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Ethnic studies books

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Securitized Citizens Canadian Muslims' Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post-9/11 by Baljit Nagra Securitized Citizens Canadian Muslims' Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post-9/11

In Securitized Citizens, Baljit Nagra, develops a new critical analysis of the ideas dominant groups and institutions try to impose on young Canadian Muslims and how in turn they contest and reconceptualize these ideas.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Disaster Relief in the Asia Pacific Agency and Resilience by Minako (University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia) Sakai Disaster Relief in the Asia Pacific Agency and Resilience
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A UN report recently found that the Asia Pacific is the world's most disaster-prone region. Indeed, considering that the region accounts for more than half of the total number of disasters in the world, building capacity and resilience to mitigate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2017

Whites, Jews, and Us - Toward a Politics of Revolutionary Love by Houria (Indigenes de la republique) Bouteldja, Cornel West Whites, Jews, and Us - Toward a Politics of Revolutionary Love
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A scathing critique of the Left from an indigenous anti-colonial perspective.Why am I writing this book? Because I share Gramsci's anxiety: The old are dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

Diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa by Diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa

Portraying Lebanese in Sao Paulo, Kurds in Nashville, Assyrians in Soderalje, Yemenis in Singapore, Iranians in Los Angeles ... A collection of essays, interviews, architectural profiles, urban memories, Q+As, photo essays, and travel stories.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Black Firefighters and the FDNY The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City by David Goldberg Black Firefighters and the FDNY The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

For over a century, generations of Black New Yorkers have fought to gain access to and equal opportunity within the FDNY. Tracing this struggle for jobs and justice from 1914 to the present, David Goldberg details the ways each generation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Our Compelling Interests The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society by Earl Lewis Our Compelling Interests The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society

It is clear that in our society today, issues of diversity and social connectedness remain deeply unresolved and can lead to crisis and instability. The major demographic changes taking place in America make discussions about such issues all the more...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Making of Hmong America Forty Years after the Secret War by Kou Yang The Making of Hmong America Forty Years after the Secret War

This study examines the Hmong community's role in the US war in Laos and their eventual resettlement in the United States. In particular, it analyzes their process of acculturation into American society since the 1970s, their reception by the American...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Talking Race in Young Adulthood Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain by Bethan (University of Manchester, UK) Harries Talking Race in Young Adulthood Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain
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At a time in which race lies at the heart of so much public debate, Talking Race in Young Adulthood comes at an important moment. Drawing on ethnographic research with young adults in Manchester, Harries engages with ideas of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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Convivialities Possibility and Ambivalence in Urban Multicultures by Amanda Wise Convivialities Possibility and Ambivalence in Urban Multicultures

We live in a time of rising anti-immigrant fervour and attacks on multiculturalism. As Stuart Hall argued over twenty years ago, the capacity to live with difference is the pressing issue of our time. This is true perhaps now more...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration Anthropological Perspectives on Ethnicity and Religion by Gunther Schlee Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration Anthropological Perspectives on Ethnicity and Religion

What does it mean to fit in? This volume of essays demystifies the discourse on identity, challenging common assumptions about role of similarity in inclusion and exclusion. Armed with intimate knowledge of local social structures, these essays tease out the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Dismantling the Racism Machine A Manual and Toolbox by Karen Gaffney Dismantling the Racism Machine A Manual and Toolbox

Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox uses the metaphor of a machine to illustrate how systemic racism operates. The inner-workings of the Racism Machine perpetuate structural racism, from the criminal justice system to education to the media. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

Dismantling the Racism Machine A Manual and Toolbox by Karen Gaffney Dismantling the Racism Machine A Manual and Toolbox

Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox uses the metaphor of a machine to illustrate how systemic racism operates. The inner-workings of the Racism Machine perpetuate structural racism, from the criminal justice system to education to the media. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

State Management of Religion in Malaysia by Myengkyo (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea) Seo State Management of Religion in Malaysia
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Religion in Malaysia is a contentious issue, in that although Malaysia is formally a Muslim country, and ethnic Malays have to be Muslims in order to enjoy full citizenship, there are very large populations of Christians, Hindus and Buddhists, which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Resilient Self Gender, Immigration, and Taiwanese Americans by Chien-Juh Gu The Resilient Self Gender, Immigration, and Taiwanese Americans

Explores how international migration re-shapes women's senses of themselves. Chien-Juh Gu uses life-history interviews and ethnographic observations to illustrate how immigration creates gendered work and family contexts for middle-class Taiwanese American women, who, in turn, negotiate and resist the social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Resilient Self Gender, Immigration, and Taiwanese Americans by Chien-Juh Gu The Resilient Self Gender, Immigration, and Taiwanese Americans

Explores how international migration re-shapes women's senses of themselves. Chien-Juh Gu uses life-history interviews and ethnographic observations to illustrate how immigration creates gendered work and family contexts for middle-class Taiwanese American women, who, in turn, negotiate and resist the social...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Securitized Citizens Canadian Muslims' Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post-9/11 by Baljit Nagra Securitized Citizens Canadian Muslims' Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post-9/11

In Securitized Citizens, Baljit Nagra, develops a new critical analysis of the ideas dominant groups and institutions try to impose on young Canadian Muslims and how in turn they contest and reconceptualize these ideas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2017

