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Mapping the New African Diaspora in China Race and the Cultural Politics of Belonging

Mapping the New African Diaspora in China: Race and the Cultural Politics of Belonging

1st Edition

By Shanshan Lan
April 07, 2017

When one thinks of African diasporas, it is likely that their mind will automatically drift to locations such as Europe and America. But how much is known about the African diaspora in East Asia and, in particular, within China, where race is such a politically sensitive topic? Based on ...

Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families

Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing: Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families

1st Edition

Edited By Zana Vathi, Russell King
March 16, 2017

Return migration is a topic of growing interest among academics and policy makers. Nonetheless, issues of psychosocial wellbeing are rarely discussed in its context. Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing problematises the widely-held assumption that return to the country of origin, especially...

Making Diaspora in a Global City South Asian Youth Cultures in London

Making Diaspora in a Global City: South Asian Youth Cultures in London

1st Edition

By Helen Kim
December 20, 2016

The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis ...

Contemporary African American Families Achievements, Challenges, and Empowerment Strategies in the Twenty-First Century

Contemporary African American Families: Achievements, Challenges, and Empowerment Strategies in the Twenty-First Century

1st Edition

Edited By Dorothy Smith-Ruiz, Sherri Lawson Clark, Marcia J. Watson
November 01, 2016

For decades the black community has been perceived, both in the United States and around the world, as one which thinks alike, acts alike and lives alike - in poor and downtrodden environments. Following the persistent effects of the great recession and the American elections of 2008, now more than...

The End of Black Studies Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Concerns

The End of Black Studies: Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Concerns

1st Edition

By Clovis E. Semmes
September 12, 2016

Following a history of racial oppression and segregation, Black Americans were able to move in greater numbers into previously all- or predominantly-White colleges and universities. However, they encountered normative structures that excluded or distorted the Black experience and denied Black ...

Blackness in Britain

Blackness in Britain

1st Edition

Edited By Kehinde Andrews, Lisa Amanda Palmer
April 28, 2016

Black Studies is a hugely important, and yet undervalued, academic field of enquiry that is marked by its disciplinary absence and omission from academic curricula in Britain. There is a long and rich history of research on Blackness and Black populations in Britain. However Blackness in Britain ...

Immigration, Assimilation, and the Cultural Construction of American National Identity

Immigration, Assimilation, and the Cultural Construction of American National Identity

1st Edition

By Shannon Latkin Anderson
December 22, 2015

Over the course of the 20th century, there have been three primary narratives of American national identity: the melting pot, Anglo-Protestantism, and cultural pluralism/multi-culturalism. This book offers a social and historical perspective on what shaped each of these imaginings, when each came ...

Migrants and Race in the US Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

Migrants and Race in the US: Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

1st Edition

By Philip Kretsedemas
October 16, 2015

This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a set of racial categories that are presumed to be indigenous to the nation....

Black Citizenship and Authenticity in the Civil Rights Movement

Black Citizenship and Authenticity in the Civil Rights Movement

1st Edition

By Randolph Hohle
May 21, 2015

This book explains the emergence of two competing forms of black political representation that transformed the objectives and meanings of local action, created boundaries between national and local struggles for racial equality, and prompted a white response to the civil rights movement that set ...

Music, Difference and the Residue of Race

Music, Difference and the Residue of Race

1st Edition

By Jo Haynes
July 03, 2014

Race and music seem fatally entwined in a way that involves both creative ethnic hybridity and ongoing problems of racism. This book presents a sociological analysis of this enduring relationship and asks: how are ideas of race critical to the understanding of music genres and preferences? What ...

Race and Class Distinctions Within Black Communities A Racial-Caste-in-Class

Race and Class Distinctions Within Black Communities: A Racial-Caste-in-Class

1st Edition

Edited By Paul Camy Mocombe, Carol Tomlin, Cecile Wright
December 26, 2013

This book offers both a philosophical and sociological model for understanding the constitution of identity in general, and black social identity in particular, without reverting to either a social or racial deterministic view of identity construction. Using a variant of structuration theory (...

The Black Professional Middle Class Race, Class, and Community in the Post-Civil Rights Era

The Black Professional Middle Class: Race, Class, and Community in the Post-Civil Rights Era

1st Edition

By Eric S. Brown
November 13, 2013

Through an in-depth case study of the black professional middle class in Oakland, this book provides an analysis of the experiences of black professionals in the workplace, community, and local politics. Brown shows how overlapping dynamics of class formation and racial formation ...

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