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  • Women and Scientific Employmentby Judith Glover

    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...

  • What I Know For Sureby Tavis Smiley

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.95

    From the man who catapulted the Covenant with Black America to number one on the New York Times bestseller list comes a searing memoir of poverty, ambition, pain and atonment. Tavis Smiley grew up in a family of thirteen in rural Indian, where money was scarce and the sight of other black faces even scarcer. Always an outsider because of his... more...

  • In the Gameby Amy Bass

    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...

  • Voices in First Personby Lori Marie Carlson; Manuel Rivera-Ortiz; Flavio Morais

    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...

  • Processes of Social Inequalityby Dr Paul Lambert

    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...

  • America in Black and Whiteby Stephan Thernstrom; Abigail Thernstrom

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Song for my Fathersby Tom Sancton

    Other Press 2010; US$ 14.95

    Song for My Fathers is the story of a young white boy driven by a consuming passion to learn the music and ways of a group of aging black jazzmen in the twilight years of the segregation era. Contemporaries of Louis Armstrong, most of them had played in local obscurity until Preservation Hall launched a nationwide revival of interest in traditional... more...

  • Bi-culturalismby Rutledge M. Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 116.99

    Offers fresh theoretical and methodological insights into biculturalism as a reality in many socieities. This work presents a variety of methodological strategies and techniques case studies, autoethnography, content analysis, participant observation, the more...

  • Breaking Bad Habits of Race and Genderby Sarah Marie Stitzlein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 27.99

    Every day teachers encounter moments of racial and gender tension in their classrooms. In the most drastic cases, these situations erupt into overt conflict or violence, while in other instances they go largely unnoted. Such incidents reveal that despiteequality legislation and the good intentions of many teachers, racial and gender problems persist.... more...

  • Spanish and English in U.S. Service Encountersby Laura Callahan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 120.00

    Service encounters involve communication between strangers. Communication between strangers who come from different groups can foster the formation of stereotypes. Using service encounters as a vehicle, Callahan examines Spanish as social capital in the United States, focusing on who may use this language and under what circumstances. more...