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The Hate Race

Author : Maxine Beneba Clarke
ISBN : 9781472151513
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 53.80 MB
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Shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2017 'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing . . .' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon. Vegemite on toast. Maxine Beneba Clarke's life is just like all the other Aussie kids on her street. Except for this one, glaring, inescapably obvious thing. From one of Australia's most exciting writers, and the author of the multi-award-winning FOREIGN SOIL, comes THE HATE RACE: a powerful, funny, and at times devastating memoir about growing up black in white middle-class Australia.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Governing Hate And Race In The United States And South Africa

Author : Patrick Lynn Rivers
ISBN : 9780791477847
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 81.57 MB
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Argues that the responsibility for eradicating racial hatred has been redirected away from the state and toward the hated, leaving the causes of hate unaddressed.
Category: Social Science

Freedom Riders

Author : Raymond Arsenault
ISBN : 9780195327144
Genre : History
File Size : 71.73 MB
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Relives a critical episode in American history that transformed the Civil Rights Movement when a group of volunteers traveled by bus in 1961 from Washington, D.C., through the deep South, defying Jim Crow laws and putting their lives on the line for racial justice.
Category: History

The Communication Of Hate

Author : Michael Waltman
ISBN : 1433104474
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70.73 MB
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The book was awarded the 2011 NCA Franklyn S. Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression. This book sets out to explore how hate comes alive in language and actions by examining the nature and persuasive functions of hate in American society. Hate speech may be used for many purposes and have different intended consequences. It may be directed to intimidate an out-group, or to influence the behavior of in-group members. But how does this language function? What does it accomplish? The answers to these questions are addressed by an examination of the communicative messages produced by those with hateful minds. Beginning with an examination of the organized hate movement, the book provides a critique of racist discourse used to recruit and socialize new members, construct enemies, promote valued identities, and encourage ethnoviolence. The book also examines the strategic manipulation of hatred in our everyday lives by politicians, political operatives, and media personalities. Providing a comprehensive overview of hate speech, the book ends by describing the desirable features of an anti-hate discourse that promotes respect for social differences.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Supreme Court Race And Civil Rights

Author : Abraham L. Davis
ISBN : 9781452263793
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 30.97 MB
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Providing a well-rounded presentation of the constitution and evolution of civil rights in the United States, this book will be useful for students and academics with an interest in civil rights, race and the law. Abraham L Davis and Barbara Luck Graham's purpose is: to give an overview of the Supreme Court and its rulings with regard to issues of equality and civil rights; to bring law, political science and history into the discussion of civil rights and the Supreme Court; to incorporate the politically disadvantaged and the human component into the discussion; to stimulate discussion among students; and to provide a text that cultivates competence in reading actual Supreme Court cases.
Category: Political Science

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author : Richard T. Schaefer
ISBN : 9781412926942
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 52.69 MB
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area
Category: Social Science


Author : Maxine Beneba Clarke
ISBN : 9780734418982
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 56.27 MB
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A beautiful new picture book written and illustrated by Maxine Beneba Clarke - all about the power of expressing yourself. Put on your passion. Flaunt your heart on your sleeve. You're a fashionista. Work it. Wear it. Believe. A gorgeous gift book for anyone who wants to embrace their individuality from the award winning author of The Patchwork Bike and Wide Big World. Featuring text design by award-winning designer, Allison Colpoys. Praise for The Patchwork Bike: 'This book is just what many of us need right now.' - Kirkus Review (starred) 'Beautifully written and incredibly powerful.' Books + Publishing 'In her picture book debut, Clarke's lines sing with sound and rhythm.' - Publishers Weekly (starred review) Praise for Wide Big World: 'A cheerful and direct celebration of difference that uses the natural wonders of the world to highlight the diversity of experiences around us.' - Books + Publishing
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Inside Organized Racism

Author : Kathleen M. Blee
ISBN : 052093072X
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74.91 MB
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Following up her highly praised study of the women in the 1920s Ku Klux Klan, Blee discovers that many of today's racist women combine dangerous racist and anti-Semitic agendas with otherwise mainstream lives. The only national sample of a broad spectrum of racist activists and the only major work on women racists, this important book also sheds light on how gender relationships shape participation in the movement as a whole.
Category: Social Science

Hate Crime In The Media A History

Author : Victoria Munro
ISBN : 9780313356230
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 22.43 MB
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A powerful, uncompromising explanation of how subtle sources of hatred contained throughout our media and culture have resulted in a tolerance for hate crimes in America. • Provides readers with an understanding of how deeply embedded in daily cultural practices the roots of hatred are in American culture • Spotlights the role of cultural institutions such as the media, political rhetoric, and the entertainment industry in fostering an atmosphere of hate • Portrays hate crime as unexceptional in American culture rather than isolated acts of deviant individuals • Examines media depictions of those considered "Other" throughout American history, including enemies during war, immigrants, different racial and religious groups, and those whose sexual identities have been deemed "Other"
Category: Social Science

Freedom Of Speech And Its Limits

Author : Wojciech Sadurski
ISBN : 1402002815
Genre : Philosophy
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In authoritarian states, the discourse on freedom of speech, conducted by those opposed to non-democratic governments, focuses on the core aspects of this freedom: on a right to criticize the government, a right to advocate theories arid ideologies contrary to government-imposed orthodoxy, a right to demand institutional reforms, changes in politics, resignation of the incompetent and the corrupt from positions of authority. The claims for freedom of speech focus on those exercises of freedom that are most fundamental and most beneficial to citizens - and which are denied to them by the government. But in a by-and large democratic polity, where these fundamental benefits of freedom of speech are generally enjoyed by the citizens, the public and scholarly discourse on freedom of speech hovers about the peripheries of that freedom; the focus is on its outer boundaries rather than at the central territory of freedom of speech. Those borderline cases, in which people who are otherwise genuinely committed to the core aspects of freedom of speech may sincerely disagree, include pornography, racist hate speech and religious bigoted expressions, defamation of politicians and of private persons, contempt of court, incitement to violence, disclosure of military or commercial secrets, advertising of merchandise such as alcohol or cigarettes or of services and entertainment such as gambling and prostitution.
Category: Philosophy