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  1. Color Matters

    Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Postracial America

    Edited by Kimberly Jade Norwood

    Series: New Directions in American History

    In the United States, as in many parts of the world, people are discriminated against based on the color of their skin. This type of skin tone bias, or colorism, is both related to and distinct from discrimination on the basis of race, with which it is often conflated. Preferential treatment of...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Body Studies

    An Introduction

    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. From Selma to Montgomery

    The Long March to Freedom

    By Barbara Harris Combs

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody Sunday," the demonstrators would not be deterred, and thousands of others joined their...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Racialization and Religion

    Race, Culture and Difference in the Study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume locates the contemporary study of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such, it challenges the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Diaspora and Class Consciousness

    Chinese Immigrant Workers in Multiracial Chicago

    By Shanshan Lan

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book is an ethnographic study of the multi-linear process of racial knowledge formation among a relatively invisible population in the Chinese American community in Chicago, namely the working class. Shanshan Lan defines "Chinese immigrant workers" as Chinese immigrants with limited English...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Critical Race Theory in England

    Edited by Namita Chakrabarty, Lorna Roberts, John Preston

    Critical Race Theory (CRT) explains and challenges the persistence of racial discrimination throughout the world today, addressing issues such as racism, post-colonialism and systems of apartheid. Despite claims we live in a post-racial era, equality laws are under threat in the UK and evidence of...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

    Intersectional Women’s Studies for Transracial Alliance

    Edited by Kim Marie Vaz, Gary L. Lemons

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Women’s studies programs and departments face ongoing fall-out from an economic crisis in higher education. Taking the form of budget-cuts, reduction of faculty lines and other resource allocations, for some programs and departments it has meant at best, a loss of disciplinary autonomy through...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Japan-Bashing

    Anti-Japanism since the 1980s

    By Narrelle Morris

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The aim of this book is to examine and analyse the phenomenon of ‘Japan-bashing’, from its invention and popularisation in the United States in the late 1970s to the emergence of other national variants, including in Australia and Japan, to its gradual decline in the late 1990s. It is the first...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Non-racialism in South Africa

    Edited by David Everatt

    When Nelson Mandela was elected President of South Africa in 1994, the world looked on at the ‘miracle’ of racial reconciliation that unfolded in South Africa. However, the dream of a ‘Rainbow Nation’ (in Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s phrase) seems to be fading, and racial identities seem to be more...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Racializing the Soldier

    Edited by Gavin Schaffer

    Racializing the Soldier explores the impact of racial beliefs on the formation and development of modern armed forces and the ways in which these forces have been presented and historicized from a global perspective. With a wide geographical and temporal spread, the collection looks at the...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge