Books in category Social Science – Discrimination & Race Relations

  • Hate and Bias Crime

    Hate and Bias Crime
    Barbara Perry

    Covering everything from hate groups and extremist exploits to Black church arsons and the fall out violence from 9/11; this is an important collection that sheds much-needed light on this growing problem.

  • Because of Race

    Because of Race
    Mica Pollock

    "Once again Mica Pollock demonstrates her amazing understanding of the relationship between race and education. If there is one book to read to make sense of the way race permeates the schooling experience, this is it.

  • Reproducing Racism

    Reproducing Racism
    Wendy Leo Moore

    Reproducing Racism is an examination of white privilege and power in two elite United States law schools. Moore examines how racial structures, racialized everyday practices, and racial discourses function in law schools.

  • Impacts of Racism on White Americans

    Impacts of Racism on White Americans
    Benjamin Bowser, Raymond G. Hunt

    A collection of papers presented on white racial attitudes, covering such topics as the political economy of white racism, and the potential problems of diversity

  • Conceptualizing Racism

    Conceptualizing Racism
    Noel A. Cazenave

    Conceptualizing Racism is a provocative book that confronts the language we use to discuss and understand racism.

  • American Babylon

    American Babylon
    Robert O. Self

    American Babylon tells this story through Oakland and its nearby suburbs, tracing both the history of civil rights and black power politics as well as the history of suburbanization and home-owner politics.

  • The Transformation of American Abolitionism

    The Transformation of American Abolitionism
    Richard S. Newman

    Newman traces the abolition movement's transformation from the American Revolution to 1830, showing how what began in late-18th-century Pennsylvania as an elite movement espousing gradual legal reform had by the 1830s become a radical, …

  • White Out

    White Out
    Ashley W. Doane, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

    White Out brings together the original work of leading scholars across the disciplines of sociology, philosophy, history, and anthropology to give readers an important and cutting-edge study of "whiteness".

  • Passing Strange

    Passing Strange
    Martha A. Sandweiss

    In Passing Strange, noted historian Martha A. Sandweiss tells the dramatic, distinctively American tale of a family built along the fault lines of celebrity, class, and race- a story that spans the long century from Civil War to civil …

  • Creating a New Racial Order

    Creating a New Racial Order
    Jennifer L. Hochschild, Vesla M. Weaver, Traci R. Burch

    "This is a wide-ranging exploration of how America looks, thinks, and lives in terms of race as we go into this new millennium.

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