1st Edition

Problematizing Blackness Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

By Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy Hintzen Copyright 2003
    218 Pages
    by Routledge

    220 Pages
    by Routledge

    This cutting-edge piece of scholarship studies the invisibility of the black migrants in popular consciousness and intellectual discourse in the United States through the interrogation of actual members of this community.

    1. Introduction:From Structural Politics to the Politics of Deconstruction: Self Ethnographies Problematizing Blackness, Percy Claude Hintzen and Jean Muteba Rahier 2. Transnationalism And Racialization Within Contemporary U.S. Immigration, Patricia R. Pessar 3. This Prison Called My Skin: On Being Black In America, Olúfémi Táíwò 4. Economies of the Interstice, Tejumola Olaniyan 5. Oyinbo, Sarah Manyika 6. Métis/Mulâtre, Mulato, Mulatto, Negro, Moreno, Mundele Kaki, Black, .: The Wanderings and Meanderings of Identities, Jean Muteba Rahier 7. Coming of Age in Creole New Orleans: An Ethnohistory, Felipe Smith 8. Whiteness, Desire, Sexuality, And The Production Of Black Subjectivities In British Guiana, Barbados And The United States, Percy C. Hintzen 9. Being Black Twice, Carolle Charles 10. Afro-Arab-Asian Imaginings , May Joseph 11. Anything but Black: Bringing Politics Back to the Study of Race, Pedro Noguera About the Contributors


    Jean Muteba Rahier is an Associate Professor of Anthropology & ANWS, and the ANWS Graduate Director at the Florida International University.
    Percey C. Hintzen is Chair of African American Studies at the University of California at Berkeley.