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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and those that inhabit them, whether residents, business owners and their customers, or local activists. Engaging with recent debates surrounding... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95
This book traces the origins of the ?illegal alien? in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy?a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century. Mae Ngai offers a close reading of the legal regime... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Once America?s ?arsenal of democracy,? Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America?s racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty. He challenges the conventional wisdom that urban decline is the product... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
In the mid-nineteenth-century United States, as it became increasingly difficult to distinguish between bodies understood as black, white, or Indian; able-bodied or disabled; and male or female, intense efforts emerged to define these identities as biologically distinct and scientifically verifiable in a literally marked body. Combining literary analysis,... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
More than 53 million Latinos now constitute the largest, fastest-growing, and most diverse minority group in the United States, and the nations political future may well be shaped by Latinos continuing political incorporation. In the 2012 election, Latinos proved to be a critical voting bloc in both Presidential and Congressional races;... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the increasingly important and controversial subject of race relations in Brazil. North American scholars of race relations frequently turn to Brazil for comparisons, since its history has many key similarities to that of the United States. Brazilians have commonly compared themselves with North... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Cultural diversity is central to Australias national identity, however many Australians regularly experience racism. Racist attitudes are common in the form of unconscious bias, intolerance and prejudice; at its worst, racial discrimination manifests in violence and abuse. This book reveals the extent, causes and impacts of racism. What are peoples... more...
- Talonbooks 2014; US$ 17.95
While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a Native American boarding school. Desperate to hear him acknowledge the terrible abuse inflicted on her and other children at the school, Johnny follows Anglican assistant bishop George King to his office to confront... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book explores the ethical and philosophical issues behind the provision of market-led alternative education. The volume examines the models of Free, Studio, Supplementary and Co-operative school provisions, asking whether a market-based approach to delivering higher standards of education actually works. more...