books about: race

Suche books:   

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths about Human Nature
Agustín Fuentes

University of California Press, 2012

There are three major myths of human nature: humans are divided into biological races; humans are naturally aggressive; men and women are truly different in behavior, desires, and wiring. In an engaging and wide-ranging narrative Agustín Fuentes counters these pervasive and pernicious myths about human behavior. Tackling misconceptions about what race, aggression, and sex really mean for humans, Fuentes incorporates an accessible understanding ...


Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class: The Sociology of Group Conflict and Change
Joseph F. Healey

SAGE Publications, Inc, 2011

Joseph F. Healey’s Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class, Sixth Edition builds upon the bestselling status of the prior editions, praised for the author’s writing style and the various effective pedagogical features that ensure students engage with core concepts in a meaningful way. With many updates and revisions, this edition once again uses sociological theory to tell the story of race and other socially constructed inequalities in the ...


A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History
Nicholas Wade

Penguin Press HC, The, 2014

Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story   Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another. For this understandable reason, the idea has been banished from polite academic ...


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.


Race: A History Beyond Black and White
Marc Aronson

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007

Race. You know it at a glance: he's black; she's white. They're Asian; we're Latino. Racism. I'm better; she's worse. Those people do those kinds of things. We all know it's wrong to make these judgments, but they come faster than thought. Why? Where did those feelings come from? Why are they so powerful? Why have millions been enslaved, murdered, denied their rights because of the color of their skin, the shape of their eyes? ...


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, ...


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

Cengage Learning, 2009

Intended for undergraduate- and graduate-level sociology courses, such as sociology of gender, women's studies, race and ethnic relations, introduction to sociology, social problems, and various multicultural/diversity/ethnic studies courses. Interdisciplinary courses may also use this book, such as anthropology, women's studies, African American studies, political science, education, counseling, social work, English, etc.


David Mamet

Theatre Communications Group, 2011

An explosive new drama from one of our most acclaimed playwrights.


Race Matters
Cornel West

Vintage, 1994

With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s ongoing racial debate. Cornel West is at the forefront of thinking about race. In Race Matters he addresses a range of issues, from the crisis in black leadership and the myths surrounding black sexuality to affirmative action, the new black ...


Race: Are We So Different
Alan H. Goodman, Yolanda T. Moses, ...

Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

Perspectives on race today Featuring new and engaging essays by noted anthropologists and illustrated with full color photos, RACE: Are We So Different? is an accessible and fascinating look at the idea of race, demonstrating how current scientific understanding is often inconsistent with popular notions of race. Taken from the popular national public education project and museum exhibition, it explores the contemporary experience of race and ...


Intellectuals and Race
Thomas Sowell

Basic Books, 2013

Intellectuals and Race is a radical book in the original sense of one that goes to the root of the problem. The role of intellectuals in racial strife is explored in an international context that puts the American experience in a wholly new light. The views of individual intellectuals have spanned the spectrum, but the views of intellectuals as a whole have tended to cluster. Indeed, these views have clustered at one end of the spectrum in ...


The Conservation of Races, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


The Race:
Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Robert E. Fox

North River Press, 1996

The graphics and accompanying text reveal the implications that stem from the shop floor to our standard of living. The Race allows you to derive a superior system, Drum-Buffer-Rope, for generating logistical improvement. It also shows you how to focus these improvements so they are optimal and not just local. The epilogue and appendix quizzes will give the thoughtful reader insight in how to initiate and extend a process of ongoing ...


Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, 2nd Edition with an Update a Decade Later
Annette Lareau

University of California Press, 2011

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 ...


John Randal Baker

Foundation for Human Understanding, 1981

During the past fifty years the emphasis has been of the likeness, common features and equality of races. Yet interracial tensions and hostilities persist today as never before. Race by Dr. John R. Baker deals in an objective manner and informative way with the "ethnic problem"-what is meant by "race," whether race can be related to intelligence, and whether or not one race can be considered "superior" to another. Written with a thoroughness ...


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

Worth Publishers, 2013

Fast delivery! No returns.


A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America
Jacqueline Jones

Basic Books, 2013

In 1656, a Maryland planter tortured and killed an enslaved man named Antonio, an Angolan who refused to work in the fields. Three hundred years later, Simon P. Owens battled soul-deadening technologies as well as the fiction of “race” that divided him from his co-workers in a Detroit auto-assembly plant. Separated by time and space, Antonio and Owens nevertheless shared a distinct kind of political vulnerability; they lacked rights and ...


The Race
Richard North Patterson

St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2008

He’s a decorated Gulf War pilot. A fashion plate. A ladies’ man. An independent thinker who speaks his mind and never takes no for an answer. The only thing Americans can expect from Corey Grace is the unexpected... Love him or hate him, the country can’t wait to see how this charismatic white senator from Ohio—who now has fallen in love with black movie star Lexie Hart—will perform in the most brutal of political contests. Will Grace ...


Race, Incarceration, and American Values (Boston Review Books)
Glenn C. Loury

The MIT Press, 2008

The United States, home to five percent of the worlds' population, now houses twenty-five percent of the world's prison inmates. Our incarceration rate--at 714 per 100,000 residents and rising--is almost forty percent greater than our nearest competitors (the Bahamas, Belarus, and Russia). More pointedly, it is 6.2 times the Canadian rate and 12.3 times the rate in Japan. Economist Glenn Loury argues that this extraordinary mass incarceration is ...


The Race

Accio Books, 2014

What would happen if the President of the United States and the Vice President decided to run for the Oval Office… Against each other? Vice President Scott Maxwell is a decent, honest man with no skeletons in his closet, but is fed up with corrupt President Gordon Kirk. He decides to run for the Presidency against the incumbent, and sets in motion a series of events that will change his life and steal part of his soul. Maxwell finds this ...



search for books
america, american, anthology, beyond, boston, busting, change, childhoods, colonial, conflict, conservation, decade, different, dreadful, edition, ethnicity, family, history, incarceration, inheritance, integrated, intellectuals, matters, monogamy, nature, sociology, troublesome, unequal, update, values

Suche books:   

camera photo
cell phones
classical music
gourmet food
health personal care
musical instruments
office products
outdoor living
computer video games
popular music
sporting goods
tools hardware
watches jewelry

Kindle - Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device
This is the future of book reading. I have used it and love it!

randomly chosen

apparel: eVogues Plus size Deep V-neck Asymmetric Slimming Top

home  impressum - about us