Category: Race

$37.95

The Myth of Race

Harvard University Press | October 6, 2014 | 384 pages
Although eugenics is now widely discredited, some groups and individuals claim a new scientific basis for old racist assumptions. Pondering the continuing influence of racist research and thought, despite all evidence to the contrary, Robert Sussman explains why—when it comes to race—too many... More Info
$24.95

Critical Race Theory: An Introduction

January 9, 2012 | 207 pages
Professor:  Prof. Peter Gose
Course Codes:  ANTH 2020/ SOCI 2020
Semester:  Fall-2014
Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In 2001, Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic published their definitive Critical Race Theory, a compact introduction to the field that explained, in straightforward language, the origins, principal themes, leading voices, and new directions of this important... More Info
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Visitor

August 1, 2014 | 120 pages
No summary available.
$18.95

The March on Washington

W W Norton & Company Incorporated | August 18, 2014 | 320 pages
A history professor describes the impact and history of the opening speech made during the March on Washington by the trade unionist Philip Randolph whose vision and fight for equal economic and social citizenship began in 1941. 15,000 first printing.  More Info
$22.50

Presente!

A K PressDistribution | March 18, 2014 | 270 pages
Documenting the undocumented: voices of immigrant workers.  More Info
$40.50

Slavery and Freedom in Savannah

University of Georgia Press | February 1, 2014 | 262 pages
Slavery and Freedom in Savannah is a richly illustrated, accessibly written book modeled on the very successful Slavery in New York, a volume Leslie M. Harris coedited with Ira Berlin. Here Harris and Daina Ramey Berry have collected a variety of perspectives on slavery, emancipation, and black... More Info
$20.00

Lazarus and the Hurricane : the Freeing of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

Penguin, 2000 c1999. | September 30, 2014 | 360 pages
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The States of Race

Between the Lines(CA) | September 30, 2014 | 228 pages
A collection addressing the relative lack of attention paid to critical race and anti-colonial feminist studies within university departments in Canada  More Info
$25.00

Nobody Is Supposed to Know

September 30, 2014 | 216 pages
Since the early 2000s, the phenomenon of the “down low”—black men who have sex with men as well as women and do not identify as gay, queer, or bisexual—has exploded in news media and popular culture, from the Oprah Winfrey Show to R & B singer R. Kelly's hip hopera Trapped in the... More Info
$27.95

Black Against Empire

January 10, 2014 | 560 pages
In Oakland, California, in 1966, community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton armed themselves, began patrolling the police, and promised to prevent police brutality. Unlike the Civil Rights Movement that called for full citizenship rights for blacks within the U.S., the Black Panther... More Info
$23.95

Black Panthers Speak

September 10, 2013 | 328 pages
A sweeping collection of the most vital and representative writings of the Black Panther party.  More Info

The Bill of the Century

Bloomsbury Press | April 1, 2014 | 320 pages
Offers a full acount of the complex battle to get the Civil Rights bill passed.  More Info

Looking white people in the eye

Univ of Toronto Pr | September 30, 1998 | 246 pages
Examining the classroom discussion of equity issues and legal cases involving immigration and sexual violence, Razack addresses how non-white women are viewed, and how they must respond, in classrooms and courtrooms.  More Info
$30.00

Imagining Black America

Yale University Press | February 25, 2014 | 336 pages
DIVA fascinating and challenging inquiry into black identity and its shifting meaning throughout U.S. history/div  More Info

Eating Asian America

September 23, 2013 | 480 pages
Chop suey. Sushi. Curry. Adobo. Kimchi. The deep associations Asians in the United States have with food have become ingrained in the American popular imagination. So much so that contentious notions of ethnic authenticity and authority are marked by and argued around images and ideas of food.... More Info

Trust in Black America

New York Univ Pr | February 1, 2012 | 286 pages
The more citizens trust their government, the better democracy functions. However, African Americans have long suffered from the lack of protection by their government, and the racial discrimination they have faced breaks down their trust in democracy. Rather than promoting democracy, the United... More Info
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The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass

July 1, 2013 | 225 pages
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Reproducing Racism

January 20, 2014 | 200 pages
This book is designed to change the way we think about racial inequality. Long after the passage of civil rights laws and now the inauguration of our first black president, blacks and Latinos possess barely a nickel of wealth for every dollar that whites have. Why have we made so little progress?... More Info
$28.00

Blinded by the Whites

October 22, 2013 | 192 pages
The election of Barack Obama gave political currency to the (white) idea that Americans now live in a post-racial society. But the persistence of racial profiling, economic inequality between blacks and whites, disproportionate numbers of black prisoners, and disparities in health and access to... More Info

We Are the Roma!

