Race & Ethnicity

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  1. Book ImageRace in America

    Matthew Desmond, Mustafa Emirbayer

    A groundbreaking approach to thinking about race and racism today.More

  1. Book ImageColor Lines and Racial Angles

    Douglas Hartmann, Christopher Uggen

    Assembling the most provocative, productive new thinking on race in one volume.More

  2. Book ImageWhistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

    Claude M. Steele

    The acclaimed social psychologist offers an insider’s look at his research and groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.More

  3. Book ImageDoing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century

    Hazel Rose Markus, Paula M. L. Moya

    A collection of new essays by an interdisciplinary team of authors that gives a comprehensive introduction to race and ethnicity.More

  4. Book ImageMore than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

    William Julius Wilson

    A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.More

  5. Book ImageThe Age of Jim Crow

    Jane Dailey

    America’s racial history has been marked by both hard-won progress and sudden reversals of fortune.More

  6. Book ImageThe Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken: A Search for Food and Family

    Laura Schenone

    A Newsday Best Cookbook of 2007: can a recipe change your life? A quest for an authentic dish reveals a mythic love story and age-old culinary secrets.More

  7. Book ImageIndian Removal

    David Stephen Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler

    This casebook traces the evolution of U.S. Indian policy from its British Colonial origins to the implementation of removal after 1830.More

  8. Book ImageThe Butcher's Tale: Murder and Anti-Semitism in a German Town

    Helmut Walser Smith

    One of the most dramatic explorations of a German town in the grip of anti-Semitic passion ever written.More

  9. Book ImageCode of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City

    Elijah Anderson

    Unsparing and important. . . . An informative, clearheaded and sobering book.—Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post (1999 Critic's Choice)More

  10. Book ImageBlack Genius: African-American Solutions to African-American Problems

    Regina Austin, Manthia Diawara, Walter Mosley, Et Al.

    Thirteen of black America's most eloquent voices share their visions for a self-sufficient, self-determined future.More

  11. Book ImageIn Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1528-1990

    Quintard Taylor

    "This is an enthralling work that will be essential reading for years to come. You finish it understanding how integral a part blacks were of the making of the West and, indeed, America." — David Nicholson, Washington PostMore

  12. Book ImageThe Mismeasure of Man

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Revised & Expanded

    The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve.More

  13. Book ImageA Passion for Equality: George Wiley and the Movement

    Mary Lynn Kotz, Nick Kotz

    "An important contribution to the social literature of our time." —Roger Wilkins, New York TimesMore