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White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
by Tim Wise
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With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment... (read more)

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Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal
by Andrew Hacker
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City
Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City
by Antero Pietila
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Baltimore is the setting for one of the most penetrating examinations of bigotry and residential segregation ever published in the United States. Antero Pietila tells the story of how discrimination toward African Americans and Jews shaped the cities in... (read more)

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Dangerous Liaisons: Blacks, Gays, and the Struggle for Equality
Dangerous Liaisons: Blacks, Gays, and the Struggle for Equality
by Eric Brandt
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This groundbreaking study of the intersections of race and sexuality is written by an all-star group of writers.... (read more)

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Live from Death Row
Live from Death Row
by Mumia Abu Jamal
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National Public Radio refuses to air him, his publisher has received threats, and "patriotic" citizens across the country have tried to ban him from the shelves. It's not hard to see why. In this brilliant collection of vignettes on life inside... (read more)

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The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class (Haymarket)
The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class (Haymarket)
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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Killers of the Dream
Killers of the Dream
by Lillian Smith
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A Southern white writer, educator, and acitivst, Lillian Smith (1897'"1966) spoke out all her life against injustice. In Killers of the Dream(1949), her most influential book, she drawns on memories of her childhood to describe the psychological and... (read more)

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Seeing Race in Modern America
Seeing Race in Modern America
by Matthew Pratt Guterl
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In this fiercely urgent book, Matthew Pratt Guterl focuses on how and why we come to see race in very particular ways. What does it mean to see someone as a color? As racially mixed or ethnically ambiguous? What history makes such things possible... (read more)

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The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege
The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege
by Robert Jensen
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Cultural Writing. An honest look at US racism and the liberal platitudes that attempt to conceal it. THE HEART OF WHITENESS offers an honest and rigorous exploration of what Jensen refers to as the depraved nature of whiteness in the United States... (read more)

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Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought
Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought
by Beverly Guy-sheftall
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The first comprehensive collection to trace the development of African-American feminist thought.... (read more)

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Black and White Styles in Conflict
Black and White Styles in Conflict
by Thomas Kochman
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"Goes a long way toward showing a lay audience the value, integrity, and aesthetic sensibility of black culture, and moreover the conflicts which arise when its values are treated as deviant version of majority ones."—Marjorie Harness Goodwin... (read more)

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Sage Series on Race and Ethnic Relations #2: Understanding Everyday Racism: An Interdisciplinary Theory
Sage Series on Race and Ethnic Relations #2: Understanding Everyday Racism: An Interdisciplinary Theory
by Philomena Essed
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This book compares contemporary racism in the US and the Netherlands through in-depth interviews with fifty-five black women. As an interdisciplinary analysis of gendered social constructions of racism, it breaks new ground. Essed problematizes and... (read more)

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The Violence of Hate: Confronting Racism, Anti-Semitism, and Other Forms of Bigotry
The Violence of Hate: Confronting Racism, Anti-Semitism, and Other Forms of Bigotry
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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Race Manners for the 21ST Century : Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans in an Age of Fear (07 Edition)
Race Manners for the 21ST Century : Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans in an Age of Fear (07 Edition)
by Bruce A. Jacobs
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Talking about race relations is never easy. Bruce A. Jacobs has written a book that shows us how we can begin--not with lofty abstractions or policy arguments, but with practicality and directness. Completely revised and updated, this is a candid... (read more)

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Howard Zinn on Race
Howard Zinn on Race
by Howard Zinn
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Howard Zinn on Race is Zinns choice of the shorter writings and speeches that best reflect his views on Americas most taboo topic. As chairman of the history department at all black womens Spelman College, Zinn was an outspoken supporter of student... (read more)

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Resisting Racism and Xenophobia: Global Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Human Rights
Resisting Racism and Xenophobia: Global Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Human Rights
by Faye V. Harrison
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Harrison's collection of essays focuses on the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, class, and (ethno)nation that influence the dynamics of human rights conflicts in different parts of the world. The authors investigate human rights conflicts in... (read more)

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Showing My Color: Impolite Essays on Race and Identity
Showing My Color: Impolite Essays on Race and Identity
by Clarence Page
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The Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune presents a series of essays examining the central questions of race, gender, and ethnic identity that have emerged since the civil rights reforms of the mid-1960s. The essays address such... (read more)

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Beyond Race: A New Vision of Community in America
Beyond Race: A New Vision of Community in America
by Peter Ogom Nwosu
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BEYOND RACE is a serious and scholarly non-fiction work about communication, race, and public policy in America, and is designed for the general audience, policy makers, students, and scholars in a variety of disciplines and professions. Its subject... (read more)

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In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era
In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era
by Richard Iton
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Prior to the 1960s, when African Americans had little access to formal political power, black popular culture was commonly seen as a means of forging community and effecting political change. But as Richard Iton shows in this provocative and insightful... (read more)

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Arena of Racism
Arena of Racism
by Michel Wieviorka
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In this vital addition to the sociological literature on racism, Michel Wieviorka presents a detailed and revisionary analysis of the vocabulary of racism (prejudice, discrimination, segregation and violence), arguing that racism is not reducible to... (read more)

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