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- Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 32.99
A fascinating collection that advances a renewed conceptual framework for understanding slavery in West Africa today: instead of retracing the end of West African slavery, this work highlights the preliminary contours of its recent reconfigurations. more...
- Hot Books 2016; US$ 16.99
A New York Times Best Seller! To many, the past 8 years under President Obama were meant to usher in a new post-racial American political era, dissolving the divisions of the past. However, when seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot by a wannabe cop in Florida; and then Ferguson, Missouri, happened; and then South Carolina hit the headlines;... more...
- M and J Grand Orbit Communications 2016; US$ 38.00
As there are different races and people in the world, so there are different cultures ? meaning that cultural diversity is inevitable. Through human contact and association cultures meet. In such meetings every individual and culture projects itself as worthy, and should be held in high esteem. In today?s world it is not encouraging to be ethnocentric... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
Every arena of science has its own flash-point issues ? chemistry and poison gas, physics and the atom bomb ? and genetics has had a troubled history with race. As Jonathan Marks reveals, this dangerous relationship rumbles on to this day, still leaving plenty of leeway for a belief in the basic natural inequality of races. The eugenic science... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 199.00
This e-book presents a special initiative addressing hate, prejudice, and discrimination in unique contexts. Chapters in this issue reflect a combination of empirical and theoretical work. These contributions address a range of timely topics, including, but not limited to, factors influencing perceptions of immigration, demographically-based biases... more...
- Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 34.99
Drawing on fifteen years of work in the antislavery movement, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick examines the systematic oppression of men, women, and children in rural India and asks: How do contemporary slaveholders rationalize the subjugation of other human beings, and how do they respond when their power is threatened? More than a billion dollars have been... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
The ecological crisis is the most overwhelming to have ever faced humanity and its consequences permeate every domain of life. This trenchant book examines its relation to Islamophobia as the dominant form of racism today, showing how both share roots in domination, colonialism and the logics of capitalism. Ghassan Hage proposes that both racism... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
The discussions about the ethical, political and human implications of the postmodernist condition have been raging for longer than most of us care to remember. They have been especially fierce within feminism. After a brief flirtation with postmodern thinking in the 1980s, mainstream feminist circles seem to have turned their back on the staple notions... more...
- 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...