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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
?Don?t play in the sun. You?re going to have to get a light-skinned husband for the sake of your children as it is.? In these words from her mother, novelist and memoirist Marita Golden learned as a girl that she was the wrong color. Her mother had absorbed ?colorism? without thinking about it. But, as Golden shows in this provocative book, biases... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Distinguished author and television executive Marita Golden writes movingly about her life -- first as a black activist in the sixties in her hometown Washington, D.C., then as a journalism student in New York. In those turbulent years, she gained a profound understanding of what it means to be black in America. While studying in America, she met Femi,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 14.99
Critically acclaimed Black writers reveal how books have shaped their personal lives?in often unexpected ways. In these thirteen strikingly candid interviews, bestselling authors, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and writers picked by Oprah?s Book Club discuss how the acts of reading and writing have deeply affected their lives by expanding the conceptual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media coverage to such scrutiny, she finds that cases of American... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
"An engaging saga of unconditional friendship, love, and foregiveness...Golden's style is modern, refreshing and accurately captures a slice of African-American life." ST. PETERSBURG TIMES In the exciting, yet frightening days of Freedom Summer in 1963, two very different African-American women meet, each to discover in the other an elegant completion... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
When Marita Golden decided to write her personal account of the challenges of raising a black son in today's world, she didn't intend to write more than her own faily's story. But through the story of raising her son against the backdrop of a racially divided society, Golden discovered she was also confronted the causes of the violence that surrounds... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.00
A Miracle Everyday takes an illuminating and intimate look at flourishing single-mother families. Single motherhood and the children of single mothers have been the subject of overwhelmingly negative statistical analysis. But, asks Marita Golden, where are the studies that analyze the strengths of single mothers, the positive adaptive skills learned... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 17.83
Geschlechterdifferenzen in Schulleistungen sind in verschiedenen Ländern unterschiedlich groß. Einigen Bildungssystemen gelingt es besser als anderen, diese abzubauen. Um den Gründen für die Unterschiede oder Gemeinsamkeiten der Leistungen von Schülerinnen und Schülern nachzugehen, werden empirische Forschungen aus Deutschland und England miteinander... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 38.75
Nederland heeft slechts twee periodes gekend van nationale overheidscensuur: de Franse tijd van 1810-1813 en de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Maar dat betekent niet dat buiten die tijdvakken elk geschrift gedrukt kon worden. Sinds de uitvinding van de boekdrukkunst is controle uitgeoefend op de verspreiding van gedachtegoed dat gevaarlijk geacht werd voor zeden,... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 44.00
Taking as its starting point four contemporary visual artists whose work utilizes the conventions of museum display and collecting practices, Memory Fragmentsexamines how these artists have reconfigured dominant representations of Australian history and identity, including viewpoints often marginalized by gender and race. Echoing Walter Benjamin?s... more...