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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, & 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, ...
  
  











  



  
The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures
Christine Kenneally

Viking Adult, 2014

A New York Times  Notable Book How biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us? In The Invisible History of the Human Race Christine Kenneally draws on cutting-edge research to reveal how both historical artifacts and DNA tell us where we come from and where we may be going. While some ...
  
  











  



  
Let's Talk About Race
Julius Lester

Amistad, 2008

I am a story. So are you. So is everyone. Julius Lester says, "I write because our lives are stories. If enough of these stories are told, then perhaps we will begin to see that our lives are the same story. The differences are merely in the details." Now Mr. Lester shares his own story as he explores what makes each of us special. Karen Barbour's dramatic, vibrant paintings speak to the heart of Lester's unique vision, truly a celebration of ...
  
  











  



  
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
David Mamet

Theatre Communications Group, 2011

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











  



  
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: 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 ...
  
  











  



  
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
John R. Baker

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Third Edition: Now updated with world DNA map. Written by an Oxford University professor, this book maps out almost every aspect of the biological differences between different races. It describes species and races (subspecies)hybridsand those theories of evolution that allow the various groups of animals to be graded as more or less primitive or advanced. Drawing on physical and cultural anthropology, palaeontology, prehistoric ...
  
  











  



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

Worth Publishers, 2013

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Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession
Studs Terkel

New Press, The, 2012

First published in 1992 at the height of the furor over the Rodney King incident, Studs Terkel’s Race was an immediate bestseller. Offering a rare and revealing look at how people in America truly feel about race, Terkel’s candid interviews depict a complexity of thoughts and emotions and uncover a fascinating narrative of changing opinions. Preachers and street punks, college students and Klansmen, pioneering interracial couples, the ...
  
  











  



  
The Race
Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Robert E. Fox

North River Pr, 1986

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Lost Race of the Giants: The Mystery of Their Culture, Influence, and Decline throughout the World
Patrick Chouinard

Bear & Company, 2013

An exploration of mythological and archaeological evidence for prehistoric giants • Examines the many corresponding giant mythologies throughout the world, such as the Greek and Roman titans, Norse frost giants, and the biblical Nephilim • Reveals recent finds of giant skeletons in the deserts of Saudi Arabia and India • Explains how giants passed on their sophisticated culture and civilization to humanity before being wiped out ...
  
  











  



  
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, 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.
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Fast After 50: How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life
Joe Friel

VeloPress, 2015

Fast After 50 is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn’t have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel—America’s leading endurance sports coach—shows how athletes can race strong and stay healthy well past age 50. In his groundbreaking book Fast ...
  
  











  



  
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Michelle Alexander

The New Press, 2012

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not ended racial caste in ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  








   



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