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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Race & Economicsby Walter E. Williams

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Walter E. Williams applies an economic analysis to the problems black Americans have faced in the past and still face in the present to show that that free-market resource allocation, as opposed to political allocation, is in the best interests of minorities. He debunks many common labor market myths and reveals how excessive government regulation... more...

  • The Sociological Souls of Black Folkby W. E. Burghardt Du Bois; Robert Wortham

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 39.99

    The Sociological Souls of Black Folk is a collection of sixteen sociological essays published by W.E.B. Du Bois between 1897 and 1902. The first eight essays included in the volume provided the foundation for The Souls of Black Folk , and collectively these sixteen essays showcase the work of one of the pioneering figures in the development... more...

  • Three Black Generations at the Crossroadsby Lois Benjamin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Three Generations at the Crossroads weaves a collective tapestry, linking personal biographies of individuals in different generations to the larger social forces acting on them. This second edition contains new chapters on politicians and artists, two groups that are symbolic of the new occupations that have emerged since the post-civil rights era.... more...

  • Winning While Losingby Kenneth Osgood; Derrick E. White

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 79.95

    During the four decades separating the presidencies of Lyndon B. Johnson and Barack Obama, the meaning of civil rights has become increasingly complex. Civil rights leaders made great strides in breaking down once-impermeable racial barriers, but they also suffered many political setbacks in their attempts to remedy centuries of discrimination and... more...

  • Dog Whistle Politicsby Ian Haney Lopez

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99

    Campaigning for president in 1980, Ronald Reagan told stories of Cadillac-driving "welfare queens" and "strapping young bucks" buying T-bone steaks with food stamps. In trumpeting these tales of welfare run amok, Reagan never needed to mention race, because he was blowing a dog whistle: sending a message about racial minorities... more...

  • X-The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thoughtby Nahum Dimitri Chandler

    Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    X: The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought offers an original account of matters African American, and by implication the African diaspora in general, as an object of discourse and knowledge. It likewise challenges the conception of analogous objects of study across dominant ethnological disciplines (e.g., anthropology, history, and sociology)... more...

  • Geschlechterrollen und ihre Folgenby Ursula Athenstaedt; Dorothee Alfermann

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 26.31

    Geschlecht ist eine wesentliche soziale Kategorie, die in allen Lebensbereichen und -zeiten eine bedeutende Rolle spielt. Viel wird über die Unterschiedlichkeit von Frauen und Männern geschrieben. Dieses Buch stellt die neueste sozialpsychologische Forschung zu diesem Thema vor und beschreibt die wichtigsten Theorien, die geschlechtstypisches Verhalten... more...

  • Jim Crow Wisdomby Jonathan Scott Holloway

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940 more...

  • The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer Worldby Lindsey R. Swindall

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    By examining the development of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Council on African Affairs?two early civil rights organizations that have been overlooked and marginalized by the historiography of the period?Lindsey Swindall reveals how the discourse on civil rights in the southern United States also employed an internationalist, anticolonial... more...

  • Tightropeby Gail Garfield

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Tightrope explores changes in American attitudes that made it possible to elect a black President. Gail Garfield weaves her own experiences with broader racial history to trace the remarkable shift. Her scholarship explores the complex intersection of race, class, and gender. more...