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NAA's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Book List

Anti-Racism and Discrimination

  • Sara Ahmed, On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life. Duke University Press Books (2012).
  • Shakil Choudhury, Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them. Between the Lines (2016).
  • Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility. Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Beacon Press; reprint edition (2018).
  • Virginia Eubanks, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. St. Martin’s Press (2018).
  • Tiffany Jana, Matthew Freeman, Overcoming Bias: Building Authentic Relationships across Differences. Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2018).
  • Safiya Noble, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. NYU Press (2018).
  • Kimberly Jade Norwood, Color Matters: Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Postracial America. Routledge (2013).
  • Ijeoma Olui, So You Want to Talk About Race. Seal Press (2018).
  • Ellen Pao, Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting change. Spiegel and Grau (2017).
  • Vivian Gussin Paley, White Teacher. Harvard University Press, second edition (2000).
  • Claude M Steele, Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can do. W. W. Norton and Company; Reprint edition (2011).
  • Beverly Daniel Tatum, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria. Basic Books (20th anniversary edition, 2017).
  • Zachary R. Wood, Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America. Dutton (2018).

Disability Rights and Accessibility

  • Craig Davidson, Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving the Kids on School Bus 3077. Knopf Canada; 1st edition (2016).
  • Jay Timothy Dolmage, Academic Ableism. University of Michigan press (2017).
  • Jonathan Mooney, The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal. Holt Books (2004).
  • Heydon Pickering, Design Patterns; Coding Accessibility Into Web Design. Smashing Magazine GmbH (2016).
  • Martin Pistorious, Ghost Boy, Harper Collins (2013).
  • Joseph Shapiro, No Pity; People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement. Broadway Books (2011).

Gender and Identity

  • Lee Airton, Gender: Your Guide. Adams Media (2018). An accessible guide to understanding and engaging in today’s gender conversation.
  • Ellen Daniell, Every Other Thursday: Stories and Strategies from Successful Women Scientists. Yale University Press (2006).
  • Therese Huston, How Women Decide: What’s True, What’s Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices. Mariner Books; Reprint edition (2017).
  • Z Nicolazzo, Trans* in College: Transgender Students’ Strategies for Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of Inclusion. Stylus Publishing (2016).
  • Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey. What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know. NYU Press (2014).

Organizational Culture

  • Brene Brown, Dare To Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. Random House; First Edition (2018).
  • Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. Broadway Books (2013).
  • Mason Currey, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. Knopf (2013).
  • Verna A. Myers, What if I Say the Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for culturally Effective People. American Bar Association, 1st Edition (2014).
  • Scott E. Page, The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societies. Princeton University Press (2008).

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