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Race and Reconciliation: Redressing Wounds of Injustice

by John B. Hatch & Aaron David Gresson III

Hatch develops a robust rhetorical theory of reconciliation and applies it to contemporary national and global efforts to redress the racialized wounds and injustices created by slavery. What emerges from this...


The Reckoning

by Randall Robinson

In The Reckoning, Randall Robinson examines the crime and poverty that grips much of urban America and urges black Americans to speak out and reach back to ensure their social and economic success in this country....


Racing the Storm: Racial Implications and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina

by Hillary Potter

Racing the Storm addresses how racial stratification continues to be a factor in U.S. society and was exposed by Hurricane Katrina. The continuing significance of race is examined by considering public opinion,...


Race and Labor Matters in the New U.S. Economy

by Manning Marable, Immanuel Ness & Joseph Wilson

In this powerful new work, Marable, Ness, and Wilson maintain that contrary to the popular hubris about equality churned out by the capitalist class, race is entrenched and more divisive than any time since...


Cabin Pressure: African American Pilots, Flight Attendants, and Emotional Labor

by Louwanda Evans

Author Louwanda Evans draws on provocative interviews with African Americans in the flight industry to examine the emotional labor involved in a business that offers occupational prestige, but also a history...


The Face of Discrimination: How Race and Gender Impact Work and Home Lives

by Vincent J. Roscigno

The Face of Discrimination documents the extent, character, and implications of race and sex discrimination at work and in housing, drawing from a rich body archived discrimination suits themselves. It moves...


Black Bloc, White Riot: Antiglobalization and the Genealogy of Dissent

by A. K. Thompson

New Reflections on Violence for the twenty-first century.


Migrant Marginality: A Transnational Perspective

by Philip Kretsedemas, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce & Glenn Jacobs

This edited book uses migrant marginality to problematize several different aspects of global migration. It examines how many different societies have defined their national identities, cultural values and terms...


White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology

by Tukufu Zuberi & Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

With an assemblage of leading scholars, White Logic, White Methods explores the possibilities and necessary dethroning of current social research practices, and demands a complete overhaul of current methods,...


Understanding Inequality: The Intersection of Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Gender

by Barbara A. Arrighi, Judi Addelston & Derrick Bell

As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This...


The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why

by Jabari Asim

A renowned cultural critic untangles the twisted history and future of racism through its most volatile word.

The N Word reveals how the term "nigger" has both reflected and spread the scourge of bigotry in America...


The Path of the Devil: Early Modern Witch Hunts

by Gary Jensen

Combining diverse sociological and philosophical theories, The Path of the Devil is a comparative analysis of the witch hunts of the early modern era. The author broadens his investigation through new quantitative...


Questioning Gypsy Identity: Ethnic Narratives in Britain and America

by Brian A. Belton

Questioning Gypsy Identity: Ethnic Narratives in Britain and America critically examines stories of Gypsy lives against the framework of social theories that illustrate how identity arises out of the cultural...


The Los Angeles Riots and Rodney King

by New York Times

This e-book covers the 1992 Los Angeles riots, which were touched off when a jury acquitted three police officers charged with the beating of Rodney G. King. A mistrial was declared for a fourth officer. The...


Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965

by Juan Williams & Julian Bond

Eyes on the Prize traces the movement from the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education case in 1954 to the march on Selma and the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. This is a companion volume to the...


The cultural barriers to integration of second generation muslims in Northern Italy

by Joseph Anthony Migliore

In this study, I examine the existing literature and carry out a qualitative exploration in order to formulate a better understanding of the dynamics that influence the lives of 2nd generation Italian Muslims....


The Other African Americans: Contemporary African and Caribbean Families in the United States

by Yoku Shaw-Taylor & Steven A. Tuch

Despite their growing presence, research on Caribbean and, especially, African immigrants has been scant. The scarcity of writings on these "other" African Americans contributes to the invisibility of these...


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...


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.


Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class

by Allan Ornstein

Class counts. Class differences and class warfare have existed since the beginning of western civilization, but the gap in income and wealth between the rich (top 10 percent) and the rest has increased steadily...