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  • Race Mattersby Cornel West

    Beacon Press 2000; US$ 20.00

    The fundamental litmus test for American democracy-its economy, government, criminal justice system, education, mass media, and culture-remains: how broad and intense are the arbitrary powers used and deployed against black people. In this sense, the problem of the twenty-first century remains the problem of the color line. --from the new Preface... more...

  • The Color of Water 10th Anniversary Editionby James McBride

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 26.95

    The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird , winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's... more...

  • Rwanda Means the Universeby Louise Mushikiwabo; Jack Kramer

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    Mushikiwabo is a Rwandan working as a translator in Washington when she learns that most of her family back home has been killed in a conspiracy meticulously planned by the state. First comes shock, then aftershock, three months of it, during which her worst fears are confirmed: The same state apparatus has duped millions of Rwandans into butchering... more...

  • Honkyby Dalton Conley

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95

    This intensely personal and engaging memoir is the coming-of-age story of a white boy growing up in a neighborhood of predominantly African American and Latino housing projects on New York's Lower East Side. Vividly evoking the details of city life from a child's point of view--the streets, buses, and playgrounds--Honky poignantly illuminates the usual... more...

  • Raceballby Rob Ruck

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 25.95

    From an award-winning writer, the first linked history of African Americans and Latinos in Major League Baseball After peaking at 27 percent of all major leaguers in 1975, African Americans now make up less than one-tenth--a decline unimaginable in other men's pro sports. The number of Latin Americans, by contrast, has exploded to over one-quarter... more...

  • British Muslim Politicsby Parveen Akhtar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Although there has emerged a huge interest in the Muslim communities in Britain since 9/11 and 7/7, few academic studies have focused on the political processes within Muslim communities and the impacts these have on civic engagement. This book examines the political biographies and religious identities of British Muslims of Pakistani descent. more...

  • Neither Enemies nor Friendsby Suzanne Oboler; Anani Dzidzienyo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 39.00

    In this collection, leading scholars focus on the contemporary meanings and diverse experiences of blackness in specific countries of the hemisphere, including the United States. The anthology introduces new perspectives on comparative forms of racialization in the Americas and presents its implications both for Latin American societies, and for Latinos'... more...

  • The Diligent: Worlds Of The Slave Tradeby Robert Harms

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 20.95

    An original book that will endure.... As a comprehensive and multilayered appreciation of the [slave] trade, The Diligent has no peer. --New York Times Book Review. ]]> more...

  • Recognizing Race and Ethnicityby Kathleen Fitzgerald

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 47.99

    This refreshing text stresses institutional and cultural themesórather than individual racial/ethnic categoriesóallowing students to grapple with the complexities of race, privilege, and racism within broad historical and sociological contexts. † more...

  • Stolen Honorby Katherine Ewing

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 22.95

    An examination of Muslim men, focusing on the stereotypes and stigma these men face, the cultural roots of these prejudices, and the effect on assimilation and possible citizenship, through an ethnography of Turkish immigrants in Germany. more...