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Edited By Descovich,G.C.;Gaddi,A., Magri,G.L. And Lenzi,S.
721pp.N.B.Base of spine slightly marked.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389492
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Inventory #15611
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 83.85 approx. - € 71.83 approx.)
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Edited By Raines, John C. And Maguire, Daniel C.
Contributions from Raines (religion, Temple U.), Maguire (religious ethics, Marquette U.) and other male scholars address gender justice in world religions including Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Native American and African traditions. They examine the causes of the fear that underlies much sexism 303pp.
State University of New York Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0791447855
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Inventory #25367
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Cocks, Joan E.
Draws together elements from Marxism, analytical philosophy, post-structuralism and post-colonial criticism to analyse cultural domination, opposition and the ways in which power and eroticism interact in the realm of sex and gender. This book should be of interest to students and teachers of women's studies, social and political theory, philosophy, literary theory, cultural studies. 245pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of covers slightly creased. Fading to spine.
Routledge, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415032067
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Inventory #25070
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Asante, Molefi Kete
Did the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States signal real progress in bridging America's long-standing racial divide? In this profound study of systemic racism, Molefi Kete Asante, a leading scholar of African American history and culture, discusses the greatest source of frustration and anger among African Americans in recent decades: what he calls "the wall of ignorance" that attempts to hide the long history of racial injustice from public consciousness. This is most evident in each race's differing perspectives on racial matters. Though most whites view racism as a thing of the past, a social problem largely solved by the civil rights movement, blacks continue to experience racism in many areas of social life: encounters with the police; the practice of redlining in housing; difficulties in getting bank loans, mortgages, and insurance policies; and glaring disparities in health care, educational opportunities, unemployment levels, and incarceration rates. Though such problems are not expressions of the overt racism of legal segregation and lynch mobs - what most whites probably think of when they hear the word 'racism' - their negative effect on black Americans is almost as pernicious. Such daily experiences create a lingering feeling of resentment that percolates in a slow boil till some event triggers an outburst of rage. Asante argues that America cannot long continue as a cohesive society under these conditions. As we embark upon new leadership under America's first African American president, he urges more public focus on redressing the wrongs of the past and their continuing legacy. Above all, he thinks that Americans must seriously consider some system of reparations to deal with both past and present injustices, an apology, and our own truth-and-reconciliation committee that addresses both the history of slavery and present-day racism. Only in this way, he feels, can we ever hope to heal the racial divide that never seems to be erased. This is a powerful, deeply perceptive analysis of a crucial social problem by one of America's leading thinkers on race. 370pp.
Prometheus Books, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591027652
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Inventory #28050
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Harris, Jonathan M.
N.B. Boards slightly marked. Slight fading to spine of D/J.
The University of Michigan Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0472111426
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Inventory #28009
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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