Understanding Racism

Tensions in the American Dream

Rhetoric, Reverie, or Reality

Melanie E. L. Bush and Roderick D. Bush

The contradictions of the promise - and reality - of the American Dream

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 tables


Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants

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

Anna Sampaio

A comprehensive analysis of changes in immigration policy, politics, and enforcement since 9/11

236 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 1 halftone


Theorizing Discrimination in an Era of Contested Prejudice

Discrimination in the United States

Samuel R. Lucas

Offers a fresh, important new understanding of racial and sexual discrimination

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 19 halftones


There Goes the 'Hood

Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Lance Freeman

How does gentrification affect residents who stay in the neighborhood?

248 pages | 6 x 9


Understanding Mainland Puerto Rican Poverty

Susan S. Baker

A new understanding of the impoverishment of Puerto Ricans living on the mainland

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables, 4 figs.


Unsettled Solidarities

Asian and Indigenous Cross-Representations in the Américas

Quynh Nhu Le

Illuminates the intersecting logics of settler colonialism and racialization through analysis of contemporary Asian and Indigenous crossings in the Américas

250 pages | 6 x 9


Upon the Ruins of Liberty

Slavery, the President's House at Independence National Historical Park, and Public Memory

Roger C. Aden

A behind-the-scenes look at the development of the memorial to slavery in Independence Mall

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 5 line drawings, 6 halftones, 1 map


"We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs

Elaine Bell Kaplan

The inner-city world of young at-risk teens though their powerful photos and stories

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 53 halftones


We Shall Be Free!

Black Communist Protests in Seven Voices

Walter T. Howard

In primary sources, unearthing the writings of African American Communists and the forgotten promise of radical politics

220 pages | 5.5 x 8.25