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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 19.99
Fire in the Heart uncovers the dynamic processes through which some white Americans become activists for racial justice. Drawing extensively on rich interview material from fifty activists, Mark Warren shows how white Americans can develop a commitment to racial justice, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because they embrace the cause... more...
- Beacon Press 2010; US$ 16.00
With a new afterword Acts of Faith is a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism, from one of the most prominent faith leaders in the United States. Eboo Patel?s story is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young people?and of the world-changing potential of an interfaith... more...
- World View Forum 2007; US$ 15.95
From the daily instances of police brutality and racial profiling to the government?s callous disregard of poor and mainly African American people in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina, this remarkable book identifies the continuing struggles for justice among a society still permeated with the racism, oppression, and economic, political, and social... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 6.79
Larry Elder ands his straight talk are "controversial"*, "provocative"**, "iconoclastic"***, "refreshing". **** IS LIFE UNFAIR FOR BLACK AMERICANS? In What's Race Got to Do with It?, bestselling author Larry Elder takes on the touchiest topic in American life: Race. Some Americans think race is the biggest issue this country faces today. Elder... more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 31.99
This book steers black sexual politics toward a more sex-positive trajectory, navigating the uncharted spaces where social constructionism, third-wave feminism, and black popular culture collide to locate a new site for sexuality studies that is theoretically innovative, politically subversive, and stylistically chic. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 149.00
This volume presents both an analysis of how identities are built, represented and negotiated in narrative, as well as a theoretical reflection on the links between narrative discourse and identity construction. The data for the book are Mexican immigrants' personal experience narratives and chronicles of their border crossings into the United... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Latinos comprise the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, and this interdisciplinary anthology gathers the scholarship of both early career and senior Latina/o scholars whose work explores the varied and unique latinidades, or Latino cultural identities, of this group. more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 26.99
Este libro se enfoca en problemas de justicia social y sostiene que el gobierno, las organizaciones comunitarias, funcionarios electos, y líderes de la comunidad pueden contribuir a cambios positivos y oportunidades para nuestros jóvenes, y así mejorar nuestra sociedad. Envía un poderoso mensaje a los jóvenes para que sigan adelante. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
In political opinion surveys from the 1950s through the 1970s, African Americans were consistently among the most liberal groups in the United States and were much further to the left than White Americans on most issues. Starting in the 1980s, Black public opinion began to move to the center, and this trend has deepened since. Why is this the case?.... more...