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  • Color Matters

    Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Postracial America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Jade Norwood

    In the United States, as in many parts of the world, people are discriminated against based on the color of their skin. This type of skin tone bias, or colorism, is both related to and distinct from discrimination on the basis of race, with which it is often conflated. Preferential treatment of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-09
    New Directions in American History

  • From Selma to Montgomery

    The Long March to Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Harris Combs

    On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody Sunday," the demonstrators would not be deterred, and thousands of others joined their…

    Paperback – 2013-11-19
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Ledwidge, Kevern Verney, Inderjeet Parmar

    The 2008 presidential election was celebrated around the world as a seminal moment in U.S. political and racial history. White liberals and other progressives framed the election through the prism of change, while previously acknowledged demographic changes were hastily heralded as the dawn of a "…

    Paperback – 2013-10-18
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio D. Tillis

    After generations of being rendered virtually invisible by the US academy in critical anthologies and literary histories, writing by Latin Americans of African ancestry has become represented by a booming corpus of intellectual and critical investigation. This volume aims to provide an introduction…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

    Intersectional Women’s Studies for Transracial Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Marie Vaz, Gary L. Lemons

    Women’s studies programs and departments face ongoing fall-out from an economic crisis in higher education. Taking the form of budget-cuts, reduction of faculty lines and other resource allocations, for some programs and departments it has meant at best, a loss of disciplinary autonomy through…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Intersectional Identities and Educational Leadership of Black Women in the USA

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonya Douglass Horsford, Linda C. Tillman

    This volume examines the educational leadership of Black women in the U.S. as informed by their raced and gendered positionalities, experiences, perspectives, and most importantly, the intersection of these doubly marginalized identities in school and community contexts. While there are bodies of…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09

  • Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries

    Collected Essays and Second Thoughts, 1st Edition

    By Douglas R. Egerton

    This collection of essays examines the lives and thoughts of three interrelated Southern groups - enslaved rebels, conservative white reformers, and white revolutionaries -presenting a clear and cogent understanding of race, reform, and conservatism in early American history.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-03
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Something's in the Air

    Race, Crime, and the Legalization of Marijuana, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Tate, James Lance Taylor, Mark Q. Sawyer

    America’s drug laws have always exerted an unequal and unfair toll on Blacks and Latinos, who are arrested more often than Whites for the possession of illegal drugs and given harsher sentences. In this volume, contributors ask how would marijuana legalization affect communities of color? Is…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13

  • African Diaspora and the Metropolis

    Reading the African, African American and Caribbean Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    At the end of the 19th and at the beginning of the 20th century, a number of African American and Caribbean intellectuals and immigrants of the African Diaspora with all their apprehensions set out in steamships en route and carried with them a certain presence to the metropoleis of Europe and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08

  • Race, Colonialism and the City

    1st Edition

    By John Rex

    John Rex is well known as one of Britain's leading sociologists and for his special interest in the sociology of race relations and the sociology of the city. In the present book these two related areas are brought together. Professor Rex discusses imperialistic social systems, and examines the…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09

  • Geographies of the Haitian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Regine O. Jackson

    This book considers the full sweep of Haitian community invention and recreation in a multitude of national territories, with an eye toward the "place" factors that shape the everyday lives of Haitian migrants. Regine O. Jackson brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to explore how…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Sport Past and Present in South Africa

    (Trans)forming the Nation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scarlett Cornelissen, Albert Grundlingh

    This book provides an interpretation of sport in contemporary South Africa through an historical account of the evolution and social ramifications of sport in the twentieth century. It comprises chapters which trace the growth of sports such as football, cricket, surfing, boxing and rugby, and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

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