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Racial Domination, Racial Progress: The Sociology of Race in America looks at race in a clear and accessible way, allowing students to understand how racial domination and progress work in all aspects of society. Examining how race is not a matter of separate entities but of systems of social relations, this text unpacks how race works in the political, economic, residenti ...more
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Published February 1st 2010 by McGraw-Hill Education (first published October 8th 2009)
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Currently reading for sociology class. Its annoying dearth of citations undercuts the keen connections, leaving important information to stand like commentary. (Hel-lo, you're an university text!) ...more
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I hope the author’s planning an updated ed that includes Trump. While a lot of what’s mentioned is still relevant so much has changed making it a lil bit dated.
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Matthew Desmond is an American sociologist and urban ethnographer. He is currently the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Justice and Poverty Project. The author of several books, including the award-winning book, "On the Fireline," and "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," Desmond was awarded a MacArthur "Genius" gran ...more

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