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- 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 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...
- NYU Press 2000; US$ 89.00
Outside the Lines traces how sports laid a foundation for social change long before the judicial system formally recognized the inequalities of racial separation. Integrating sports teams to include white and black athletes alike, the National Football League served as a microcosmic fishbowl of the highs and lows, the trials and triumphs, of racial... more...
- NYU Press 2003; US$ 89.00
According to the 2000 census, Latinos/as have become the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. Images of Latinos and Latinas in mainstream news and in popular culture suggest a Latin Explosion at center stage, yet the topic of queer identity in relation to Latino/a America remains under examined. Juana María Rodríguez attempts... 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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 14.99
Lawrence Hill?s remarkable novel, Any Known Blood , a multi-generational story about a Canadian man of mixed race, was met with critical acclaim and it marked the emergence of a powerful new voice in Canadian writing. Now Hill, himself a child of a black father and white mother, brings us Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in Canada... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 58.00
Enforced by the United States Supreme Court, Jim Crow laws established two separate, distinct, and unequal societies in the American South, one white and the other black. Jim Crow laws made it impossible for Southern blacks to vote, get an education, or find economic security. It is a chapter of American history we would like to forgetâ??yet, it is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This book provides the first English translation of some of the central archival material concerning the development of New Woman (sin y?s?ng) in Korea during the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. It includes selected writings of both women and men who put forward their views on some of the key issues of new womanhood,... more...