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Class Questions: Feminist Answers

by Joan Acker

Class Questions: Feminist Answers examines feminist theories of class and intersectionality and proposes a theory of gendered and racialized class processes as deeply embedded in capitalist practices, both historically...


One Night: Realities of Rape

by Cathy Winkler

One night, anthropologist Cathy Winkler awoke from a deep sleep to discover a rapist standing by her bed. For the rest of that night, she lived a woman's worst nightmare as she was repeatedly raped and beaten...


The Chaco Meridian: Centers of Political Power in the Ancient Southwest

by Stephen H. Lekson

Lekson's ground-breaking synthesis of 500 years of Southwestern prehistory-with its explanation of phenomena as diverse as the Great North Road, macaw feathers, Pueblo mythology, and the rise of kachina ceremonies-will...


True Places: A Lowcountry Preacher, His Church, and His People

by Stanley F. Lanzano

True Places is an emotionally charged photographic documentary of the lives of evangelical pastor Floyd Knowlin and his close-knit African American congregations who live, work, and worship in a rural stretch...


50 Things You're Not Supposed to Know: Volume 2

by Russ Kick

Ever feel like you’re being kept in the dark? Do you feel like the facts and history you rely on might not be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?

Russ Kick delivers a second round of stunning information,...


Is Lighter Better?: Skin-Tone Discrimination Among Asian Americans

by Joanne L. Rondilla & Paul Spickard

Colorism is defined as "discriminatory treatment of individuals falling within the same 'racial' group on the basis of skin color." That is, some people, particularly women, are treated better or worse on account...


Institutional Racism: A Primer on Theory and Strategies for Social Change

by Shirley Better

In the United States the economic exploitation of non-white groups has included the reliance on African American slave labor by Southern plantation owners, the systematic removal of Native Americans from their...


Value War: Public Opinion and the Politics of Gay Rights

by Paul R. Brewer

In Value War, Paul R. Brewer looks at how the public debate about gay rights has shaped public opinion and conversely how public opinion has shaped the public debate about gay rights.


Never Meant to Survive: Genocide and Utopias in Black Diaspora Communities

by Joao H. Costa Vargas

In Never Meant to Survive, Costa Vargas presents a historical, political, and social assessment of anti-black genocide and liberatory struggles to resist it. Through examination of two cities linked by common...


Out For Good: The Struggle to Build a Gay Rights Movement in Ame

by Dudley Clendinen & Adam Nagourney

This is the definitive account of the last great struggle for equal rights in the twentieth century. From the birth of the modern gay rights movement in 1969, at the Stonewall riots in New York, through 1988,...


The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving

by Leigh Gallagher

"The government in the past created one American Dream at the expense of almost all others: the dream of a house, a lawn, a picket fence, two children, and a car. But there is no single American Dream anymore."...


The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry

by Anthony Slide

Now in Paperback! A unique reference work, a 'what's what' of the history of filmmaking not only in Hollywood but throughout the United States. More than 750 entries document the history of studios, production...


A Second Appeal: A Consideration of Freedom and Social Justice

by Daphne M. Rolle

This book engages in an analysis of the ideals of freedom and social justice. Rolle examines and questions Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World by David Walker, which encourages slaves to embrace a theologically-based...


Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity

by Tim Wise

How "colorblindness" in policy and personal practice perpetuate racial inequity in the United States today.


Women at War 1939-1945

by Carol Harris

Long before the outbreak of the Second World War, official calculations showed Britain would be short of the manpower needed to fight the enemy and keep up production of weapons, food and other essentials. It...


The Woman Writer: The History of the Society of Women Writers and Journalists

by Sylvia Kent

Founded by a man, Joseph Snell Wood, in May 1894, the Society of Women Writers could never claim to be a politically 'feminist' organisation. In its early days the Society primarily attracted lady journalists,...


Electric Dreamland: Amusement Parks, Movies, and American Modernity

by Lauren Rabinovitz

More than two thousand amusement parks dotted the American landscape in the early twentieth century, thrilling the general public with the latest in entertainment and motion picture technology. Amusement parks...


Reshaping Theory in Contemporary Social Work: Toward a Critical Pluralism in Clinical Practice

by William Borden

William Borden's persuasive collection of original essays reaffirms the place of theory in social work practice, showing how different theoretical models, therapeutic languages, and modes of intervention strengthen...


Performing Black Masculinity: Race, Culture, and Queer Identity

by Bryant Keith Alexander

Alexander's linked essays on the African American male experience.


Feminisms in Geography: Rethinking Space, Place, and Knowledges

by Pamela Moss & Karen Falconer Al-Hindi

In this innovative reader, Pamela Moss and Karen Falconer Al-Hindi present a unique, reflective approach to what feminist geography is and who feminist geographers are. Their carefully crafted textbook invigorates...