History: African American Political History

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa book cover

    Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    The collective significance of the themes that are explored in Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa bridge the Atlantic and thereby provide insights into historical debates that address the ways in which parts of Africa fitted into the modern world that emerged in the Atlantic basin. The study…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture book cover

    The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jo-Ann Morgan

    This book examines a range of visual expressions of Black Power across American art and popular culture from 1965 through 1972. It begins with case studies of artist groups, including Spiral, OBAC and AfriCOBRA, who began questioning Western aesthetic traditions and created work that honored…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Laboured Protest: Black Civil Rights in New York City and Detroit During the New Deal and Second World War book cover

    Laboured Protest

    Black Civil Rights in New York City and Detroit During the New Deal and Second World War, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Ayers

    Historians have long realized the US civil rights movement pre-dated Martin Luther King Jr., but they disagree on where, when and why it started. Laboured Protest offers new answers in a study of black political protest during the New Deal and Second World War. It finds a diverse movement where…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism: Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney book cover

    Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney, 1st Edition

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • The Economic Civil Rights Movement: African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power book cover

    The Economic Civil Rights Movement

    African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Ezra

    Economic inequalities have been perhaps the most enduring problem facing African Americans since the civil rights movement, despite the attention they have received from activists. Although the civil rights movement dealt successfully with injustices like disenfranchisement and segregated public…

    Hardback – 2013-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African American History

  • Toward the Rule of Law in Russia: Political and Legal Reform in the Transition Period: Political and Legal Reform in the Transition Period book cover

    Toward the Rule of Law in Russia: Political and Legal Reform in the Transition Period

    Political and Legal Reform in the Transition Period, 1st Edition

    By Donald D. Barry

    The contributors to this volume - all specialists on Soviet law and politics - offer a comprehensive examination of the effort to create a "law-based" state in the Gorbachev-era U.S.S.R., thus effecting a fundamental change in the relationship between the state and private groups and individuals.…

    Hardback – 1992-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Welfare State as Employer book cover

    The Welfare State as Employer

    1st Edition

    By Jon Eivind Kolberg

    An analysis of the Scandinavian model of the welfare state, based on a research program initiated by the Nordic Council in 1985. From an examination of the specific configurations of labor markets and welfare in Scandinavia, it concludes that the welfare state has become the main vehicle of industri…

    Hardback – 1990-12-31
    Routledge

  • Money, Incentives and Efficiency in the Hungarian Economic Reform book cover

    Money, Incentives and Efficiency in the Hungarian Economic Reform

    1st Edition

    By Joseph C. Brada, Istvan Dobozi

    The essays in this volume document the serious shortcomings of the Hungarian economic reform, which in two decades has brought deteriorating economic performance, declining real wages, a fiscal deficit and severe inflationary pressures. It has proved unexpectedly difficult to substitute a regulated…

    Hardback – 1990-09-30
    Routledge

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