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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
From St. Louis to New Orleans, from Baltimore to Oklahoma City, there are poor and minority neighborhoods so beset by pollution that just living in them can be hazardous to your health. Due to entrenched segregation, zoning ordinances that privilege wealthier communities, or because businesses have found the paths of least resistance, there... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 22.00
Eyes on the Prize traces the movement from the landmark Brown v . the Board of Education case in 1954 to the march on Selma and the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. This is a companion volume to the first part of the acclaimed PBS series. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This psychologically penetrating revisionist account of the life and rule of Rusia's 18th-century Tsar-reformer develops an important theme - that is, what happens when the drive for "progress" is linked to an autocratic, expansionist impulse rather than to a larger goal of human emancipation? And, what has been the price of power - both for Peter... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00
A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling the three decades of growing anticolonial unrest that culminated in the end of British rule and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
Ten years ago, Mark Anthony Neal?s New Black Man put forth a revolutionary model of Black masculinity for the twenty-first century?one that moved beyond patriarchy to embrace feminism and combat homophobia. Now, Neal?s book is more vital than ever, urging us to imagine a New Black Man whose strength resides in family, community, and diversity. Part... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000; US$ 17.99
The acclaimed work that debunks our myths and false assumptions about race in America Maurice Berger grew up hypersensitized to race in the charged environment of New York City in the sixties. His father was a Jewish liberal who worshiped Martin Luther King, Jr.; his mother a dark-skinned Sephardic Jew who hated black people. Berger himself was one... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2003; US$ 8.99
An extraordinary account of how a small Texas town struggled to come to grips with its racist past in the aftermath of the brutal murder of James Byrd, Jr. On June 7, 1998, a forty-nine-year-old black man named James Byrd, Jr., was chained to the bumper of a truck and dragged three miles down a country road by a trio of young white men. It didn't... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 40.99
Teun A. van Dijk brings together a multidisciplinary team of linguists and social scientists from eight Latin American countries (Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru), creating the first work in English that provides comprehensive insight into discursive racism across Latin America. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95
"Rai subjects the projects of both national development andglobalization to searching scrutiny through a gender lens. Heremphasis on the intersection of gender and other forms ofinequality is very timely. An excellent text for a wide range ofcourses in politics, sociology and development studies." --Diane Elson, University of Essex Shirin Rai pushes... more...