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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • The Contours of Eurocentrismby Marta Araújo; Silvia Rodríguez Maeso

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This book proposes an approach to Eurocentrism as a paradigm of knowledge production and interpretation rooted in the Western narrative of modernity and its racial governmentalities. It contributes to the critique of the contemporary workings of Eurocentrism and racism that have frustrated the struggles for the decolonization of knowledge and continue... more...

  • Affectivity and Raceby Assoc Prof Kathrine Vitus; Assoc Prof Rikke Andreassen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This book presents new empirical studies of social difference in the Nordic welfare states, in order to advance novel theoretical perspectives on the everyday practices and macro-politics of race and gender in multi-ethnic societies. With attention to the specific political and cultural landscapes of the Nordic countries, Affectivity and Race draws... more...

  • Eurasian Slavery, Ransom and Abolition in World History, 1200-1860by Dr Christoph Witzenrath

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95

    Recent research has demonstrated that early modern slavery was much more widespread than the traditional concentration on plantation slavery in the context of European colonial expansion would suggest. Slavery and slave trading, though little researched, were common across wide stretches of Eurasia, and a slave economy played a vital part in the political... more...

  • Conceptualizing Racismby Noel A. Cazenave

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99

    Conceptualizing Racism is a provocative book that confronts the language we use to discuss and understand racism. The author traces the history of linguistic racial accommodation through the development of sociology of a discipline and illustrates how it is at play today, not only within the discipline but in public life. more...

  • The 'R' Wordby Kurt Barling

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 7.29

    Race and racism remain an inescapable part of the lives of black people. Daily slights, often rooted in fears and misperceptions of the ‘other’, still damage lives. But does race matter as much as it used to? Many argue that the post-racial society is upon us and racism is no longer a block on opportunity - Kurt Barling doubts whether things... more...

  • The Essaysby Rudolfo Anaya; Robert con Davis-Undiano

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    Fifty-two essays exploring identity, literature, immigration, and politics by one of the godfathers of Chicano literature In his essay ?The New World Man,? Rudolfo Anaya writes, ?I stand poised at the center of power, the knowing of myself, the heart and soul of the New World man alive in me.? Best known for his novel Bless Me, Ultima , which... more...

  • Sketches in the History of the Underground Railroadby Eber Pettit

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    True stories drawn from the inspirational and heartrending history of the Underground Railroad It is estimated that by 1850 over one hundred thousand slaves had escaped to freedom in the North via a network of safe houses and secret routes known collectively as the Underground Railroad. First published in 1879, Sketches in the History of the... more...

  • Right to Revoltby Patricia Michelle Boyett

    University Press of Mississippi 2015; US$ 65.00

    A revelation of the valorous efforts wielded to motivate change in a "moderate" part of the segregated South more...

  • Vanishing Edenby Michael Maly; Heather Dalmage

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    For many whites, desegregation initially felt like an attack on their community. But how has the process of racial change affected whites? understanding of community and race? In Vanishing Eden, Michael Maly and Heather Dalmage provide an intriguing analysis of the experiences and memories of whites who lived in Chicago neighborhoods experiencing... more...

  • Immigration, Assimilation, and the Cultural Construction of American National Identityby Shannon Latkin Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Over the course of the 20th century, there have been three primary narratives of American national identity: the melting pot, Anglo-Protestantism, and cultural pluralism/multi-culturalism. This book offers a social and historical perspective on what shaped each of these imaginings, when each came to the fore, and which appear especially relevant early... more...