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  • Naked Racial Preferenceby Carl Cohen

    Madison Books 1995; US$ 22.99

    From landmark court cases on affirmative action to their consequences, a study on why such preferences are morally wrong, unlawful, and indefensible. more...

  • Maroon Societiesby Richard Price

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.95

    Maroon Societies  is a systematic study of the communities formed by escaped slaves in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. These societies ranged from small bands that survived less than a year to powerful states encompassing thousands of members and surviving for generations and even centuries. The volume includes eyewitness accounts... more...

  • The Pornography of Representationby Susanne Kappeler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    This book marks a radical and powerful intervention in traditional arguments about pornography. Kappeler re-examines the artistic distinctions between fantasy and reality, pornography and erotica, and challenges the legal definition of obscenity as well as the intellectual defence of 'freedom of expression'. By linking images of actual violence with... more...

  • Space, Place and Genderby Doreen Massey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    This new book brings together Doreen Massey's key writings on three areas central to a range of disciplines. In addition, the author reflects on the development of these ideas and outlines her current position on these important issues. The book is organized around the three themes of space, place and gender. It traces the development of ideas about... more...

  • Feminism and Ecologyby Mary Mellor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    The relationship between feminism and ecology has grown in importance in recent years. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the ecofeminist movement and its history, as well as an extended analysis of the main perspectives within it. Mellor examines the connections between feminism and the green movement, and outlines the contributions... more...

  • Prostitution, Power and Freedomby Julia O'Connell Davidson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    Prostitution is still the subject of intense controversy among feminists but theoretical and political analyses are often only loosely grounded in empirical research. This book offers new perspectives on prostitution based on wide-ranging research in nine countries and extensive work with prostitute users. more...

  • Survivors of Slaveryby Laura Murphy

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 32.99

    Slavery is not a crime confined to the far reaches of history. It is an injustice that continues to entrap twenty-seven million people across the globe. Laura Murphy offers close to forty survivor narratives from Cambodia, Ghana, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United States, detailing the horrors of a system that forces... more...

  • The Black Holocaust For Beginnersby S.E. Anderson

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    Virtually anyone, anywhere knows that six million Jewish human beings were killed in the Jewish Holocaust. But how many African human beings were killed in the Black Holocaust ? from the start of the European slave trade (c. 1500) to the Civil War (1865)? And how many were enslaved? The Black Holocaust, a travesty that killed millions of African human... more...

  • Modern Slaveryby Kevin Bales; Zoe Trodd; Alex Kent Williamson

    Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 7.99

    There are 27 million slaves alive today - more than at any point in history. Written by the world?s leading experts, this shocking examination combines original research with first-hand stories from the slaves themselves to provide a reliable account of one of the worst humanitarian crises facing us today. Looking to the future, the authors offer... more...

  • Women in the Two Germaniesby Harry G. Shaffer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Women in the Two Germanies: A Comparative Study of a Socialist and a Non-Socialist Society is a comparative study of the status and position of women in socialist East Germany and non-socialist West Germany. Drawing on research carried out in 1977 and 1978, as well as interviews with hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals from all walks of life... more...