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- Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 80.00
Challenging widely held beliefs, this provocative book offers nothing less than a blueprint for enhancing the social and economic status of African American families. Despite the implementation of liberal social policies in the 1960s and '70s, successive U.S. administrations continue to dash the hopes and expectations of African Americans, who remain... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 39.99
Provides an in-depth look at how the black mayors of America's major cities achieve social change. Tracing the historical development and contemporary practice of black mayoral politics, this is a study of the motivations of black politicians, competing ideologies in the black community, and the inner dynamics of urban social change. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 54.99
This text analyzes the evolution of the contemporary African-American family from historical, cultural and social policy perspectives to show why marital ties have weakened among poor African-Americans and why mother-only families have increasingly become a normal feature of ghetto poverty. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
Brings together ten essays that critically assess southern white resistance to school desegregation. This collection examines the practice of massive resistance, revealing the ideological and tactical divisions that characterized the southern white response to civil rights protest. It also looks at white resistance through gender issues. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 134.99
This work explores Emerson's contribution to the debate on democracy, race and social reform. Emerson's writings, it argues, reveal a pattern of contradiction between fundamental individual rights and race as a factor impossible to dismiss in a consideration of democratic values. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 94.99
This study argues that American artistry in the 1960s can be understood as one of the most vital and compelling interrogations of modernity. The author posits that the legacy of slavery has made African-Americans among the most incisive critics and celebrants of the "Enlightenment inheritance". more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 29.99
Since his appointment, David Hackett Souter has embraced a flexible, evolving, and highly pragmatic judicial style that embraces a high regard for precedent. Drawing on Souter's opinions, papers of the Justice's contemporaries and other relevant records and interviews, this book offers a biography of David Hackett Souter. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
Historical studies of white racial thought have focused on white ideas about the "Negroes". Bay's study examines the reverse - black ideas about whites, and, consequently, black understandings of race and racial categories. more...