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- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 19.00
At once a traveler’s tale, a memoir, and a mouthwatering cookbook, Biting through the Skin offers a first-generation immigrant’s perspective on growing up in America’s heartland. Author Nina Mukerjee Furstenau’s parents brought her from Bengal in northern India to the small town of Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1964, decades before... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 24.99
Colorism is defined as "discriminatory treatment of individuals falling within the same 'racial' group on the basis of skin color." That is, some people, particularly women, are treated better or worse on account of the color of their skin relative to other people who share their same racial category. Colorism affects Asian Americans from many different... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 28.99
Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race understands Black embodiment within the context of white hegemony within the context of a racist, anti-Black world. Yancy demonstrates that the Black body is a historically lived text on which whites have inscribed their projections which speak equally forcefully to whites' own self-conceptualizations.... more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 46.99
This exciting new volume from Armando Navarro offers the most current and comprehensive political history of the Mexicano experience in the United States. Viewing Mexicanos today as an occupied and colonized people, Navarro calls for the formation of a new movement to reinvigorate the struggle for resistance and change. His book is a valuable resource... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 23.99
This book deals with a broad range of social issues facing Mexican-origin people in the United States. The studies presented in this volume are brought together by two main themes: social inequalities (cultural, educational, and economic) endured by the Chicano/a and Mexicano/a community in the United States, and the community's efforts to eradicate... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 19.99
Twenty-five essays covering a range of areas from religion and immigration to family structure and crime examine America's changing racial and ethnic scene. They clearly show that old civil rights strategies will not solve today's problems and offer a bold new civil rights agenda based on today's realities. more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99
Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power? during a speech one humid Mississippi night in 1966. Carmichael?s life changed that day, and so did America?s struggle for civil rights. “Black Power? became the slogan of an era, provoking a national reckoning on... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 38.99
Both analytical and anecdotal, the essays in Jews in American Politics offer deep insight into serious questions about the dilemmas that Jews in public service face, as well as humorous sidelights and authoritative reference materials never before collected in one source. The story of the rich tradition of Jewish participation in American political... more...