May 31, 2013 | 120 pages
The Roma or Romani people, commonly called gypsies, comprise one of the largest ethnic minorities in the European Union, with significant populations in the Balkan Peninsula as well as Spain, France, Russia, and the Ukraine. Persecution of the Roma dates back to the Byzantine Empire, when many were... More Info

Racisms

January 19, 2014 | 584 pages
Groundbeaking in its global and historical scope, Racisms is the first comprehensive history of racism, from the Crusades to the twentieth century. Demonstrating that there is not one continuous tradition of racism in the West, distinguished historian Francisco Bethencourt shows that racism... More Info

Waking from the Dream

Random House Incorporated | January 14, 2014 | 288 pages
The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights... More Info

My Bondage and My Freedom

January 1, 2014 | 432 pages
Born into slavery in 1818, Frederick Douglass escaped to freedom and became a passionate advocate for abolition and social change and the foremost spokesperson for the nation’s enslaved African American population in the years preceding the Civil War. My Bondage and My Freedom is Douglass’s... More Info

Transforming the field

Fernwood Publishing Co., Ltd. | September 1, 2004 | 128 pages
This primer to antiracist and antioppressive social work practices explores the ways in which power and dominance are embedded in every facet of fieldwork. A framework is provided for responding to social issues in the field and finding ways to break down barriers.  More Info

Little Rock: Race and Resistance at Central High School

Princeton University Press | November 4, 2013 | 344 pages
The desegregation crisis in Little Rock is a landmark of American history: on September 4, 1957, after the Supreme Court struck down racial segregation in public schools, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus called up the National Guard to surround Little Rock Central High School, preventing black... More Info
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Educations in Ethnic Violence

Cambridge Univ Pr | November 30, 2011 | 240 pages
In Educations in Ethnic Violence, Matthew Lange analyzes ways in which education contributes to ethnic violence.  More Info

Asa

African Amer Images | March 1, 2013 | 200 pages
Asa Hilliard was an educator, historian, and psychologist whose research on IQ testing and cultural bias was respected nationwide, and this definitive book captures the full magnitude and lasting impact of his scholarship. The book looks at all aspects of his life and offers his perspective in... More Info

Slavery Inc

October 1, 2013 | 320 pages
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Black Women Against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

University of Minnesota Press | October 1, 2013 | 224 pages
In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, black women, especially poor black women, are rarely considered leaders of social movements let alone political theorists. But in the northeastern city of Salvador, Brazil, it is these very women who determine how urban policies are established.... More Info

Body and Soul

January 1, 2011 | 289 pages
Alondra Nelson recovers a lesser-known aspect of The Black Panther Party's broader struggle for social justice: health care. Nelson argues that the Party's focus on health care was practical and ideological and that their understanding of health as a basic human right and its engagement with the... More Info
$35.00

Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic

Johns Hopkins University Press | April 18, 2013 | 384 pages
Paris has always fascinated and welcomed writers. Throughout the twentieth and into the twenty-first century, writers of American, Caribbean, and African descent were no exception. Paris, Capital of the Black Atlantic considers the travels made to Paris—whether literally or imaginatively—by... More Info

On the Corner

November 1, 2013 | 352 pages
In July 1964 when a Harlem riot shifted attention to the crisis in northern cities, African American intellectuals were thrust into the spotlight as interpreters of black urban life to white America. On the Corner revisits the moment when black urban life became, for these intellectuals, "the topic... More Info

The Speech

Haymarket Books | August 27, 2013 | 180 pages
Gary Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story behind it.  More Info

From the Bottom of the Heap

Pm Press | October 5, 2012 | 245 pages
Expanded and updated with new photographs and stories, this autobiography of one of the Angola Three traces the life of Robert Hillary King from his early days in Louisiana, through a troubled adolescence, a conviction that kept him behind bars for decades, his relationship with the Black Panther... More Info

