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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • V/Erkennungsdienste, das Kino und die Perspektive der Migrationby Nanna Heidenreich

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 38.00

    Nanna Heidenreich sets the history-making power of film and the art of migration against the apparent ahistoricity with which migration in Germany is addressed. She illustrates how the juridical category of »foreigner« is indeed as stubborn as it is socially misunderstood, yet how the cinema enacts not just the recognition (and failed recognition)... more...

  • Genetic Geographiesby Catherine Nash

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    What might be wrong with genetic accounts of personal or shared ancestry and origins? Genetic studies are often presented as valuable ways of understanding where we come from and how people are related. In Genetic Geographies , Catherine Nash pursues their troubling implications for our perception of sexual and national, as well as racial, difference.... more...

  • Diasporas and Homeland Conflictsby Bahar Baser

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    As violent conflicts become increasingly intra-state rather than inter-state, international migration has rendered them increasingly transnational, as protagonists from each side find themselves in new countries of residence. In spite of leaving their homeland, the grievances and grudges that existed between them are not forgotten and can be passed... more...

  • State and Legal Practice in the Caucasusby Stéphane Voell; Iwona Kaliszewska

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Legal pluralism and the experience of the state in the Caucasus are at the centre of this edited volume. This is a region affected by a multitude of legal orders and the book describes social action and governance in the light of this, and considers how conceptions of order are enforced, used, followed and staged in social networks and legal practice.... more...

  • Inequality in Early Americaby Carla Gardina Pestana

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    An all-star roster of historians reassesses inequality in early America. more...

  • White Backlashby Marisa Abrajano; Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    White Backlash provides an authoritative assessment of how immigration is reshaping the politics of the nation. Using an array of data and analysis, Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal show that fears about immigration fundamentally influence white Americans? core political identities, policy preferences, and electoral choices, and that these concerns... more...

  • Martha's Vineyard Basketballby Bijan C. Bayne

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.99

    Martha?s Vineyard Basketball: How a Resort League Defied Notions of Race and Class follows the rich history of basketball on the Island and tells the stories of the players and coaches themselves. more...

  • Champion of the Barrioby R. Gaines Baty

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 50.00

    Buryl Baty (1924?1954) was a winning athlete, coach, builder of men, and an early pioneer in the fight against bigotry. In 1950, Baty became head football coach at Bowie High School in El Paso and quickly inspired his athletes, all Mexican Americans from the Segundo Barrio, with his winning ways and his personal stand against the era?s extreme, deep-seated... more...

  • Detained and Deportedby Margaret Regan

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    From the Introduction Yolanda Fontes sat in her prison scrubs and watched the families gathered all around her. Husbands were reconnecting with wives, sisters with sisters, mothers with children. It was a sunny Sunday in April, and the families had flocked to the Eloy Detention Center, a dreary for-profit immigration prison in rural Arizona, to... more...

  • Durkheim and National Identity in Irelandby James Dingley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book examines the development of opposed Nationalist and Unionists identities as products of different economies, symbolically represented in religious differences, that impelled conflicting cultures and ideals of best interest that were fundamentally incompatible within a single identity. more...