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Discrimination & Race Relations

  • In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant,...

    Publisher : University of California Press
    published : 2010
  • Resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories anchoring and shaping immigration patterns. Yet the intersection of gender and immigration has received little attention in contemporary social science literature...

    Publisher : University of California Press
    published : 2003
  • The courageous story of the woman at the center of the historic discrimination case that inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act--her fight for equal rights in the workplace, and how her determination became a victory for the nation.   Lilly Ledbetter was born in a house with no running water or electricity in the small town of Possum...

    Publisher : Crown/Archetype
    published : 2012
  • One of the nation's foremost Lincoln scholars offers an authoritative consideration of the document that represents the most far-reaching accomplishment of our greatest president. No single official paper in American history changed the lives of as many Americans as Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. But no American document has been held up...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2006
  • Over the past three decades, racial prejudice in America has declined significantly and many African American families have seen a steady rise in employment and annual income. But alongside these encouraging signs, Thomas Shapiro argues in The Hidden Cost of Being African American, fundamental levels of racial inequality persist, particularly in the...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2004
  • Third edition of leading textbook offering an advanced overview of all major perspectives of research in cross-cultural psychology.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2011
  • A rich and disturbing portrait of the achievement gap that persists more than fifty years after the formal dismantling of segregation

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2015
  • The mother of Emmett Till recounts the story of her life, her son?s tragic death, and the dawn of the civil rights movement?with a foreword by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. In August 1955, a fourteen-year-old African American, Emmett Till, was visiting family in Mississippi when he was kidnapped from his bed in the middle of the night by two...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • _?... the best single narrative history of the Kurds ... it certainly belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in the Middle East.?_ - *Washington Post Book World*The division of the Kurdish people among four modern nation states - Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran - and their struggle for national rights have been constant themes of recent Middle East...

    Publisher : I.B.Tauris
    published : 2003
  • The acclaimed work that debunks our myths and false assumptions about race in America Maurice Berger grew up hypersensitized to race in the charged environment of New York City in the sixties. His father was a Jewish liberal who worshiped Martin Luther King, Jr.; his mother a dark-skinned Sephardic Jew who hated black people. Berger himself was one...

    Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    published : 2000