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  • 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$ 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...

  • The Racial Middleby Eileen O?Brien

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    The divide over race is usually framed as one over Black and White. Sociologist Eileen O?Brien is interested in that middle terrain, what sits in the ever-increasing gray area she dubbed the racial middle. The Racial Middle , tells the story of the other racial and ethnic groups in America, mainly Latinos and Asian Americans, two of the largest... 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...

  • Beyond El Barrioby Adrian Burgos; Frank Guridy; Gina M. Pérez

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    Freighted with meaning, ?el barrio? is both place and metaphor for Latino populations in the United States. Though it has symbolized both marginalization and robust and empowered communities, the construct of el barrio has often reproduced static understandings of Latino life; they fail to account for recent demographic shifts in urban centers such... more...

  • AfroAsian Encountersby Heike Raphael-Hernandez; Shannon Steen; Vijay Prashad; Gary Okihiro

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    With a Foreword by Vijay Prashad and an Afterword by Gary Okihiro How might we understand yellowface performances by African Americans in 1930s swing adaptations of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado , Paul Robeson's support of Asian and Asian American struggles, or the absorption of hip hop by Asian American youth culture? AfroAsian Encounters... more...

  • Latino Spinby Arlene Dávila

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award in Latino Studies from the Latin American Studies Association Illegal immigrant, tax burden, job stealer. Patriot, family oriented, hard worker, model consumer. Ever since Latinos became the largest minority in the U.S. they have been caught between these wildly contrasting characterizations leaving us... more...