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God'll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, aMurder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi

by John Safran

An unlikely journalist, a murder case in Mississippi, and a fascinating literary true crime story in the style of Jon Ronson.

A notorious white supremacist named Richard Barrett was brutally murdered in Mississippi...


Schooling Jim Crow: The Fight for Atlanta's Booker T. Washington High School and the Roots of Black Protest Politics

by Jay Winston Jr. Driskell

In 1919 the NAACP organized a voting bloc powerful enough to compel the city of Atlanta to budget $1.5 million for the construction of schools for black students. This victory would have been remarkable in any...


Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity

by Robert Beachy

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation...


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

by Melvin Delgado

Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs,...


Mothers of the Nations: Indigenous Mothering as Global Resistance, Reclaiming and Recovery

by Dawn Memee Lavell-Harvard & Kim Anderson

The voices of Indigenous women world-wide have long been silenced by colonial oppression and institutions of patriarchal dominance. Recent generations of powerful Indigenous women have begun speaking out so...


Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace

Fantasy Islands: Chinese Dreams and Ecological Fears in an Age of Climate Crisis

by Julie Sze

The rise of China and its status as a leading global factory are altering the way people live and consume. At the same time, the world appears wary of the real costs involved. Fantasy Islands probes Chinese,...


Indian Tales of North America: An Anthology for the Adult Reader

by Tristam P. Coffin

This collection of folktales, originally published in 1961, presents stories from a wide range of North American indigenous peoples. The stories are grouped into three categories: "The Way the World Is," "What...


Who's Afraid of Meryl Streep?

It's Not Like I'm Poor: How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare World

by Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin & Laura Tach

The world of welfare has changed radically. As the poor trade welfare checks for low-wage jobs, their low earnings qualify them for a hefty check come tax time-a combination of the earned income tax credit and...


The Bullet Meant for Me

by Jan Reid

On April 20, 1998, Jan Reid was shot during a robbery in Mexico City, where he had gone to watch his friend, the boxer Jesus Chavez, fight. In The Bullet Meant for Me, Reid powerfully recounts his ordeal, the...


Peasants in Revolt: A Chilean Case Study, 1965-1971

by James Petras, Hugo Zemelman Merino & Thomas Flory

Based on extended interviews at the Culiprán fundo in Chile with peasants who recount in their own terms their political evolution, this is an in-depth study of peasants in social and political action. It deals...


Masculinity and Femininity: Their Psychological Dimensions, Correlates, and Antecedents

by Janet T. Spence & Robert L. Helmreich

Many societies assign sharply distinguished roles to men and women. Personality differences, as well as physical differences, between men and women are used to justify these different sex roles, and women are...


Art, Anthropology and the Gift

by Roger Sansi

In recent decades, the dialogue between art and anthropology has been both intense and controversial. Art, Anthropology and the Gift provides a much-needed and comprehensive overview of this dialogue, whilst...


Sacred and Secular Musics: A Postcolonial Approach

by Virinder S. Kalra

How does the sacred/secular opposition explain itself in the context of musical production? This volume traces this binary as it frames Western Classical music and Indian Classical music in the 18th and 19th...


Hinduism and the 1960s: The Rise of a Counter-culture

by Paul Oliver

The West has drawn upon Hinduism on a wide scale, from hatha yoga and meditation techniques, to popular culture in music and fashion, yet the contribution of Hinduism to the counter-culture of the 1960s has...


What is Narrative Research?

by Corinne Squire, Molly Andrews & Mark Davis

What is Narrative Research? is an essential introductory guide to this exciting field.� Authored by a group of scholars from The Centre for Narrative Research, this pioneering text will present cutting edge...


Japanese Fashion Cultures: Dress and Gender in Contemporary Japan

by Masafumi Monden

From Rococo to Edwardian fashions, Japanese street style has reinvented many western dress styles, reinterpreting and altering their meanings and messages in a different cultural and historical context. This...


The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems-And Create More

by Luke Dormehl

A fascinating guided tour of the complex, fast-moving, and influential world of algorithms-what they are, why they're such powerful predictors of human behavior, and where they're headed next.

Algorithms exert...


Drinking the Sea at Gaza

by Amira Hass & Maxine Nunn

In 1993, amira hass, a young Israeli reporter, drove to Gaza to cover a story-and stayed, the first journalist to live in the grim Palestinian enclave so feared and despised by most Israelis that, in the local...