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My Rights

A Body, Undone

Crosby, Christina

In the early evening on October 1, 2003, Christina Crosby was three miles into a seventeen mile bicycle ride, intent on reaching etc...

CTRL + Z

Meg Leta Jones

The ability to make good on that threat of tarnishing, potentially forever, a person’s image - is as easy as creating a Facebook etc...

Insatiable Appetites

Watson, Kelly L.

A comparative history of cross-cultural encounters and the critical role of cannibalism in the early modern period. Cannibalism, etc...

Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Law

Levesque, Roger J.R.

Explores the shifts and the research used to support civil rights claims of discrimination, particularly relating to minority you etc...

Mobile Selves

Berg, Ulla D.

An explanation of how Peruvian migrants maintain meaningful social relations across borders.In this engaging volume Ulla D. Berg etc...

Homelessness in New York City

Main, Thomas J.

Can American cities respond effectively to pressing social problems? Or, as many scholars have claimed, are urban politics so mir etc...

The Sonic Color Line

Stoever, Jennifer Lynn

Race is a visual phenomenon, the ability to see “difference.” At least that is what conventional wisdom has lead us to believe. Y etc...

The Sonic Color Line

Stoever, Jennifer Lynn

Race is a visual phenomenon, the ability to see “difference.” At least that is what conventional wisdom has lead us to believe. Y etc...

Middle East Studies for the New Millennium

Shami, Seteney

Few world regions today are of more pressing social and political interest than the Middle East: hardly a day has passed in the l etc...

Middle East Studies for the New Millennium

Shami, Seteney

Few world regions today are of more pressing social and political interest than the Middle East: hardly a day has passed in the l etc...

Women as Wartime Rapists

Sjoberg, Laura

Very few women are wartime rapists. Very few women issue commands to commit sexual violence. Very few women play a role in making etc...

Women as Wartime Rapists

Sjoberg, Laura

Very few women are wartime rapists. Very few women issue commands to commit sexual violence. Very few women play a role in making etc...

Televised Redemption

Rouse, Carolyn Moxley

The institutional structures of white supremacy—slavery, Jim Crow laws, convict leasing, and mass incarceration—require a commons etc...

Televised Redemption

Rouse, Carolyn Moxley

The institutional structures of white supremacy—slavery, Jim Crow laws, convict leasing, and mass incarceration—require a commons etc...

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Thomas, Tracy A.

Much has been written about women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Historians have written her biography, detailed her ca etc...
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