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  • Sports and the Racial Divideby Michael Lomax; Kenneth L. Shropshire

    University Press of Mississippi 2008; US$ 50.00

    With essays by Ron Briley, Michael Ezra, Sarah K. Fields, Billy Hawkins, Jorge Iber, Kurt Kemper, Michael E. Lomax, Samuel O. Regalado, Richard Santillan, and Maureen Smith This anthology explores the intersection of race, ethnicity, and sports and analyzes the forces that shaped the African American and Latino sports experience in post-World War II... more...

  • 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...

  • Inside Poverty and Development in Africaby Marcel Rutten; André Leliveld; Dick Foeken

    BRILL 2008; US$ 66.00

    Thinking about development in Africa requires an appreciation of at least two sets of ideas. It is not sufficient to stress the ubiquity of failure, malnutrition, disease, predatory states and war; one also has to recognize that important aspects of the lives of millions of ordinary people have been transformed over the last five decades. All contributions... more...

  • Colonialism, Modernity, and Literatureby Satya P. Mohanty

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 29.00

    Mohanty has assembled an innovative volume of essays situated at the intersection of at least three multi-disciplinary fields: postcolonial and subaltern theory; comparative literary analysis, especially with a South Asian and transnational focus; and the study of "alternative" and "indigenous" modernities. This definitive new work grounds the political... more...

  • Basic Equality and Discriminationby Nicholas Mark Smith

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    Basic Equality and Discrimination examines the justification, interpretation and application of discrimination law. In order to navigate the often dense and conflicted jurisprudence in this area, the work first considers equality as a moral and political concept, thus providing a clearer understanding of the nature of the value - equality - and illustrating... more...

  • Politics, Identity, and Mexico?s Indigenous Rights Movementsby Todd A. Eisenstadt

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 23.00

    Argues that indigenous and non-indigenous individuals in southern Mexico have been united by socioeconomic and land tenure institution variables as well as by ethnic identity. more...

  • The Rebel Toursby Peter May

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 21.13

    In 1968, cricket was at the forefront of global opposition to apartheid as the Basil D'Oliveira affair proved a watershed in the sporting boycott against South Africa. Upon the fall of that government 22 years later, cricket was again highly praised; the newly-released Nelson Mandela was among many to attribute huge significance to the boycott in... more...

  • Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008by Ming Wang

    BRILL 2011; US$ 185.00

    Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008 is translated from the original Chinese to provide a look into how scholars in China have been assessing the development of civil organizations and analyzing them based on system reforms, the public sphere, and collective action. This volume and the others in the SSRC series, provide western scholars with... more...

  • Generation in Waitingby Navtej Dhillon; Tarik Yousef

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    A Generation in Waiting portrays the plight of young people, urging greater investment designed to improve the lives of this critical group. It brings together perspectives from the Maghreb to the Levant. Each chapter addresses the complex challenges facing young people in many areas of their lives: access to decent education, opportunities for quality... more...

  • Hate Crimeby Joyce King

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man, was dragged to his death while chained to the back of a pickup truck driven by three young white men. It happened just outside of Jasper, a sleepy East Texas logging town that, within twenty-four hours of the discovery of the murder, would be inextricably linked in the nation?s imagination... more...