American Studies Products

  • Black Americans in Higher Education

    Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

    Narrating the realities of teacher burn out, the reception of a Black intelligentsia, and HIV awareness in local communities, the eighth volume of Africana Studies explores Higher Education across the US as inextricably related to contemporary issues facing Black Americans. Featuring the work of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    1st Edition

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organization of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Education in Central America and the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Brock, Donald Clarkson

    Originally published in 1990. The Caribbean basin is an extremely diverse area in geographical, ethnic and cultural terms. Its educational systems, too, are remarkably varied, reflecting colonial and religious traditions as well as those of a broad range of post-independence movements. Even these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • The Racial Complex

    A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    In The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, Fanny Brewster revisits and examines Jung’s classical writing on the theory of complexes, relating it directly to race in modern society. In this groundbreaking exploration, Brewster deepens Jung’s minimalist writing regarding the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context, 1st Edition

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Bureaucracy to Business Enterprise

    Legal and Policy Issues in the Transformation of Government Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2003.This book analyzes the policy initiatives used in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States to improve the efficiency of government service delivery, such as commercialization, privatization, and, in particular, corporatization. The…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art, Nation and Gender

    Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures, 1st Edition

    By Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Schumpeter, Innovation and Growth

    Long-Cycle Dynamics in the Post-WWII American Manufacturing Industries, 1st Edition

    By Mümtaz Keklik

    This title was first published in 2003. Bringing together contemporary innovation pattern theories inspired by the two original patterns developed by Joseph A. Schumpeter, this book develops an innovative new model of long wave aggregate level economic activity. This model is rigorously tested with…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Search and Surveillance

    The Movement from Evidence to Information, 1st Edition

    By Sybil Sharpe

    This title was first published in 2000: The development of 'search and surveillance' powers are amongst the most controversial issues to confront modern policing and studies of criminal law and criminal justice. This book is the first to challenge the orthodox concept of 'search' in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

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