Award-Winning Books: Understanding Racism

500 reg

The Afrocentric Idea

Revised and Expanded Edition

Molefi Kete Asante

256 pages
5.5 x 8.2


PB: 978-1-56639-595-3 $28.95 Dec 97
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0562-3 $28.95 Dec 97

Molefi Kete Asante, recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Communication Association

2016 reg

Behind the Backlash

Muslim Americans after 9/11

Lori Peek

230 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 3 figs.

PB: 978-1-59213-983-5 $30.95 Oct 10
HC: 978-1-59213-982-8 $86.50 Oct 10
Ebook: 978-1-59213-984-2 $30.95 Oct 10

Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity, 2013
Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award, 2012

1429 reg

Black Theatre

Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora

edited by Paul Carter Harrison, Victor Leo Walker II and Gus Edwards

432 pages
7 x 10
1 table

PB: 978-1-56639-944-9 $36.95 Nov 02
HC: 978-1-56639-943-2 $78.50 Nov 02
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0115-1 $36.95

Finalist for the George Freedley Memorial Award for an outstanding book in theatre or another area of live performance from the Theatre Library Association, 2002

1440 reg

Black Venus 2010

They Called Her "Hottentot"

Edited by Deborah Willis

288 pages
7 x 10
42 duotones

PB: 978-1-4399-0205-9 $38.95 Jan 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0204-2 $86.50 Jan 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0206-6 $38.95 Jan 10

Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women's Studies by the Popular Culture/American Culture Association, 2011

2223 reg

A City within a City

The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Todd E Robinson

248 pages
6 x 9
3 tables, 12 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0922-5 $31.95 Dec 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0921-8 $91.50 Dec 12
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0923-2 $31.95 Dec 12

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2013

1888 reg

The Coolie Speaks

Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Lisa Yun

336 pages
6 x 9
6 tables, 3 figs., 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-582-0 $31.95 Feb 09
HC: 978-1-59213-581-3 $61.50 Feb 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-583-7 $31.95 Feb 08

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

1727 reg

The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons

Elizabeth A. Hull

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables

PB: 978-1-59213-185-3 $27.95 Jan 06
HC: 978-1-59213-184-6 $71.50 Jan 06
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0441-1 $27.95 Jan 06

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

1882 reg

The End of White World Supremacy

Black Internationalism and the Problem of the Color Line

Roderick D. Bush

264 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-573-8 $32.95 Jul 09
HC: 978-1-59213-572-1 $86.50 Jul 09
Ebook: 978-1-59213-574-5 $32.95 Jul 09

Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Award from the American Sociological Association conference, 2010

2253 reg

Envisioning Emancipation

Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer

240 pages
7 x 10
150 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0986-7 $24.95 Feb 17
HC: 978-1-4399-0985-0 $59.50 Feb 13

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Non-Fiction, 2014
One of the Top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles, Choice, 2013

1746 reg

From Black Power to Hip Hop

Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism

Patricia Hill Collins

256 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-092-4 $27.95 Jan 06
HC: 978-1-59213-091-7 $71.50 Jan 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-790-9 $27.95 Jan 06

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

1906 reg

Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
12 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-616-2 $26.95 Oct 08
HC: 978-1-59213-615-5 $66.50 Mar 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-617-9 $26.95 Mar 07

Named one of the Notable Books in the Kiriyama Prize, 2008
Honorable Mention at the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards, 2007

2495 reg

Healing Our Divided Society

Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report

Edited by Fred Harris and Alan Curtis

488 pages
6 x 9
9 tables, 54 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-1603-2 $24.95 Mar 18
HC: 978-1-4399-1602-5 $99.50 Mar 18

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2018

2278 reg

Illegal Migrations and the Huckleberry Finn Problem

John S.W. Park

278 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1047-4 $30.95 Apr 13
HC: 978-1-4399-1046-7 $91.50 Apr 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1048-1 $30.95 Apr 13

