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  • They Can't Kill Us Allby Wesley Lowery

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    'A devastating front-line account of the police killings and the young activism that sparked one of the most significant racial justice movements since the 1960s: Black Lives Matter ... Lowery more or less pulls the sheet off America ... essential reading' Junot Díaz, The New York Times , Books of 2016 'Electric ... so well reported,... more...

  • Strange Fruit of the Black Pacificby Vince Schleitwiler

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 23.80

    Set between the rise of the U.S. and Japan as Pacific imperial powers in the 1890s and the aftermath of the latter?s defeat in World War II, Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific traces the interrelated migrations of African Americans, Japanese Americans, and Filipinos across U.S. domains. Offering readings in literature, blues and jazz culture, film,theatre,... more...

  • Dust Bowl Girlsby Lydia Reeder

    Algonquin Books 2017; US$ 19.95

    ?A thrilling, cinematic story. I loved every minute I spent with these bold, daring women whose remarkable journey is the stuff of American legend.? ?Karen Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy The Boys in the Boat meets A League of Their Own in this true story of a Depression-era championship women?s... more...

  • Governing the Commons in Chinaby Yan Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The idea of 'the commons' is a long-standing concept in the English-speaking world and in English law. A similar concept occurs in China. How different from or similar to the English idea of ?the commons? is the idea in China; and how is the concept applied? This book explores this important subject. It examines the subject from a philosophical and... more...

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identityby Salam Hawa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day struggles in many Arab countries to redefine polities and... more...

  • Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacificby Marian Baird; Michele Ford; Elizabeth Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women?s paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Each country-focused chapter examines the formal and informal ways in which work and care are managed, the changing institutional landscape, gender relations... more...

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindoby Brainerd Prince

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo?s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical traditions. The central argument is that Aurobindo?s... more...

  • Global Africansby Toyin Falola; Cacee Hoyer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    "Black," "African," "African descendant" and "of African heritage," are just some of the ways Africans and Africans in the diaspora (both old and new) describe themselves. This volume examines concepts of race, ethnicity, and identity as they are ascribed to people of colour around the world, examining different case studies of how the process of... more...

  • At the End of the Worldby Lawrence Millman

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 17.49

    At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful as the Inuit can become unpeaceful at the drop of a hat or,... more...

  • Guided by the Mountainsby Michael Lerma; Avery Denny; Robert Yazzie

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    Guided by the Mountains looks at the tensions between Indigenous political philosophy and the challenges faced by Indigenous nations in building political institutions that address contemporary problems and enact "good governance." more...