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  • Helping Ourselves to Powerby S. Slipman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    A self-help manual for women in the skills of entering politics, the aim of which is to encourage women to enter the arena of public life and to provide them with the theory and tools for practice to increase their confidence. The advice given will be of immense use to women everywhere, ranging from the very practical - how to write a press release... more...

  • Negotiating Identityby Susie Scott

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    Identity is never just an individual matter; it is intricately shaped by our experiences of social life. Taking a Symbolic Interactionist approach, and drawing on Goffman?s dramaturgical theory, Susie Scott explores the micro-social processes of interaction through which identities are created, maintained, challenged and reinvented. With a focus on... more...

  • Embodied Avatarsby Uri McMillan

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.20

    Tracing a dynamic genealogy of performance from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, Uri McMillan contends that black women artists practiced a purposeful self-objectification, transforming themselves into art objects. In doing so, these artists raised new ways to ponder the intersections of art, performance, and black female embodiment. ... more...

  • The Beast Sideby D. Watkins; David Talbot

    Hot Books 2015; US$ 21.99

    Searing Dispatches from the Urban Zones Where African American Men Have Become an Endangered Species To many in the age of Obama, America had succeeded in going beyond race,? putting the divisions of the past behind us. And then seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot by a wannabe cop in Florida; and then eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson,... more...

  • Patriot Actsby Alia Malek

    McSweeney's 2015; US$ 16.00

    This book seeks to tell the life stories of the innocent men and women who have been needlessly swept up in the war on terror.? As we approach the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, this collection of narratives gives voice to the people who have had their human rights violated here in the U.S. by post-9/11 policies and actions. Among the narrators: Young... more...

  • The White Nationalist Skinhead Movementby Robert Forbes; Eddie Stampton

    Feral House 2015; US$ 34.95

    This book does as no other book dares: provide an exhaustive history of the white nationalist skinhead movement. more...

  • Niemand ist ein Zigeunerby Wolfgang Wippermann

    edition Körber-Stiftung 2015; Not Available

    Tief sitzen die Vorurteile gegen die Menschen, die man früher »Zigeuner« nannte. Nicht nur in Deutschland, in ganz Europa werden Sinti und Roma ausgegrenzt und diskriminiert, oft sogar verfolgt. Mit der Armutszuwanderung aus Südosteuropa wurde das alte Feindbild auch hierzulande wiederbelebt. Der Historiker Wolfgang Wippermann geht den Vorurteilen... more...

  • Understanding Jim Crowby David Pilgrim; Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Selections of racist memorabilia from the collection at the Jim Crow Museum   A proper understanding of race relations in this country must include a solid knowledge of Jim Crow?how it emerged, what it was like, how it ended, and its impact on the culture. Understanding Jim Crow introduces readers to the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia,... more...

  • In Their Voicesby Rhonda M. Roorda

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    While many proponents of transracial adoption claim that American society is increasingly becoming color-blind,? a growing body of research reveals that for transracial adoptees of all backgrounds, racial identity does matter. Rhonda M. Roorda elaborates significantly on that finding, specifically studying the effects of the adoption of black and... more...

  • Class and Stratificationby Rosemary Crompton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95

    Inequality in its many forms is becoming an ever greater problem in modern society. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand class and stratification, and how the tools used to analyse these divisions can help us to understand and confront problems of inequality. This third edition of Class and Stratification... more...