Digital Products

Skip the 91 filters for Series
nothing
Currently limited to: subject african_american_studies African American Studies x
Note: selecting an item from the following dropdown will result in the page reloading, sorted by the selected criterion. (This assumes that JavaScript is enabled; otherwise, a button will be provided to submit the change.)
51. Cover image for 'Mark One or More'
Civil Rights in Multiracial America
Kim M. Williams
The little-known story of the struggle to include a multiracial category on the U.S. census, and the profound changes it wrought in the American political landscape
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Mark One or More"
52. Cover image for 'Bad Boys'
Public Schools in the Making of Black Masculinity
First Edition
Ann Arnett Ferguson
How do schools identify African American males as "bad boys"?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Bad Boys"
53. Cover image for 'Defending Diversity'
Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan
Patricia Gurin, Jeffrey S. Lehman, and Earl Lewis, with Eric L. Dey, Gerald Gurin, and Sylvia Hurtado
The first major book to argue in favor of affirmative action in higher education since Bowen and Bok's The Shape of the River
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Defending Diversity"
54. Cover image for 'Grassroots at the Gateway'
Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
Clarence Lang

Offers a new conceptualization of black workingclass participation in the civil rights movement

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Grassroots at the Gateway"
55. Cover image for 'Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States'
Current Issues
Jessica Gordon Nembhard and Ngina Chiteji, Editors
A unique examination of asset accumulation and the connection between wealth and well-being among different racial and ethnic communities in the United States
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States"
56. Cover image for 'Category 5'
The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Ernest Zebrowski and Judith A. Howard
The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm—overwhelmingly the poor—left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Category 5"
57. Cover image for 'Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform'
Sanford F. Schram, Joe Soss, and Richard C. Fording, Editors
A searching and succinct restatement of the many ways race and American racial attitudes affect how we talk about the poor—and how we handle the problem of poverty relief
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform"
58. Cover image for 'Rhythm is Our Business'
Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Rhythm is Our Business"
59. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Black Cultural Traffic"
60. Cover image for 'Commerce in Color'
Race, Consumer Culture, and American Literature, 1893-1933
James C. Davis
Examines the critical role that race played in the birth of U.S. consumer culture 
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Commerce in Color"
61. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
62. Cover image for 'Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln'
Tasha S. Philpot
How political parties use racial issues to manipulate their image and public opinion
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln"
63. Cover image for 'Affirmative Action in Medicine'
Improving Health Care for Everyone
James L. Curtis, M.D.
An important look at how affirmative action in medical training is key to more equitable health care in the United States
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Affirmative Action in Medicine"
64. Cover image for 'The Next Twenty-five Years'
Affirmative Action in Higher Education in the United States and South Africa
David L. Featherman, Martin Hall, and Marvin Krislov, editors
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Next Twenty-five Years"
65. Cover image for 'Race, Liberalism, and Economics'
David Colander, Robert E. Prasch, and Falguni A. Sheth, Editors
Explores how economic reasoning relates to the broader concepts of liberalism and racism
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Liberalism, and Economics"
66. Cover image for 'Faith in the City'
Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit
Angela D. Dillard
A milestone study of religion's place in Detroit's protest communities, from the 1930s to the 1960s
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Faith in the City"
67. Cover image for 'Whispered Consolations'
Law and Narrative in African American Life
Jon-Christian Suggs
Explores the relationship between African American literature and American law
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Whispered Consolations"
68. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
The Curious Fate of American Materialism
Robert E. Lane
A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After the End of History"
69. Cover image for 'Coping With Poverty'
The Social Contexts of Neighborhood, Work, and Family in the African-American Community
Sheldon Danziger and Ann Chih Lin, Editors
Qualitative research seeks to place poverty among African-Americans into the context of family, work, and community
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Coping With Poverty"
70. Cover image for 'Racial Union'
Law, Intimacy, and the White State in Alabama, 1865-1954
Julie Novkov

A stunning exploration of America's attitudes on interracial marriage

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Racial Union"
71. Cover image for 'The Price of Racial Reconciliation'
Ronald W. Walters
Presents the conceptual difficulties involved in the project of racial reconciliation by a comparative analysis of South African Truth and Reconciliation and the demand for Reparations in the United States
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Price of Racial Reconciliation"
72. Cover image for 'The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson'
Harry J. Elam, Jr.
An indispensable guide to the dramatic work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Past as Present in the Drama of August Wilson"
73. Cover image for 'Doing Time on the Outside'
Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America
Donald Braman
A compelling account of the unintended social, financial, and personal consequences of incarceration on the families of prisoners
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Doing Time on the Outside"
74. Cover image for 'Politics in the Pews'
The Political Mobilization of Black Churches
Eric L. McDaniel

Examines the factors underlying the political mobilization of Black churches

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Politics in the Pews"
75. Cover image for 'Philadelphia Freedom'
Memoir of a Civil Rights Lawyer
David Kairys

The gripping story of the life and education of one of America's most innovative and idealistic lawyers

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Philadelphia Freedom"
Audio Download 2008 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Philadelphia Freedom"
75. Cover image for 'Philadelphia Freedom'
Memoir of a Civil Rights Lawyer
David Kairys
The gripping story of the life and education of one of America's most innovative and idealistic lawyers
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Philadelphia Freedom"
Audio Download 2008 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Philadelphia Freedom"
Currently limited to: subject african_american_studies African American Studies x

The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

UMP is pleased to provide customers an easy, convenient, and environmentally-friendly way to buy and read great books. For more information on how to order Ebooks, visit our Ordering page.

static

Ebooks

The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

UMP is pleased to provide customers an easy, convenient, and environmentally-friendly way to buy and read great books. For more information on how to order Ebooks, visit our Ordering page.


nothing
nothing
nothing
nothing