Download PDF by Brett Halliday: Bodies Are Where You Find Them (Mike Shayne, Book 5)

By Brett Halliday

ISBN-10: 1504012771

ISBN-13: 9781504012775

A disappearing corpse attracts Mike Shayne into political guerilla warfare

A 12 months after marrying the hardest PI in Miami, Phyllis Shayne longs for a couple of weeks by myself along with her husband. She and Mike are approximately to board a teach to ny whilst a shopper exhibits up on the door. Her face grey and her voice slurred, the mysterious lady passes out prior to she's capable of get via her tale. Mike incorporates the stranger to his spare bed room and, attempting to store his spouse from fear, tells Phyllis to move directly to the educate station with out him; he'll meet her in a couple of days. while he is going again to envision at the lady, she is useless, with one among her stockings wrapped tightly round her throat. whatever is fishy, yet it's approximately to get way more complex while the physique disappears.

The girl arrived simply after Mike took a choice from Sam Marsh, an in depth buddy who's in a mayoral race that's approximately to show bloody. to avoid wasting his friend's crusade and maintain himself out of penal complex, Mike must locate the killer—but he'll need to locate the physique first.

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For one thing, the Black CEO is likely to be accountable to a corporate board, to stockholders, and to officers and employees of the organization who are overwhelmingly White! Further, the policies, practices, and structures of the organization continue to be ethnocentric and monocultural. They come from a White perspective and are stacked to favor White folks. In general, minorities do not possess a share of economic, social, and political power equal to that of Whites in our society; they are by definition unable to be racist.

What implications do you draw from them? Address the following questions related to the three examples and others you may have experienced: 1. What explanations do you have for these incidents? 2. In what ways may they be manifestations of racial fears, apprehensions, and stereotypes? • In the taxi-hailing incident, was the result coincidence or fears by White cabdrivers that Blacks are inherently dangerous and not to be trusted? • Did the White counselor harbor a stereotype that Asian Americans are good in math and science?

Most scientists, however, use the term race to refer to a biological classification system determined by physical characteristics of genetic origin. These physical differences include but are not limited to skin pigmentation, head form, stature, color and texture of body hair, nasal index, lip form, and so forth. The clustering of these traits is used to distinguish subgroups of humankind from one another. Many difficulties exist, however, in using race as a descriptor. Sue 5/21/03 8:48 AM Page 35 What Is Racism?

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