The Negro Family in British Guiana

Author: Raymond T. Smith
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415175760
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Gender Ethnicity and Place

Author: Linda Peake
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134749317
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
This book is concerned with the nature of the relationship between gender, ethnicity and poverty in the context of the external and internal dynamics of households in Guyana. Using detailed data collected from male and female respondents in three separate locations, two urban and one rural, and across two major ethnic groups, Afro-Guyanese and Indo-Guyanese, the authors discuss the links between gender and race, exploring development issues from a feminist perspective.

Transformation Scene

Author: Ian Hogbin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113623764X
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Black Skin White Masks

Author: Frantz Fanon
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745300351
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Fanon, born in Martinique and educated in France, is generally regarded as the leading anti-colonial thinker of the 20th century. His first book is an analysis of the impact of colonial subjugation on the black psyche. It is a very personal account of Fanon's experience being black: as a man, an intellectual, and a party to a French education.--Adapted from wikipedia.org.

Black Folk Here and There

Author: St. Clair Drake
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781937306199
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Black Folk Here and There is a seminal work that attempts to combine anthropology and comparative history in a study of the Black Experience from the beginning of literate cultures to the advent of the transatlantic slave trade and the White Racism that quickly developed as its ideological support. In this volume, the Black experience is conveyed through the Judaic, Greek and Roman cultures to European Christendom and the Muslim World in the period before the great diaspora from Africa to the West began in the sixteenth century CE.

Sociology in a Changing World

Author: William Kornblum
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133172857
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
Help your students visualize sociology all around them with William Kornblum's vibrant, visual, and research-based new ninth edition of SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD. Comprehensive and student friendly, SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD presents a thematic approach that emphasizes the reality of social change and its impact on individuals, groups, and societies throughout the world. This unique emphasis on social change--which is visited in the book's features--helps students understand our similarities, our differences, and society as a whole. The text carefully balances contemporary and classic theory and research, with special attention to the works of female and minority social scientists and cross-cultural studies. Kornblum applies all the major perspectives of sociology without giving undue emphasis to any single approach. Additionally, SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD is the chosen text for the Exploring Society: Introduction to Sociology Telecourse from Dallas TeleLearning. Challenging yet accessible, interesting and scholarly, Kornblum's ninth edition helps students think like sociologists long after their college experience. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sexing the Caribbean

Author: Kamala Kempadoo
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415935043
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
This unprecedented work provides both the history of sex work in this region as well as an examination of current-day sex tourism. Based on interviews with sex workers, brothel owners, local residents and tourists, Kamala Kempadoo offers a vivid account of what life is like in the world of sex tourism as well as its entrenched roots in colonialism and slavery in the Caribbean.

English as a Global Language

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107611806
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
David Crystal's classic English as a Global Language considers the history, present status and future of the English language, focusing on its role as the leading international language. English has been deemed the most 'successful' language ever, with 1500 million speakers internationally, presenting a difficult task to those who wish to investigate it in its entirety. However, Crystal explores the subject in a measured but engaging way, always backing up observations with facts and figures. Written in a detailed and fascinating manner, this is a book written by an expert both for specialists in the subject and for general readers interested in the English language.