Books in category Social Science – Ethnic Studies

  • Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia
    Philip J. Eldridge

    Within these diverse geographical, political and cultural climates, human rights seem to have become relative, and the quest for absolutes seems unattainable. In this new book Philip J Eldridge seeks to question this stalemate.

  • Inside the New China

    Inside the New China
    Gene Ayres

    This revised paperback edition of the author's earlier work, A Billion to One, is a vivid, intimate account of China as it is today.

  • Sahaja Yoga

    Sahaja Yoga
    Judith Coney

    The first full-length examination of Sahaja Yoga, a new religious movement led by Sri Mataji Nirmala Devi, which claims up to one hundred thousand members from around the world.This is the first full-length examination of Sahaja Yoga, a new …

  • Family Life and School Achievement

    Family Life and School Achievement
    Reginald M. Clark

    Clark offers specific suggestions and strategies for use by teachers, parents, school administrators, and social service policy makers, but his work will also find an audience in urban anthropology, family studies, and Black studies.

  • The Colonial Problem

    The Colonial Problem
    Lisa Monchalin

    " In The Colonial Problem, Lisa Monchalin challenges the myth of the "Indian problem" and encourages readers to view the crimes and injustices affecting Indigenous peoples from a more culturally aware position.

  • The Jazz Cadence of American Culture

    The Jazz Cadence of American Culture
    Robert G. O’Meally

    Offers thirty-five essays on jazz and the blues, their relationships to other arts, and what they reveal about American society

  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    Raymond Arsenault

    With characters and plot lines rivaling those of the most imaginative fiction, this is a tale of heroic sacrifice and unexpected triumph.

  • Lost Plays of the Harlem Renaissance 1920 1940

    Lost Plays of the Harlem Renaissance, 1920-1940
    James Vernon Hatch, Leo Hamalian

    A valuable contribution to African American literary and theatrical scholarship, this volume is a compilation of sixteen plays written during the Harlem Renaissance, brought together for the first time and set in a historical context.

  • Black Slaveowners

    Black Slaveowners
    Larry Koger

    Examining South Carolina's diverse population of African-American slaveowners, the book demonstrates that free African Americans widely embraced slavery as a viable economic system and that they–like their white counterparts–exploited the …

  • In Struggle

    In Struggle
    Clayborne Carson

    This sympathetic yet even-handed book records for the first time the complete story of SNCC's evolution, of its successes and its difficulties in the ongoing struggle to end white repression.

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