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  • The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander; Cornel West

    New Press, The 2012; US$ 19.95

    Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as ?brave and bold,? this book directly challenges the notion that the presidency of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling... more...

  • The Black Diggersby Robert Hall

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1997; US$ 22.00

    This book explores the war effort of Aboriginal and Islander Australians during the Second World War and the reasons their contribution has gone unrecognised for so long. This is a comprehensive account of the work black Australians during the years when their country faced the threat of invasion by the Japanese. Despite suspicion and prejudice, they... more...

  • New Race Politics in Americaby Jane Junn; Kerry L. Haynie

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This 2008 book explores the impact and political consequences of immigration on American electoral politics. more...

  • Race in Early Modern Englandby Jonathan Burton; Ania Loomba

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 39.00

    This collection makes available for the first time a rich archive of materials that illuminate the history of racial thought and practices in sixteenth and seventeenth century England. A comprehensive introduction shows how these writings are crucial for understanding the pre-Enlightenment lineages of racial categories. more...

  • Cut Adriftby Marianne Cooper

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cut Adrift makes an important and original contribution to the national conversation about inequality and risk in American society. Set against the backdrop of rising economic insecurity and rolled-up safety nets, Marianne Cooper?s probing analysis explores what keeps Americans up at night. Through poignant case studies, she reveals what families... more...

  • White Bucks and Black-Eyed Peasby Marcus Mabry

    Scribner 2014; US$ 11.99

    Exploring what it means to be ?young, black, and talented? in America?and the high cost of teetering precariously between two separate worlds?Mabry examines the twentysomething experience, and chronicles the rise of a young black man?from his ghetto childhood through his Stanford education to his emergence as one of Newsweek 's bright, young stars. more...

  • Please Stop Helping Usby Jason L. Riley

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 23.99

    Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us , Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they price... more...

  • Theorising Integration and Assimilationby Jens Schneider; Maurice Crul

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Theorising Integration and Assimilation discusses the current theories of integration and assimilation, particularly those focused on the native-born children of immigrants, the second generation. Using empirical research to challenge many of the dominant perspectives on the assimilation of immigrants and their children in the western world in political... more...

  • Cosmopolitan Sociabilityby Tsypylma Darieva; Nina Glick Schiller; Sandra Gruner-Domic

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural difference or a universalist morality that arise from... more...

  • Gender, Migration and the Mediaby Myria Georgiou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume brings together a number of experts who explore conceptual and policy challenges, as well as empirical realities, associated with gender and migration in highly mediated societies. The need to more systematically address the gendered experience of migration, especially in relation to political and cultural representation, is in the core... more...