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2014

2299 reg

Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood

Brooklyn's Sunset Park

Tarry Hum

300 pages
6 x 9
15 tables, 7 halftones, 1 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1091-7 $33.95 Jun 14
HC: 978-1-4399-1090-0 $90.50 Jun 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1092-4 $33.95 Jun 14

Honorable Mention from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's Paul Davidoff Award, 2015

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The Man-Not

Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood

Tommy J. Curry

298 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1486-1 $34.95 Jun 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1485-4 $99.50 Jun 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1487-8 $34.95 Jun 17

The Before Columbus Foundation 2018 Winner of the Thirty-Ninth Annual AMERICAN BOOK AWARD

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The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano

248 pages
6 x 9
11 figs., 6 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1203-4 $30.95 Jul 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1202-7 $85.50 Jul 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1204-1 $30.95 Jul 15

National Communication Association Critical and Cultural Division Book of the Year 2017

2249 reg

No More Invisible Man

Race and Gender in Men's Work

Adia Harvey Wingfield

212 pages
5.5 x 8.25
3 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0973-7 $27.95 Dec 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0972-0 $81.50 Dec 12
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0974-4 $27.95 Dec 12

Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Race, Gender and Class, 2014
Richard A. Lester Prize from the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, 2014

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Not from Here, Not from There/No Soy de Aquí ni de Allá

The Autobiography of Nelson A. Díaz

Nelson A. Díaz

280 pages
6 x 9
1 figs., 19 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1360-4 $32.95 Sep 18
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1362-8 $32.95 Sep 18

Nelson Diaz, recipient of the 2020 National Hispanic Hero Award, presented by the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

1375 reg

Orientals

Asian Americans in Popular Culture

Robert G. Lee

288 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-753-7 $30.95 Apr 00

Best Book Award Winner Culture Studies/Popular Culture, Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association, 2000
Best Book Award for the Social Construction of Race, The American Political Science Association, 1999
Honorable Mention for the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the best-published book in American Studies from the American Studies Association, 1999

1523 reg

The Puerto Rican Diaspora

Historical Perspectives

Edited by Carmen Teresa Whalen and Víctor Vázquez-Hernández

320 pages
6 x 9
5 tables, 20 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-413-7 $30.95 Aug 05
HC: 978-1-59213-412-0 $75.50 Aug 05
Ebook: 978-1-59213-414-4 $30.95 Aug 05

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

2101 reg

Race Appeal

How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns

Charlton D McIlwain, and Stephen M. Caliendo

272 pages
6 x 9
38 tables, 23 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0276-9 $29.95 Feb 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0275-2 $81.50 Feb 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0277-6 $29.95 Feb 11

Ralph J. Bunche Award, American Political Science Association, 2012
Selected as “‘The Best of the Best’ from the University Presses” Books For Public and High School Libraries” for the ALA Annual Conference, 2012

1900 reg

Savoring the Salt

The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Edited by Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall

320 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-625-4 $31.95 Nov 07
HC: 978-1-59213-624-7 $86.50 Nov 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-626-1 $31.95 Nov 07

Selected as “‘The Best of the Best’ from the University Presses” Books You Should Know About” for the ALA Annual Conference, 2008

1916 reg

Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith and David Steele

288 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-640-7 $27.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-639-1 $71.50 Jan 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-641-4 $27.95 Jan 07

Author Tommie Smith received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, 2008
Named one of two “Adult Nonfiction Honor Books” by The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)., 2008
Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category “Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography”, 2008

2376 reg

Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants

Race, Gender, and Immigration Politics in the Age of Security

Anna Sampaio

236 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1286-7 $30.95 Sep 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1285-0 $76.50 Sep 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1287-4 $30.95 Sep 15

American Political Science Association's Latino Politics Best Book Prize, 2016

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There Goes the 'Hood

Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Lance Freeman

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-437-3 $31.95 Jun 06
HC: 978-1-59213-436-6 $81.50 Jun 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-438-0 $31.95 Jun 06

Winner of the Urban Affairs Association Best Book Award, 2007