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Ethnic Studies

  • Sounding the Color Lineby Erich Nunn

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Sounding the Color Line explores how competing understandings of the U.S. South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. Yet, though we may speak of white or black music, rock or rap, sounds constantly leak through such barriers. A critical disjuncture exists,... more...

  • Hunting Caribouby Karyn Sharp; Henry S. Sharp

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 43.50

    Denésuliné hunters range from deep in the Boreal Forest far into the tundra of northern Canada. Henry S. Sharp, a social anthropologist and ethnographer, spent several decades participating in fieldwork and observing hunts by this extended kin group. His daughter, Karyn Sharp, who is an archaeologist specializing in First Nations Studies and is Denésuliné,... more...

  • The Newspaper Warriorby Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; Carolyn Sorisio; Cari M. Carpenter

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (Northern Paiute) has long been recognized as an important nineteenth-century American Indian activist and writer. Yet her acclaimed performances and speaking tours across the United States, along with the copious newspaper articles that grew out of those tours, have been largely ignored and forgotten.  The Newspaper... more...

  • I'm Not Racist But … 40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Actby Tim Soutphommasane

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 14.99

    Race continues to be a lightning rod of public debate. Australia may be relaxed and comfortable about many things, but it remains unsettled about matters of race and culture.The Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) is Australia’s first federal human rights legislation. A landmark law, the RDA has had a profound impact on race relations.Published to... more...

  • Visions of Whiteness in Selected Works of Asian American Literatureby Klara Szmanko

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Author Toni Morrison stressed the need to analyze race in American literature by white authors by shifting focus "from the racial object to the racial subject." Representations of whiteness in certain works by Asian American authors reveal what happens when the visual dynamics of ethnography are reversed, and those persons often considered... more...

  • The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Raceby Dr Elaine Marie Carbonell Laforteza; Dr Anne J Kershen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Investigating the emergence of a specific mestiza/mestizo whiteness that facilitates relations between the Philippines and Western nations, this book examines the ways in which the construction of a particular form of Philippine whiteness serves to deploy positions of exclusion, privilege and solidarity. Through Filipino, Filipino-Australian, and... more...

  • No Small Changeby Frank Brennan; Patricia Turner

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Frank Brennan is an Indigenous Australian, Jesuit priest, professor of law at the Australian Catholic University, and adjunct professor at the College of Law and the National Centre for Indigenous Studies at the Australian National University. He has written a number of books on Indigenous issues and civil liberties, including most recently Acting... more...

  • The Emotional Politics of Racismby Paula Ioanide

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    With stop-and-frisk laws, new immigration policies, and cuts to social welfare programs, majorities in the United States have increasingly supported intensified forms of punishment and marginalization against black, Latino, Arab and Muslim people in the United States, even as a majority of citizens claim to support "colorblindness" and racial equality.... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicologyby Svanibor Pettan; Jeff Todd Titon

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    Applied studies scholarship has triggered a not-so-quiet revolution in the discipline of ethnomusicology. The current generation of applied ethnomusicologists has moved toward participatory action research, involving themselves in musical communities and working directly on their behalf. The essays in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology,... more...