social justice

Books

Uniting the new working class

Today's laborers are more likely cleaning toilets than mining coal. But there's still a need to organize.

Books

Intersectionality, by Patricia Hill Collins and Sirma Bilge

How we define ourselves and others is complex because we hold multiple identities simultaneously. Social contexts and the resulting power relations (racism, sexism, classism, etc.) “are intertwined and mutually constructing.” This book portrays intersectionality as not only an analytic tool used by scholars but also a performative concept—it accomplishes as well as describes.

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Following Martin

What happened to the civil rights movement? David Chappell offers a carefully wrought study of a nation's fitful waking from a beautiful dream.