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Environmental Crisis or Crisis of Epistemology?: Working for Sustainable Knowledge and Environmental Justice

by Bunyan Bryant

The goal of "Environmental Crisis or Crisis of Epistemology?" is to challenge us to think that how we know the world and what we choose to do with what we know is fundamental to our environmental crisis.  "Environmental...


Romani Pilgrims: Europe's new moral force

by Katharine Quarmby

Throughout Europe, Gypsies and Travellers are finding God in record numbers as a pentecostal revival gathers momentum. The Life and Light church is changing lives and at the same time bringing previously stigmatised...


Projecting 9/11: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in Recent Hollywood Films

by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo & Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo

Projecting 9/11 looks at how the themes of race, gender, and citizenship are treated in more than 20 recent movies. The book highlights racial and gender stereotypes and shows how characters are portrayed as...


White Self-Criticality beyond Anti-racism: How Does It Feel to Be a White Problem?

by George Yancy, Steve Martinot, Alison Bailey & Steve Garner et al.

George Yancy gathers white scholarship that dwells on the experience of whiteness as a problem without sidestepping the question’s implications for Black people or people of color. This unprecedented reversion...


Ed King's Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer

by Rev. Ed King & Trent Watts

An extraordinary photographic documentary from behind the scenes during the struggle for civil rights


Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives

by Howard J. Ross

Incorporating anecdotes from today’s headlines alongside case studies from over 30 years as a diversity consultant, Ross shows us how deeply rooted and relevant the discussions surrounding unconscious bias...


Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities

by Thomas Chung, Pyong Gap Min, Bora Lee & Alex Jeong et al.

Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States: Personal Narratives on Ethnic and Racial Identities compares the formation of ethnic and racial identities in two generational cohorts of a contemporary...


A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

by Maegan Parker Brooks

A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917–1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against...


Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

by G. Reginald Daniel & Hettie V. Williams

Essays that explore how the first black president connects to the past and reimagines national racial and political horizons


Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

by Stanley Keith Arnold

Inspired by Quakerism, Progressivism, the Social Gospel movement, and the theories of scholars such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Charles S. Johnson, Franz Boas, and Ruth Benedict, a determined group of Philadelphia...


America's Growing Inequality: The Impact of Poverty and Race

by Chester Hartman & Chicago Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez

America’s Growing Inequality presents the links between racism and poverty in the United States, highlighting the work of social justice organizations to facilitate an end to their presence in society. The...


Lasagna: The Man Behind the Mask

by Ronald Cross & Hélène Sévigny

A probing, no-holds-barred biography of Ronald Cross, a.k.a. LASAGNA, the most “notorious” of the Mohawk Warriors in the Oka Crisis.


Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: Crises in Whiteness

by Stephany Rose

Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop, a groundbreaking text in critical whiteness studies and literary criticism, looks toward white American male literature explicitly for racialized social...


Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It

by Lisa Bloom

Many thought the election of our first African American president put an end to the conversation about race in this country, and that America had moved into a post-racial era of equality and opportunity. Then,...


Invisible Student Scientists: How Graduate School Science and Engineering Programs Shortchange Black, Hispanic, and Women Students

by Robert Leslie Fisher

Fisher asserts that more native-born women and underrepresented minorities need to obtain advanced degrees in the United States. Drawing on rich data from a sample of approximately 1,300 graduate students, Fisher...


The Culture of Make Believe

by Derrick Jensen

Derrick Jensen takes no prisoners in The Culture of Make Believe, his brilliant and eagerly awaited follow-up to his powerful and lyrical A Language Older Than Words. What begins as an exploration of the lines...


The Black Panther Party and Transformative Pedagogy: Place-Based Education in Philadelphia

by Omari L. Dyson

The Black Panther Party and Transformative Pedagogy: Place-Based Education in Philadelphia, by Omari L. Dyson, draws attention to the social dynamics that spawned a Philadelphia Branch of the Black Panther Party....


Blood and Bone: Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town

by Jack Shuler

A fresh perspective on the Orangeburg Massacre and its legacy


The Biopolitics of Race: State Racism and U.S. Immigration

by Sokthan Yeng

The Biopolitics of Race provides philosophical analysis of immigration, a pressing public issue, by focusing on how concerns over state health are used to identify and deny entrance to Mexican, Muslim, homosexual,...


Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics

by George Yancy & Janine Jones

Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George...