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  • Is Racism an Environmental Threat?by Ghassan Hage

    Wiley 2017; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.66

    The ecological crisis is the most overwhelming to have ever faced humanity and its consequences permeate every domain of life. This trenchant book examines its relation to Islamophobia as the dominant form of racism today, showing how both share roots in domination, colonialism, and the logics of capitalism. Ghassan Hage proposes that both racism... more...

  • Women and Scientific Employmentby Judith Glover

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    Women and Scientific Employment combines rich empirical data and theoretical discussion on the 'problem' of women's representation in scientific education and employment. A distinction is made throughout between 'quantitative feminization' and 'vertical feminization' - a distinction which is frequently confused in policy on women and the sciences.... more...

  • In the Gameby Amy Bass

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 40.00

    Talking about race and sports almost always leads to trouble. Rush Limbaugh's stint as an NFL commentator came to an abrupt end when he made some off-handed comments about the Philadelphia Eagles' black quarterback, Donovan McNabb. Ask a simple question along these lines - 'Why do African Americans dominate the NBA?' - and watch the... more...

  • Voices in First Personby Lori Marie Carlson; Manuel Rivera-Ortiz; Flavio Morais

    Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008; US$ 10.99

    WANTING TO BELONG. WANTING TO GO HOME. LOVE. REGRET. FAMILY LEGENDS. DREAMS. REVENGE. ENGLISH. SPANISH. This eclectic, gritty, and groundbreaking collection of short monologues features twenty-one of the most respected Latino authors writing today, including Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Esmeralda Santiago, and Gary Soto. Their fictional narratives... more...

  • America in Black and Whiteby Stephan Thernstrom; Abigail Thernstrom

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 9.99

    In a book destined to become a classic, Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom present important new information about the positive changes that have been achieved and the measurable improvement in the lives of the majority of African-Americans. Supporting their conclusions with statistics on education, earnings, and housing, they argue that the perception... more...

  • Biculturalism, Self Indentity and Societal Developmentby Rutledge M. Dennis

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 122.99

    Offers fresh theoretical and methodological insights into biculturalism as a reality in many socieities. This work presents a variety of methodological strategies and techniques case studies, autoethnography, content analysis, participant observation, the national survey, and structured and unstructured interviews. more...

  • Song for My Fathersby Tom Sancton

    Other Press 2010; US$ 14.95

    Song for My Fathers is the story of a young white boy driven by a consuming passion to learn the music and ways of a group of aging black jazzmen in the twilight years of the segregation era. Contemporaries of Louis Armstrong, most of them had played in local obscurity until Preservation Hall launched a nationwide revival of interest in traditional... more...

  • Breaking Bad Habits of Race and Genderby Sarah Marie Stitzlein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 28.50

    Every day teachers encounter moments of racial and gender tension in their classrooms. In the most drastic cases, these situations erupt into overt conflict or violence, while in other instances they go largely unnoted. Such incidents reveal that despiteequality legislation and the good intentions of many teachers, racial and gender problems persist.... more...

  • Indisch is een gevoelby Marlene de Vries

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 55.50

    Indische Nederlanders zijn de grootste immigrantengroep die zich ooit in Nederland heeft gevestigd. Er is niet veel over hen bekend en al helemaal niet over hun nazaten. Voelen die zich eigenlijk nog Indisch? In 'Indisch is een gevoel' vertellen de volwassen kinderen en kleinkinderen van de Indische immigranten, de tweede en derde generatie,... more...

  • Spanish and English in U.S. Service Encountersby Laura Callahan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 120.00

    Service encounters involve communication between strangers. Communication between strangers who come from different groups can foster the formation of stereotypes. Using service encounters as a vehicle, Callahan examines Spanish as social capital in the United States, focusing on who may use this language and under what circumstances. more...