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- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 25.00
In 1963, the streams of religious revival, racial strife, and cold-war politics were feeding the swelling river of social unrest in America. Marshaling massive forces, civil rights leaders were primed for a widescale attack on injustice in the South. By summer the conflict rose to great intensity as blacks and whites clashed in Birmingham. Outside... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
The domestic sex trafficking of minors is a problem of growing concern yet little critical attention. This book analyzes the forces the industry in the United States and provides a much-needed reference for practitioners. It adopts a holistic approach to the issue, pursuing a nuanced exploration of these young people?s experiences and takes both their... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
In this age of migration, more and more children are growing up in immigrant or transnational families. The "new second generation" refers to foreign-born and native-born children of immigrants who have come of age at the turn of the twenty-first century. This book is about this new generation in the world?s largest host country of international migration... more...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 55.00
Born into an elite Boston family and a graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Law School, white Massachusetts aristocrat Wendell Phillips?s path seemed clear. Yet he rejected his family?s and society?s expectations and gave away most of his great wealth by the time of his death in 1884. Instead he embraced the most incendiary causes of his era... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 32.95
Combining rich theoretical perspectives and extensive research, Casting Out makes a major contribution to contemporary debates on race and the 'war on terror' and their implications in areas such as law, politics, cultural studies, feminist and gender studies, and race relations. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 26.95
By examining a variety of sources ? urban planning texts, city council documents, news media, and academic accounts ? Jennifer J. Nelson illustrates how Africville went from a slum to a problem to be solved and, more recently, to a public space in which past violence is rendered invisible. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2007; US$ 87.00
The intent of Race, Racialization, and Antiracism in Canada and Beyond is to probe systemic forms of racism, as well as to suggest strategies for addressing them. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37
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...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
Immigrant Families aims to capture the richness, complexity, and diversity that characterize contemporary immigrant families in the United States. In doing so, it reaffirms that the vast majority of people do not migrate as isolated individuals, but are members of families. There is no quintessential immigrant experience, as immigrants and their... 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...