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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Beschreibungsversuche der Judenfeindschaftby Hans-Joachim Hahn; Olaf Kistenmacher

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    150 years before Sartre and the ?Dialectics of the Enlightenment,? academically sophisticated journals had already begun their attempts to record and explain modern anti-Semitism. For the first time, this volume reconstructs many of these explanatory approaches and uncovers important previously forgotten texts. They reveal a diverse literature that... more...

  • Orientalism, Gender, and the Jewsby Axel Stähler; Anna-Dorothea Ludewig; Ulrike Brunotte

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    This collection of essays originates in the collaboration of the international Research Network ?Gender in Antisemitism, Orientalism and Occidentalism.? The interdisciplinary volume proposes to intervene in current debates about historical constructions of Jewish identity in relation to colonialism and Orientalism. more...

  • Upsetting the Apple Cartby Frederick Douglass Opie

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Upsetting the Apple Cart looks at the history of black-Latino coalitions in New York City from 1959 to 1989. In those years, African American and Latino Progressives organized, mobilized, and transformed neighborhoods, workplaces, university campuses, and representative government in the nation?s urban capital. The book makes new contributions to... more...

  • Getting Away with Murderby Vanessa A. Holloway

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 28.99

    During the early twentieth century, nearly 200 anti-lynching proposals were introduced in the United States Congress. Getting Away with Murder argues that constitutional defenses for these proposals were merely excuses for Southern Democrats? racist attitudes toward black Americans and for giving private citizens a license to murder. more...

  • Educating the Urban Raceby Ericka J. Fisher

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    This complex case study of an urban American high school offers an in-depth look at race, socioeconomic status, and interpersonal relationships. Unique in its use of historical, quantitative, and qualitative data, as well as theory, it will serve as an excellent source linking theory and practice in both education and sociology courses. more...

  • Silence About Race?by Frank Peter

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 45.00

    Racism has become difficult to name in Europe. Racial semantics are shifting, race is coded in multiple ways and the defense of naturalized privilege is today regularly argued so as to preempt accusations of racism. The possibility to address racism as a particular kind of power formation has become complicated. This volume examines how »race« relates... more...

  • Muslim Citizens in the Westby Samina Yasmeen; Nina Markovic

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Drawing upon original case studies spanning North America, Europe and Australia, Muslim Citizens in the West explores how Muslims have been both the excluded and the excluders within the wider societies in which they live. The book extends debates on the inclusion and exclusion of Muslim minorities beyond ideas of marginalisation to show that, while... more...

  • Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?by Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This second edition of Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? has been updated to consider the rising stakes for issues of life and death. Abortion, assisted dying, and capital punishment are among the most contentious issues in many societies and demand debate. Whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time and who... more...

  • Literatur, Film, Theater und Kunstby

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 280.00

    The Handbook of Anti-Semitism compiles the present state of knowledge on the phenomenon of Judaeophobia without limits of time or space. The seventh volume includes nearly 700 entries that survey cultural anti-Semitism in film, theater, literature, and the visual arts. It examines the trope of the ?Eternal Jew? as well as ?Jud Süß;? it shows how novels,... more...

  • The Light of Truthby Ida B. Wells; Mia Bay; Mia Bay; Henry Louis Gates; Henry Louis Gates

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99

    The broadest and most comprehensive collection of writings available by an early civil and women?s rights pioneer Seventy-one years before Rosa Parks?s courageous act of resistance, police dragged a young black journalist named Ida B. Wells off a train for refusing to give up her seat. The experience shaped Wells?s career, and?when hate crimes touched... more...