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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • African Literatures in Englishby Gareth Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Here is an introduction to the history of English writing from East and West Africa drawing on a range of texts from the slave diaspora to the post-war upsurge in African English language and literature from these regions. more...

  • Rickey & Robinsonby Roger Kahn

    Rodale 2014; US$ 20.99

    In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate, second-hand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he’d buried... more...

  • The Disunited Statesby Vladimir Pozner; Alison Strayer

    Seven Stories Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    Influential French novelist, screenwriter, pioneer in literary genre and Oscar nominee Vladimir Pozner came to the United States in the 1930s. He found the nation and its people in a state of profound material and spiritual crisis, and took it upon himself to chronicle the life of the worker, the striker, the politician, the starlet, the gangster,... more...

  • Remembering Jim Crowby William H. Chafe; Raymond Gavins; Robert Korstad

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 19.95

    Praised as “viscerally powerful? ( Publishers Weekly ), this remarkable work of oral history captures the searing experience of the Jim Crow years—enriched by memories of individual, family, and community triumphs and tragedies. In vivid, compelling accounts, men and women from all walks of life tell how their day-to-day lives were subjected to profound... more...

  • Contemporary Latina/o Mediaby Arlene Dávila; Yeidy M. Rivero

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    Just ten years ago, discussions of Latina/o media could be safely reduced to a handful of TV channels, dominated by Univision and Telemundo. Today, dramatic changes in the global political economy have resulted in an unprecedented rise in major new media ventures for Latinos as everyone seems to want a piece of the Latina/o media market. While current... more...

  • Red, Brown, Yellow, Black, White—Who's More Precious In God's Sight?by Leroy Barber; Velma Maia Thomas

    FaithWords 2014; US$ 30.42

    After more than two decades in urban missions, Leroy Barber discovered a disturbing trend: The virtual absence of people of color in the mission field has created a widening racial disconnect, to the point that Christian ministries can no longer relate to the people they claim to serve. RED, YELLOW, BLACK AND WHITE highlights the historic patterns... more...

  • Red, Brown, Yellow, Black, White—Who's More Precious In God's Sight?by Leroy Barber; Velma Maia Thomas

    FaithWords 2014; Not Available

    After more than two decades in urban missions, Leroy Barber discovered a disturbing trend: The virtual absence of people of color in the mission field has created a widening racial disconnect, to the point that Christian ministries can no longer relate to the people they claim to serve. RED, YELLOW, BLACK AND WHITE highlights the historic patterns... more...

  • Red, Brown, Yellow, Black, White—Who's More Precious In God's Sight?by Leroy Barber; Velma Maia Thomas

    Faithwords 2014; US$ 11.99

    After more than two decades in urban missions, Leroy Barber discovered a disturbing trend: The virtual absence of people of color in the mission field has created a widening racial disconnect, to the point that Christian ministries can no longer relate to the people they claim to serve. RED, YELLOW, BLACK AND WHITE highlights the historic patterns... more...

  • Racial Conflict in Global Societyby John Stone; Polly Rizova

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    Despite global shifts in world power, racial conflict remains one of the major problems of contemporary social life. This concise and engaging book demonstrates the interplay between identity, power and conflict in the creation, persistence and transformation of patterns of race and ethnic relations across the globe. Stone and Rizova employ a neo-Weberian... more...

  • Sensational Fleshby Amber Jamilla Musser

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation—pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where power, bodies, and society come together. Sensational Flesh uses masochism as a lens to examine how power structures race, gender, and embodiment... more...