African American Political History Products

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    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 – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    The field of public administration holds social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, but African American voices in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration have been ignored all too often. This book is the first to formally chronicle the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 

  • The Economic Civil Rights Movement

    African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in African American History

  • Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
    LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    Peter Ling’s acclaimed biography of Martin Luther King Jr provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith as the challenges facing the movement strengthened after 1965. Ling combines a detailed…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • From Selma to Montgomery

    The Long March to Freedom

    By Barbara Harris Combs

    On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody Sunday," the demonstrators would not be deterred, and thousands of others joined their…

    Paperback – 2013-11-19
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Beyond the Storms: Strengthening Homeland Security and Disaster Management

    Strengthening Homeland Security and Disaster Management

    By Dane S Egli

    This book deals with both actual and potential terrorist attacks on the United States as well as natural disaster preparedness and management in the current era of global climate change. The topics of preparedness, critical infrastructure investments, and risk assessment are covered in detail. The…

    Paperback – 2013-11-13

  • Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America

    Edited by Mark Ledwidge, Kevern Verney, Inderjeet Parmar

    The 2008 presidential election was celebrated around the world as a seminal moment in U.S. political and racial history. White liberals and other progressives framed the election through the prism of change, while previously acknowledged demographic changes were hastily heralded as the dawn of a "…

    Paperback – 2013-10-18
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Political Marketing: Theoretical and Strategic Foundations

    Theoretical and Strategic Foundations

    By Wojciech Cwalina, Andrzej Falkowski, Bruce I. Newman

    This is the first integrated theory-to-practice text on marketing's role in the political process. It…

    Paperback – 2011-03-14

  • New York Politics

    A Tale of Two States, 2nd Edition

    By Edward V Schneier, Brian Murtaugh

    Most New Yorkers have very little knowledge of how influence is wielded in Albany. This acclaimed book offers a chance to look behind those closed doors. The authors - an Albany-based political scientist and a former State Assembly member, now joined by an expert on political blogging and…

    Paperback – 2009-11-01

  • American Federalism: A Concise Introduction

    By Larry N. Gerston

    Understanding federalism - the form of political organization that unites separate polities within an overarching political system so that all maintain their political integrity - is central to the study of democratic government in the United States. Yet, many political scientists treat federalism…

    Paperback – 2007-02-05

  • Government: A Public Administration Perspective

    A Public Administration Perspective

    By Jos C. N. Raadschelders

    Most public administration texts overly compartmentalize the subject and don't interconnect the various specializations within government, which leaves a serious gap in preparing students for public service. Government: A Public Administration Perspective is designed to fill that void. It provides…

    Paperback – 2003-03-11

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