Diversity Project: Final Report
The Diversity Project: Final Report documents the experiences of undergraduate students at the University of California, Berkeley in a period where there was increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the student body. It was first published in 1992. Read more about the Diversity Project here.
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Teachers of Color and Indigenous Teachers are underrepresented in public schools across the United States of America, with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color making up roughly 37% of the adult population and 50% of children, but just 19% of the teaching force. Yet research over decades...Read more about Handbook of Research on Teachers of Color and Indigenous Teachers
There is a saying: knowledge is power. The secret is this. Knowledge, applied at the right time and place, is more than power. It's magic.
That's what the Black Panther Party did. They called up this magic and launched a revolution.
In the...Read more about Freedom! The Story of the Black Panther Party
Universities have long been at the forefront of both national development and global integration. But the political and policy world in which they operate is undergoing a transition, one that is reflective of a significant change in domestic politics and international relations: a populist turn...Read more about Neo-nationalism and Universities: Populists, Autocrats, and the Future of Higher Education
By Eric A. Stanley - Advances in LGBTQ rights in the recent past—marriage equality, the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and the expansion of hate crimes legislation—have been accompanied by a rise in attacks against trans, queer and/or gender-nonconforming people of color...Read more about Atmospheres of Violence: Structuring Antagonism and the Trans/Queer Ungovernable
Whereas most scholarship on Japanese Americans looks at historical case studies or the 1.5 generation assimilating, this pioneering anthology, Japanese American Millennials, captures the experiences, perspectives, and aspirations of Asian Americans born...Read more about Japanese American Millennials: Rethinking Generation, Community, and Diversity
Higher education today faces a host of challenges, from quality to cost. But too little attention gets paid to a startling fact: four out of ten students -- that's more than ten percent of the entire population - -who start college drop out. The situation is particularly dire for black and...Read more about The College Dropout Scandal
Although the United States spends almost one-fifth of all its resources funding healthcare, the American system continues to be dogged by persistent inequities in the treatment of racial and ethnic minorities and women.ÂInvisible VisitsÂanalyzes how middle-class Black...Read more about Invisible Visits: Black Middle Class Women in the American Healthcare System
In today's volunteer military many recruits enlist for the educational benefits, yet a significant number of veterans struggle in the classroom, and many drop out. The difficulties faced by student veterans have been attributed to various factors: poor academic preparation, PTSD and other...Read more about Grateful Nation: Student Veterans and the Rise of the Military-Friendly Campus
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions points to a crisis in American government...Read more about When Police Kill
This timely special edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, features a new preface by the authors that places the Party in a contemporary political landscape, especially as it relates to Black Lives Matter and other struggles to fight...Read more about Black against Empire The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, With a New Preface
When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, a bewildered nation turned
to Strangers in Their Own Land to understand what Trump voters were thinking when they cast their ballots. Arlie Hochschild, one of the most influential sociologists of her generation, had spent the...Read more about Strangers in Their Own Land Anger and Mourning on the American Right
The New Flagship University is an expansive vision for leading national universities and an alternative narrative to global rankings and World Class Universities. The Flagship model explores pathways for universities to re-shape their missions and operational features to expand their...Read more about The New Flagship University: Changing The Paradigm from Global Ranking to National Relevancy
Most people in the Netherlands think of slavery and the slave trade as something that happened a long time ago, did not affect many people, and have little relevance to Dutch society today. Nothing could be further from the truth. The truth is that politics, economics, religion,...Read more about 20 Questions and Answers on Dutch Slavery and its Legacy
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this popular text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Latino participation in US politics. Focusing on six Latino groups - Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Salvadorans, and Guatemalans - the book explores the...Read more about Latino Politics
American Corrections, Second Edition offers students a contemporary, issues-oriented introduction that covers every aspect of corrections, prompting students to think critically about complex issues that are affecting the current U.S. correctional system. Incorporating the...Read more about American Corrections: Concepts and Controversies
In this “impassioned plea for human dignity” (Kirkus Reviews) Jonathan Simon—called “one of the outstanding criminologists of his generation” by Nikolas Rose of the London School of Economics—charts a surprising path to end mass incarceration in America. Using the landmark Supreme Court...Read more about Mass Incarceration on Trial: A Remarkable Court Decision and the Future of Prisons in America
Twenty years since the publication of the Second Edition and more than thirty years since the publication of the original book, Racial Formation in the United States now arrives with each chapter radically revised and rewritten by authors Michael Omi and Howard Winant, but the...Read more about Racial Formation in the United States- 3rd Edition
Patterns of migration and the forces of globalization have brought the issues of mixed race to the public in far more visible, far more dramatic ways than ever before. Global Mixed Race examines the contemporary experiences of people of mixed descent in nations around the world, moving...Read more about Global Mixed Race
How did Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, and Cubans become known as “Hispanics” and “Latinos” in the United States? How did several distinct cultures and nationalities become portrayed as one? Cristina Mora answers both these questions and details the scope of this phenomenon in Making...Read more about Making Hispanics: How Activists, Bureaucrats, and Media Constructed a New American
The numbers are eye-opening. In 2007, on any given day, 2.2 percent of all males in the United States were incarcerated, including 7.9 percent of all black males. Some 2.6 percent of white males , 7.7 percent of Hispanic males, and 16.6 percent of black males have spent time in state or...Read more about The New Scarlet Letter?: Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record
In this new collection of thirteen essays, Arlie Russell Hochschild—author of the groundbreaking exploration of emotional labor, The Managed Heart and The Outsourced Self—focuses squarely on the impact of social forces on the emotional side of intimate life.
From the “...Read more about So How's the Family?
Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality rigorously explores shifts in population trends, labor market competition, and socioeconomic segregation to investigate how the recent rise in immigration affects economic disadvantage in the U.S. Giovanni Peri analyzes the...Read more about Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality
Raphael and Stoll carefully evaluate changes in crime patterns, enforcement practices and sentencing laws to reach a sobering conclusion: So many Americans are in prison today because we have chosen, through our public policies, to put them there. They dispel the notion that a rise in...Read more about Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?