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- Profile Books 2012; US$ 22.65
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 peoples expression of their own culture... more...
- 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...