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Love Under the Skin: Interracial Marriages in the American South and France

Love Under the Skin: Interracial Marriages in the American South and France

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Cécile Coquet-Mokoko
March 09, 2020

The rising visibility of interracial couples calls for increased attention to the overlapping of culture and race, in safe spaces centered on small-group dynamics, or in public spaces where peoples of African descent are under the public gaze. This comparative study seeks to de-center the...

Got Solidarity?: Challenging Straight White College Men to Advocate for Social Justice

Got Solidarity?: Challenging Straight White College Men to Advocate for Social Justice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jörg Vianden
December 05, 2019

The 21st Century in the United States continues to be marked by persistent disparities between members of different classes, races, genders, and sexual orientations. Influencers of this society seem bent on polarizing citizens along their diverse identities, often blaming those already...

Rethinking Diversity Frameworks in Higher Education

Rethinking Diversity Frameworks in Higher Education

1st Edition

Edna B. Chun, Joe R. Feagin
July 29, 2019

With the goal of building more inclusive working, learning, and living environments in higher education, this book seeks to reframe understandings of forms of everyday exclusion that affect members of nondominant groups on predominantly white college campuses. The book contextualizes the need for a...

Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

1st Edition

Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey
June 05, 2019

Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic, these works​ ​are critiqued for...

Latino Peoples in the New America: Racialization and Resistance

Latino Peoples in the New America: Racialization and Resistance

1st Edition

José A. Cobas, Joe R. Feagin, Daniel J. Delgado, Maria Chávez
December 04, 2018

"Latinos" are the largest group among Americans of color. At 59 million, they constitute nearly a fifth of the US population. Their number has alarmed many in government, other mainstream institutions, and the nativist right who fear the white-majority US they have known is disappearing. During the...

When Rape was Legal: The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery

When Rape was Legal: The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery

1st Edition

Rachel A. Feinstein
August 14, 2018

When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that...

Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism

Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism

1st Edition

Noel A. Cazenave
May 30, 2018

Killing African Americans examines the pervasive, disproportionate, and persistent police and vigilante killings of African Americans in the United States as a racial control mechanism that sustains the racial control system of systemic racism. Noel A. Cazenave’s well-researched and conceptualized...

Leading a Diversity Culture Shift in Higher Education: Comprehensive Organizational Learning Strategies

Leading a Diversity Culture Shift in Higher Education: Comprehensive Organizational Learning Strategies

1st Edition

Edna Chun, Alvin Evans
January 25, 2018

Leading a Diversity Culture Shift in Higher Education offers a practical and timely guide for launching, implementing, and institutionalizing diversity organizational learning. The authors draw from extensive interviews with chief diversity officers and college and university leaders to reveal the...

Racism in the Neoliberal Era: A Meta History of Elite White Power

Racism in the Neoliberal Era: A Meta History of Elite White Power

1st Edition

Randolph Hohle
November 21, 2017

Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle...

Violence Against Black Bodies: An Intersectional Analysis of How Black Lives Continue to Matter

Violence Against Black Bodies: An Intersectional Analysis of How Black Lives Continue to Matter

1st Edition

Sandra E. Weissinger, Dwayne A. Mack, Elwood Watson
April 12, 2017

Violence Against Black Bodies argues that black deaths at the hands of police are just one form of violence that black and brown people face daily in the western world. rough the voices of scholars from different academic disciplines, this book gives readers an opportunity to put the cases together...

Exploring White Privilege

Exploring White Privilege

1st Edition

Robert P. Amico
November 17, 2016

Exploring white privilege is an enterprise few of us who identify as white have attempted. White privilege is a foreign territory to us, although an unpleasantly familiar territory to people of color. At first the exploration can seem threatening, frightening and uncomfortable because, like any...

Redskins?: Sport Mascots, Indian Nations and White Racism

Redskins?: Sport Mascots, Indian Nations and White Racism

1st Edition

James V Fenelon
September 01, 2016

This book assesses the controversies over the Washington NFL team name as a window into other recent debates about the use of Native American mascots for professional and college sports teams. Fenelon explores the origin of team names in institutional racism and mainstream society’s denial of the...

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