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- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
Almost thirty years after its initial publication, Paula Gunn Allen?s celebrated study of women?s roles in Native American culture, history, and traditions continues to influence writers and scholars in Native American studies, women?s studies, queer studies, religion and spirituality, and beyond This groundbreaking collection of seventeen essays... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 26.95
So, How Long Have You Been Native? is Alexis C. Bunten?s firsthand account of what it is like to work in the Alaska cultural tourism industry. An Alaska Native and anthropologist, she spent two seasons working for a tribally owned tourism business that markets the Tlingit culture in Sitka. Bunten?s narrative takes readers through the summer tour... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
This history of Colombia's illegal drug trade--and of the extreme violence it created--describes how in the late 1960s narcotics traffickers from the United States convinced Colombians who had no previous involvement in the drug trade to grow marijuana for export to America. By the early '70s, foreign (mostly American) traffickers began requesting... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 54.95
Contemporary indigenous peoples in North America confront a unique predicament. While they are reclaiming their historic status as sovereign nations, mainstream popular culture continues to depict them as cultural minorities similar to other ethnic Americans. These depictions of indigenous peoples as ?Native Americans? complete the broader narrative... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Race on the Move takes readers on a journey from Brazil to the United States and back again to consider how migration between the two countries is changing Brazilians' understanding of race relations. Brazil once earned a global reputation as a racial paradise, and the United States is infamous for its overt social exclusion of nonwhites. Yet, given... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
An America in which the color of one?s skin no longer matters would be unprecedented. With the election of President Barack Obama, that future suddenly seemed possible. Obama?s rise reflects a nation of fluid populations and fortunes, a society in which a biracial individual could be embraced as a leader by all.Yet complicating this vision are the... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 98.99
This study traces the sociopolitical effects of immigration on Singapore and its population, a topic that has been the subject of intense debate in the nation as its population grows increasingly diverse. Beyond the logic of economic imperatives, the book aims to explore the larger consequences of taking in large numbers of immigrants, and its analysis... more...