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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008; US$ 17.99
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This text provides an introduction to key concepts, current research findings, and theories in social inequality. While focusing primarily on social class, it also deals broadly with other forms of social inequality, including racial/ethnic, gender, and political. In dealing with the various dimensions of inequality, the book explains how they overlap... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 18.00
In a book destined to become a classic, Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom present important new information about the positive changes that have been achieved and the measurable improvement in the lives of the majority of African-Americans. Supporting their conclusions with statistics on education, earnings, and housing, they argue that the perception... more...