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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.71
For more than a half century, Father Damien Modeste has served his beloved people, the Ojibwe, on the remote reservation of Little No Horse. Now, nearing the end of his life, Father Damien dreads the discovery of his physical identity, for he is a woman who has lived as a man. To further complicate his quiet existence, a troubled colleague comes to... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 27.99
Asian American Sexual Politics explores beauty, self-esteem, and sexual attraction among Asian Americans. Drawing on sixty in-depth interviews, this book shows how constructions of Asian American gender and sexuality reinforce the social and political dominance for whites and exposes often-ignored new racism in the United States. more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 16.00
Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how ?illegality? and ?undocumentedness? are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and Central Americans,... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
This incisive and elegantly written examination of Chicano antiwar mobilization demonstrates how the pivotal experience of activism during the Viet Nam War era played itself out among Mexican Americans. Raza Sil Guerra No! presents an engaging portrait of Chicano protest and patriotism. On a deeper level, the book considers larger themes of American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
One of the most striking phenomena of China?s remarkable economic growth is that its huge volume of exports are becoming high-tech. China is now the world's largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exporter, having overtaken Japan and the European Union in 2003 and the United States in 2004. China's ICT industry is also the largest... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 17.99
A Vietnamese Bicycle Days by a stunning new voice in American letters. Andrew X. Pham dreamed of becoming a writer. Born in Vietnam and raised in California, he held technical jobs at United Airlines-and always carried a letter of resignation in his briefcase. His father had been a POW of the Vietcong; his family came to America as "boat people."... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 25.95
Luis F. B. Plascencia’s Disenchanting Citizenship explores two interrelated issues: U.S. citizenship and the Mexican migrants’ position in the United States. Through an extensive and multifaceted collection of interviews, ethnographic fieldwork, ethno-historical research, and public policy analysis, Plascencia probes the ways in which... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00
How Can You Represent Those People? is the first-ever collection of essays offering a response to the 'Cocktail Party Question' asked of every criminal lawyer. A must-read for anyone interested in race, poverty, crime, punishment, and what makes lawyers tick. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99
Campaigning for president in 1980, Ronald Reagan told stories of Cadillac-driving "welfare queens" and "strapping young bucks" buying T-bone steaks with food stamps. In trumpeting these tales of welfare run amok, Reagan never needed to mention race, because he was blowing a dog whistle: sending a message about racial minorities... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...