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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nationby Miguel Arnedo-Gómez

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nation highlights the black qualities of the prose and poetry written by the Cuban mulatto writer Nicolás Guillén, and the ways in which they reflect the conflictive racial and sociocultural heterogeneity of Cuban society. The book includes an exposition of little-studied essays by 1930s Cuban black writers, as well... more...

  • The Battle for the Souls of Black Folk: W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, and the Debate That Shaped the Course of Civil Rightsby Thomas Aiello

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 73.00

    The debate between W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington on how to further social and economic progress for African Americans lasted 20 years, from 1895 to Washington's death in 1915. Their ongoing conversation evolved over time, becoming fiercer and more personal as the years progressed. But despite its complexities and steadily accumulating bitterness,... more...

  • The Affect of Differenceby Christopher P. Hanscom; Dennis Washburn

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    The Affect of Difference is a collection of essays offering a new perspective on the history of race and racial ideologies in modern East Asia. Contributors approach this subject through the exploration of everyday culture from a range of academic disciplines, each working to show how race was made visible and present as a potential means of identification.... more...

  • Troubleby Kieran Finnane

    University of Queensland Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    What is going on in the often troubled town of Alice Springs? Trouble goes into the ordered environment of the courtroom to lay out in detail some of the dark disorder in the town's recent history. Men kill their wives, kill one another in seeming senseless acts of revenge, families feud, women join the violence, children watch and learn from the sidelines.... more...

  • Apartheid Vertigoby David M. Matsinhe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Apartheid vertigo, the dizzying sensation following prolonged oppression and delusions of skin colour, is the focus of this book. For centuries, the colour-code shaped state and national ideals, created social and emotional distances between social groups, permeated public and private spheres, and dehumanized Africans of all nationalities in South... more...

  • The Subject of Race in American Science Fictionby Sharon DeGraw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While the connections between science fiction and race have largely been neglected by scholars, racial identity is a key element of the subjectivity constructed in American SF. In his Mars series, Edgar Rice Burroughs primarily supported essentialist constructions of racial identity, but also included a few elements of racial egalitarianism. Writing... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesionby Merlin Schaeffer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the debate within social sciences on the consequences of ethnic diversity for social cohesion and the production of public goods, this book draws on extensive survey data from Germany to engage with questions surrounding the relationship between ethnic diversity and issues such as welfare provision and the erosion of public trust and civic... more...

  • Racial Prescriptionsby Jonathan Xavier Inda

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    In the contemporary United States, matters of life and health have become key political concerns. Important to this politics of life is the desire to overcome racial inequalities in health; from heart disease to diabetes, the populations most afflicted by a range of illnesses are racialized minorities. The solutions generally proposed to the problem... more...

  • Class Actby Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    Even today, class discrimination remains an important global legal issue. This book allows readers a better understanding of the issue of class discrimination and inequality, including the role of education in bridging the class systems. The study seeks to increase the likelihood of achieving equality at both the national and international levels... more...

  • Complying With Colonialismby Salla Tuori; Diana Mulinari; Suvi Keskinen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Complying with Colonialism presents a complex analysis of the habitual weak regard attributed to the colonial ties of Nordic Countries. It introduces the concept of ?colonial complicity? to explain the diversity through which northern European countries continue to take part in (post)colonial processes. The volume combines a new perspective on the... more...