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- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95
In 1966, a young rabbinical student named P. Allen Krause conducted interviews with twelve Reform rabbis from southern congregations concerning their thoughts, principles, and activities as they related to the civil rights movement. Perhaps because he was a young seminary student or more likely because the interviewees were promised an embargo of... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 94.99
This volume provides a concentrated and powerful dialogue about the nexus between schools, prisons, and the free-market economy whereby youth (particularly youth of color) are on fast tracks from schools to prisons. Written by leading and emerging academics in the field, the chapters in this collection challenge readers to contemplate the myth of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 17.09
Why do legislators in Congress do what they do when it comes to voting on immigration policy? In The Politics of Immigration , Tom K. Wong argues that contemporary immigration politics is defined by three core features: the entrenchment of partisan divides over the issue of immigration, demographic changes that are reshaping the electorate, and how... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 29.95
In the 1966 NCAA basketball championship game, an all-white University of Kentucky team was beaten by a team from Texas Western College (now UTEP) that fielded only black players. The game, played in the middle of the racially turbulent 1960s?part David and Goliath in short pants, part emancipation proclamation of college basketball?helped destroy... more...
- Worth Books 2016; US$ 2.99
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The New Jim Crow tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Michelle Alexander?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of The New Jim Crow... more...
- Worth Books 2016; US$ 2.99
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Between the World and Me tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Ta-Nehisi Coates?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Between... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
From an international comparative perspective, this third book in the prestigious eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series provides a thorough investigation into how social inequalities arise during individuals secondary schooling careers. Paying particular attention to the role of social origin and prior performance, it focuses on tracking and differentiation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is "the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century," and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him "one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian writers" today." With more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, life writing, essays, and criticism, his impact on literary and cultural... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.90
This book draws on case examples of contemporary black activism in South Manchester and contrasts them with events that surrounded C.L.R. James and his activism between 1935 and 1950. In doing so, the author considers what Brexit, the Labour Party and Theresa May?s audit on racism in the UK have in common with the wartime decline of the British Empire,... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46
Public schools across the nation have turned to the criminal justice system as a gold standard of discipline. As public schools and offices of justice have become collaborators in punishment, rates of African American suspension and expulsion have soared, dropout rates have accelerated, and prison populations have exploded. Nowhere, perhaps, has the... more...