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  • Classifying by Raceby Paul E. Peterson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 56.50

    The contemporary debate over racial classification has been dominated by fringe voices in American society. Cries from the right say history should be abrogated and public policy made color-blind, while zealots of the left insist that all customs, language, institutions, and practices are racially tinged and that only aggressive, color-conscious programs... more...

  • Methods and Contexts in the Study of Muslim Minoritiesby Nadia Jeldtoft; Jørgen S. Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    In the past decade Muslims in Europe have been the subject of heated debates on the place and role of religion in the public space. Research into the issues involved has often used visible and formalised expressions of Muslim religiosity as its empirical point of departure. This book instead examines the microlevel workings of Muslim minority religiosity... more...

  • Voices in First Personby Lori Marie Carlson; Manuel Rivera-Ortiz; Flavio Morais

    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...

  • White Liesby Maurice Berger

    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...

  • A Death in Texasby Dina Temple-Raston

    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...

  • Gender and the Political Economy of Developmentby Shirin M. Rai

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    "Rai subjects the projects of both national development and globalization to searching scrutiny through a gender lens. Her emphasis on the intersection of gender and other forms of inequality is very timely. An excellent text for a wide range of courses in politics, sociology and development studies." --Diane Elson, University of Essex Shirin Rai... more...

  • Ain't No Trustby Judith Levine

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Ain?t No Trust explores issues of trust and distrust among low-income women in the U.S.?at work, around childcare, in their relationships, and with caseworkers?and presents richly detailed evidence from in-depth interviews about our welfare system and why it?s failing the very people it is designed to help. By comparing low-income mothers? experiences... more...

  • Feminism Confronts Technologyby Judy Wajcman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    Feminism Confronts Technology provides a lively and engaging exploration of the impact of technology on women's lives from word processors to food processors, and genetic engineering to the design of cities. Comprehensive and critical, this book surveys the sociological and feminist literature on technology, highlighting the male bias in the way technology... more...

  • The Will to Violenceby Susanne Kappeler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    This is a major contribution to feminist theory and debate, addressing issues such as sexual violence, social violence and hatred of foreigners in a lucid and highly original way. more...

  • Making Sexual Historyby Jeffrey Weeks

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    Jeffrey Weeks has established an international reputation as one of the most original and influential writers on the social history of sexuality. more...