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Races and race relations

  • Color Struckby Julius O. Adekunle; Hettie V. Williams

    UPA 2010; US$ 69.99

    This book is a compilation of expositions on race and ethnicity, written from multiple disciplinary approaches including history, sociology, women's studies, and anthropology. This book is organized around a topical, chronological framework and is divided into three sections, beginning with the earliest times to the contemporary world. more...

  • Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Americaby Adalberto Aguirre

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 50.00

    This work covers the populations and social forces that have shaped the character of racial and ethnic diversity in the USA. It explores historical and up-to-date US census data on racial and ethnic populations, and includes biographical sketches of racial and ethnic minority individuals. more...

  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    The New Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling... more...

  • Race in Mindby Alexander Alland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 29.00

    Alexander Alland evaluates the history of research on race and IQ, offering critiques of the biological determinism of Carlton Coon, Arthur Jensen, Cyril Burt, Robert Ardrey, Konrad Lorenz, William Shockley, Michael Levin, Leonard Jeffries, J.P. Rushton and H.J. Eysenck, among others. more...

  • Race and the Crisis of Humanismby Kay Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The idea that humankind constituted a unity, albeit at different stages of 'development', was in the 19th century challenged with a new way of thinking. The 'savagery' of certain races was no longer regarded as a stage in their progress towards 'civilisation', but as their permanent state. What caused this shift? In Kay Anderson's provocative new... more...

  • Race and Ethnicity: The Key Conceptsby Amy Ansell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    Situating the study of race and ethnicity within its historical and intellectual context, this much needed guide exposes students to the broad diversity of scholarship within the field. It provides a clear and succinct explanation of more than 70 key terms, their conceptual evolution over time, and the differing ways in which the concepts are deployed... more...

  • Rethinking Anti-Racismsby Floya Anthias; Cathy Lloyd

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    This collection seeks to rethink anti-racism both in light of social changes, and also of new theoretical debates about citizenship, multiculturalism, hybridity, diaspora and social movements. As well as chapters on theoretical interventions, Rethinking Anti-Racisms has substantive chapters covering issues such as: * anti-deportation campaigns *... more...

  • Between Culturesby Muhammad Anwar

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Between Cultures considers the position of young Asians in Britain in relation to education, employment, housing, the police and the responses they encounter from these institutions. It explores the cultural issues of family, marriage, religion and mother tongue, and the roles of Asian parents and the Asian community are analysed. Muhammad Anwar... more...

  • Eurocentrism, Racism and Knowledgeby Marta Ara˙jo; Silvia R. Maeso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00

    This collection addresses key issues in the critique of Eurocentrism and racism regarding debates on the production of knowledge, historical narratives and memories in Europe and the Americas. Contributors explore the history of liberation politics as well as academic and political reaction through formulas of accommodation that re-centre the West.... more...

  • The City: The Basicsby Kevin Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 28.95

    The City: The Basics provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. The book draws on a range of perspectives ? economic, political, cultural, and environmental aspects are all considered ? to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich Global North and the poorer Global South. Topics covered... more...