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- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.95
A Generation in Waiting portrays the plight of young people, urging greater investment designed to improve the lives of this critical group. It brings together perspectives from the Maghreb to the Levant. Each chapter addresses the complex challenges facing young people in many areas of their lives: access to decent education, opportunities for quality... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 44.00
This book truly fills a gap in the market. It challenges the interpretation and current approaches towards anti-discriminatory practice to allow social workers to easily apply positive techniques to their practice more...
- University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 12.99
When a multimillion-dollar development threatens the sacred site of one of Australia's Aboriginal populations, the Corrowa people file a native claim over the site. Hours after Justice Brosnan rejects the claim, he is dead. Days later, the developer's lawyer is also killed. As the body count rises, it becomes clear that the key to unlocking the murderer?s... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man, was dragged to his death while chained to the back of a pickup truck driven by three young white men. It happened just outside of Jasper, a sleepy East Texas logging town that, within twenty-four hours of the discovery of the murder, would be inextricably linked in the nation?s imagination... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 50.00
Selves in Dialogue: A Transethnic Approach to American Life Writing constitutes an explicit answer to the urgent call for a comparative study of American autobiography. This collection of essays ostensibly intends to cut across cultural, racial and/or ethnic boundaries, introducing the concept of transethnicity and... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 25.00
sports ¨ african american studies--> Even before the desegregation of the military and public education and before blacks had full legal access to voting, racial barriers had begun to fall in American sports. This collection of essays shows that for many African Americans it was the world of athletics that first opened an avenue to equality and... more...
- Atria Books 2010; Not Available
A compelling and vivid portrait of a Deep South community poised between the past and the future, this is the stunning true story of how a young New York writer plunged into a closed Mississippi society, and what happened when he came out on the other side. Fresh out of the Ivy League, New Yorker Richard Rubin answers a help-wanted ad for a journalist... more...
- NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00
A collection of international scholars and activists answer the questions how does gender and region/nation play a defining role in how feminists engage in anti-racist practices? How has the restructuring in the world economy affected anti-racist organizing? How do Third World Feminists counter the perception that feminism is a "Western"... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49
What happens when people return to the land of their birth after decades away? The migrants' journey is a well-told story but much less is known about those who return. Why do they go back? What is it like to be back home? Home Again is a collection of contemporary real-life stories of men and women who have returned to the Caribbean... more...
- NYU Press 2003; US$ 89.00
While most people believe that the movement to secure voluntary reproductive control for women centered solely on abortion rights, for many women abortion was not the only, or even primary, focus. Jennifer Nelson tells the story of the feminist struggle for legal abortion and reproductive rights in the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s through the particular... more...