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  • Whitewashing the Southby Kristen M. Lavelle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 27.99

    Whitewashing the South is a powerful exploration of how ordinary white southerners recall living through extraordinary racial times?Jim Crow, civil rights, and post-civil rights. Drawing on interviews with the oldest living generation of white southerners, the book uncovers uncomfortable racial realities of the past and present. more...

  • Hispanic and Latin Americans in the Workplaceby Dianna Stone; Donna Blancero; Lois Tetrick; Miguel Olivas-LujŠn

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Latinas and Latinos (also referred to as Hispanics) are individuals indigenous to the Americas, but trace their heritage to Latin America or Spain (Marin and Marin, 1991). Their economic importance in the Americas and the world is growing extensively.Despite the growth of businesses in Latin American and the increased numbers of Hispanics in U.S. organizations,... more...

  • Urban Nightlifeby Reuben A. Buford May

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    Sociologists have long been curious about the ways in which city dwellers negotiate urban public space. How do they manage myriad interactions in the shared spaces of the city? In Urban Nightlife , sociologist Reuben May undertakes a nuanced examination of urban nightlife, drawing on ethnographic data gathered in a Deep South college town to explore... more...

  • Jim Crow's Legacyby Ruth Thompson-Miller; Joe R. Feagin; Leslie H. Picca

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 27.99

    Jim Crow?s Legacy shows the lasting impacts of segregation on the lives of African Americans who lived through it, as well as its impact on future generations. The book draws on interviews with elderly African American southerners whose stories poignantly show the devastation of racism not only in the past, but also in the present. more...

  • Interpreting African American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sitesby Max van Balgooy; III Lonnie G. Bunch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99

    This diverse anthology addresses both historical research and interpretive methodologies, including investigating church and legal records, using social media, navigating sensitive or difficult topics, preserving historic places, engaging students and communities, and strengthening connections between local and national history. more...

  • Raising Black Girlsby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2014; US$ 12.99

    Geared toward African American parents, this handbook offers more than 50 tips on successfully guiding girls into womanhood and helping them avoid common pitfalls. The book looks at topics such as education, the definition of beauty, peer pressure, social media, dating, career development, music, television, role models, and the importance of paternal... more...

  • Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challengesby Catherine Collins

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    African American girls are one of the United States' most endangered populations, yet meaningful explorations of the issues that impact their lives are almost nonexistent. In this riveting book, led by one of the African American community's best-known scholars, experts from across the nation explain the risks, challenges, and influences?both good... more...

  • (Re)Teaching Trayvon: Education for Racial Justice and Human Freedomby Venus E. Evans Winters; Magaela C. Bethune

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    The authors bring you in this edited volume a collection of essays that address the relationship between racial violence, media, the criminal justice system, and education. This book is unique in that it brings together the perspectives of university professors, artists, poets, community activists, classroom teachers, and legal experts. With the Trayvon... more...

  • Double Burden: Black Women and Everyday Racismby Yanick St Jean; Joe R Feagin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Studies of contemporary black women are rare and scattered, and are often extensions of a legacy beginning in the 19th century that characterized black women as domineering matriarchs, prostitutes, or welfare queens, negative characterizations that are perpetuated by both white and non-white social scientists. Based on over 200 interviews, this book... more...

  • African Americans at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice [2 volumes]by Glenn Starks

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 189.00

    This two-volume set examines the issues and policies that put African Americans at risk in our culture today, utilizing the most recent research from scholars in the field to provide not only objective, encyclopedic information, but also varying viewpoints to encourage critical thinking. The entries comprehensively document how African Americans are... more...