Race

Crossing the Line
As W. E. B. DuBois famously prophesied in The Souls of Black Folk, the fiction of the color line has been of urgent concern in defining a certain twentieth-century U.S. racial “order.” Yet the very arbitrariness of this line also gives rise...

23.03.2017

The Black Dancing Body
What is the essence of "black" dance in America, and what is the black dancing body? To answer these question, Brenda Dixon Gottschild charts an unorthodox history by mapping the geography of the black dancing body and showing its central place in...

04.11.2013

Betrayal
Houston A. Baker Jr. condemns those black intellectuals who, he believes, have turned their backs on the tradition of racial activism in America. These individuals choose personal gain over the interests of the black majority, whether they are...

11.06.2013

Bitters in the Honey
he story of what happened at Little Rock's Central High School in September of 1957 is one with which most Americans are familiar. Indeed, the image of Central High's massive double staircase--and of nine black teenagers climbing that staircase,...

01.07.2016

Between `Race' and Culture
This collection of essays examines various representations of “the Jew” in British and American literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It analyzes in detail the literary racism and antisemitism of some of the most important and...

20.05.2015

Racial Propositions
This book looks beyond the headlines to uncover the controversial history of California's ballot measures over the past fifty years. As the rest of the U.S. watched, California voters banned public services for undocumented immigrants, repealed...

26.08.2016

The Racial State
Pretentious. I have no patience for his language. More grating than a five year old bellowing at the top of their lungs, directly into my ear. Maybe that's just me. I will, seemingly, never understand why people have to write this way. We've...

04.08.2015

Strange Affinities
Representing some of the most exciting work in critical ethnic studies, the essays in this collection examine the production of racialized, gendered, and sexualized difference, and the possibilities for progressive coalitions, or the “strange...

20.02.2017

Whitewashing Race
White Americans, abetted by neo-conservative writers of all hues, generally believe that racial discrimination is a thing of the past and that any racial inequalities that undeniably persist—in wages, family income, access to housing or health...

19.04.2016

American Apartheid
This powerful and disturbing book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities. American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created...

11.10.2012

The White Racial Frame
In this book Joe Feagin extends the systemic racism framework in previous Routledge books by developing an innovative concept, the white racial frame. Now four centuries-old, this white racial frame encompasses not only the stereotyping, bigotry,...

25.12.2015

And We Are Not Saved
A distinguished legal scholar and civil rights activist employs a series of dramatic fables and dialogues to probe the foundations of America’s racial attitudes and raise disturbing questions about the nature of our society.

30.12.2015

Alchemy of Race and Rights
Patricia Williams is a lawyer and a professor of commercial law, the great-great-granddaughter of a slave and a white southern lawyer. Her book is both an argument for affirming group claims in the legal vocabulary and a description of the seemingly...

25.07.2017

Dark Ghetto
A powerful book that establishes the bar, the place where anyone writing about the ghetto needs to start as they move from the mid-60s when this was written through the ever-deepening horror of the 70s onwards through the crack epidemic and into the...

25.02.2014

I've Been to the Mountaintop
Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the pivotal leaders of the American civil rights movement. King was a Baptist minister, one of the few leadership roles available to black men at the time. He became a civil rights activist early in his career. He...

22.03.2018

There Is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster
There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster is the first comprehensive critical book on the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. The disaster will go down on record as one of the worst in American history, not least because of...

27.06.2018

Black on White
In this thought-provoking volume, David R. Roediger has brought together some of the most important black writers throughout history to explore the question: What does it really mean to be white in America?From folktales and slave narratives...

17.01.2013

Three Aspects of the Jewish Problem
Quella che qui viene particolarmente messa in luce è l'anima complessa dell'ebraismo, sconfessato, nel suo radicamento tradizionale, dall'influenza disgregatrice del giudaismo. Gli Ebrei – spiega Evola – sono le prime vittime della...

18.02.2014

Towards Collective Liberation
Organized into four sections, this collection of essays is geared toward activists engaging with the dynamic questions of how to create and support effective movements for visionary systemic change. These essays and interviews present powerful...

25.03.2017