprehending the multiple dimensions of social stratification. Where most textbooks on inequality limit themselvesto class analysis, Arrighi's anthology exposes us to both economic and non-economic facets of inequality.... more...