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- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00
Charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture, confronting important questions about race in contemporary America. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book explores continuity and change in British multiculturalism. It offers an original perspective on British multiculturalism and also presents an exploration of the politics of ethnic diversity in all the national contexts of the British Isles as well as the United Kingdom. more...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 36.95
This unique book presents a new perspective on citizenship by treating it as a continuing focus of dispute. The authors develop a view of citizenship as always emerging from struggle through an exploration of the entanglements of politics, culture and power that are both embodied and contested in forms and practices of citizenship. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.00
The author of A Stone of Hope, called ?one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement? by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King?s assassination?and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive and to realize King?s vision of an equal society.... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Donald L. Hollowell was Georgias chief civil rights attorney during the 1950s and 1960s. In this role he defended African American men accused or convicted of capital crimes in a racially hostile legal system, represented movement activists arrested for their civil rights work, and fought to undermine the laws that maintained state-sanctioned... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Transforming Citizenships engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, Isaac West takes up transgender rights claims as performative productions of complex legal subjectivities capable of queering accepted understandings... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? As a nation, we rely on civil rights law to address this question, and the monumental Civil Rights Act of 1964 seemingly answered it: race must not be a factor in workplace decisions. In After Civil Rights , John Skrentny contends that after decades of mass immigration, many employers,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.50
The Color of Success tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the "yellow peril" to "model minorities"--peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated, upwardly mobile, and exemplars of traditional family values--in the middle decades of the twentieth century. As Ellen Wu shows, liberals... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
The desegregation crisis in Little Rock is a landmark of American history: on September 4, 1957, after the Supreme Court struck down racial segregation in public schools, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus called up the National Guard to surround Little Rock Central High School, preventing black students from going in. On September 25, 1957, nine black... more...