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  • Radical Dharma by Angel Kyodo Williams
    Radical Dharma (English, Paperback) Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens

    "Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma that takes into account the ways that racism and privilege prevent our collective awakening. The authors traveled around the country to spark an open conversation that brings together...

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  • Citizen by Claudia Rankine
    Citizen (English, Paperback) Claudia Rankine

    Winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection 2015 and National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2015, this book examines the experience of race and racism in Western society through sharp vignettes of everyday discrimination and prejudice, which has impacted the lives of Serena Williams, Zinedine Zidane, Mark Duggan and others.

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  • Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Sharif
    Daring to Drive (English, Paperback) Manal Al-Sharif

    A gripping memoir about a young woman from Saudi Arabia who becomes the accidental leader of a wildly subversive movement to put women behind the steering wheel.

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  • Undoing Privilege by Bob Pease
    Undoing Privilege (English, Paperback) Bob Pease

    For every group that is oppressed, another group is privileged. In this book, the author argues that privilege, as the other side of oppression, has received insufficient attention in both critical theories and in the practices of social change.

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  • Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch
    Brit(ish) (English, Paperback) Afua Hirsch

    The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race and identity in Britain todayYou're British. Your parents are British. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. Brit(ish) is Afua Hirsch's personal and provocative exploration of how this came to be - and an urgent call for change.

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  • Embodied Social Justice by Rae Johnson
    Embodied Social Justice (English, Paperback) Rae Johnson

    Embodied Social Justice introduces a body-centered approach to working with oppression, designed for social workers, counselors, educators, and other human service professionals. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly with the implicit knowledge of our bodies to address imbalances in social power. Consisting of a conceptual framework, case...

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  • Racecraft by Karen E. Fields
    Racecraft (English, Paperback) Karen E. Fields, Barbara Jeanne Fields

    Tackling the myth of a post-racial society.

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  • The Fire Now by Azeezat Johnson
    The Fire Now (English, Paperback) Azeezat Johnson

    Bringing together some of the UK's leading scholars on race, this collection reframes anti-racist scholarship and activism for a new era by contributing a much-needed British angle to the US-led body of work on whiteness, anti-racist education, black queer studies and intersectionality.

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  • Revolting Subjects by Imogen Tyler
    Revolting Subjects (English, Paperback) Imogen Tyler

    Imaginative and original, Revolting Subjects introduces a range of new insights into neoliberal societies, and will be essential reading for those concerned about widening inequalities, growing social unrest and social justice in the wider global context.

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  • Peak Inequality by Danny Dorling
    Peak Inequality (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    Dorling brings together new material alongside a selection of his most recent writing on inequality from publications including the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, New Statesman, Financial Times and the China People's Daily. He explores whether we have now reached `peak inequality' and concludes by predicting what the future holds for Britain.

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  • Back to Black by Kehinde Andrews
    Back to Black (English, Hardback) Kehinde Andrews

    One of Britain's most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.

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  • Heading Home by Shani Orgad
    Heading Home (English, Hardback) Shani Orgad

    Heading Home reveals the stark gap between the promise of gender equality and women's experience of continued injustice. It draws on in-depth interviews with highly educated London women who left paid employment to take care of their children, juxtaposed with media and policy depictions of women, work, and family.

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  • Anti-Discriminatory Practice by Neil Thompson
    Anti-Discriminatory Practice (English, Paperback) Neil Thompson

    The diversity of contemporary society is ever-increasing, and being anti-discriminatory is a fundamental element of social work. Bestselling author Neil Thompson's classic text is now going into its 6th edition, and remains a trusted introduction to the challenges of promoting social justice and equality.

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  • The Myth of Race by Robert Wald Sussman
    The Myth of Race (English, Paperback) Robert Wald Sussman

    Although eugenics is now widely discredited, some groups and individuals claim a new scientific basis for old racist assumptions. Pondering the continuing influence of racist research and thought, despite all evidence to the contrary, Robert Sussman explains why-when it comes to race-too many people still mistake bigotry for science.

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  • The Imperative of Integration by Elizabeth Anderson
    The Imperative of Integration (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Anderson

    "More than forty years have passed since Congress, in response to the Civil Rights Movement, enacted sweeping antidiscrimination laws in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. As a signal achievement of that legacy, in 2008, Americans elected their first African American president. Some would argue that we have finally arrived at a postracial...

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  • Theories of Race and Racism by Les Back
    Theories of Race and Racism (English, Paperback) Les Back

    Incorporates contributions and editorial material and allows readers to explore the terms of debates about the nature of race and racism in contemporary societies. This book reflects different theoretical perspectives.

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  • Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch
    Brit(ish) (English, Hardback) Afua Hirsch

    Your parents are British. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society. In this personal and provocative investigation, Afua Hirsch explores a very British crisis of identity. We believe we are the nation of abolition, but forget we are the nation of slavery.

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  • It's Only Blood by Anna Dahlqvist
    It's Only Blood (English, Paperback) Anna Dahlqvist

    A shocking, illuminating and moving account of how people around the world are shattering the taboos around menstruation.

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  • Heidegger's Black Notebooks by Peter Trawny
    Heidegger's Black Notebooks (English, Paperback) Peter Trawny

    This book brings together an international group of scholars to discuss the ramifications of Heidegger's Black Notebooks for philosophy and the humanities. In contrast to both those who seek to exonerate Heidegger and those who simply condemn him, they urge careful reading and rereading of his work to turn Heideggerian thought against itself.

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  • Living Color by Nina G. Jablonski
    Living Color (English, Paperback) Nina G. Jablonski

    Investigates the social history of skin color from prehistory to the present, showing how our body's most visible feature influences our social interactions in profound and complex ways. This book explains why skin color has become a biological trait with great social meaning - a product of evolution perceived differently by different cultures.

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