Leticia Literacy List For February

Posted by Leticia, 10 Feb 06

Every month I’ll give you a few suggested books to add to your reading library. If you have any you’d like to share, pass on the details to me.


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Crohn's Mixed Matches. How to Create Successful Interracial, Interethnic, and Interfaith Relationships.

Joel Crohn, PH.D.

Published 1995 by Fawcett Columbine-Ballantine Books, New York.

"I was the first Turkish woman in my family to go abraod to graduate school. After I returned from my studies in the United States, Lekon and I married in Istanbul, the city where we both grew up. Melkon was part of a samll American community remaining in Turkey. I come from a very nationalistic and influential Turkish family.

My motehr said that my marriage would never work because of our differnet religions... (more)



Heather Dalmadge's Tripping On The Color Line: Blackwhite Multriracial Families in a Racially Divided World.

Heather M. Dalmage

Published 2000 by Rutgers University Press

The closer individuals live to the color line and the more disadvantaged they are by it, the more they find themselves reflecting on and reformulating racial thiking. Multicultural family members spend a great deal of time talking, and theorizing about race. They must. As visible indicators that the color line has been breached, the become lightning rods for racial thoughts, actions, and discussions.. (more)



Maria Root's The Multiracial Experience.

Maria P. P. Root

Published 1996 by Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA .

Multiracial people blur the boundaries between races, the "us" and "them." They do not fit neatly into the observer's schema of reality. Questions such as "What are you?" "How did your parents meet?" and "Are your parents married?" indicate the stereotypes that make up the schema by which the other attempts to make a meaning of the multicultural person's experience... (more)



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  1.   JADE74 says:
    Posted: 27 Nov 06

    Very good books to read. I will add to my reading list. Thanks again for the reading list.

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