Nepali Diaspora in a Globalised Era by Tanka Bahadur (Tanka B. Subba is Vice-Chancellor, Sikkim University, Gangtok, India.) Subba Nepali Diaspora in a Globalised Era
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This is one of the first books to explore Nepali diaspora in a global context, across India and other parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, and Australia. It discusses the social, political and economic status and aspirations of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2017

African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation's Capital by Sabiyha Prince African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation's Capital

This book uses qualitative data to explore the experiences and ideas of African Americans confronting and constructing gentrification in Washington, D.C. It contextualizes Black Washingtonians' perspectives on belonging and attachment during a marked period of urban restructuring and demographic change...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2017

Between Foreign and Family Return Migration and Identity Construction among Korean Americans and Korean Chinese by Helene K. Lee Between Foreign and Family Return Migration and Identity Construction among Korean Americans and Korean Chinese

Between Foreign and Family explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul. These actors are part of a growing number of return...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Between Foreign and Family Return Migration and Identity Construction among Korean Americans and Korean Chinese by Helene K. Lee Between Foreign and Family Return Migration and Identity Construction among Korean Americans and Korean Chinese

Between Foreign and Family explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul. These actors are part of a growing number of return...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

Race by Martin Orkin, Alexa Joubin Race
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New Critical Idiom: Race offers a comprehensive and compelling introduction to the study of the idiom and charts significant contemporary attempts to go beyond the limits posed by the terms 'race' and 'racism'. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2018

Affect, Interest and Political Entrepreneurs in Ethnic and Religious Conflicts by Arthur A. (UCLA, California, USA) Stein Affect, Interest and Political Entrepreneurs in Ethnic and Religious Conflicts
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In the current environment, most political violence occurs between internal communities, such as ethnic and religious groups, rather than between states. Such inter-communal conflict threatens both internal political stability and interstate relations. In this edited volume, a multidisciplinary and multinational...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2018

Race Matters 25th Anniversary by Cornel West Race Matters 25th Anniversary


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/01/2018

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Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics by Frederick Luis Aldama, John Jennings, Javier Hernandez Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics
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Whether good or evil, beautiful or ugly, smart or downright silly, able-bodied or differently abled, gay or straight, male or female, young or old, Latinx superheroes in mainstream comic book stories are few and far between. It is as if...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Gender Justice and Proportionality in India Comparative Perspectives by Juliette Gregory Duara Gender Justice and Proportionality in India Comparative Perspectives

For a judiciary in a democracy, dispensing justice is not only about doing justice, but also about showing that justice is being done; it is about giving reasons and creating a culture of justification . The question becomes how to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

A Different Shade of Justice Asian American Civil Rights in the South by Stephanie Hinnershitz A Different Shade of Justice Asian American Civil Rights in the South

In the Jim Crow South, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and, later, Vietnamese and Indian Americans faced obstacles similar to those experienced by African Americans in their fight for civil and human rights. This book tells the story of their resistance and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Siamese Melting Pot Ethnic Groups in the Making of Bangkok by Edward Van Roy Siamese Melting Pot Ethnic Groups in the Making of Bangkok

Ethnic minorities historically comprised a solid majority of Bangkok's population. They played a dominant role in the city's exuberant economic and social development. In the shadow of Siam's prideful, flamboyant Thai ruling class, the city's diverse minorities flourished quietly. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Islam: State And Society by Klaus Ferdinand Islam: State And Society

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Short History of the Celts by Alex Woolf A Short History of the Celts

The image of the visionary Celt has captured the modern imagination. Whether it be the woad-painted pagan warrior fighting for his freedom against distant rulers (be they Roman, English or French), or the fanatical druid harrying Roman legionaries through the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Short History of the Celts by Alex Woolf A Short History of the Celts

The image of the visionary Celt has captured the modern imagination. Whether it be the woad-painted pagan warrior fighting for his freedom against distant rulers (be they Roman, English or French), or the fanatical druid harrying Roman legionaries through the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Starving for Justice Hunger Strikes, Spectacular Speech, and the Struggle for Dignity by Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval Starving for Justice Hunger Strikes, Spectacular Speech, and the Struggle for Dignity

Social movement scholars have raised the question of why some people risk their lives to create a better world. In Starving for Justice, Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval uses interviews and archival material to examine people's willingness to make the extreme sacrifice and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Studies in Islamic Mysticism by Reynold A. Nicholson Studies in Islamic Mysticism

A re-issue in paperback of Nicholson's classic survey of the field of Islamic mysticism. Intended as reading for students of sufism, philosophy and literature, it also provides an introduction to the translations of both R.A. Nicholson and A.J. Arberry.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Same Family, Different Colors Confronting Colorism in America's Diverse Families by Lori L. Tharps Same Family, Different Colors Confronting Colorism in America's Diverse Families


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Wall of Respect Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago by Abdul Alkalimat, Rebecca Zorach The Wall of Respect Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago
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Offers the first in-depth, illustrated history of a lost Chicago monument. The Wall of Respect was a revolutionary mural created by fourteen members of the Organization of Black American Culture in 1967. This book gathers historic essays, poetry, and previously...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

A Cry for Justice Daniel Rudd and His Life in Black Catholicism, Journalism, and Activism, 1854-1933 by Gary B. Agee A Cry for Justice Daniel Rudd and His Life in Black Catholicism, Journalism, and Activism, 1854-1933

Daniel A. Rudd, born a slave in Bardstown, Kentucky, grew up to achieve much in the years following the Civil War. His Catholic faith, passion for activism, and talent for writing led him to increasingly influential positions in many places....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

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