Books in category Social Science – Ethnic Studies

  • Contemporary Buddhist Ethics

    Contemporary Buddhist Ethics
    Damien Keown

    This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice.

  • Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia
    Philip J. Eldridge

    Within these diverse geographical, political and cultural climates, human rights seem to have become relative, and the quest for absolutes seems unattainable. In this new book Philip J Eldridge seeks to question this stalemate.

  • Race Matters

    Race Matters
    Cornel West

    Now more than ever, Race Matters is a book for all Americans, as it helps us to build a genuine multiracial democracy in the new millennium. From the Hardcover edition.

  • The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

    The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass

    Amazing, firsthand account vividly recounts Douglass' early years, his physical abuse and deprivation, a dramatic escape to freedom, and his crusade for full civil rights for former slaves.

  • Dialect and Dichotomy

    Dialect and Dichotomy
    Lisa Cohen Minnick

    Dialect and Dichotomy outlines the history of dialect writing in English and its influence on linguistic variation.

  • Militarisation and Demilitarisation in Contemporary Japan

    Militarisation and Demilitarisation in Contemporary Japan
    Glenn D. Hook

    The intertwined issues of Japanese `identity' and `normality' are at the centre of the tension between internal and external pressures on Japanese defence and security policies.

  • Blackfoot Physics

    Blackfoot Physics
    F. David Peat

    Blackfoot Physics is the account of his discoveries.

  • Black Firsts

    Black Firsts
    Jessie Carney Smith

    Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events.

  • Thurgood Marshall A Biography

    Thurgood Marshall: A Biography
    Glenn L. Starks, F. Erik Brooks

    Students at all grade levels—including undergraduate and graduate college students—as well as historians and general readers interested in African American history , civil rights, or the U.S. legal system will find this book insightful …

  • For Labor Race and Liberty

    For Labor, Race, and Liberty
    Bruce L. Mouser

    Bruce L. Mouser follows Taylor’s life and career in Arkansas, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Florida, giving life to a figure representing a generation of African American idealists whose initial post-slavery belief in political and …

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