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  • Shadowed Daysby Garry Kinnane

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 2.99

    Two nights later our whole life is changed. I am reading a comic in bed, when from way down the hall I head my mother yell, 'Frank! Frank!' There is something in her voice that I have never heard before - not just panic, which is the first thing that strikes me, but a deeper note of fear...' Garry Kinnane's haunting evocation of his... more...

  • The Making of a Black Scholarby Horace A. Porter

    University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 24.95

    This captivating and illuminating book is a memoir of a young black man moving from rural Georgia to life as a student and teacher in the Ivy League as well as a history of the changes in American education that developed in response to the civil rights movement, the war in Vietnam, and affirmative action. Born in 1950, Horace Porter starts out in... more...

  • I've Got the Light of Freedomby Charles M. Payne

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature. more...

  • The Making of Chicana/o Studiesby Rodolfo F. Acuņa

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    The Making of Chicana/o Studies traces the philosophy and historical development of the discipline from precursor movements to the Civil Rights era to today, focusing on the political machinations in higher education that sought to destroy it. As a renowned leader, activist, scholar, and founding member of the movement to establish this curriculum... more...

  • Homo Redneckusby William Matthew McCarter

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95

    Homo Redneckus is a critical reflection on the cultural experience of being a different type of “other” in America -- specifically, a redneck, white-trash, hillbilly cracker. An academic treatise and a good story at the same time, the book traces the plight of those who are “Not Qwhite” through history, popular culture, and personal... more...

  • Young People’s Visions of the Worldby Teresa Torres de Eca; Rachel Kroupp; Bick Har Lam

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 29.00

    It is widely agreed in art education literature that art educators need to think about the possibility of widening the concept of art education. Educators need to understand the context of learning and for that they need to understand student interests in both local and global aspects. This book values young people’s expression of their own culture... more...

  • The Rodrigo Chroniclesby Richard Delgado

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 28.00

    Richard Delgado is one of the most evocative and forceful voices writing on the subject of race and law in America today. The New York Times has described him as a pioneer of critical race theory, the bold and provocative movement that, according to the Times "will be influencing the practice of law for years to come. " In The Rodrigo Chronicles... more...

  • Justice at Warby Richard Delgado; Jennifer Hochschild

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 25.00

    The status of civil rights in the United States today is as volatile an issue as ever, with many Americans wondering if new laws, implemented after the events of September 11, restrict more people than they protect. How will efforts to eradicate racism, sexism, and xenophobia be affected by the measures our government takes in the name of protecting... more...

  • Critical Race Narrativesby Carl Gutierrez-Jones

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 27.00

    The beating of Rodney King, the killing of Amadou Diallo, and the LAPD Rampart Scandal: these events have been interpreted by the courts, the media and the public in dramatically conflicting ways. Critical Race Narratives examines what is at stake in these conflicts and, in so doing, rethinks racial strife in the United States as a highly-charged... more...

  • After Whitenessby Mike Hill

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 27.00

    What comes after white becomes a minority in the United States. more...