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  • Multiculturalismby Charles Taylor; Amy Gutmann; Kwame Anthony Appiah; Jürgen Habermas; Stephen C. Rockefeller; Michael Walzer; Susan Wolf

    Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 32.95

    A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism. Charles Taylor's initial inquiry, which considers whether the institutions of liberal democratic... more...

  • Work or Starveby Debra J. Housel

    Shell Education 2006; US$ 6.99

    John Smith is in shackles in Work or Starve: Captain John Smith and the Jamestown Colony, but how can that be if he is to lead the colony? The colonists won’t listen to him until there is trouble! With the men and boys dying and the food nearly gone, Smith embarks on a bold journey that nearly costs his life. His relationship with Pocahontas,... more...

  • Immigrationby Debra J. Housel

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Immigrants from all over Europe flocked to America, bringing their hopes and their dreams with them. The influx of immigrants enriched the American culture but also provided challenges to the United States. more...

  • On the Fault Lineby Terence McNamee; Greg Mills; Jeffrey Herbst

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 22.66

    Societies in all countries are split by major divisions - or 'faultlines' - caused by differences in race, religion, ethnicity, wealth, class or power. Like geological faultlines, some are plainly evident, whereas others are more concealed and can erupt with little warning. Violence along faultlines within states, from Sudan to Iraq to the Congo,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Ehrenamtliche Hilfe für Familien mit schwerkranken Kindernby Ulrich Mack

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 17.15

    Familien mit einem schwerkranken Kind brauchen Hilfe in ihrer schwierigen Situation. Das Ehrenamt ist ein wichtiger Baustein im Netzwerk der Möglichkeiten zur Unterstützung betroffener Familien. Das ist eines der Ergebnisse einer von der Deutschen José Carreras Leukämie-Stiftung geförderten Studie, in der die Situation von Familien mit einem krebskranken... 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...

  • Critical Race Narrativesby Carl Gutierrez-Jones

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.95

    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...