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  • The Hidden Woundby Wendell Berry

    Counterpoint 2010; US$ 14.95

    With the expected grace of Wendell Berry comes The Hidden Wound , an essay about racism and the damage it has done to the identity of our country. Through Berry?s personal experience, he explains how remaining passive in the face of the struggle of racism further corrodes America?s potential. In a quiet and observant manner, Berry opens up about... more...

  • After Slaveryby Bruce E. Baker; Brian Kelly

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Moves beyond broad generalizations concerning black life during Reconstruction in order to address the varied experiences of freed slaves across the South. This collection examines urban unrest in New Orleans and Wilmington, North Carolina, loyalty among former slave owners and slaves in Mississippi, armed insurrection along the Georgia coast, racial... more...

  • Black Statsby Monique W. Morris; Khalil Gibran Muhammad

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 14.95

    Black Stats —a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans—is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates, lending practices, and the arts to marriage, voting habits, and green... more...

  • Prison of Cultureby John Howard Griffin

    Wings Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    The companion volume to the 50th-anniversary edition of Black Like Me , this book features John Howard Griffin?s later writings on racism and spirituality. Conveying a progressive evolution in thinking, it further explores Griffin?s ethical stand in the human rights struggle and nonviolent pursuit of equality—a view he shared with greats such as... more...

  • Race and the Politics of the Exception: Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracyby Utz McKnight

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception , Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in the United States. McKnight organizes his... more...

  • CORNEL WEST PHILOSOPHY PBby Clarence Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Liberation Imagination and the Black Panther Party: A New Look at the Black Panthers and their Legacyby Kathleen Cleaver; George Katsiaficas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This fascinating book gathers reflections by scholars and activists who consider the impact of the Black Panther Party, the BBP, the most significant revolutionary organization in the later 20th century. more...

  • Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identitiesby Rychetta Watkins

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 55.00

    Images of upraised fists, afros, and dashikis have long dominated the collective memory of Black Power and its proponents. The "guerilla" figure-taking the form of the black-leather-clad revolutionary within the Black Panther Party-has become an iconic trope in American popular culture. That politically radical figure, however, has been shaped as much... more...

  • Geschlechterrollen und ihre Folgenby Ursula Athenstaedt; Dorothee Alfermann

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 31.31

    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...

  • 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...