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  • 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...

  • Indisch is een gevoelby Marlene de Vries

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 55.50

    Indische Nederlanders zijn de grootste immigrantengroep die zich ooit in Nederland heeft gevestigd. Er is niet veel over hen bekend en al helemaal niet over hun nazaten. Voelen die zich eigenlijk nog Indisch? In 'Indisch is een gevoel' vertellen de volwassen kinderen en kleinkinderen van de Indische immigranten, de tweede en derde generatie,... 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...

  • Discrimination in Latin Americaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    Latin America has often been regarded as a region with deep ethnic and class conflicts. The difficulty of assessing this from an economic perspective is two fold: There is little solid, unbiased, and systematic data to provide convincing empirical evidence, and there is a dearth of empirical methods to identify specific discriminatory-based behavior... more...