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  • Running for Freedomby Steven F. Lawson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson?s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive coverage of the African-American struggle for civil rights in the U.S. from 1941 to 2014 Integrates events... more...

  • Black Women's Healthby Hope Landrine; Elizabeth A. Klonoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    In this special issue, top researchers from a diversity of disciplines provide an overview of and insights into the major social, cultural, and structural variables that play a role in Black women's poor health, and differential morbidity and mortality. The articles focus on the major threats to Black women's health such as diabetes, obesity, cancer,... more...

  • 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...

  • Speaking Truth To Powerby Manning Marable

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 25.99

    Through public appearances, radio and television interviews, and his many articles and books, Manning Marable has become one of America?s most prominent commentators on race relations and African-American politics. Speaking Truth to Power brings together for the first time Marable?s major writings on black politics, peace, and social justice.The... more...

  • Interpreting African American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sitesby Max van Balgooy

    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 Adolescentsby 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...