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- Policy Press 2014; US$ 13.50
As inequalities widen and the effects of austerity deepen, in many countries the wealth of the rich has soared. Why we can?t afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top 1% to siphon off wealth produced by others, through the control of property and money. Leading social scientist Andrew Sayer shows how over the... more...
- The New Press 2006; US$ 17.95
Introduction SCENE I Carolyn is a young Irish-American kindergarten teacher who has been teaching for five years. The school at which she has taught has been a predominantly white, middle-class school in a quiet neighborhood in New England. However, because of recent redistricting, the school population now includes children from a housing project... more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Michelle Alexander is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University and holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Formerly the director of the ACLU?s Racial Justice Project in Northern California, Alexander served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun. Cornel West ... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 14.99
"Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger." Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina. On May 11, 1970, Henry Marrow, a 23-year-old black veteran, walked into a crossroads store owned... more...
- Algonquin Books 2015; US$ 23.95
?A powerful meditation on race.? ? Natasha Trethewey, US Poet Laureate ?Looking back some 40 years later, acclaimed writer Grimsley offers a beautifully written coming-of-age recollection from the era of racial desegregation.? ? Booklist , starred review ?In this sensitive memoir, Grimsley probes the past to discover what and how he learned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This volume locates the contemporary study of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such, it challenges the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of internal debates. By harnessing the explanatory power... more...
- Picador 2015; US$ 22.99
Elizabeth Neuffer is an award-winning reporter for The Boston Globe . While serving as the paper's European Bureau Chief, she won the Courage In Journalism Award and was then named an Edward R. Murrow Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. She lives in New York City. more...
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008; US$ 16.99
WANTING TO BELONG. WANTING TO GO HOME. LOVE. REGRET. FAMILY LEGENDS. DREAMS. REVENGE. ENGLISH. SPANISH. This eclectic, gritty, and groundbreaking collection of short monologues features twenty-one of the most respected Latino authors writing today, including Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Esmeralda Santiago, and Gary Soto. Their fictional narratives... 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... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2003; US$ 8.99
Dina Temple-Raston spent her early journalism career as a foreign correspondent in China and Hong Kong and was a longtime White House reporter for Bloomberg Business News. A Death in Texas is her first book. She lives in New York City. more...