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Ethnic Studies

  • Diversity and Societyby Joseph F. Healey; Andrea (Andi) Stepnick

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 52.00

    Adapted from Joseph F. Healey and Eileen O?Brien?s bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class , this brief and accessible text presents a unified sociological frame of reference to help students analyze minority-dominant relations in the U.S. Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, Fifth Edition explores the history and contemporary... more...

  • All Our Relationsby Winona LaDuke

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 19.00

    A beautiful and daring vision of political, spiritual, and ecological transformation. more...

  • Media Power in Hong Kongby Charles Chi-wai Cheung

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    Studies of Hong Kong media primarily examine whether China will crush Hong Kong?s media freedom. This book however traces the root problem of Hong Kong media back to the colonial era, demonstrating that before the resumption of Chinese sovereignty there already existed a uniquely Hong Kong brand of hyper-marketized and oligopolistic media system.... more...

  • Reporting Thailand's Southern Conflictby Phansasiri Kularb

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since 2004, Thailand?s southern border provinces have been plagued by violence. There are a wide array of explanations for this violence, from the revival of Malay nationalist movements and the influence from the global trend of radical Islam, to the power play among the regional underground crime syndicates, politicians, and state authorities. The... more...

  • Social Attitudes in Contemporary Chinaby Chen Yu; Fang Wei; Liqing Li; Paul Morrissey; Nie Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially helpful for highlighting ambivalent attitudes, where... more...

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asiaby Bui Ngoc Son

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal applicability of Western constitutionalism, however, the... more...

  • Whiteness Fracturedby Cynthia Levine-Rasky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Whiteness Fractured examines the many ways in which whiteness is conceptualized today and how it is understood to operate and to effect social relationships. Exploring the intersections between whiteness, social class, ethnicity and psychosocial phenomena, this book is framed by the question of how whiteness works and what it does. With attention... more...

  • Whiteness and Postcolonialism in the Nordic Regionby Kristín Loftsdóttir; Lars Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book examines the influence of imperialism and colonialism on the formation of national identities in the Nordic countries, exploring the manner in which contemporary discourses in Nordic society are rendered meaningful or obscured by references to past events and tropes related to the practices and ideologies of colonialism. Against the background... more...

  • East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Foodby Kate Barclay; Graeme Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    China Japan and South Korea?s international relations are shaped by the fact that all three countries are significant importers of resources. This book brings together work on specific aspects of the politics of resources for each of these countries, regionally and internationally. There are some similarities in the approaches taken by all these three.... more...

  • Political Institutions in East Timorby Lydia M. Beuman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In 2002, East Timor became an independent state following a long conflict with Indonesia, and went on to adopt a semi-presidential form of government. In a semi-presidential system there is a directly elected fixed-term president, prime minister and government who are collectively responsible for the legislature. Over 50 countries in the world have... more...