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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99
Originally published in 1954, Richard Wright's Black Power is an extraordinary nonfiction work by one of America's premier literary giants of the twentieth century. An impassioned chronicle of the author's trip to Africa's Gold Coast before it became the free nation of Ghana, it speaks eloquently of empowerment and possibility, and resonates loudly... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
This book focuses on cities, their relationships with each other and the disparities between them. Analysing cities as the places where diversity is especially apparent, where cultural richness is experienced and where conflicts often erupt, it illustrates how cultures and cultural diversity interact with economic growth and development. The contributors... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
Eyewitness City examines urban life in many of the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities. It takes readers from the suburbs and shanty towns to the high-rise business districts, showing how cities grow and function. Also included is historical information, looking at the evolution of cities through the centuries. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95
An engaging exploration of modern, late modern and fluid or postmodern humour, Weaver draws on the social theory of Zygmunt Baumann to examine the linguistic structure of humour, arguing that, being similar to metaphor, it is prone to be convincing. Deconstructing the dominant form of racism aimed at black people in the US, and Asians in the UK, this... more...
- Groundwood Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Cities have always been the incubators of new ideas, economic innovation, and social reform. But recent demands and expectations placed on cities and their citizens are unprecedented: everything from chronic poverty and homelessness to massive energy consumption and nonstop suburban sprawl. In this timely book, cities specialist John Lorinc considers... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2004; US$ 22.00
Starting Lineup: Dub Jones Greg Pruitt Bert Jones Clendon Thomas Ken Mendenhall Joe Washington, Sr. Tony Peters Joe Washington, Jr. Steve Zabel Since the 1960s, professional football has been America's most popular sport. This book explores the culture of football from the inside-from the players' perspective-the game the fans never see. Conversations... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
This fresh new textbook to balance theory and the real world, addressing topics relating to race, ethnicity, criminality and criminalization, looking at the criminal justice system, the media, and the death penalty. In addition to information on crime and incarceration rates, White-collar crime, and the typical criminal, the discussion... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 66.00
This book brings together internationally known scholars from a wide range of disciplines and theoretical traditions, all of whom have made significant contributions to the field of race and ethnic relations. As well as identifying important and persistent points of controversy, the collection reveals a complementary and multifaceted approach to theorisation.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95
Written by a renowned scholar of critical race theory, The Threat of Race explores how the concept of race has been historically produced and how it continues to be articulated, if often denied, in today’s world. A major new study of race and racism by a renowned scholar of critical race theory Explores how the concept of race has been historically... more...