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- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 4.95
This book recounts one of the most exciting sociological experiments of the 20th century. The Caucasian author undergoes chemical and physical changes to appear as an African American, to document the bias and social injustices of the white American society from personal experience. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00
Contrary to the popular belief that sport is an arena largely free from the corrosive effects of racism, this book argues that racism is evident throughout British sport. From playing fields and boardrooms of sports organisations, to the offices of sports policy makers and the media, this book breaks new ground in showing how discourses of 'race' and... more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 20.00
In The Reckoning , Randall Robinson examines the crime and poverty that grips much of urban America and urges black Americans to speak out and reach back to ensure their social and economic success in this country. With insight, compassion, and unflinching honesty, Robinson explores the twin blights of crime and poverty?the former often a symptom... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 135.00
In this innovative study, Patrick Ismond provides an analysis of the issue of racism within British sport. It presents a number of theoretical positions regarding race, racism and sport, before providing a background history of the involvement of minority ethnic communities. Much detailed primary research is used to inform interesting discussions concerning... more...
- UPF 2003; US$ 59.95
''[A] crucial, pioneering book . . . deeply engaging because of the intrinsic interest of the texts Stover brings to light.''--Jerrilyn McGregory, Florida State University Johnnie M. Stover explores the origin and power of black women writers' voices using the personal narratives of 19th-century Americans who were slaves or indentured servants. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Let Their Spirits Dance is the moving story of a family's journey across America. Thirty years after the death of the family's son and brother, Jesse, in Vietnam, the family has remained in many ways locked in a time of grief and pain. Having heard her son's voice, Alicia makes a vow to touch his name on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
A timely and gripping history of the controversial eugenics movement in America?and the scientists, social reformers and progressives who supported it.In Better for All the World , Harry Bruinius charts the little known history of eugenics in America?a movement that began in the early twentieth century and resulted in the forced sterilization of more... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
It?s ?the nuclear bomb of racial epithets,? a word that whites have employed to wound and degrade African Americans for three centuries. Paradoxically, among many black people it has become a term of affection and even empowerment. The word, of course, is nigger , and in this candid, lucidly argued book the distinguished legal scholar Randall Kennedy... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 58.00
In this time of mass communication, rich people like us know very well the horrible conditions in which many poor people must live. In Affluent in the Face of Poverty Jos Philips wonders what we should do about poverty. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
Masterfully told, marked by irony and humor as well as outrage and a barely contained sadness, Jerald Walker?s Street Shadows is the story of a young man?s descent into the ?thug life? and the wake-up call that led to his finding himself again. Walker was born in a Chicago housing project and raised, along with his six brothers and sisters, by blind... more...