South Central is Home book cover. Image of South Central with slight orange horizontal gradient in the middle. Book cover - shows the point of view of the driver looking ahead. Driver's face shown in the rear mirror. "Producers, Parasites, Patriots" in black capital letters. "Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity" in red capital letters. Text on white background. Book cover - shows the point of view of the driver looking ahead. Driver's face shown in the rear mirror.

Abigail Rosas, South Central Is Home: Race and the Power of Community Investment in Los Angeles, 2019 (Stanford University Press)

Laura Barraclough, Charros: How Mexican Cowboys Are Remapping Race and American Identity, 2019 (UC Press)

Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes, Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity, 2019 (Univ of Minnesota Press)

Genevieve Carpio, Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race, 2019 (University of California Press)
book cover - faceless humans drawn in graffiti, clapping their hands and facing each other. 2 people on the right, 2 people on the left book cover - a brown eagle biting a banner that says "pluribus unum"
Perla M. Guerrero.  Nuevo South: Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place, 2017 (University of Texas Press) Margaret Salazar, Many Voices, One Nation: Material Culture Reflections on Race and Migration in the United States, 2017 (Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press) Sharon Luk.  The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Captivity, 2017 (University of California Press) Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in LIttle Saigon, 2017 (University of Illinois Press)
Mark Padoongpatt.  Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America, 2017 (University of California Press) Michelle D. Commander.  Afro-Atlantic Flight: Speculative Returns and the Black Fantastic, 2017 (Duke University Press) Christina Heatherton, Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter, 2016 (Verso Books) Emily K. Hobson.  Lavender and Red:  Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left, 2016 (University of California Press)
Daniel HoSang, Up in Arms: A Guide to Oregon’s Patriot Movement, 2016 (Political Research Associates) Daniel HoSang, Up in Arms: A Guide to Oregon’s Patriot Movement, 2016 (Political Research Associates) Terrion L. Williamson.  Scandalize My Name: Black Feminist Practice and the Making of Black Social Life, 2016 (A Fordham University Press) Anthony Sparks, Running the Long Race in Gifted Education, 2016 (Book Publishers Network)
Ulli Ryder, Mixed Race 3.0: Risk and Reward in the Digital Age, 2015 (USC Annenberg Press) Jungmiwha Bullock, Am I Half Giraffe?: A Multilingual Book for Children, 2014 (Lexique Du Monde Press) Lata Murti, With and Without the White Coat: The Racialization of Southern California’s Indian Physicians, 2014(Universal-Publishers) Wendy Cheng.  The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California, 2013 (University of Minnesota Press)
Deborah Al-Najjar, We are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in a Time of War,  2013 (Syracuse University Press) Genevieve Carpio, Mexican Americans in Redlands, 2012 (Arcadia Publishing) Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough & Wendy Cheng. A People’s Guide to Los Angeles, 2012 (University of California Press) Maytha Alhassen, Demanding Dignity: Young Voices from the Front Lines of the Arab Revolutions, 2012 (White Cloud Press)
Daniel HoSang, Oneka LaBennett, Laura Pulido, Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century, 2012 (University of California Press) Laura Barraclough.  Making the San Fernando Valley: Rural Landscapes, Urban Development, and White Privilege, 2011 (Univ. of Georgia Press) Christina Heatherton, Downtown Blues: A Skid Row Reader, 2011 (Freedom Now Books) Daniel HoSang.  Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California, 2010 (University of California Press)
Carolyn Dunn, Coyote Speaks: Wonders of the Native American World, 2008 (Harry N. Abrams) Tasneem Siddiqui, Transcending boundaries: labour migration of women from Bangladesh, 2001 (Univesity Press)

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