Books in category Social Science – Minority Studies

  • Counting on the Census

    Counting on the Census?
    Peter Skerry

    In "Counting on the Census?" Peter Skerry confirms the persistence of minority undercounts and insists that racial and ethnic data are critical to the administration of policies affecting minorities.

  • Discovering Indigenous Lands

    Discovering Indigenous Lands
    Robert J. Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, Tracey Lindberg

    This book presents new material and shines fresh light on the under-explored historical and legal evidence about the use of the doctrine of discovery in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.

  • Defending the Master Race

    Defending the Master Race
    Jonathan Spiro

    A historical rediscovery of one of the heroic founders of the conservation movement who was also one of the most infamous racists in American history

  • Improving Racial and Ethnic Data on Health

    Improving Racial and Ethnic Data on Health
    National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on National Statistics, Panel on DHHS Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data

    However, the workshop intended to focus only on racial and ethnic data collection. The panel's final report will contain a full consideration of the collection of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic status data.

  • The Ethnographic Moment

    The Ethnographic Moment
    David A. Rees

    At the core of the book is his correspondence with the philosopher-humanist F. G. Friedmann, which played an important role in Redfields conceptualiation of the complex urban-rural continuum that characteries the peasants world.

  • Homer Simpson Ponders Politics

    Homer Simpson Ponders Politics
    Joseph J. Foy, Timothy M. Dale

    The stories of ten women's experiences as immigrants or the children of immigrants join around common themes of public service to their communities, intergenerational relationships, running small businesses, and the difficulties of juggling …

  • Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America

    Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America
    Richard Allen Williams

    The "IOM Report" referred to in the title is Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care / Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y. Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, editors; Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial …

  • Learning to be an Anthropologist and Remaining Native

    Learning to be an Anthropologist and Remaining “Native”
    Beatrice Medicine, Sue-Ellen Jacobs

    Included in this collection are Medicine's clear-eyed views of assimilation, bilingual education, and the adaptive strategies by which Native Americans have conserved and preserved their ancestral languages.

  • Beyond Bias and Barriers

    Beyond Bias and Barriers
    National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Policy and Global Affairs, Institute of Medicine, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering

    Beyond Bias and Barriers explains that eliminating gender bias in academia requires immediate overarching reform, including decisive action by university administrators, professional societies, federal funding agencies and foundations, …

  • New York Before Chinatown

    New York Before Chinatown
    John Kuo Wei Tchen

    "This fascinating book by Professor Tchen is required reading for anyone interested in the history of New York City." — Dolores Hayden, author of The Power of Place

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