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"The Hour of Eugenics"
Race, Gender, and Nation in Latin America
Nancy Leys Stepan
Examining for the first time how eugenics was taken up by scientists and social reformers in Latin America, Nancy Leys Stepan compares the eugenics movements in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina with the more familiar cases of Britain, the United States, and...



I'm Not a Racist, But . .
The Moral Quandary of Race
Lawrence Blum
Blum develops a historically grounded account of racism as the deeply morally charged notion it has become. He addresses the question whether people of color can be racist, defines types of racism, and identifies debased and inappropriate usages of the term.



Immigrants and Electoral Politics
Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change
Heath Brown
In Immigrants and Electoral Politics, Heath Brown shows why nonprofit electoral participation has emerged in relationship to new threats to immigrants, on one hand, and immigrant integration into U.S. society during a time of demographic change, on the...



Immigrants in the Lands of Promise
Italians in Buenos Aires and New York City, 1870–1914
Samuel L. Baily
Most studies of immigration to the New World have focused on the United States. Samuel L. Baily's eagerly awaited book broadens that perspective through a comparative analysis of Italian immigrants to Buenos Aires and New York City before World War I.



Imperfect Strangers
Americans, Arabs, and U.S.–Middle East Relations in the 1970s
Salim Yaqub
In Imperfect Strangers, Salim Yaqub argues that the 1970s were a pivotal decade for U.S.-Arab relations, whether at the upper levels of diplomacy, in street-level interactions, or in the realm of the...



Imperialism at Home
Race and Victorian Women's Fiction
Susan Meyer



In the Museum of Man
Race, Anthropology, and Empire in France, 1850–1950
Alice L. Conklin
This book offers new insight into the thorny relationship between science, society, and empire at the high-water mark of French imperialism and European racism.



International Law and Ethnic Conflict
The breakup of the former Yugoslavia demonstrates the limitations of international law in the face of ethnic conflict. The contributors to this book examine the various roles international law and international institutions play in dealing with ethnic...



Latinos in American Society
Families and Communities in Transition
Ruth Enid Zambrana
Zambrana brings together the latest research on Latinos in the United States to demonstrate how national origin, age, gender, socioeconomic status, and education affect the well-being of families and individuals.



Making and Faking Kinship
Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea
Caren Freeman
This book depicts acts of "counterfeit kinship," false documents, and abandoning spouses and children as strategies implemented by disenfranchised people in China and Korea to gain mobility within the region's changing political...



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