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Class Matters
The New York Times

Times Books, 2005

The acclaimed New York Times series on social class in America--and its implications for the way we live our lives We Americans have long thought of ourselves as unburdened by class distinctions. We have no hereditary aristocracy or landed gentry, and even the poorest among us feel that they can become rich through education, hard work, or sheer gumption. And yet social class remains a powerful force in American life. In Class ...


The Class Trip from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon Adventures, No. 1)
Mike Thaler

Scholastic, 2004

A new trade release of the hugely popular book club series by Mike Thaler and Jared Lee. These fun-filled chapter books mix school, monsters, and common kid problems with hilarious results. Oh, no! It's the class trip from the Black Lagoon. The kids have no idea where they're going but they imagine a day full of ferocious animals, maniacal monsters, and scary aerial acrobatics. And their teacher, mean Mrs. Green, is going to quiz them on ...


Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
Matthew B. Crawford

Penguin Books, 2010

A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" ( The Boston Globe ), Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and timely) reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor. On both economic and psychological grounds, author Matthew B. Crawford questions the educational ...


Women, Race, & Class
Angela Y. Davis

Vintage, 1983

A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders.


Where We Stand: Class Matters
bell hooks

Routledge, 2000

Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and how we can find ways to think beyond them.


Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study
Paula S. Rothenberg

Worth Publishers, 2013

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General Class License Manual (Softcover) (Arrl General Class License Manual for the Radio Amateur)
American Radio Relay League

Amer Radio Relay League, 2011

The ARRL Amateur Ham Radio License manual for the General Class. For Exams taken between July 1 2011 thru June 30 2015. All exam questions with answers & detailed explinations. Includes practice exam software CD.


Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life
Annette Lareau

University of California Press, 2003

Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities; and here are families with plenty of time but little economic security. Lareau shows how ...


The Class
Erich Segal

Bantam, 1986

From world-renowed author Erich Segal comes a  powerful and moving saga of five extraordinary  members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women  with whom their lives are intertwined. Their  explosive story begins in a time of innocence and spans  a turbulent quarter century, culminating in their  dramatic twenty-five reunion at which they  confront their classmates--and the balance sheet of  their own lives. Always at the ...


Race, Class, & Gender: An Anthology
Margaret L. Andersen, Patricia Hill Collins

Cengage Learning, 2012

Featuring an accessible and diverse collection of more than 60 writings by a variety of scholars, RACE, CLASS, & GENDER demonstrates how the complex intersection of people's race, class, and gender (and also sexuality) shapes their experiences, and who they become as individuals. Each reading addresses a timely--and often controversial--topic, such as the sub-prime mortgage crisis, health care inequality, undocumented students, and social media, ...


Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America
Gregg Barak, Paul Leighton, ...

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010

A decade after its first publication, Class, Race, Gender, and Crime remains the only authored book to systematically address the impact of class, race, and gender on criminological theory and all phases of the criminal justice process. The new edition has been thoroughly revised, for easier use in courses, and updated throughout, including new examples ranging from Bernie Madoff and the recent financial crisis to the increasing impact of ...


The ARRL Extra Class License Manual Book with CD-ROM (Arrl Extra Class License Manual for the Radio Amateur)
Ward Silver

Amer Radio Relay League, 2012

Achieve the highest level of Amateur Radio licensing! Revised 9th edition includes NEW practice exam software on CD-ROM.


Class And Schools: Using Social, Economic, And Educational Reform To Close The Black-White Achievement Gap
Richard Rothstein

Economic Policy Institute and Teachers College, 2004

''Rothstein has written a unique and powerful volume that needs to be read by scholars, policymakers, and practitioners who have the capacity to shape tomorrow.'' --From the Foreword by Arthur Levine, President, Teachers College, Columbia University Contemporary public policy assumes that the achievement gap between black and white students could be closed if only schools would do a better job. In this book, Rothstein points the way toward ...


Gender, Race, and Class in Media: A Critical Reader

SAGE Publications, Inc, 2014

This provocative new edition of Gender, Race, and Class in Media engages students with a comprehensive introduction to mass media studies. Editors Gail Dines and Jean M. Humez present new and classic readings that critically analyze some of the most pervasive and influential forms of media entertainment culture, including  advertising, reality tv  shows,  sitcoms and dramatic series, pornography, fan and celebrity gossip websites, ...


Pathfinder RPG: Advanced Class Guide (Pathfinder Roleplaying Game)
Jason Bulmahn

Paizo Publishing, LLC., 2014

Time to roll up a new character! Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide gives you 10 brand-new classes to play, each offering new opportunities and exciting new abilities. Will you take on the role of the hunter, stalking your foes alongside a trusted animal friend, or maybe the mysterious shaman, calling upon the spirits to smite your foes and help your allies? Each class in this book is fully supported with a wealth of new rules, ...


Deadly Class Volume 1: Reagan Youth TP
Rick Remender

Image Comics, 2014

"Deadly Class is a solid read for those who want a combination of Mark Millar's Wanted and Harry Potter with Garth Ennis's (Preacher) style." - Library Journal (Starred) "A good start to a wicked series." -- Booklist It's 1987. Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He can't focus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalin's top assassin, the teachers are members of an ancient league of ...


Class, Race, Gender, and Crime: The Social Realities of Justice in America
Gregg Barak, Paul Leighton, ...

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014

Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a popular, and provocative, introduction to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersections. Almost 15 years after its first publication, the book remains the only non-edited book to systematically explore how the main sites of power and privilege in the U.S. consciously or unconsciously shape our understanding of crime and justice in society today. ...


Class Reunion of Murder (A Lacy Steele Mystery Book 5)

Vanessa Gray Bartal, 2013

Finally, everything in Lacy Steele's life is going well. Business is booming, and her love life is on track. The only blip on her radar is her sister's hasty marriage, but Lacy vows not to get involved in their mess. Instead she immerses herself in planning the centennial celebration of her high school's band and football team. Her new relationship provides extra motivation to make sure the reunion is perfect. Everything is going according to ...


Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study, Eighth edition
Paula S. Rothenberg

Worth Publishers, 2009

Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study presents students with a compelling, clear study of issues of race, gender, and sexuality within the context of class. Rothenberg deftly and consistently helps students analyze each phenomena, as well as the relationships among them, thereby deepening their understanding of each issue surrounding race and ethnicity.


The Class
François Bégaudeau

Seven Stories Press, 2009

Winner of the Prix France Culture/Télérama prize, The Class explores timely issues of race, class, identity, colonial history, immigration, and education, "suspend[ing] judgment and liberat[ing] the raw words of kids in a deconsecrated classroom" (Le Monde). The novel's eponymous film version, directed by Laurent Cantet, starring author Bégaudeau as himself, won the Palme d'Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the 2009 ...



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