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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

by Ralph J. Temple Akashic Books (January 10, 2012)

The impassioned memoirs from one of America's leading civil liberties attorneys of the 20th century.


The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice: Studies from Hollow Water, the Iona Community, and Plum Village

by Jarem Sawatsky & Rupert Ross Jessica Kingsley Publishers (January 15, 2009)

In this groundbreaking international comparative study on healing justice, the author examines a number of traditional communities. Sawatsky identifies the common patterns, themes, and imagination which these...


"I Am a Man"

by Joe Starita & Armando Durán Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

In 1877, Chief Standing Bear's Ponca Indian tribe was forcibly removed from their Nebraska homeland and marched to Oklahoma--known then as Indian Territory--in what became the tribe's own Trail of Tears. "I...


For Equals Only

by Tina Fernandes Botts Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This book philosophically explores how changing conceptions of race and equality have affected Supreme Court interpretations of the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over...


Ferguson's Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked a Nation

by Kimberly Jade Norwood American Bar Association (August 01, 2016)

In almost every highly publicized case of police using deadly force and killing unarmed individuals, the person killed was an African American male. These incidents have caused dramatic erosion in public confidence...


The Black and the Blue

by Matthew Horace & Ron Harris Hachette Books (August 07, 2018)

CNN law enforcement contributor Matthew Horace offers an unforgettable account of the racism, crimes, and colorlines that permeate America's law enforcement, and lays out a means for change.

Matthew Horace was...


Thriving in an All-Boys Club

by Cara Rabe-Hemp Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2017)

In 1845 women entered the career of policing, and ever since it’s been an evolving history for them. There are countless stories of women shaping this career, adding particular gifts and abilities to the profession....


Indigenist Mobilization

by Luisa Steur Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

In Kerala, political activists with a background in Communism are now instead asserting political demands on the basis of indigenous identity. Why did a notion of indigenous belonging come to replace the discourse...


The right to protect sites

by Pamela F McGrath AIATSIS Research Publications (June 01, 2016)

A large and profitable Indigenous heritage management industry has emerged in the wake of the resources boom of recent decades, with thousands of Indigenous heritage impact assessments conducted every year....


China! Cities of China with Fun Facts

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

There are plenty of places to visit in China. It is a very big city, with millions of people. It is rich in culture and tradition because its history is long-standing. Plenty of great minds and inventions originated...


Property Rites

by Elizabeth M. Smith-Pryor The University of North Carolina Press (April 30, 2009)

In 1925 Leonard Rhinelander, the youngest son of a wealthy New York society family, sued to end his marriage to Alice Jones, a former domestic servant and the daughter of a "colored" cabman. After being married...


Racial Discrimination and Private Education

by Arthur S. Miller The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2010)

Miller discusses the possible governmental sanctions against integration and the possible ways in which the guarantees of the First and Fourteenth Amendments might be sought and obtained for private schools....


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society

by Erica Frankenberg & Elizabeth DeBray The University of North Carolina Press (November 15, 2011)

In this comprehensive volume, a roster of leading scholars in educational policy and related fields offer eighteen essays seeking to illuminate new ways for American public education to counter persistent racial...


Complex Justice

by Joshua M. Dunn The University of North Carolina Press (September 01, 2012)

In 1987 Judge Russell Clark mandated tax increases to help pay for improvements to the Kansas City, Missouri, School District in an effort to lure white students and quality teachers back to the inner-city district....


Recognition, Sovereignty Struggles, and Indigenous Rights in the United States

by Amy E. Den Ouden & Jean M. O'Brien The University of North Carolina Press (June 03, 2013)

This engaging collection surveys and clarifies the complex issue of federal and state recognition for Native American tribal nations in the United States. Den Ouden and O'Brien gather focused and teachable essays...


Almighty God Created the Races

by Fay Botham The University of North Carolina Press (December 01, 2009)

In this fascinating cultural history of interracial marriage and its legal regulation in the United States, Fay Botham argues that religion--specifically, Protestant and Catholic beliefs about marriage and race--had...


First Time Boss: Essential Tools for Your New Leadership Role

by R.C. Williams & Michael Trust ShelfGuides (September 15, 2016)

Filled with tips, examples, and explanations, this book is written for anyone who is beginning a career in supervision. Whether you are a first time supervisor, manager, or executive, you will benefit from the...


Tribal Criminal Law and Procedure

by Carrie E. Garrow & Sarah Deer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 06, 2015)

This book examines the complex subject of tribal criminal law and procedure from a tribal perspective utilizing tribal statutory law, tribal case law, and the cultural values of Native peoples. Garrow and Deer...


Writing to Save a Life

by John Edgar Wideman Scribner (November 15, 2016)

A major literary figure tells “a searching tale of loss, recovery, and deja vu that is part memoir and what-if speculation, part polemic and exposé” (The Washington Post) about two generations of one family—civil...


Indigenous Peoples, Civil Society, and the Neo-liberal State in Latin America

by Edward F. Fischer Berghahn Books (October 01, 2008)

In recent years the concept and study of "civil society" has received a lot of attention from political scientists, economists, and sociologists, but less so from anthropologists. A ground-breaking ethnographic...


Mirrors - Manual on combating antigypsyism through human rights education

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (May 22, 2015)

Everyday in Europe, people associated with Roma or Traveller communities are exposed to acts of discrimination and exclusion on a scale that has stopped shocking people and institutions. Too often, it is only...


Gay Seattle: Stories of Exile and Belonging

by Gary Atkins University of Washington Press (October 17, 2011)

Winner of a 2004 Washington State Book Award

Winner of a 2004 Alpha Sigma Nu (ASN) Jesuit Book Award

In 1893, the Washington State legislature quietly began passing a set of laws that essentially made homosexuality,...