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  • The Dancing Girls of Lahoreby Louise Brown

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    The dancing girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond Market in the shadow of a great mosque. The twenty-first century goes on outside the walls of this ancient quarter but scarcely registers within. Though their trade can be described with accuracy as prostitution, the dancing girls have an illustrious history: Beloved by emperors and nawabs, their sophisticated... more...

  • Undoing Privilegeby Bob Pease

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 32.95

    For every group that is oppressed, another group is privileged. In Undoing Privilege, Bob Pease argues that privilege, as the other side of oppression, has received insufficient attention in both critical theories and in the practices of social change. As a result, dominant groups have been allowed to reinforce their dominance. Undoing Privilege explores... more...

  • Sports and the Racial Divideby Michael Lomax; Kenneth L. Shropshire

    University Press of Mississippi 2008; US$ 50.00

    With essays by Ron Briley, Michael Ezra, Sarah K. Fields, Billy Hawkins, Jorge Iber, Kurt Kemper, Michael E. Lomax, Samuel O. Regalado, Richard Santillan, and Maureen Smith This anthology explores the intersection of race, ethnicity, and sports and analyzes the forces that shaped the African American and Latino sports experience in post-World War II... more...

  • On the Rezby Ian Frazier

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000; US$ 18.99

    A great writer's journey of exploration in an American place that is both strange and deeply familiar. In Ian Frazier's bestselling Great Plains , he described meeting a man in New York City named Le War Lance, "an Oglala Sioux Indian from Oglala, South Dakota." In On the Rez , Frazier returns to the plains and focuses on a place at their center-the... more...

  • The Sociology of Genderby Amy S. Wharton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 50.95

    Featuring extensive revisions and updates, the Second Edition of The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research presents an introductory overview of gender theory and research, and continues to offer a unique and compelling approach to one of the most important topics in the field of sociology.  Features extensive revisions... more...

  • Colonialism, Modernity, and Literatureby Satya P. Mohanty

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 28.00

    Mohanty has assembled an innovative volume of essays situated at the intersection of at least three multi-disciplinary fields: postcolonial and subaltern theory; comparative literary analysis, especially with a South Asian and transnational focus; and the study of "alternative" and "indigenous" modernities. This definitive new work grounds the political... more...

  • Inside Poverty and Development in Africaby Marcel Rutten; André Leliveld; Dick Foeken

    BRILL 2008; US$ 66.00

    Thinking about development in Africa requires an appreciation of at least two sets of ideas. It is not sufficient to stress the ubiquity of failure, malnutrition, disease, predatory states and war; one also has to recognize that important aspects of the lives of millions of ordinary people have been transformed over the last five decades. All contributions... more...

  • Basic Equality and Discriminationby Nicholas Mark Smith

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Basic Equality and Discrimination examines the justification, interpretation and application of discrimination law. In order to navigate the often dense and conflicted jurisprudence in this area, the work first considers equality as a moral and political concept, thus providing a clearer understanding of the nature of the value - equality - and illustrating... more...

  • The Rebel Toursby Peter May

    SportsBooks 2011; US$ 21.13

    In 1968, cricket was at the forefront of global opposition to apartheid as the Basil D'Oliveira affair proved a watershed in the sporting boycott against South Africa. Upon the fall of that government 22 years later, cricket was again highly praised; the newly-released Nelson Mandela was among many to attribute huge significance to the boycott in... more...

  • Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008by Ming Wang

    BRILL 2011; US$ 185.00

    Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008 is translated from the original Chinese to provide a look into how scholars in China have been assessing the development of civil organizations and analyzing them based on system reforms, the public sphere, and collective action. This volume and the others in the SSRC series, provide western scholars with... more...