Another Kind of Public Education

Beacon Press | April 1, 2010 | 256 pages
In this fiercely intelligent yet accessible book, one of the nation's leading sociologists and experts on race calls for "another kind of public education"--one that opens up more possibilities for democracy, and more powerful modes of participation for young people of color.  More Info

Multiplication Is for White People

March 5, 2013 | 256 pages
Presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during the school years that has eluded several decades of reform. By the best-selling author of Other People's... More Info

Assata

Zed Books | January 1, 1987 | 274 pages
This presents the life story of African American revolutionary Shakur, previously known as JoAnne Chesimard.  More Info

First Class

Chicago Review Press | August 1, 2013 | 352 pages
In 1870, citizens of Washington, DC, opened the Preparatory High School for Colored Youth, the first black public high school in the United States. It would later be renamed Dunbar High, and would flourish despite Jim Crow laws and segregation. Dunbar attracted an extraordinary faculty. Its early... More Info

Sugar in the Blood

Strange Chemistry | July 1, 2013 | 448 pages
In the late 1630s, Andrea Stuart's earliest known maternal ancestor set sail from England, lured by the promise of the New World, to settle in Barbados where he fell by chance into the lucrative life of a sugar plantation owner. With George Ashby's first crop, the cane revolution was underway and... More Info

Black Picket Fences

June 15, 2013 | 336 pages
First published in 1999, Mary Pattillo’sBlack Picket Fencesexplores an American demographic group too often ignored by both scholars and the media: the black middle class. Nearly fifteen years later, this book remains a groundbreaking study of a group still underrepresented in the academic and... More Info
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The Trumpet of Conscience

Beacon Pr | October 26, 2010 | 96 pages
MLK’s final statements on racism, poverty, war, and the civil rights movement In November and December 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered five lectures for the renowned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Massey Lecture Series. The collection was immediately released by the CBC under the... More Info

Blacks in and Out of the Left

April 30, 2013 | 224 pages
The radical black left that played a crucial role in twentieth-century struggles for equality and justice has largely disappeared. Michael Dawson investigates the causes and consequences of the decline of black radicalism as a force in American politics and argues that the conventional left has... More Info

The Lucky Ones: African Refugees' Stories of Extraordinary Courage

Great Plains Publications | May 15, 2013 | 192 pages
In The Lucky Ones: African Refugees’ Stories of Extraordinary Courage, Anne Mahon presents a collection of personal accounts of heartbreaking loss, extraordinary bravery, and the resilience needed to begin again in a new country. Candidly told in their own words, the subjects reveal the uplifting... More Info

Ain't I A Woman

August 1, 2006 |
bell hooks South End Press; 1981 Paperback; 205 pages 9781897071199 A groundbreaking work of feminist history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of... More Info

Gospel of Freedom

Bloomsbury Press | April 9, 2013 | 224 pages
"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here," declared Martin Luther King, Jr. He had come to that city of racist terror convinced that massive protest could topple Jim Crow. But the insurgency faltered. To revive it, King made a sacrificial act on Good Friday, April 12, 1963: he was arrested.  More Info

Looking for Leroy

April 22, 2013 | 224 pages
Mark Anthony Neal’s Looking for Leroy is an engaging and provocative analysis of the complex ways in which black masculinity has been read and misread through contemporary American popular culture. Neal argues that black men and boys are bound, in profound ways, to and by their legibility. The... More Info

A History of Prejudice

March 31, 2013 | 264 pages
Compares the historical struggles of two geographically disparate populations Indian Dalits and African Americans to examine prejudice in two leading democracies.  More Info

Too Asian?

Between the Lines(CA) | May 21, 2012 | 176 pages
A collection exploring race and representation on Canadian campuses with the infamous "Maclean?s" ?Too Asian? article as a flashpoint  More Info
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Savage Perils

March 1, 2012 | 270 pages
Revisiting the racial origins of the conflict between ?civilization” and ?savagery” in twentieth-century America The atomic age brought the Bomb and spawned stories of nuclear apocalypse to remind us of impending doom. As Patrick Sharp reveals, those stories had their origins well before... More Info

The Erotic Life of Racism

Duke University Press Books | April 13, 2012 | 168 pages
In this critique of the fields of feminist theory, queer theory, and critical race theory, Sharon Holland describes how, despite decades of theoretical and political work focused on race, we are continually affected by everyday experiences of racism and attached to old patterns of racist thought.  More Info

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