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Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination

Avery F. Gordon - 2008 - 252 pages
“Avery Gordon’s stunningly original and provocatively imaginative book explores the connections linking horror, history, and haunting. ” —George Lipsitz “The text is of great ...
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A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynchings, 1882-1930

Stewart Emory Tolnay - History - 1995 - 297 pages
A statistical study of lynching in ten southern states which shows that economic and status concerns were at the heart of that violent practice. This book tests explanations of ...
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Money for Nothing: Politicians, Rent Extraction, and Political Extortion

Fred S. McChesney - Business & Economics - 1997 - 216 pages
The increased power of lobbyists in Washington and the excesses of campaign contributions would seem to indicate a government corrupted. But as Fred McChesney shows, payments ...
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Just the Facts: How Objectivity Came to Define American Journalism

David T. Z. Mindich - History - 2000 - 200 pages
If American journalism were a religion, as it has been called, then its supreme deity would be "objectivity." The high priests of the profession worship the concept, while the ...
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The Great Migration in Historical Perspective: New Dimensions of Race, Class ...

Joe William Trotter - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 160 pages
"The essays collected in this book represent the best of our present understanding of the African-American migration which began in the early twentieth century."Â —Southern ...
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Oppositional Consciousness: The Subjective Roots of Social Protest

Jane J. Mansbridge, Aldon Morris - Political Science - 2001 - 309 pages
How can human beings be induced to sacrifice their lives—even one minute of their lives-for the sake of their group? This question, central to understanding the dynamics of ...
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The Color of Representation: Congressional Behavior and Black Interests

Kenny J. Whitby - Political Science - 2000 - 200 pages
The central domestic issue in the United States over the long history of this nation has been the place of the people of color in American society. One aspect of this debate is ...
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The Politics of Parenthood: 2child Care, Women's Rights, and the Myth of the ...

Mary Frances Berry - Family & Relationships - 1993 - 303 pages
Argues that businesses use childcare responsibilities to deny women equal opportunity for advancement, and suggests a national childcare policy
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