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- Hot Books 2015; US$ 21.99
Searing Dispatches from the Urban Zones Where African American Men Have Become an Endangered Species To many in the age of Obama, America had succeeded in “going beyond race,? putting the divisions of the past behind us. And then seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot by a wannabe cop in Florida; and then eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 114.95
This Handbook is a comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. The Second Edition provides a full update of its highly successful predecessor and features new material on key issues such as political activism, economic polarization, minority stress, same-sex marriage laws, dehumanization,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
With the increased interest in the role of inequality in modern economies, this timely and original book explores income distribution as an equilibrium phenomenon. Though globalization tends to destroy earlier equilibria within industrialized and developing countries, new equilibria are bound to emerge. The book aims at a better understanding of the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. They trace Gunnar Myrdals influence on thinking about race in the US and explore current European states approaches to the strangers in their midst, and what social citizenship looks like from a global... more...
- Gastón Vargas 2015; US$ 9.90
Con esta obra, EL MANUAL DEL SUDACA, el Dr.Vargas desea llamar la atención a las razones históricas y sociales por las cuales es necesario poner en una balanza los aportes de los Peninsulares que nos visitaron durante 300 años en Latinoamérica y las de los latinoamericanos, peyorativamente llamados SUDACAS, que se han afincado recientemente en España... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 18.95
Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call ?racecraft.? And this phenomenon is intimately entwined with other... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
Women and Scientific Employment combines rich empirical data and theoretical discussion on the 'problem' of women's representation in scientific education and employment. A distinction is made throughout between 'quantitative feminization' and 'vertical feminization' - a distinction which is frequently confused in policy on women and the sciences.... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1981; US$ 10.00
Perhaps the most powerful document in the history of American abolitionism, this controversial novel goaded thousands of readers to take a stand on the issue of slavery and played a major political and social role in the Civil War period. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 40.00
Talking about race and sports almost always leads to trouble. Rush Limbaugh's stint as an NFL commentator came to an abrupt end when he made some off-handed comments about the Philadelphia Eagles' black quarterback, Donovan McNabb. Ask a simple question along these lines - 'Why do African Americans dominate the NBA?' - and watch the... more...