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  • Climate Changeby Edmond A. Mathez

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 59.99

    Climate Change is geared toward a variety of students and general readers who seek the real science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text introduces the basic science underlying both the natural progress of climate change and the effect of human activity on the deteriorating health of our planet. Noted expert and author Edmond... more...

  • Sunday Houses the Sunday Houseby Elizabeth Hughey

    University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 19.00

    In Sunday Houses the Sunday House, Elizabeth Hughey embraces the possibility that we can learn as much from objects as we can from other people, from the inanimate as much as the animate. Each poem descends upon a place and a time, takes a few notes, and then leaves quietly without slamming any doors. Sunday Houses the Sunday House reveals what the... more...

  • White Boundby Matthew Hughey

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Discussions of race are inevitably fraught with tension, both in opinion and positioning. Too frequently, debates are framed as clear points of opposition?us versus them. And when considering white racial identity, a split between progressive movements and a neoconservative backlash is all too frequently assumed. Taken at face value, it would seem... more...

  • The White Savior Filmby Matthew Hughey

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The cinematic trope of the white savior film-think of Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side , Kevin Costner in Dances with Wolves , or Tom Cruise in The Last Samurai --features messianic characters in unfamiliar or hostile settings discovering something about themselves and their culture in the process of saving members of other races from terrible... more...

  • Race and Ethnicity in Secret and Exclusive Social Ordersby Matthew W. Hughey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Secret and private organizations, in the form of Greek-letter organizations, mutual aid societies, and civic orders, together possess a storied and often-romanticized place in popular culture. While much has been made of these groups? glamorous origins and influence?such as the Freemasons? genesis in King Solomon?s temple or the belief in the Illuminati?s... more...

  • The Earth Machineby Edmond A. Mathez; James D. Webster

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 31.99

    From the scorching center of Earth's core to the outer limits of its atmosphere, from the gradual process of erosion that carved the Grand Canyon to the earth-shaking fury of volcanoes and earthquakes, this fascinating book-inspired by the award-winning Hall of Planet Earth at New York City's American Museum of Natural History-tells the story of... more...

  • 12 Angry Menby Gregory S. Parks; Matthew W. Hughey

    The New Press 2011; US$ 16.95

    Editors: Gregory S. Parks is an attorney in private practice and a co-editor of Critical Race Realism (The New Press). He lives in Washington, D.C. Matthew W. Hughey is an assistant professor of sociology at Mississippi State University, where he lives, and is the co-editor of The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America . Lani Guinier , a professor... more...

  • Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0by Matthew W. Hughey; Gregory S. Parks; Theda Skocpol

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 50.00

    At the turn of the twentieth century, black fraternities and sororities, also known as Black Greek-Letter Organizations (BGLOs), were an integral part of what W.E.B. Du Bois called the "talented tenth." This was the top ten percent of the black community that would serve as a cadre of educated, upper-class, motivated individuals who acquired... more...

  • The Wrongs of the Rightby Matthew W. Hughey; Gregory S. Parks

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.50

    On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: ?OBAMA.  Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout.? But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a ?Lyin African?... more...

  • The Handbook of Career Advisingby Kenneth F. Hughey; Dorothy Nelson; Joanne K. Damminger; Betsy McCalla-Wriggins

    Wiley 2012; US$ 70.00

    ?The handbook editors successfully organized, integrated, and illuminated a comprehensive body of knowledge and best practices such that the publication will potentially enhance the delivery of career advising services in higher education as well as inspire advisors to personally step up to the challenge of helping students make integrated and effective... more...

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