Books tagged: ethnic studies

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Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Conflict and Harmony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Academic turned political activist and presently, Senator from Selangor state to the Parliament, Dr Syed Husin Ali traces how ethnicity has been manipulated, since Independence, by Malaysian politicians for their own gain to the detriment of the people. A must read for those studying ethnic politics and development, Southeast Asia, and sociology in the social sciences.
555 Days in Beijing
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
555 Days in Beijing is the story of a Canadian teaching English in China. These journal entries talk about the parts of international travel that come up after the honeymoon period; when you’ve settled in and are living and working as a local. They poignantly and humorously highlight the author’s struggle for recognition as a human being in a foreign culture.
Talking Back: Voices of Color
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A dynamic anthology featuring voices of youth, political prisoners, feminists, immigrants and history-makers. Introduction by poet Nellie Wong. "A rainbow of radical authors writing on many of the critical issues of today -- education, racism, healthcare, LGBT, immigration, the penal system, feminism... This book is a treasure."--James Wright, Black scholar, unionist, former civil rights organizer
Name Games: A Multicultural Children's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
Olátòrò, a Nigerian American nine-year-old girl, comes to terms with her Yorùbá name after facing a name-calling incident in her school, a diverse educational setting in America. Self-consciousness turns to new appreciation for herself, her name, and her peers with the help of a feisty friend, a compassionate teacher, and her encouraging father.
The Truth Behind Globalisation
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Essay » Political
The purpose of the book is to demonstrate where the world has advanced politically, socially and economically in the past two decades. An insight into the future has also been clearly defined, particularly in the last chapter. The main aim is to point out to the whole world the real truth behind the current globalisation drive that is steering everything towards abyss.
The Harvest of Reason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."