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  • Race and Religion Among the Chosen People of Crown Heightsby Henry Goldschmidt

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

              In the first major scholarly work to look beyond the sensationalized violence of August 1991, Henry Goldschmidt explores the everyday realities of Black-Jewish difference in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. Drawing on two years of ethnographic fieldwork, he argues that collective identities like Blackness and Jewishness are... more...

  • The Strange Career of Jim Crowby C. Vann Woodward; William S. McFeely

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99

    C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's... more...

  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    The New Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Michelle Alexander is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University and holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Formerly the director of the ACLU?s Racial Justice Project in Northern California, Alexander served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun. Cornel West ... more...

  • American Nightmareby Jerrold M. Packard

    St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 22.99

    For a hundred years after the end of the Civil War, a quarter of all Americans lived under a system of legalized segregation called Jim Crow. Together with its rigidly enforced canon of racial "etiquette," these rules governed nearly every aspect of life--and outlined draconian punishments for infractions. The purpose of Jim Crow was to keep African... more...

  • Université du Québec et sa présence en régionby Jacques Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 6.00

    Cette étude examine la situation particulière des universités en région qui font face à un double défi : offrir les services qui se rattachent à la mission première de toute université et aussi assumer une responsabilité régionale dont l’importance et le poids sont proportionnels à la... more...

  • Stadtsoziologieby Hartmut Häußermann; Walter Siebel

    Campus Verlag 2004; US$ 15.87

    Das Lehrbuch zur Stadtsoziologie Von der modernen Großstadt bis zur beschaulichen Provinzstadt, von den Lebensstilen in der Innenstadt bis zu den Villenvierteln behandelt die Stadtsoziologie ein breites Themengebiet. Das Lehrbuch bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die wichtigsten Bereiche der stadtsoziologischen Forschung und deren theoretische... more...

  • Fine Lines from the Boxby Njabulo Ndebele

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    A journey of the mind. An eloquent and evocative tracing of the trajectory of thinking of one of South Africa?s foremost intellectuals. more...

  • Die Ordnung des Sozialenby Jürgen Martschukat

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 29.57

    Aus einem völlig neuen Blickwinkel präsentiert Jürgen Martschukat die Geschichte der USA. Er schildert zentrale Themen wie die Sklaverei, die Besiedelung des Westens, die Einwanderung aus Europa oder die Große Depression anhand einzelner Familien. Dabei stehen vor allem die Väter im Mittelpunkt. Jedes Kapitel zoomt nah an die Personen heran: an den... more...

  • Notes to Boysby Pamela Ribon

    Rare Bird Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    Notes to Boys: And Other Things I Shouldn't Share in Public is a "mortifying memoir" from bestselling author and tv/film writer Pamela Ribon. Miserably trapped in small town Texas with no invention of the internet in sight, Ribon spent countless hours of her high school years writing letters to her (often unrequited) crushes. The big question is:... more...

  • Die gerechte Stadtby Matthias Lemke

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 37.22

    <P>Seit dem Jahr 2007 lebt die Mehrheit der gut sieben Milliarden Menschen in Städten. Die Stadt erscheint damit nicht nur als der für die Moderne typische, verdichtete Raum menschlichen Lebens. Sie ist als Ort des Zusammentreffens von architektonischer, sozialer, ökonomischer und ökologischer Komplexität auch die politische Aufgabe des 21. Jahrhunderts.</P> <P>Die... more...