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Racism in America -

Related categories: Anti-Racism / World - North America /
Related booklists: Black America - The Civil Rights Movement, Anti-Racism, Racism,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields
    Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life - by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781683132 | ISBN 10: 1781683131

    Tackling the myth of a post-racial society.  Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue ot ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Invention of the White Race: Racial Oppression and Social Control - Vol 1 by Theodore W. Allen
    The Invention of the White Race: Racial Oppression and Social Control - Vol 1 - by Theodore W. Allen

    £19.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844677696 | ISBN 10: 1844677699

    When the first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, there were no “white” people there. Nor, according to colonial records, would there be for another sixty years. In this seminal two-volume work, The Invention of the White Race, Theodore W. Allen t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
    Zeitoun - by Dave Eggers

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141046815 | ISBN 10: 0141046813

    In August, 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in, the city of New Orleans had been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman Zeitoun, though his wife and family had gone, refused to leave. For days he traversed an apocalyptic landscape of flo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
    Black Like Me - by John Howard Griffin

    £12.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780285638570 | ISBN 10: 0285638572

    The history-making classic about crossing the color line in the segregated South.  In the Deep South of the 1950s, a color line was etched in blood across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Journalist John Howard Griffin decided to cross t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stokely Speaks: From Black Power to Pan-Africanism by Stokely Carmichael
    Stokely Speaks: From Black Power to Pan-Africanism - by Stokely Carmichael

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781556526497 | ISBN 10: 1556526490

    In the speeches and articles collected in this book, the black activist, organizer, and freedom fighter Stokely Carmichael traces the dramatic changes in his own consciousness and that of black Americans that took place during the evolving movements ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Talk, You Listen: New Tribes, New Turf by Vine Deloria Jr.
    We Talk, You Listen: New Tribes, New Turf - by Vine Deloria Jr.

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780803259850 | ISBN 10: 0803259859

    We Talk, You Listen is strong, boldly unconventional medicine from Vine Deloria Jr. (1933–2005), one of the most important voices of twentieth-century Native American affairs. Here the witty and insightful Indian spokesman turns his penetrating visio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David R Roediger
    The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class - by David R Roediger

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844671458 | ISBN 10: 1844671453

    Combining classical Marxism, psychoanalysis, and the new working-class history pioneered by E.P. Thompson and Herbert Gutman, David Roediger's widely acclaimed book provides an original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the Unit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Understanding Words That Wound by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic
    Understanding Words That Wound - by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

    £38.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780813341392 | ISBN 10: 0813341396

    Written by leading critical race theorists Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, this volume succinctly explores a host of issues presented by hate speech, including legal theories for regulating it, the harms it causes, and policy arguments, pro and c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Race in Mind: Race, IQ, and Other Racisms by Alexander Alland Jr.
    Race in Mind: Race, IQ, and Other Racisms - by Alexander Alland Jr.

    £21.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781403965578 | ISBN 10: 1403965579

    The notion that intelligence is somehow related to race is a notoriously tenacious one in America. Anthropologist Alexander Alland provides the most comprehensive overview of the recent history of research on race & IQ, offering critiques of biologi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Power, Knowledge and Anti-Racism Education: a Critical Reader by George J Sefa Dei & Agnes Calliste (editors)
    Power, Knowledge and Anti-Racism Education: a Critical Reader - by George J Sefa Dei & Agnes Calliste (editors)

    £16.95   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781552660300 | ISBN 10: 1552660303

    This book, based on the Canadian experience, addresses questions of anti-racism and its connections with difference in a variety of educational settings and schooling practices. The focus is on systems, structures and relations of domination, and par ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kwanzaa and Me: a Teacher
    Kwanzaa and Me: a Teacher's Story - by Vivian Gussin Paley

    £16.95   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780674505865 | ISBN 10: 0674505867

    The author, a kindergarten teacher, sets out to discover the truth about the multi-cultural classroom from those who participate in it. Here are the voices of Black teachers and minority parents, immigrant families, a Native American educator and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Words That Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment by Mari J Matsuda et al
    Words That Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment - by Mari J Matsuda et al

    £38.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780813384283 | ISBN 10: 0813384281

    Words, like sticks and stones, can assault; they can injure; they can exclude. In this important book, four prominent legal scholars from the tradition of critical race theory draw on the experience of injury from racist hate speech to develop a firs ... more

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