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Examples & Explanations: Evidence
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to ...
Federal Rules of Evidence: With Advisory Committee Notes Supplement
Christopher B. Mueller
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
Soft Skull Press
With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Using stories from his own life, Tim Wise demonstrates the ways in which racism not only burdens people of color, but also benefits, in relative ...
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 ...
Explorations in Diversity: Examining Privilege and Oppression in a Multicultural Society (Counseling Diverse ...
Sharon K. Anderson
Valerie A. Middleton
This unique text features personal accounts from mental health professionals, professors and students facing issues of privilege and oppression in our diverse society. In this collection of articles, writers discuss discoveries and experiences about their own privileges and oppression, and ultimately, the compassion they've developed for individuals confronted with discrimination. Each essay will inspire you to reflect on your own encounters ...
Is Everyone Really Equal? An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural ...
Teachers College Press
''Sensoy and DiAngelo's book sings with insight, clarity, and humanity. This is a brilliant primer to help us consider what it means to think critically and to act for justice.'' -- Bill Bigelow , Curriculum editor, Rethinking Schools magazine ''I commend the direction of this book that addresses concepts such as social and institutional power, socialization, and oppression rather than framing social and political inequality as the ...
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.
White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism
Paula S. Rothenberg
Studies of racism often focus on its devastating effects on the victims of prejudice. But no discussion of race is complete without exploring the other side--the ways in which some people or groups actually benefit, deliberately or inadvertently, from racial bias. This is the subject of Paula Rothenberg's groundbreaking anthology, White Privilege. The new edition of White Privilege once again challenges readers to explore ideas for using ...
Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)
Shamus Rahman Khan
Princeton University Press
As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times have changed. Today, a new elite of boys and girls is being molded at St. Paul's, one that reflects the hope of openness but also the persistence of inequality. In Privilege , Shamus Khan returns to his alma mater to provide an inside look at an institution that has ...
We Were Liars
A New York Times Bestseller "Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents ."-- Wall Street Journal "A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten ."--Parade.com "Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable." - John Green, #1 New York Times ...
Recognizing Race and Ethnicity: Power, Privilege, and Inequality
Despite radical changes over the last century, race remains a central organizing principle in U.S. society, a key arena of inequality, and the subject of ongoing conflict and debate. In a refreshing new introduction to the sociology of race, Recognizing Race and Ethnicity encourages students to think differently by challenging the notion that we are, or should even aspire to be, color-blind. In this text, Kathleen Fitzgerald considers how the ...
Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power
2014 Midwest Publishing Association Award of Excellence (General Trade) 2014 Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year ("Also Recommended," Leadership) ForeWord 2013 Book of the Year Award Honorable Mention (Adult Nonfiction, Religion) Power corrupts—as we've seen time and time again. People too often abuse their power and play god in the lives of others. Shady politicians, corrupt executives and ego-filled media stars have made us suspicious ...
Privilege: A Reader
Michael S. Kimmel
Abby L. Ferber
Privilege is about more than being white, wealthy, and male—as Michael Kimmel, Abby Ferber, and a wide range of contributors make clear in this innovative and timely anthology. In an era when diversity” is too often shorthand for of color” and/or female,” the personal and analytical essays in this collection explore the multifaceted nature of social location and consider how gender, class, race, sexual orientation, (dis)ability and ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Matrix Reader: Examining the Dynamics of Oppression and Privilege
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Written by four authors from different disciplinary backgrounds, this reader promotes a commitment to an intersectional approach to teaching race, class, gender and sexuality. Unlike most books of its kind, it highlights the duality of privilege and oppression and the effects that race, gender, and sexuality have on our lives. This reader includes poems, reflective literary prose, historical events and documents, images drawn from the media, ...
The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy 3rd Ed.
Allan G Johnson
Temple University Press
New Third Edition! The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender. ...
Threshold Concepts in Women's and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing
Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key question: "What are the ways of thinking, seeing, and knowing that characterize women’s and gender studies and are valued by its practitioners?" ...
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 ...
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.
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