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

Wadsworth Publishing, 2006

RACE, CLASS, AND, GENDER, includes many interdisciplinary readings. The author's selection of very accessible articles show how race, class, and gender shape people's experiences, and help students to see the issues in an analytic, as well as descriptive way. The book also provides conceptual grounding in understanding race, class, and gender; has a strong historical and sociological perspective; and is further strengthened by conceptual ...
  
  











  



  
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 Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century
Michael Yudell

Columbia University Press, 2014

Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and tragedies in American history and has had a profound effect on the human experience. Race Unmasked revisits the origins of commonly held beliefs about the scientific nature of racial differences, examines the roots of the modern idea of ...
  
  











  



  
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
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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, ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Race

Wiley-Blackwell, 2001

This volume provides an introduction to the concept of race within philosophy. It gives an overview of the most important contributions by continental philosophers to the understanding or race (focusing on Kant, Du Bois, Senghor, Sartre and Schutz) as well as presenting a general review of recent philosophical discussions.
  
  











  



  
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

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 ...
  
  











  



  
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); hybrids; and 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 archaeology, ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
A Race for the Future: How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
Mike Gonzalez

Crown Forum, 2014

A landmark work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate.   Since 1965, millions of people have come to this country from Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking freedom and the chance to make a better life. Now accounting for more than 16 percent of the population, His­panics have emerged as a decisive voting bloc that ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Race and Crime
Shaun L. Gabbidon, Helen Taylor Greene

SAGE Publications, Inc, 2012

In the third edition of Race and Crime , award winning authors Shaun Gabbidona and Helen Taylor Greene continue to examine the history of how racial and ethnic groups intersect with the U.S. criminal justice system, and investigates key contemporary issues relevant to understanding the current state of race/ethnicity and crime in the United States. This thought-provoking text provides students the latest research and data on White, Black, ...
  
  











  



  
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation (Vintage)
Gene Roberts, Hank Klibanoff

Vintage, 2007

An unprecedented examination of how news stories, editorials and photographs in the American press—and the journalists responsible for them—profoundly changed the nation’s thinking about civil rights in the South during the 1950s and ‘60s. Roberts and Klibanoff draw on private correspondence, notes from secret meetings, unpublished articles, and interviews to show how a dedicated cadre of newsmen—black and white—revealed to a ...
  
  











  








   



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