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Projecting 9/11: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in Recent Hollywood Films

by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo & Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

Projecting 9/11 looks at how the themes of race, gender, and citizenship are treated in more than 20 recent movies. The book highlights racial and gender stereotypes and shows how characters are portrayed as...


Commodified and Criminalized: New Racism and African Americans in Contemporary Sports

by C. Richard King, David J. Leonard, Ronald L. Mower & Samantha King et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2010)

Commodified and Criminalized examines the centrality of sport to discussions of racial ideologies and racist practices in the 21st century. It disputes familiar refrains of racial progress, arguing that athletes...


Globalization and America: Race, Human Rights, and Inequality

by Earl Smith, David G. Embrick, Angela J. Hattery & Alberto Moncada et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 21, 2008)

Hattery, Embrick, and Smith present a collection of essays that explore the ways in which issues of human rights and social inequality are shared globally. The editors focus on the United States' role in contributing...


Cabin Pressure: African American Pilots, Flight Attendants, and Emotional Labor

by Louwanda Evans Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2013)

Author Louwanda Evans draws on provocative interviews with African Americans in the flight industry to examine the emotional labor involved in a business that offers occupational prestige, but also a history...


Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico: Migration, Return Migration, and the Struggles of Incorporation

by Elizabeth M. Aranda Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 27, 2006)

Emotional Bridges to Puerto Rico is about Puerto Ricans' struggles of incorporation into U.S. society, and the conditions under which members of the Puerto Rican middle-class move back and forth between the...


Shades of Difference: A History of Ethnicity in America

by Richard Rees Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 23, 2007)

Shades of Difference introduces new perspectives on the definition of 'whiteness' in America, and makes an original contribution to the larger discussion of race through a detailed account of ethnicity's original...


Disposable Heroes: The Betrayal of African American Veterans

by Benjamin Fleury-Steiner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 14, 2012)

Disposable Heroes illuminates challenges facing many African American veterans. Rather than finding military service to be a path to upward mobility, these veterans fight just to survive. Drawing on in-depth...


The Cosby Cohort: Blessings and Burdens of Growing Up Black Middle Class

by Cherise A. Harris Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 01, 2013)

The Cosby Cohort examines the now-grown children who were raised in the black middle class. This probing book studies how their parents established their middle class position, how they interact with white America,...


Everyday Forms of Whiteness: Understanding Race in a 'Post-Racial' World

by Melanie E. L. Bush & Joe R. Feagin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

The second edition of this groundbreaking book incorporates data and interviews to show how the everyday thinking of ordinary people contributes to the perpetuation of systemic racialized inequality.


The Urban Racial State: Managing Race Relations in American Cities

by Noel A. Cazenave Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2011)

The Urban Racial State introduces a new multi-disciplinary analytical approach to urban racial politics that bridges urban theory, racism theory, and state theory by explaining the workings of the political...


Jim Crow's Legacy: The Lasting Impact of Segregation

by Ruth Thompson-Miller, Joe R. Feagin & Leslie H. Picca Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

Jim Crow’s Legacy shows the lasting impacts of segregation on the lives of African Americans who lived through it, as well as its impact on future generations. The book draws on interviews with elderly African...


Everyday Injustice: Latino Professionals and Racism

by Maria Chávez & Joe R. Feagin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2011)

As members of the fastest-growing demographic group in America, Latinos are increasingly represented in the professional class, but they continue to face significant racism. Everyday Injustice introduces readers...