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  • For Love of the Prophetby Noah Salomon

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    For some, the idea of an Islamic state serves to fulfill aspirations for cultural sovereignty and new forms of ethical political practice. For others, it violates the proper domains of both religion and politics. Yet, while there has been much discussion of the idea and ideals of the Islamic state, its possibilities and impossibilities, surprisingly... more...

  • No More Heroesby Jordan Flaherty

    AK Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    Charity is not solidarity. Saviors need not apply. more...

  • Muslim Girlby Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 20.00 US$ 13.99

    Required reading from the founder of harrowing and candid memoir about coming of age as a Muslim American in the wake of 9/11, during the never-ending war on terror, and through the Trump era of casual racism. At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center... more...

  • Water Tossing Bouldersby Adrienne Berard

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    A generation before Brown v. Board of Education struck down America?s ?separate but equal? doctrine, one Chinese family and an eccentric Mississippi lawyer fought for desegregation in one of the greatest legal battles never told. On September 15, 1924, Martha Lum and her older sister Berda were barred from attending middle school in Rosedale,... more...

  • Colonization, Proselytization, and Identityby Tezenlo Thong

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.26

    This book examines the formation of identity of the Nagas in northeast India in light of the proselytizing efforts by the Americans and the colonization by the British in their search for control over areas inhabited by the Nagas which were perfect for tea plantations. The author explores the westernization of Naga culture, its effect on the Naga... more...

  • Invisible Menby Flores A. Forbes; Robin D. G. Kelley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99

    Flores Forbes, a former leader in the Black Panther Party, has been free from prison for twenty-five years. Unfortunately that makes him part of a group of black men without constituency who are all but invisible in society. That is, the invisible? group of black men in America who have served their time and not gone back to prison. Today the recidivism... more...

  • Same Family, Different Colorsby Lori L. Tharps

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    Weaving together personal stories, history, and analysis, Same Family, Different Colors explores the myriad ways skin-color politics affect family dynamics in the United States. Colorism and color bias?the preference for or presumed superiority of people based on the color of their skin?is a pervasive and damaging but rarely openly discussed phenomenon.... more...

  • Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diasporaby Toyin Falola; Cacee Hoyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to understanding how people of color confronted these encounters. This book addresses these issues and their connections... more...

  • Contemporary African American Familiesby Dorothy Smith-Ruiz; Sherri Lawson Clark; Marcia J. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    For decades the black community has been perceived, both in the United States and around the world, as one which thinks alike, acts alike and lives alike - in poor and downtrodden environments.?Following the persistent effects of the great recession and the American elections of 2008, now more than ever the political and socio-economic state of America... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989)by Raphael Samuel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    First published in 1989, this is the second of three volumes exploring the changing notions of patriotism in British life from the thirteenth century to the late twentieth century and constitutes an attempt to come to terms with the power of the national idea through a historically informed critique. This volume examines how national identity... more...