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Pacific Citizens: Larry and Guyo Tajiri and Japanese American Journalism in the World War II Era

by Greg Robinson

Offering a window into a critical era in Japanese American life, Pacific Citizens collects key writings of Larry S. Tajiri, a multitalented journalist, essayist, and popular culture maven. He and his wife, Guyo,...


Net-Works: Workplace Change in the Global Economy: A Critical and Practical Guide

by Marvin Finkelstein

This book offers a systematic approach not only to understanding workplace change, but alternative models and practical steps that can be taken to create change. It demonstrates how the sociological perspective...


Ethnic Studies Research: Approaches and Perspectives

by Timothy P. Fong

An invaluable resource for students and service practitioners alike, Ethnic Studies Research reflects on important trends in ethnic studies offering a breadth of understanding on critical topics pertaining to...


Whites Confront Racism: Antiracists and their Paths to Action

by Eileen O'Brien

This book asserts the distinctive place that whites can take in the fight for racial justice, bringing together interviews with white antiracist activists from across North America. Avoiding the typical white...


White Man Falling: Race, Gender, and White Supremacy

by Abby L. Ferber

Ferber's provocative critique examines white supremacists' firm belief that white men are becoming victims and the repercussions of their attempts to assert white male power.


Violence against Women

by Raquel Kennedy Bergen, Claire M. Renzetti & Dawn Beichner

This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be considered among the most influential in the development of the sociological study of violence against women.


Transmitting Inequality: Wealth and the American Family

by Yuval Elmelech

In this authoritative study, Elmelech investigates the role that generational heritage plays in social stratification. Transmitting Inequality provides the essential theoretical framework for examining the institutional...


Blinded by the Whites: Why Race Still Matters in 21st-Century America

by David H. Ikard

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,...


Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century

by Robert W. Hefner & Peter L. Berger

This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the...


Warrior Ways: Explorations in Modern Military Folklore

by Eric A. Eliason & Tad Tuleja

Warrior Ways is one of the first book-length explorations of military folklife, and focuses on the lore produced by modern American warriors, illuminating the ways in which members of the armed services creatively...


The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

by Pellom III McDaniels

Isaac Burns Murphy (1861--1896) was one of the most dynamic jockeys of his era. Still considered one of the finest riders of all time, Murphy was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times, and his...


Race, Social Reform, and the Making of a Middle Class: The American Missionary Association and Black Atlanta, 1870-1900

by Joseph O. Jewell

Periods of time characterized by large scale social change encourage reinterpretations of the meanings of categories like race and class, strategies for their reproduction, and their relationship to one another...


Ladies on the Lot: Women, Car Sales, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

by Helene M. Lawson

In this unique and lively ethnography of women who sell cars, sociologist Helene M. Lawson and the 'ladies on the lot' take readers behind the scenes of one of the last bastions of a predominantly male workplace:...


Living Together: Rationality, Sociality, and Obligation

by Margaret Gilbert

Following up her landmark work On Social Facts, this collection of essays by noted social philosopher Margaret Gilbert develops and deepens her theory of social groups as 'plural subjects.' She asks, how far...


Native American Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories

by Rita J. Simon & Sarah Hernandez

This study focuses on the lives of Native American transracial adoptees and their struggle to establish a healthy sense of cultural identity, while being raised in non-Native homes. The twenty participants in...


Telling Political Lives: The Rhetorical Autobiographies of Women Leaders in the United States

by Molly A. Mayhead, Brenda DeVore Marshall & Karrin Vasby Anderson

Using a variety of critical methods, the contributing authors of Telling Political Lives demonstrate the ways in which the autobiographies of U.S. women leaders provide arguments that both reveal and shape perceptions...


The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War

by Shahan Mufti

A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy

 

Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back...


Barthes "Mythologies" Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture: Readings of Contemporary Culture

by Pete Bennett & Julian McDougall

This is Barthes' seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies, a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these...


The Long Reconstruction: The Post-Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory

by Frank J. Wetta & Martin A. Novelli

A century and a half after the Civil War, Americans are still dealing with the legacies of the conflict and Reconstruction, including the many myths and legends spawned by these events. The Long Reconstruction:...


Researching Virtual Worlds: Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

by Louise Phillips & Ursula Plesner

This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual...