Cultural Studies: Race & Ethnicity

  • Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity: Celtic Soul Brothers book cover

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity

    Celtic Soul Brothers, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Onkey

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Politicizing Asian American Literature: Towards a Critical Multiculturalism book cover

    Politicizing Asian American Literature

    Towards a Critical Multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    By Youngsuk Chae

    This book examines U.S. multiculturalism from the perspective of Asian American writings, drawing contrasts between politically acquiescent multiculturalism and politically conscious multiculturalism. Chae discusses the works of writers who have highlighted a critical awareness of Asian Americans’…

    Paperback – 2011-12-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Asian Americans

  • Once Upon a Time in a Different World: Issues and Ideas in African American Children’s Literature book cover

    Once Upon a Time in a Different World

    Issues and Ideas in African American Children’s Literature, 1st Edition

    By Neal A. Lester

    Once Upon a Time in a Different World, a unique addition to the celebrated Children’s Literature and Culture series, seeks to move discussions and treatments of ideas in African America Children’s literature from the margins to the forefront of literary discourse. Looking at a variety of topics,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic: Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs book cover

    Sex and Race in the Black Atlantic

    Mulatto Devils and Multiracial Messiahs, 1st Edition

    By Daniel McNeil

    This is the first book to place the self-fashioning of mixed-race individuals in the context of a Black Atlantic. Drawing on a wide range of sources and a diverse cast of characters – from the diaries, letters, novels and plays of femme fatales in Congo and the United States to the advertisements,…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • The Cultural Politics of Female Sexuality in South Africa book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Female Sexuality in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Henriette Gunkel

    Sexual identity has emerged into the national discourse of post-apartheid South Africa, bringing the subject of rights and the question of gender relations and cultural authenticity into the focus of the nation state’s politics. This book is a fascinating reflection on the effects of these…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • From Orientalism to Postcolonialism: Asia, Europe and the Lineages of Difference book cover

    From Orientalism to Postcolonialism

    Asia, Europe and the Lineages of Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sucheta Mazumdar, Vasant Kaiwar, Thierry Labica

    This book uses a historical and theoretical focus to examine the key of issues of the Enlightenment, Orientalism, concepts of identity and difference, and the contours of different modernities in relation to both local and global shaping forces, including the spread of capitalism. The contributors…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Living at the Edge of Thai Society: The Karen in the Highlands of Northern Thailand book cover

    Living at the Edge of Thai Society

    The Karen in the Highlands of Northern Thailand, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Delang

    The Karen are one of the major ethnic minority groups in the Himalayan highlands, living predominantly in the border area between Thailand and Burma. As the largest ethnic minority in Thailand, they have often been in conflict with the Thai majority. This book is the first major ethnographic and…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • The Jews of Ethiopia: The Birth of an Elite book cover

    The Jews of Ethiopia

    The Birth of an Elite, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such…

    Paperback – 2010-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture: A History of the Other book cover

    The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture

    A History of the Other, 1st Edition

    By Abraham Melamed

    The evolving image of the Black in the history of Jewish culture is being traced here in the conceptual framework of recent post-modern theories of the 'other'. The study focuses on the mechanisms by which an ethno-religious minority group considered by the dominant majority to be the inferior '…

    Paperback – 2010-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Recharting the Black Atlantic: Modern Cultures, Local Communities, Global Connections book cover

    Recharting the Black Atlantic

    Modern Cultures, Local Communities, Global Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annalisa Oboe, Anna Scacchi

    This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history.…

    Paperback – 2010-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

  • Art in Zion: The Genesis of Modern National Art in Jewish Palestine book cover

    Art in Zion

    The Genesis of Modern National Art in Jewish Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Dalia Manor

    Art in Zion deals with the link between art and national ideology and specifically between the artistic activity that emerged in Jewish Palestine in the first decades of the twentieth century and the Zionist movement. In order to examine the development of national art in Jewish Palestine, the…

    Paperback – 2010-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought book cover

    Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought

    1st Edition

    By David Patterson

    Drawing on more than three hundred Hebrew roots, the author shows that Jewish thought employs Hebrew concepts and categories that are altogether distinct from those that characterize the Western speculative tradition. Among the key categories that shape Jewish thought are holiness,…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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