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  • The Fear of Barbariansby Tzvetan Todorov; Andrew Brown

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    The relationship between Western democracies and Islam, rarely entirely comfortable, has in recent years become increasingly tense. A growing immigrant population and worries about cultural and political assimilation?exacerbated by terrorist attacks in the United States, Europe, and around the world?have provoked reams of commentary from all... more...

  • Displacement by Developmentby Peter Penz; Jay Drydyk; Pablo S. Bose

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Identifies ethical issues raised in displacing people through development, and how an allocation of responsibilities aids compensation and environmental stability. more...

  • Israel?s Palestiniansby Ilan Peleg; Dov Waxman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This timely book explores the causes and consequences of the growing conflict between Israel's Jewish majority and its Palestinian-Arab minority. more...

  • The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States Since 1960by David G. Gutiérrez

    Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 34.99

    The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States Since 1960 provides cutting-edge interpretations of recent Latino history, including essays on the six major immigrant groups (Mexicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Central Americans, and South Americans) and insight into areas of important historical debate. Contributors explore the... more...

  • Speaking Culturallyby Fern L. Johnson

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00

    In Speaking Culturally Fern Johnson probes the rich cultural legacies and deep cultural dimensions underlying discourse in the United States. This culturally rich examination of discourse places the changing demographics of the United States in linguistic perspective and draws upon the author's "language-centered perspective on culture" to illuminate... more...

  • Ethics of Global Developmentby David A. Crocker

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00

    An analysis and evaluation of Amartya Sen's 'capability approach' to development ethics. more...

  • History of Central America, Theby Thomas Pearcy

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    Examines the histories of Central American countries; Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama; from earliest times to the present day. more...

  • Mexicanos, Second Editionby Manuel G. Gonzales

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    Newly revised and updated, Mexicanos tells the rich and vibrant story of Mexicans in the United States. Emerging from the ruins of Aztec civilization and from centuries of Spanish contact with indigenous people, Mexican culture followed the Spanish colonial frontier northward and put its distinctive mark on what became the southwestern United States.... more...

  • Street Therapistsby Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 34.00

    Drawing from almost a decade of ethnographic research in largely Brazilian and Puerto Rican neighborhoods in Newark, New Jersey, Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas, in  Street Therapists, examines how affect, emotion, and sentiment serve as waypoints for the navigation of interracial relationships among US-born Latinos, Latin American migrants, blacks, and... more...

  • Diasporas and Diplomacyby Marie Gillespie; Alban Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Diasporas and Diplomacy analyzes the exercise of British ?soft power? through the BBC?s foreign language services, and the diplomatic role played by their diasporic broadcasters . The book offers the first historical and comparative analysis of the ?corporate cosmopolitanism? that has characterized the work of the BBC?s international services since... more...