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Sundown Towns : Hidden Dimension of American Racism (05 Edition)
Sundown Towns : Hidden Dimension of American Racism (05 Edition)
by James W. Loewen
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No blacks allowed, especially after dark. This was the unwritten rule in a "sundown" town. In his trademark revelatory style, bestselling author James W. Loewen explores one of America's best-kept secrets as he unearths the making of sundown towns and... (read more)

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Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times
Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times
by Marianne Cooper
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"Cut Adrift is one of the best books I have read in a long time. Cooper highlights the emotional labor connected to familial finances. Here ethnographic study of families of different social classes shows how worries about financial security penetrate... (read more)

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Violence of Hate (3RD 11 Edition)
Violence of Hate (3RD 11 Edition)
by Jack Levin
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This text explores two forms of hate and prejudice – racism in contemporary American society and the historical occurrence of anti-Semitism – under a single conceptual framework.   Jack Levin, is a well-known scholar, author, and... (read more)

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Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States
Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States
by Eduardo Bonilla Silva
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In the third edition of his highly acclaimed book, Bonilla-Silva continues to challenge color-blind thinking. He has now extended this challenge with a new chapter on Obama's election addressing the apparent miracle of a black man elected as the 44th... (read more)

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Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century
Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century
by Francisco Bethencourt
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"Racisms impresses the reader by its author's vast reading, his thoroughness and precision, his intellectual ambition, and his use of visual and textual sources."--Peter Burke, University of Cambridge "There will probably never be a consensus about the... (read more)

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Sundown Towns : Hidden Dimension of American Racism (05 Edition)
Sundown Towns : Hidden Dimension of American Racism (05 Edition)
by James W. Loewen
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The explosive story of racial exclusion in the north, from the American Book Award-winning author of Lies My Teacher Told Me As American as apple pie: - Most suburbs in the United States were originally sundown towns. - As part of the deepening racism... (read more)

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Wages of Whiteness : Race and Making of American Working Class ((Rev)07 Edition)
Wages of Whiteness : Race and Making of American Working Class ((Rev)07 Edition)
by David R. Roediger
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David Roediger's widely acclaimed book provides an original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the United States. In a lengthy new introduction, Roediger surveys recent scholarship on whiteness, and discusses the changing face of... (read more)

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Right Color, Wrong Culture: The Type of Leader Your Organization Needs to Become Multiethnic
Right Color, Wrong Culture: The Type of Leader Your Organization Needs to Become Multiethnic
by Bryan Loritts
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Increasingly, leaders recognize the beauty and benefit of multi-ethnic organizations and are compelled to hire diverse individuals who will help them reflect a new America. In this fable of self-discovery and change, Bryan Loritts explores the central... (read more)

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Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It
Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It
by Lisa Bloom
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On the night of February 26, 2012, a black seventeen-year-old boy walking to a friends home carrying only his cell phone, candy, and a fruit drink was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch coordinator. The public clamored for George Zimmerman to be... (read more)

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On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
by Sara Ahmed
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What does diversity do? What are we doing when we use the language of diversity? Sara Ahmed offers an account of the diversity world based on interviews with diversity practitioners in higher education, as well as her own experience of doing diversity... (read more)

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Freedom To Be Racist? (11 Edition)
Freedom To Be Racist? (11 Edition)
by Erik Bleich
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We love freedom. We hate racism. But what do we do when these values collide? In this wide-ranging book, Erik Bleich explores policies that the United States, Britain, France, Germany, and other liberal democracies have implemented when forced to choose... (read more)

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Dismantling Racism
Dismantling Racism
by Joseph Barndt
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Racism has reemerged, dramatically and forcefully. All of us -- people of color and white people alike -- are damaged by its debilitating effects. In this book, the author addresses the majority, the white race in the United States. Racism permeates the... (read more)

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Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice
Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice
by Paul Kivel
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Continuously at the top of New Society Publishers' best-seller list for five years, Uprooting Racism has sold over 25,000 copies since its first printing. Substantially revised and expanded, the new edition has more tools to help white people understand... (read more)

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Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real about Race in School
Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real about Race in School
by Mica Pollock
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Which acts by educators are "racist" and which are "antiracist"? How can an educator constructively discuss complex issues of race with students and colleagues? In Everyday Antiracism, leading educators deal with the most challenging questions about race... (read more)

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Clearly Invisible (12 Edition)
Clearly Invisible (12 Edition)
by Marcia Alesan Dawkins
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PASSING (def): usually understood as an abbrevia¬tion for "racial passing." Describes the fact of being accepted, or representing oneself successfully as, a member of a different group. Everybody passes. Not just racial minorities. As Marcia Dawkins... (read more)

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William Still and the Underground Railroad: Fugitive Slaves and Family Ties
William Still and the Underground Railroad: Fugitive Slaves and Family Ties
by Khan Lurey Khan
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The Stills were the prototypical African American family who lived, worked, and sometimes prospered before, during, and after the Civil War. History is replete with the selfless contributions of these black individuals. Beginning in the waning decades of... (read more)

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Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade
by Thomas Norman Dewolf
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Two people—a black woman and a white man—confront the legacy of slavery and racism head-on   “We embarked on this journey because we believe America must overcome the racial barriers that divide us, the barriers that drive us to... (read more)

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Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam and the Limits of Tolerance
Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam and the Limits of Tolerance
by Ian Buruma
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In 2004, the celebrated and controversial Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh was shot and killed by an Islamic extremist for making a movie that insulted the prophet Mohammed. Buruma returned to his native land to investigate the shocking event and its larger... (read more)

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Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities (Series in Childhood Studies)
Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities (Series in Childhood Studies)
by Amanda E Lewis
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-234) and index.... (read more)

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New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South
New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South
by Helen B Marrow
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New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles have long been shaped by immigration. These gateway cities have traditionally been assumed to be the major flashpoints in American debates over immigration policy—but the reality on the ground is proving... (read more)

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