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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Freeing David McCallumby Ken Klonsky

    Chicago Review Press 2017; US$ 13.99

    For ten years before Rubin "Hurricane" Carter's death, he and his friend and coauthor Ken Klonsky had been working to help free another wrongfully convicted man, David McCallum. McCallum was eventually exonerated and freed after serving twenty-nine years in prison. This is the story of how Carter and Klonsky, along with a group of committed friends... more...

  • Laborers and Enslaved Workersby Marcelo Badaró Mattos

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 27.95

    From the middle of the nineteenth century until the 1888 abolition of slavery in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro was home to the largest urban population of enslaved workers anywhere in the Americas. It was also the site of an incipient working-class consciousness that expressed itself across seemingly distinct social categories. In this volume, Marcelo Badaró... more...

  • The Persistence of Raceby Lara Day; Oliver Haag

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Race in 20th-century German history is an inescapable topic, one that has been defined overwhelmingly by the narratives of degeneracy that prefigured the Nuremberg Laws and death camps of the Third Reich. As the contributions to this innovative volume show, however, German society produced a much more complex variety of racial representations over... more...

  • Going to School in Black and Whiteby Cindy Waszak Geary; LaHoma Smith Romocki

    Torchflame Books 2017; US$ 6.99

    "The challenges of identity, assimilation, achievement, and politics that were faced by Lahoma and Cindy are the same challenges our youth are facing today." –Jaki Shelton Green, poet and NC Literary Hall of Fame inductee The school careers of two teenage girls who lived across town from each other—one black, one white—were altered by a court-ordered... more...

  • Subjectivity and the Reproduction of Imperial Powerby Daniel F. Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book brings forth a new contribution to the study of imperialism and colonial discourse by theorizing the emergence and function of individual identity as product and producer of imperial power. While recent decades of theoretical reflections on imperialism have yielded important understandings of how the West has repeatedly reconsolidated... more...

  • Factors in Studying Employment for Persons with Disabilityby Barbara Altman

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 124.95

    This collection examines less frequently anaylzed aspects of employment for persons with disabilities, offering a variety of approaches to the conceptualization of work, and how it differs across cultures, organizations, and types of disability. more...

  • American Trinityby Larry Len Peterson

    Farcountry Incorporated 2017; US$ 9.99

    American Trinity is for everyone who loves the American West and wants to learn more about the good, the bad, and the ugly. It is a sprawling story with a scholarly approach in method but accessible in manner. In this innovative examination, Dr. Larry Len Peterson explores the origins, development, and consequences of hatred and racism from the time... more...

  • Beliefs about Inequalityby James R. Kluegel; Eliot R. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Motivated by the desire to explain how Americans perceive and evaluate inequality and related programs and policies, the authors conducted a national survey of beliefs about social and economic inequality in America. Here they present the results of their research on the structure, determinants, and certain political and personal consequences of these... more...

  • The Diversity Bonusby Scott E. Page; Earl Lewis; Nancy Cantor; Earl Lewis; Nancy Cantor; Katherine Phillips

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    How businesses and other organizations can improve their performance by tapping the power of differences in how people think What if workforce diversity is more than simply the right thing to do in order to make society more integrated and just? What if diversity can also improve the bottom line of businesses and other organizations facing complex... more...

  • Sovereign Actsby Katherine A. Zien

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Sovereign Acts explores how artists, activists, and audiences performed and interpreted sovereignty struggles in the Panama Canal Zone over the last century. By demonstrating the place of performance in the legal landscape of U.S. Empire, Zien transforms our understanding of U.S. imperialism in the Panama Canal Zone and the Caribbean.   more...