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Educational Equity

by Karen Maschke

Multidisciplinary focus

Surveying many disciplines, this anthology brings together an outstanding selection of scholarly articles that examine the profound impact of law on the lives of women in the United States....


An Introduction to Criminological Theory

by Marilyn McShane

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


A Roadmap for Understanding African Politics: Leadership and Political Integration in Nigeria: Leadership and Political Integration in Nigeria

by Victor Oguejiofor Okafor

This book examines the impact of post-colonial leadership on political integration in Nigeria, offering an in-depth understanding of the historical and contemporary forces that shape Nigeria's national politics...


African Cultural Values: Igbo Political Leadership in Colonial Nigeria 1900-1966: Igbo Political Leadership in Colonial Nigeria, 1900 1996

by Raphael Chijoke Njoku

Although numerous studies have been made of the Western educated political elite of colonial Nigeria in particular, and of Africa in general, very few have approached the study from a perspective that analyzes...


Black Liberation in the Midwest: The Struggle in St.. Louis Missouri 1964-1970: The Struggle in St. Louis, Missouri, 1964-1970

by Kenneth Jolly

This book offers a response to the inadequate examination of the Midwest in Civil Rights Movement scholarship - scholarship that continues to ignore the city of St. Louis and the Black liberation struggle that...


Female Prostitution in Costa Rica: Historical Perspectives 1880-1930: Historical Perspectives, 1880-1930

by Anne Hayes

This book analyzes the development of female prostitution in the Pacific port of Puntarenas, Costa Rica during the advanced stage of the coffee exporting economy (1880-1930), at the height of the consolidation...


Courting Communities: Black Female Nationalism and ""Syncre-Nationalism"" in the Nineteenth-Century North: Black Female Nationalism and "Syncre-Nation

by Kathy Glass

Courting Communities focuses on the writing and oratory of nineteenth-century African-American women whose racial uplift projects troubled the boundaries of race, nation and gender. In particular, it reexamines...


Global Spaces of Chinese Culture: Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany: Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States a

by Sylvia Van Ziegert

This book is an exploration of how Chinese communites in the United States and Germany create and disseminate a sense of diasporic Chinese identity. It not only compares the local conditions of the Chinese...


The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commit

by Vanessa Murphree

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee formed in April 1960 to advance civil rights. With a tremendous human rights mission facing them, the founding SNCC members included communication and publicity...


The Suppression of Dissent: How the State and Mass Media Squelch Usamerican Social Movements: How the State and Mass Media Squelch Usamerican Social M

by Jules Boykoff

Despite longstanding traditions of tolerance, inclusion, and democracy in the United States, dissident citizens and social movements have experienced significant and sustained - although often subtle and difficult-to...


Slavery Southern Culture and Education in Little Dixie Missouri 1820-1860

by Jeffrey C. Stone

This dissertation examines the cultural and educational history of central Missouri between 1820 and 1860, and in particular, the issue of master-slave relationships and how they affected education (broadly...


Left in Transformation: Uruguayan Exiles and the Latin American Human Rights Networks 1967-1984: Uruguayan Exiles and the Latin American Human Rights

by Vania Markarian

This book takes an innovative look at international relations. Focusing on the worldwide campaign against abuses by the right-wing authoritarian regime in Uruguay (1973-1984), it explores how norms and ideas...


Talking Back to Psychiatry: The Psychiatric Consumer//Survivor//Ex-Patient Movement: The Psychiatric Consumer/Survivor/Ex-Patient Movement

by Linda J. Morrison

Linda Morrison brings the voices and issues of a little-known, complex social movement to the attention of sociologists, mental health professionals, and the general public. The members of this social movement...


Women in Public Relations: How Gender Influences Practice

by Larissa A. Grunig, Linda Childers Hon & Elizabeth L. Toth

The past 20 years have seen an influx of women into the practice of public relations, yet gender-based disparities in pay and advancement remain a troubling reality. As the field becomes feminized, moreover,...


Traumatic Stress and Its Aftermath: Cultural, Community, and Professional Contexts

by Sandra Lee

Explore the aftermath of traumatic stress as it affects various populations, including therapists themselves!

This book will educate you about the aftermath of traumatic stress as it impacts people in a variety...


Human Services and the Afrocentric Paradigm

by Jerome H Schiele

Discover how human services professionals can help to eliminate cultural oppression!Human Services and the Afrocentric Paradigm presents a new way of understanding human behavior, attacking social problems,...


Rethinking the African Diaspora: The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil

by Edna G. Bay & Kristin Mann

As a result of new research, we can now paint a more complex picture of peoples and cultures in the south Atlantic, from the earliest period of the slave trade up to the present. The nine papers in this volume...


Long Slow Burn: Sexuality and Social Science

by Kath Weston

Kath Weston's powerful collection of essays, Long, Slow Burn, challenges the preconception that queer studies is the brainchild of the humanities and argues that social science has been talking about sex all...


Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre

by Jack Zipes

In his latest book, fairy tales expert Jack Zipes explores the question of why some fairy tales "work" and others don't, why the fairy tale is uniquely capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying...


Governance and Elites in China

by Xiaowei Zang & Chien-wen Kou

This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading...