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Races and race relations

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  • Revealing Whitenessby Shannon Sullivan

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 18.35

    "[A] lucid discussion of race that does not sell out the black experience." -- Tommy Lott, author of The Invention of Race Revealing Whiteness explores how white privilege operates as an unseen, invisible, and unquestioned norm in society today. In this personal and selfsearching book,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • "Race" and Racismby Richard Perry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This study examines the origins and development of racism in North America through addressing the inception and persistence of the concept of ?race? and the biology of human variance. more...

  • Desire for Raceby Sarah Daynes; Orville Lee

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Examines the concept of race, suggesting ways in which it can free itself from outdated notions of biological essentialism. more...

  • The End of Blacknessby Debra J. Dickerson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • The Threat of Raceby David Theo Goldberg

    Wiley 2011; 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...

  • Networked Urbanismby Talja Blokland; Mike Savage

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Despite considerable interest in social capital amongst urban policy makers and academics alike, there is currently little direct focus on its urban dimensions. In this volume leading urban researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Australia, Italy and France explore the nature of social networks and the significance of voluntary associations... more...