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"I'm Not a Racist, But . . ."

The Moral Quandary of Race

by Lawrence Blum

<p>Not all racial incidents are racist incidents, Lawrence Blum says. "We need a more varied and nuanced moral vocabulary for talking about the arena of race. We should not be faced with a choice of 'racism' or nothing." Use of the word "racism"

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"The Hour of Eugenics"

Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America

by Nancy Leys Stepan

<p>Eugenics was a term coined in 1883 to name the scientific and social theory which advocated "race improvement" through selective human breeding. In Europe and the United States the eugenics movement found many supporters before it was finally

ISBN: 9781501702259

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'Race', Housing and Social Exclusion

by Steele, Andy

The contributors analyse the implications of social exclusion, offering suggestions for good practice in the allocation of housing for black and other ethnic minority groups. This book shows how racism and the shortage of housing workers from ...

ISBN: 9781846422980

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“Métis”

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

by Chris Andersen

Ask any Canadian what "Métis" means, and they will likely say "mixed race." Canadians consider Métis mixed in ways that other Indigenous people are not, and the census and courts have premised their recognition of Métis status on this race-based

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100 Questions and Answers About Muslim Americans with a Guide to Islamic Holidays

Basic facts about the culture, customs, language, religion, origins and politics of American Muslims

by Michigan State University School of Journalism, John L. Esposito & Mohammad Hassan Khalil

<p>“One Hundred Questions and Answers About Muslim Americans” is part of the Michigan State University School of Journalism series on cultural competence.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This guide has sections culture, language, religions, social ...

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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance 2012 (IS-21.12) - Review of Laws, Procedures, Policies, plus Disaster Response Military Handbook

by Progressive Management

<p>This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an orientation to civil rights, including the laws that govern civil rights and strategies that will ...

ISBN: 9781476387123

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3 or 4 Years an Indian

by Styles, Cindy

A little story about one girl's attempt to claim her heritage, and the maneuvering by the Canadian government to discredit that heritage. This book contains a "gift of words" for Toronto, with views on substance abuse presented in the spirit of

ISBN: 9781460272626

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A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism

by Ato Quayson & Girish Daswani

<p><i>A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism</i> offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link ...

ISBN: 9781118320648

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A Cry For Justice

by Jessie B. Evans-Hayes

<p>&nbsp;Like the majority of institutions in America, the U.S. Postal Service policy, practice, and/or procedure appear neutral. Truthfully, it has a disproportionately negative impact on members of a racial or ethnic minority group.</p> ...

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A Great Conspiracy against Our Race

Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

by Peter G. Vellon

Racial history has always been the thorn in America’s side, with a swath of injustices—slavery, lynching, segregation, and many other ills—perpetrated against black people. This very history is complicated by, and also dependent on, what ...

ISBN: 9780814760505

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A Historic Context for the African-American Military Experience: Before the Civil War, Blacks in Union and Confederate Army, Buffalo Soldier, Scouts, Spanish-American War, World War I and II

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army recognizes and highlights the contributions of African Americans to the military history of the United States. This is accomplished

ISBN: 9781311801036

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A Language and Power Reader

by Robert Eddy & Victor Villanueva

<div><p><i>A Language and Power Reader</i> organizes reading and writing activities for undergraduate students, guiding them in the exploration of racism and cross-racial rhetorics.</p><p>Introducing texts written from and about versions of ...

ISBN: 9781492016816

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A Realist Metaphysics of Race

A Context-Sensitive, Short-Term Retentionist, Long-Term Revisionist Approach

by Jeremy Pierce

<span>A Realist Metaphysics of Race: A Context-Sensitive, Short-Term Retentionist, Long-Term Revisionist Approach</span><span>, Jeremy Pierce defends a social kind view of racial categories. On this view, the biological features we use to ...

ISBN: 9780739175613

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A Shadow over Palestine

The Imperial Life of Race in America

by Keith P. Feldman

<DIV><P>Upon signing the first U.S. arms agreement with Israel in 1962, John F. Kennedy assured Golda Meir that the United States had “a special relationship with Israel in the Middle East,” comparable only to that of the United States with ...

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Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians

by Hames, Raymond B.

Adaptive Responses of Native Amazonians ...

ISBN: 9781483294230

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Adolescence: The Transitional Years

by Hopkins, J. Roy

Adolescence: The Transitional Years presents the intricate physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that occur during the years between childhood and adulthood. This book provides psychological studies of adolescence and the methods used to ...

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Affective Labour

(Dis) assembling Distance and Difference

by James M. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Mississippi & Jennifer G. Correa

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Affective Labour</span><span> explores four distinct landscapes in order to demonstrate how collective feelings are organized by social actors in order to both reproduce and contest hegemony. Utilizing a ...

ISBN: 9781783483914

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After Canaan

Essays on Race, Writing, and Region

by Wayde Compton

<div><p>"Compton pushes us to look beneath the surface—past those comforting tales of nationhood and racial solidarity—to the more nebulous and ever-shifting truth. This is a brilliant and original work that should be mandatory reading for any ...

ISBN: 9781551523873

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After Charleston and Ferguson

Where Do We Go from Here?

by Micheal J. Darby

<p>Despite the great strides made for social justice during the civil rights movement in the 1960s some of the most jarring national events of the early twenty-first century have been symptomatic of a deep-seated racial strife in America. The ...

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After the Storm: Militarization, Occupation, and Segregation in Post-Katrina America

Militarization, Occupation, and Segregation in Post-Katrina America

by Hayward Derrick Horton, Lori Latrice Martin Ph.D. & Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner Ph.D.

<p>This book examines the state of race relations in America 10 years after one of the worst natural disasters in American history, Hurricane Katrina, and looks at the socioeconomic consequences of decades of public and private practices brought

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