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Problematizing Blackness
Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

ISBN 9780415869362
Published January 30, 2014 by Routledge
218 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction:From Structural Politics to the Politics of Deconstruction: Self Ethnographies Problematizing Blackness, Percy Claude Hintzen and Jean Muteba Rahier2. Transnationalism And Racialization Within Contemporary U.S. Immigration, Patricia R. Pessar3. This Prison Called My Skin: On Being Black In America, Olúfémi Táíwò4. Economies of the Interstice, Tejumola Olaniyan5. Oyinbo, Sarah Manyika6. Métis/Mulâtre, Mulato, Mulatto, Negro, Moreno, Mundele Kaki, Black, .: The Wanderings and Meanderings of Identities, Jean Muteba Rahier7. Coming of Age in Creole New Orleans: An Ethnohistory, Felipe Smith8. Whiteness, Desire, Sexuality, And The Production Of Black Subjectivities In British Guiana, Barbados And The United States, Percy C. Hintzen9. Being Black Twice, Carolle Charles10. Afro-Arab-Asian Imaginings , May Joseph11. Anything but Black: Bringing Politics Back to the Study of Race, Pedro NogueraAbout the Contributors

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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.