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Races and race relations

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  • Pure Beautyby Rebecca Chiyoko King-O?Riain

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Rebecca Chiyoko King-O'Riain studies Japanese American community beauty pageants in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Honolulu to discover how these pageants seek to maintain racial and ethnic purity amid shifting notions of cultural identity. Pure Beauty shows how racial and gendered meanings are enacted through the pageants, and reveals... more...

  • Racial Conditionsby Howard Winant

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 60.00

    More than a quarter-century after the passage of civil rights legislation in the United States and decades since the last European colonies attained their independence, race continues to play a central role in cultural, political, and economic life, both in the United States and around the globe. Howard Winant argues that race cannot be understood... more...

  • Race, Ethnicity and Education in Globalised Timesby R. Arber

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Argues that race and ethnic relationships must be understood in new ways; that the analytical frameworks provided by constructivist thought and post-colonial writing must be interrogated to provide more comprehensive methodological resources to examine these relationships. more...

  • Toward a Global Idea of Raceby Denise Ferreira da Silva

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 75.00

    In this far-ranging and penetrating work, Denise Ferreira da Silva asks why, after more than five hundred years of violence perpetrated by Europeans against people of color, is there no ethical outrage? Rejecting the prevailing view that social categories of difference such as race and culture operate solely as principles of exclusion, Silva presents... more...

  • The End of Blacknessby Debra J. Dickerson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99

    Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story , she challenges black Americans to stop obsessing about racism and start focusing on problems they can fix. The way out of the ghetto, she asserts, is to take a good, hard look in the mirror. Get angry,... more...

  • Cities in a Globalizing Worldby Frannie Leautier

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    "In a world moving very rapidly on both urbanization and globalization, cities in the developing world face both serious challenges and attractive opportunities. They can reap the benefits of economic growth by creating an enabling investment climate: well-functioning markets, institutions that support sound governance and regulatory regimes,... more...

  • Urban and Regional Policy and its Effects, 2by Nancy Pindus; Howard Wial; Harold Wolman

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    The goal of this book, the second in a series, is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. What can we say about what works, what doesn’t, and why? And what does... more...

  • Pathways Through Crisisby Carl A. Maida

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 79.99

    In Pathways through Crisis, Carl Maida describes how communities tend (and need) to develop 'grass roots' solutions in responding to critical social problems. more...

  • Monitor Racisme & Extremismeby Froukje Demant; Willem Wagenaar; Jaap van Donselaar

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 17.50

    Kan een proces van de-radicalisering worden gestimuleerd of ondersteund? Ge´nspireerd op buitenlandse ervaringen is in de gemeentes Winschoten en Eindhoven gedurende twee jaar geŰxperimenteerd met een de-radicaliseringsaanpak voor rechts-radicale jongeren. Deze rapportage is de weerslag van een studie die door de Universiteit Leiden en de Anne Frank... more...

  • East Endersby Katharine Mumford; Anne Power

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 34.50

    This moving book about the lives of families in London's East End gives important new insights into neighbourhood relations (including race relations), through the eyes of the local community. more...