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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Incidental Racializationby Yung-Yi Diana Pan

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Despite the growing number ofAsian American and Latino/a law students, many panethnic students still feel as if they do not belong in this elite microcosm, which reflects the racial inequalities in mainstream American society. While in law school, these students?often from immigrant families, and often the first to go to college?have to fight against... more...

  • Kumukandaby Kayo Chingonyi

    Random House 2017; US$ 14.09

    ?A brilliant debut ? a tender, nostalgic and at times darkly hilarious exploration of black boyhood, masculinity and grief ? from one of my favourite writers? ? Warsan Shire Translating as ?initiation?, kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. The poems of Kayo... more...

  • Why I?m No Longer Talking to White People About Raceby Reni Eddo-Lodge

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    'This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential' Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-Winner 2015 'One of the most important books of 2017' Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant A powerful and provocative argument on the role that race and... more...

  • African American?Latino Relations in the 21st Century: When Cultures Collideby Karen Carrillo

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 48.00

    Latino and African American communities in the United States share neighborhoods, similar family values, and many of the same challenges faced by minorities, yet are often at odds about their distinctive cultures and position in society. This book looks at the social and political history of both groups, pointing out their differences and similarities,... more...

  • Women in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn; Tanya Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.93

    The First World War was fought on two fronts. In a military sense it was fought on the battlefields throughout Europe, the Gallipoli peninsular and other such theaters of war, but on the Home Front it was the arduous efforts of women that kept the country running. Before the war women in the workplace were employed in such jobs as domestic service,... more...

  • The Broken Ladderby Keith Payne

    Orion 2017; US$ 24.99

    Inequality is at a level that has not been seen in our lifetimes, yet the disparity between rich and poor has ramifications that extend far beyond mere financial means. THE BROKEN LADDER tells the story of inequality and its impact on everything from our thinking to our mood and our health. Feeling poor matters - not just being poor. It affects... more...

  • Dalit Womenby S. Anandhi; Karin Kapadia

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across India to explore caste politics, Dalit feminism and... more...

  • Radicalsby Jamie Bartlett

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    In the last few years the world has changed in unexpected ways. The power of radical ideas and groups is growing. What was once considered extreme is now the mainstream. But what is life like on the political fringes? What is the real power of radicals? Radicals is an exploration of the individuals, groups and movements who are rejecting the... more...

  • Trespassers?by Willow Lung-Amam

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Beyond the gilded gates of Google, little has been written about the suburban communities of Silicon Valley. Over the past several decades, the region?'s booming tech economy spurred rapid population growth, increased racial diversity, and prompted an influx of immigration, especially among highly skilled and educated migrants from China, Taiwan,... more...

  • City in a Gardenby Andrew M. Busch

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 28.99

    The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city's identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural place, highlighting the region's environmental attributes as they marketed the city and planned for its growth. Yet, as Austin modernized and attracted an... more...