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

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 39.99

    The Souls of Black Folk is W.E.B. Du Bois' most famous work. While the work is often viewed as a classic in African American literature and the history of the African American experience, the sociological significance of the work has been understated. In his initial discussions with the book's original publisher, Du Bois desired to prepare a volume... 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...

  • Black Mayors, White Majoritiesby Ravi K. Perry

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 40.00

    Recent years have seen an increase in the number of African Americans elected to political office in cities where the majority of their constituents are not black. In the past, the leadership of black politicians was characterized as either ?deracialized? or ?racialized??that is, as either focusing on politics that transcend race or as making black... more...

  • Peace Be Stillby Matthew C. Whitaker

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 30.00

    A concise, engaging, and provocative history of African Americans since World War II, Peace Be Still is also nothing less than an alternate history of the United States in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Organizing this history around culture, politics, and resistance, Matthew C. Whitaker takes us from World War II as a galvanizing force... more...

  • Geschlechterrollen und ihre Folgenby Ursula Athenstaedt; Dorothee Alfermann

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 33.55

    Gender roles still have a large impact on development of and success in life for men and women. This book describes and explains the similarities and differences from a social psychological perspective. Up to date research is looked at and the often unconscious influence of gender stereotypes is described. To this end findings on the self-concept,... more...

  • Racist America, third editionby Joe R. Feagin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This third edition of Joe R. Feagin?s Racist America is significantly revised and updated, with an eye toward racism issues arising regularly in our contemporary era. This edition incorporates more than two hundred recent research studies and reports on U.S. racial issues that update and enhance all the last edition?s chapters. It expands the discussion... more...

  • Race Traitorby Noel Ignatiev; John Garvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Race Traitor brings together voices ranging from tenured university professors to skinheads and prison inmates to discuss the "white question" in America. Working from the premise that the white race has been socially constructed, Race Traitor is a call for the disruption of white conformity and the formation of a New Abolitionism to dissolve... more...