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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Intoleranceby Robert E. Tully; Bruce Chilton

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 36.99

    The essays examine specimens of social intolerance drawn from a broad field of history and culture: Classical Greece, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and America. Themes include women’s legal rights; humanitarian law; legitimized child sacrifice; discrimination against racial and religious minorities; religious animosity; Just War morality; theological... more...

  • Unstable Groundby Alex Alvarez

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 32.00

    Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. The author examines the ways in which resources and global migration patterns will be impacted by climate change and create conditions conducive to violent conflict. more...

  • Impossible is a Dareby Ben Cooley

    SPCK 2017; US$ 9.99

    Ben Cooley was just 26 years old when he booked Birmingham’s NEC Arena. He didn’t have the first idea about putting on a major event. He didn’t have a strategy, he didn’t have the funds. But he did a have vision; a vision to live in a world free from slavery. This is a story of passion turned into action. In this book Ben shares the journey of Hope... more...

  • Tradition ohne Vergangenheitby Johannes Ebner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 52.97

    Johannes Ebner untersucht, weshalb Brauchtumsfeste, Trachten und Volksmusik einen Boom erleben, auf welche gesellschaftlichen Probleme und Bedürfnisse dies hinweist und warum einige Bräuche sich als Identifikationsobjekt für breite soziale Schichten besser eignen als andere. In seiner materialreichen Studie analysiert er den Brauchtumsboom einerseits... more...

  • Ants Among Elephantsby Sujatha Gidla

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 19.60

    The stunning true story of an untouchable family who become teachers, and one, a poet and revolutionary Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite schools and move to America... more...

  • Reading With Patrickby Michelle Kuo

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 17.01

    As a young English teacher keen to make a difference in the world, Michelle Kuo took a job at a tough school in the Mississippi Delta, sharing books and poetry with a young African-American teenager named Patrick and his classmates. For the first time, these kids began to engage with ideas and dreams beyond their small town, and to gain an insight... more...

  • Different Classby Dermot Kavanagh

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    In 1977, Laurie Cunningham became the first black footballer to play professionally for England and, two years later, went on to become the first Englishman to play for Real Madrid. In a time when race relations were a divisive social issue, and when racist chants and bananas would be thrown from the stands, Cunningham’s success changed the way black... more...

  • Black Female Teachersby Chance W. Lewis; Ayana Allen; Abiola Farinde-Wu

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    This important, timely, and provocative book explores the recruitment and retention of Black female teachers in the United States. There are over 3 million public school teachers in the US, African American teachers only comprise approximately 8 percent of the workforce. Contributions consider the implicit nuances that these teachers experience. more...

  • Policing the Black Manby Angela J. Davis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 27.95

    A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respected criminal justice experts and legal scholars. Policing the Black Man explores and critiques the many ways the criminal justice system impacts... more...

  • Muslim Communities in England 1962-90by Jed Fazakarley

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.76

    This book analyses Muslim integration into English society from the 1960s to the 1990s. The author argues that, contrary to common narratives built around a sudden transformation during the Rushdie affair, religious identity was of great importance to English Muslims throughout this period. The study also considers what the experiences... more...