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- SportsBooks 2011; US$ 21.13
In 1968, cricket was at the forefront of global opposition to apartheid as the Basil D'Oliveira affair proved a watershed in the sporting boycott against South Africa. Upon the fall of that government 22 years later, cricket was again highly praised; the newly-released Nelson Mandela was among many to attribute huge significance to the boycott in... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 185.00
Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008 is translated from the original Chinese to provide a look into how scholars in China have been assessing the development of civil organizations and analyzing them based on system reforms, the public sphere, and collective action. This volume and the others in the SSRC series, provide western scholars with... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.95
A Generation in Waiting portrays the plight of young people, urging greater investment designed to improve the lives of this critical group. It brings together perspectives from the Maghreb to the Levant. Each chapter addresses the complex challenges facing young people in many areas of their lives: access to decent education, opportunities for quality... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities;... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 44.00
This book truly fills a gap in the market. It challenges the interpretation and current approaches towards anti-discriminatory practice to allow social workers to easily apply positive techniques to their practice more...
- University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 14.95
When a multimillion-dollar development threatens the sacred site of one of Australia's Aboriginal populations, the Corrowa people file a native claim over the site. Hours after Justice Brosnan rejects the claim, he is dead. Days later, the developer's lawyer is also killed. As the body count rises, it becomes clear that the key to unlocking the murderer?s... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.00
On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man, was dragged to his death while chained to the back of a pickup truck driven by three young white men. It happened just outside of Jasper, a sleepy East Texas logging town that, within twenty-four hours of the discovery of the murder, would be inextricably linked in the nation?s imagination... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 50.00
Selves in Dialogue: A Transethnic Approach to American Life Writing constitutes an explicit answer to the urgent call for a comparative study of American autobiography. This collection of essays ostensibly intends to cut across cultural, racial and/or ethnic boundaries, introducing the concept of transethnicity and... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 25.00
sports ¨ african american studies--> Even before the desegregation of the military and public education and before blacks had full legal access to voting, racial barriers had begun to fall in American sports. This collection of essays shows that for many African Americans it was the world of athletics that first opened an avenue to equality and... more...
- Atria Books 2010; Not Available
A compelling and vivid portrait of a Deep South community poised between the past and the future, this is the stunning true story of how a young New York writer plunged into a closed Mississippi society, and what happened when he came out on the other side. Fresh out of the Ivy League, New Yorker Richard Rubin answers a help-wanted ad for a journalist... more...