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Joseph anthony 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....


Reflections On Anti-Semitism

by Alain BADIOU, Eric Hazan & Ivan Segre

Since the inception of the ‘War on Terror’, Israel has become increasingly important to Western imperial strategy and ever more aggressive in its policies towards the Palestinians. A key ideological weapon...


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...


Beyond Black: Biracial Identity in America

by David L. Brunsma, Kerry Ann Rockquemore & Joe Feagin

The urgent debate over a multiracial category in the 2000 census forced the nation to reflect upon the important questions of what it means to construct and maintain a racial identity. Using in-depth interviews...


Culture, Social Class, and Race in Public Relations: Perspectives and Applications

by Damion Waymer

Culture, Race, and Class-Based Perspectives in Public Relations, edited by Damion Waymer, looks at “diversity in public relations” in a novel way. Several public relations books look at gender or transnational/global...


The New Class Society: Goodbye American Dream?

by Earl Wysong, Robert Perrucci & David Wright

The New Class Society introduces students to the sociology of class structure and inequality. The fourth edition demonstrates how and why class differences in the United States have become more entrenched than...


Race and Narrative in Italian Women's Writing Since Unification

by Melissa Coburn

Given that race is a socio-historical and political construction, this work argues that race is also a narrative construction. Examining the construction of race in works by Italian authors since national unification...


Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America

by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Racism without Racists is a provocative challenge to color-blind thinking in America. The fourth edition of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s acclaimed book adds a chapter on what he calls "the new racism" to provide...


White Race Discourse: Preserving Racial Privilege in a Post-Racial Society

by John Foster

White Race Discourse exposes a race discourse displayed by a group of 61 white college students in the United States. Foster’s discussion of “racetalk” bridges both the theoretical and methodological gaps...


The Meritocracy Myth

by Stephen J. McNamee & Robert K., Jr. Miller

This book challenges the widely held American belief in meritocracy—that people get out of the system what they put into it based on individual merit. Examining talent, attitude, work ethic, and character...


Contesting Constructed Indian-Ness: The Intersection of the Frontier, Masculinity, and Whiteness in Native American Mascot Representations

by Michael Taylor

Contesting Constructed Indian-ness seeks to highlight the investment of white American males with the history of their relationship with the ideas of the Indian. This book documents the investments of white...


Race and Gender in the Classroom: Teachers, Privilege, and Enduring Social Inequalities

by Laurie Cooper Stoll

Race and Gender in the Classroom explores social inequalities in education in the current era of “post-racial” and “post-gendered” politics. In particular, this book illuminates the obstacles that mitigate...


Conspicuous and Inconspicuous Discriminations in Everyday Life

by Victor N. Shaw

In everyday life, people negotiate on issues, entertain offers and counteroffers, and gain or lose in terms of economic capital, political power, communal status, and social influence. Although life goes on...


Hunting for "Dirtbags": Why Cops Over-Police the Poor and Racial Minorities

by Lori Beth Way & Ryan Patten

An inside look at police discretionary actions and their consequences for poor communities


Unlikely Friends: Bridging Ties and Diverse Friendships

by James A. Vela-McConnell

Past research on diverse friendships has focused on how rare they are while the research presented here focuses on the successes of the few. This monograph traces the process by which friends overcome the social...


Ain't No Trust: How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail Low-Income Mothers and Why It Matters

by Judith Levine

Ain't No Trust explores issues of trust and distrust among low-income women in the U.S.-at work, around childcare, in their relationships, and with caseworkers-and presents richly detailed evidence from in-depth...


Black Resistance/White Law: A History of Constitutional Racism in America

by Mary Frances Berry

How the government has used the Constitution to deny black Americans their legal rights

From the arrival of the first twenty slaves in Jamestown to the Howard Beach Incident of 1986, Yusef Hawkins, and Rodney...