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Ethnic Studies

  • Child Slavery before and after Emancipationby Anna Mae Duane

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    An innovative, interdisciplinary anthology arguing that we are unable to fully understand slavery - then and now - without attending to children's roles in slavery's machinations. more...

  • Voting Togetherby Carolyn Wong

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99

    Hmong American immigrants first came to the United States as refugees of the Vietnam War. Forty years on, they have made a notable impact in American political life. They have voter participation rates higher than most other Asian American ethnic groups, and they have won seats in local and state legislative bodies. Yet the average level of education... more...

  • Resurrecting Slaveryby Crystal Marie Fleming

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind? In her timely and provocative book, Resurrecting Slavery , Crystal Fleming shows how people make sense of slavery in a nation where talking about race, colonialism, and slavery remains taboo. Noting how struggles over the meaning of racial... more...

  • Hollywood's Hawaiiby Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Hollywood?s Hawaii is the first full-length study of the film industry?s intense engagement with Hawaii and the South Pacific from 1898 to the present. This book presents a history of cinema that examines Hawaii and the Pacific and its representation in film in the context of colonialism, war, Orientalism, occupation, military buildup, and entertainment.†... more...

  • Racism in the United States, Second Editionby PhD MSW Joshua Miller; PhD MSW Ann Marie Garran

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 79.99

    "This text fills an enormous gap in the field. The interactive style makes it accessible to both graduate and undergraduate students, providing thought-provoking insight into a complex topic. Of special note is the book's contemporary focus on social identity formation and intersectionality. Through exercises and examples, it encourages self-awareness... more...

  • Intercultural Communication in Japanby Satoshi Toyosaki; Shinsuke Eguchi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Japan is heterogeneous and culturally diverse, both historically through ancient waves of immigration and in recent years due to its foreign relations and internationalization. However, Japan has socially, culturally, politically, and intellectually constructed a distinct and homogeneous identity. More recently, this identity construction has been... more...

  • Visual Media in Indonesiaby Edwin JurriŽns

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the age of digital communication and global capitalism, people?s mental, social and natural environments are interconnected in complex and often unpredictable ways. This book focuses on the visual media, one of the key factors in shaping the contemporary ecology of colliding environments. Case-studies include video artists, community media activists,... more...

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865?2015by Liping Bu

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China?s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China?s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in 1949 to 73 in 2010; relates developments in public... more...

  • Putin's Olympicsby Robert W. Orttung; Sufian N. Zhemukhov

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    President Vladimir Putin?s Olympic venture put the workings of contemporary Russia on vivid display. The Sochi Olympics were designed to symbolize Russia?s return to great power status, but subsequent aggression against Ukraine, large-scale corruption, and the doping scandal have become the true legacies of the games. The Kremlin?s style of governance... more...

  • Indian Political Theoryby Aakash Singh Rathore

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    At present, a nativist turn in Indian political theory can be observed. There is a general assumption that the indigenous thought to which researchers are supposed to be (re)turning may somehow be immediately visible by ignoring the colonization of the mind and polity. In such a conception of svaraj (which can be translated as ?authentic autonomy?),... more...