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Social Justice Bibliography

This bibliography supplements the Campus Community Book Project’s (CCBP) topic for 2021-2022 on Social Justice in Practice.  The bibliography explores different aspects of this concept and provides links to entries in the UC Davis Library Discovery System.

Social Justice Bibliography


Arredondo, P. (2018). Latinx Immigrants: Transcending Acculturation and Xenophobia. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG.

Blanchard, P., Boetsch, G., & Jacomijn Snoep, N. (2011). Human zoos : the invention of the savage. Arles [France: Actes Sud.

Chakma, S., & Jensen, M. (2001). Racism against indigenous peoples. Copenhagen: IWGIA.

Coates, T.-N. (2015). Between the world and me. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Espiritu, Y. L. (1992). Asian American panethnicity : bridging institutions and identities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Fernández-Armesto, F. (2014). Our America : a Hispanic history of the United States (First edition.). W.W. Norton & Company.

Galang, M. E., Tabios, E., Maira, S., & Isip, J. (2003). Screaming monkeys : critiques of Asian American images. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press.

Gómez, L. E. (2020). Inventing Latinos : a new story of American racism. New York: The New Press.

Hendry, J. (2005). Reclaiming culture : indigenous people and self-representation. Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan.

Hinnershitz, S. (2017). A different shade of justice : Asian American civil rights in the South. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

Ho, J. A. (2015). Racial ambiguity in Asian American culture. New Brunswick, New Jersey ;: Rutgers University Press.

Keels, M. (2020). Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students’ Search for Community at Historically White Universities. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Kendi, I. (2019). How to be an anti-Racist. New York:  One World Press.

Ramirez, M. D., & Peterson, D. A. M. (2020). Ignored Racism: White Animus Toward Latinos. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ramos, P. (2020). Finding Latinx : in search of the voices redefining Latino identity . Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Takei, G., Eisinger, J., Scott, S., Becker, H., & Lazcano, G. (2019). They called us enemy. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing.

Wilkerson, I. (2020). Caste : the origins of our discontents (First edition. ed.). New York: Random House.


Bird, D. n. (2012). Travelling in different skins : gender identity in European women’s oriental travelogues, 1850-1950 (1st ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bohrt, A. C. A., Castillo, R. A. H., Cervone, E., Cucuri, C., Lozano, L., Macleod, M., . . . Sierra, M. T. (2017). Demanding Justice and Security : Indigenous Women and Legal Pluralities in Latin America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Cottom, T. M. (2018). Thick: And Other Essays. La Vergne: The New Press.

Glapka, E., & Braid, B. (2018). Gender under construction : femininities and masculinities in context. Leiden ;: Brill Rodopi.

Haro García, N. d., & Tseliou, M.-A. (2013). Gender and love : interdisciplinary perspectives (Second edition. ed.). Oxford, England: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Kendall, M. (2020). Hood feminism : notes from the women that a movement forgot. New York, New York: Viking.

Khanna, N. (2020). Whiter : Asian American women on skin color and colorism. New York: New York University Press.

Maséquesmay, G., & Metzger, S. (2009). Embodying Asian/American sexualities. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

McDiarmid, J. (2019). Highway of Tears : a true story of racism, indifference and the pursuit of justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Toronto: Doubleday Canada.

McDowell, L. (1999). Gender, identity and place : understanding feminist geographies. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

Messerschmidt, J. W., Martin, P. Y., Messner, M. A., & Connell, R. (2018). Gender reckonings : new social theory and research. New York: New York University Press.

Richardson, D. (1996). Theorising heterosexuality : telling it straight. Buckingham [UK] ;: Open University Press.

Shah, C., Merchant, R., Mahajan, S., & Nevatia, S. (2015). No outlaws in the gender galaxy. New Delhi: Zubaan Books.

Surtees, J., & Dyer, J. (2020). Exploring gender diversity in the ancient world. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Wingfield, M. (2019). Why churches need to talk about sexuality : lessons learned from hard conversations about sex, gender, identity, and the Bible. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.


Corey-Boulet, R. (2019). Love falls on us : a story of American ideas and African LGBT lives. London: Zed Books, Ltd.

Galarte, F. (2021). Brown trans figurations : rethinking race, gender, and sexuality in Chicanx/Latinx studies (First edition.). University of Texas Press.

Healey, J. (2014). Sexual orientation and gender identity. Thirroul, Australia: The Spinney Press.

Todd, M. (2020). Pride : the story of the LGBTQ equality movement. Richmond, CA: Weldon Owen International.

Vaid-Menon, A. (2020). Beyond the Gender Binary. New York: Penguin Workshop.


Bérubé, M. (1998). Life as we know it : a father, a family, and an exceptional child (1st Vintage Books ed.). New York: Vintage Books.

Bérubé, M. (2016). Life as Jamie knows it : an exceptional child grows up. Boston: Beacon Press.

Bérubé, M. (2016). The secret life of stories : from Don Quixote to Harry Potter, how understanding intellectual disability transforms the way we read. New York: New York University Press.

Conner, M., & Plocharczyk, L. (2020). Libraries and reading : intellectual disability and the extent of library diversity (First edition. ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited.

Grigal, M., & Hart, D. (Eds.). (2010). ThinkCollege!:  Postsecondary Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing Company.

Halder, S., & Assaf, L. C. (2017). Inclusion, disability and culture : an ethnographic perspective traversing abilities and challenges (Vol. 3). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Hughes, B. (2020). A historical sociology of disability : human validity and invalidity from antiquity to early modernity. Abingdon, Oxon ;: Routledge.

Kafer, A. (2013). Feminist, Queer, Crip. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Mancini, D. F., & Greco, C. M. (2012). Intellectual disability management, causes and social perceptions. New York: Nova Biomedical.

Prasher, V. P. (2010). Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Disabilities. Hauppauge: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated.

Vinayagam, R. S. (2018). Integrated Evaluation of Disability. Milton: Chapman and Hall/CRC.


Blum, E. D. (2008). Love Canal revisited : race, class, and gender in environmental activism. Lawrence, Kan: University Press of Kansas.

Cottom, T. M. (2018). Lower ed : the troubling rise of for-profit colleges in the new economy. New York: The New Press.

Desmond, M. (2016). Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city (First edition. ed.). New York: Crown.

Ehrenreich, B. (2001). Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America (1st ed.). New York: Metropolitan Books.

Fenton, S., & Bradley, H. (2002). Ethnicity and economy : ‘race and class’ revisited. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Friedman, S., & Laurison, D. (2019). The class ceiling : why it pays to be privileged. Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Gilmore, R. W. (2007). Golden gulag : prisons, surplus, crisis, and opposition in globalizing California (1 ed. Vol. 21). Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press.

Hill, M. L. (2017). Nobody:  Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond. New York: Atria.

Leroy, J., & Jenkins, D. (2021). Histories of Racial Capitalism. New York: Columbia University Press.

Mehta, S. (2019). This land is our land : an immigrant’s manifesto (First edition. ed.). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Reay, D. (2017). Miseducation : inequality, education and the working classes. Bristol: Policy Press.

Stevenson, B. (2014). Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption ([First edition] ed.). New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Weis, L., & Fine, M. (2005). Beyond silenced voices : class, race, and gender in United States schools (Rev. ed.). Albany: State University of New York Press.