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Critical Urban Studies
Critical Urban Studies (November 2010)
New Directions
Jonathan S. Davies - Editor
David L. Imbroscio - Editor
Clarence N. Stone - Foreword by

Essays reevaluating and challenging the critiques of the urban studies field.

This volume revisits the tradition of critical scholarship characteristic of the urban studies field. Urban scholarship has had detractors of late, particularly in mainstream political science, where it has been accused of parochialism and insularity. Critical Urban Studies offers a sharp repudiation of this critique, reasse...(Read More)
 
 
Multicultural Geographies
Multicultural Geographies (September 2010)
The Changing Racial/Ethnic Patterns of the United States
John W. Frazier - Editor
Florence M. Margai - Editor

Geographical perspectives on the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States.

In an approach that differs from other publications on U.S. multiculturalism, Multicultural Geographies examines the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States from geographical perspectives. It reflects the significant contributions made by geographers in recent years to our ...(Read More)
 
 
The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century
The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century (September 2010)
John W. Frazier - Editor
Joe T. Darden - Editor
Norah F. Henry - Editor

Offers important new perspectives on the African diaspora in North America.

Drawing on the work of social scientists from geographic, historical, sociological, and political science perspectives, this volume offers new perspectives on the African diaspora in the United States and Canada. It has been approximately four centuries since the first Africans set foot in North America, and although it is impossible for ...(Read More)
 
 
The Culture of Teenage Mothers
The Culture of Teenage Mothers (November 2009)
Joanna Gregson - Author

Explores teen mothers’ perceptions of their situations and the social stigma that affects them.

Society stigmatizes teen pregnancy, but most teenage mothers keep their babies and many regard their pregnancies as the best thing that ever happened to them. In this book, Joanna Gregson explores teen mothers’ shared culture: how they perceive their situations and how they experience stigma. Drawing from four...(Read More)
 
 
The Trauma Controversy
The Trauma Controversy (October 2009)
Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Dialogues
Kristen Brown Golden - Editor
Bettina G. Bergo - Editor

Provides multiple and accessible perspectives on trauma both as a condition and as a cultural phenomenon.

More than a psychiatric or spiritual condition, trauma is an experience that exceeds the capacity of language to fix and settle it. As trauma crosses the lives of individuals and erupts into cultural and historical collectivities, it invites comparison with psychological dilemmas. But how best to compare indivi...(Read More)
 
 
Yitzhak Rabin's Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration
Yitzhak Rabin's Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration (October 2009)
Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi - Author

Examines how Israeli society has commemorated Yitzhak Rabin.

How does a society cope with the challenge of acknowledging and commemorating difficult aspects of its past? In Yitzhak Rabin’s Assassination and the Dilemmas of Commemoration, Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi develops a timely sociology of commemoration, drawing on the public memory of Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was assassinated ...(Read More)
 
 
Latinos in Dixie
Latinos in Dixie (October 2009)
Class and Assimilation in Richmond, Virginia
Debra J. Schleef - Author
H.B. Cavalcanti - Author

A look at the Latino experience in the American South using data from Richmond, Virginia.

Confounding stereotypes, this book details the experiences of a growing but little-known group: Latinos who have settled in the American South. Authors Debra J. Schleef and H. B. Cavalcanti provide rich survey data from Richmond, Virginia, a midsize city where a Latino community has only recently emerged. Notably, many of the n...(Read More)
 
 
African Americans and Community Engagement in Higher Education
African Americans and Community Engagement in Higher Education (September 2009)
Community Service, Service-Learning, and Community-Based Research
Stephanie Y. Evans - Editor
Colette M. Taylor - Editor
Michelle R. Dunlap - Editor
DeMond S. Miller - Editor

Looks at town-gown relationships with a focus on African Americans.

This book discusses race and its roles in university-community partnerships. The contributors take a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and multiregional approach that allows students, agency staff, community constituents, faculty, and campus administrators an opportunity to reflect on and redefine what impact African American identity—in the academ...(Read More)
 
 
A Measure of Failure
A Measure of Failure (September 2009)
The Political Origins of Standardized Testing
Mark J. Garrison - Author

2011 Critics Choice Award presented by the American Educational Studies Association (AESA)

2010 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Asks how and why standardized tests have become the ubiquitous standard by which educational achievement and intelligence are measured.

How did standardized tests become the measure of performance in our public sc...(Read More)
 
 
Shared Obliviousness in Family Systems
Shared Obliviousness in Family Systems (July 2009)
Paul C. Rosenblatt - Author

Introduces the concept of obliviousness to the consideration of family systems—what do families choose to ignore and why and how they do so.

The modern family is inundated with information and no family can attend to it all; families must set priorities and remain oblivious to much. Obliviousness is the intriguing subject of Paul C. Rosenblatt’s speculative and theoretical work. The hidden undersides o...(Read More)

 
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