books about: privilege
Privilege, Power, and Difference
Allan G. Johnson
This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it. This extraordinarily successful book has been used across the country, both inside and outside the ...
Black Skin Privilege and the American Dream
The David Horowitz Freedom Center, 2013
The term "white skin privilege" was first made popular during the 1960s by the Weatherman terrorists as they launched their bombing run against "Amerikkka," calling on whites to give up the power their skin color gave them and join the global race war the radicals believed was already in progress. Weatherman was a fringe group most of whose ideas were rejected by the dominant culture. But unfortunately their views on race were not. In succeeding ...
PRIVILEGED WITNESS: A Josie Bates Thriller (The Witness Series Book 3)
Grace McCreary swears she tried to stop her sister-in-law from jumping from her penthouse balcony but the police have a different take on the situation. They arrest Grace for murder which puts her brother, Senatorial candidate Matthew McCreary, in a spotlight he doesn't relish. Nor is he thrilled when Grace seeks out his former lover, Josie Baylor-Bates, to act as her defense attorney. Josie, who has sworn off rich clients, agrees to defend ...
HarperCollins e-books, 2009
When private detective Dana Cutler is hired to follow college student Charlotte Walsh, she never imagines the trail will lead to the White House. But the morning after Walsh's clandestine meeting with Christopher Farrington, President of the United States, the pretty young coed is dead—the latest victim, apparently, of a fiend dubbed "the D.C. Ripper." A junior associate in an Oregon law firm, Brad Miller is stunned by the death row ...
Readings for Diversity and Social Justice
For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as transgender oppression, religious oppression, and adult and ageism, this bestselling text goes far beyond the range of traditional readers. New essay selections in ...
Faith Takes Back What The Devil's Stolen
Faith Library Publications, 2014
Believer's can reach out in faith, take back what belongs to them and begin to live in success, happiness, and liberty.
The Supernatural Ways of Royalty: Discovering Your Rights and Privileges of Being a Son or Daughter of God
Destiny Image Publishers
Supernatural Ways of Royalty reveals your true identity as a child of the King of Kings--royal heir to the eternal Kingdom of God. Bill Johnson and Kris Vallotton denounce the pauper mentality many Christians have and present your royal inheritance through Christ's ultimate act of redemption. As a member of God's royal family, you can: * Share the King's power of grace and mercy. * Think and act with His authority. * Reveal royal ...
Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach
Nurtured Heart Publications
Transforming the Difficult Child brings to life a new way of shifting intense children to a solid life of success. The Nurtured Heart Approach puts a refreshing spin on both parenting and teaching and reveals new techniques and strategies that create thoroughly positive behaviors. This is the newly updated 2008 revision.
Heather D'Agostino, 2014
Erika King grew up living a charmed life. As the only child of Matthew King, a multi-million dollar real estate developer, she had everything she could ever want. Groomed by her parents to be one of New York’s elite, she was sent to the best schools, dressed in the best clothes, and pressured to succeed at everything… including marrying well. Josh Taylor came from the small coastal town of New Port, a place where the rich vacationed. He ...
The Group: A Novel (Open Road)
Open Road Media, 2013
Mary McCarthy’s bold and brilliant bestselling novel about the lives of eight upper-middle-class friends—an unabashed look at marriage, motherhood, career, and sexuality for women in interwar America At Vassar, they were known as “the group”—eight young women of privilege, the closest of friends, an eclectic mix of vibrant personalities. A week after graduation in 1933, they all gather for the wedding of Kay Strong, one of their ...
Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 24 Hours (5th Edition)
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to use SQL to build effective databases, efficiently retrieve your data, and manage everything from performance to security! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn hands-on through practical examples. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success. The authors guide you from the absolute ...
Mark of Distinction (Price of Privilege Book 2)
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2014
London is said to be the glittering jewel of society, a world unto itself—but to Julia Elliston it is a city of shadows. Her life is swiftly dissolving into scandal. And in Victorian society, even a whisper of scandal—substantiated or not—can be the death of a young woman’s reputation. Now under the watchful eye of Lord Roy Pierson, one of most influential men in England, Julia begrudgingly accepts his protection. But Chance Macy’s ...
Senatorial Privilege: The Chappaquiddick Cover-up
Regnery Publishing, Inc.
An achievement of reportorial diligence, this book tells a story that the most imaginative crime novelist would have been hard put to invent. -- People
The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of ...
Madeline, PhD Levine
In recent years, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent, loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression, substance abuse, and anxiety disorders—rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents. Materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating ...
Born of Persuasion (Price of Privilege Book 1)
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2013
The year is 1838, and seventeen-year-old Julia Elliston’s position has never been more fragile. Orphaned and unmarried in a time when women are legal property of their fathers, husbands, and guardians, she finds herself at the mercy of an anonymous guardian who plans to establish her as a servant in far-off Scotland. With two months to devise a better plan, Julia’s first choice to marry her childhood sweetheart is denied. But when a titled ...
Reflections on the Art of Living: A Joseph Campbell Companion
Celebrated scholar Joseph Campbell shares his intimate and inspiring reflections on the art of living in this beautifully packaged book, part of a new series to be based on his unpublished writings.
How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
Michael Gates Gill
Now in paperback, the national bestselling riches-to-rags true story of an advertising executive who had it all, then lost it all—and was finally redeemed by his new job, and his twenty-eight-year-old boss, at Starbucks . In his fifties, Michael Gates Gill had it all: a mansion in the suburbs, a wife and loving children, a six-figure salary, and an Ivy League education. But in a few short years, he lost his job, got divorced, and was ...
The Conscience of the Constitution: The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Liberty
Cato Institute, 2013
Timothy Sandefur's insightful new book provides a dramatic new challenge to the status quo of constitutional law and argues a vital truth: our Constitution was written not to empower democracy, but to secure liberty. Yet the overemphasis on democracy by today's legal community-rather than the primacy of liberty, as expressed in the Declaration of Independence-has helped expand the scope of government power at the expense of individual rights. ...
Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics
AS THE YOUNGEST-EVER OP-ED COLUMNIST FOR The New York Times , Ross Douthat has emerged as one of the most provocative and influential voices of his generation. In Bad Religion he offers a masterful and forceful account of how American Christianity has lost its way—and why it threatens to take American society with it. In a world populated by “pray and grow rich” gospels and Christian cults of self-esteem, Ross Douthat argues that ...
Attorney-Client Privilege (Vernetta Henderson Series Book 4)
Goldman House Publishing, 2012
The fourth book in the Vernetta Henderson series! A brutal murder, missing documents and an unscrupulous opposing counsel lead attorney Vernetta Henderson on a quest for justice—and ultimately—revenge. The hotshot L.A. lawyer takes on a corporation with a long history of discriminating against women. While Vernetta simply wants justice for her clients, the corporation’s hired gun wants to win . . . and she doesn’t care how. On the ...
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