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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
Patterns of migration and the forces of globalization have brought the issues of mixed race to the public in far more visible, far more dramatic ways than ever before. Global Mixed Race examines the contemporary experiences of people of mixed descent in nations around the world, moving beyond US borders to explore the dynamics of racial... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book aims to further the understanding of migration processes and policies in a European context with a particular focus on evaluating integration and the gendered aspects of migration, integration and citizenship. Integration is regarded as a contested concept and as entailing a variable and problematic set of discourses and practices. more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 12.99
Josie Penny, a young Métis woman, left her isolated community at seventeen to make her fortune in Goose Bay. Haunted for years by feelings of alienation and desperation, she finally found peace through love, family, and hard work. On the Goose is an inspirational true story set in rugged Labrador. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Bringing together the latest international scholarship in the sociology and anthropology of migration, this volume explores the complexities, joys and frustrations of conducting insider research. The book offers analyses of key methodological, ethical and epistemological challenges faced by migration researchers as they question the ways... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
F rom 2008 to 2013, a group of African American women led a successful protest of a street closure in their community without the dominant involvement of the black church. This book explains the socio-historical context behind the formation of this community and explores the eighty years of racism and oppression suffered by African Americans in... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.99
Vorurteile und Stereotype begleiten uns über die verschiedensten Lebensbereiche hinweg, niemand kann sich wirklich von ihnen frei machen. Gerade kulturelle Stereotype spielen in unserer globalisierten Gesellschaft eine besondere Rolle, weil sie die Kommunikation zwischen unterschiedlichen Kulturen maßgeblich prägen. Jessica Haß untersucht die Entstehung,... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00
Many thought the election of our first African American president put an end to the conversation about race in this country, and that America had moved into a post-racial era of equality and opportunity. Then, on the night of February 26, 2012, a black seventeen-year-old boy walking to a friend?s home carrying only his cell phone, candy, and a fruit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
River Channel Management is the first book to deal comprehensively with recent revolutions in river channel management. It explores the multi-disciplinary nature of river channel management in relation to modern management techniques that bear the background of the entire drainage basin in mind, use channel restoration where appropriate, and are designed... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Housing was at the heart of the financial collapse, and our economy is now precariously reliant on the housing market. In this groundbreaking new book, Danny Dorling argues that housing is the defining issue of our times. Tracing how we got to our current crisis and how housing has come to reflect class and wealth in Britain, All That Is Solid ... more...