Books in category Social Science – Discrimination & Race Relations

  • The Ku Klux Klan

    The Ku Klux Klan
    Marty Gitlin

    An overview of the history of the Ku Klux Klan that discusses the society's origin, philosophy, members, and actions; and includes biographical sketches of significant individuals as well as primary source documents and a time line.

  • Ways of Being Ethnic in Southwest China

    Ways of Being Ethnic in Southwest China
    Stevan Harrell

    These are followed by a synthesis that compares different configurations of ethnic identity in different communities and discusses the implications of these examples for our understanding of ethnicity and for the near future of China.

  • Childhood Studies

    Childhood Studies
    Jean Mills, Richard W. Mills

    This book brings together a variety of perspectives on the study of childhood: how this has been treated historically and how such a concept is developing as we move into the next century.

  • Seeking Inalienable Rights

    Seeking Inalienable Rights
    Debra Ann Reid

    Inside This Book: "Early Organizing in the Search for Equality African American Conventions in Late Nineteenth-Century Texas"-Alwyn Barr, Texas Tech University "Crucial Decade for Texas Labor: Railway Union Struggles, 1886–1896"-George N. …

  • Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion

    Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion
    Jeffrey G. Reitz, Raymond Breton, Karen Kisiel Dion, Kenneth L. Dion

    Multiculturalism is thus rooted in a theory of human behaviour, and this book examines the empirical validity of some of its basic propositions, focusing on Canada as the country for which the most enthusiastic claims for multiculturalism …

  • When History is a Nightmare

    When History is a Nightmare
    Stevan M. Weine

    Through the narratives and testimonies of Bosnian refugees who survived ethnic cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina, this title demonstrates how ethnic cleansing has worked its way into people's lives and memories

  • 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.

  • Culture Shock and Japanese American Relations

    Culture Shock and Japanese-American Relations
    Sadao Asada

    In these essays, Sadao Asada examines the historical interaction between these two countries from 1890 to 2006, focusing on naval strategy, transpacific racism, and the atomic bomb controversy.

  • Defending the Master Race

    Defending the Master Race
    Jonathan Spiro

    A historical rediscovery of one of the heroic founders of the conservation movement who was also one of the most infamous racists in American history

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