Black Studies Products

  • Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by JongHwa Lee, Seth Kahn

    The second edition of this formative collection offers analysis of the work rhetoric plays in the principles and practices of today’s culture of democratic activism. Editors JongHwa Lee and Seth Kahn – and their diverse contributors working in communication and composition studies both within and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • African American Communication

    Exploring Identity and Culture, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald L. Jackson II, Amber L. Johnson, Michael L. Hecht, Sidney A. Ribeau

    Now in its third edition, this text examines how African Americans personally and culturally define themselves and how that definition informs their communication habits, practices, and norms. This edition includes new chapters that highlight discussions of gender and sexuality, intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century

    Critical Perspectives of Returning Home, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keesha M. Middlemass, CalvinJohn Smiley

    This groundbreaking edited volume evaluates prisoner reentry using a critical approach to demonstrate how the many issues surrounding reentry do not merely intersect but are in fact reinforcing and interdependent. The number of former incarcerated persons with a felony conviction living in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • The Racial Complex

    A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    In The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, Fanny Brewster revisits and examines Jung’s classical writing on the theory of complexes, relating it directly to race in modern society. In this groundbreaking exploration, Brewster deepens Jung’s minimalist writing regarding the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Crazy Funny

    Popular Black Satire and The Method of Madness, 1st Edition

    By Lisa A. Guerrero

    This book examines the ways in which contemporary works of black satire make black racial madness legible in ways that allow us to see the connections between suffering from racism and suffering from mental illness. Showing how an understanding of racism as a root cause of mental and emotional…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain

    Uncorking the Champagne Supernova, 1st Edition

    By Jason Arday

    Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova attempts to move away from the melancholia of Cool Britannia and the discourse which often encases the period by repositioning this phenomenon through an ethnic minority perspective. In March 1997, the front page of the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums

    Black Skin, Black Masks, 1st Edition

    By P.A. Mullins

    This book is an examination of race, Black African objects, identity, museums at the turn of the 19th century in the U.S. via the history of the earliest collectors of Black African objects in the U.S.. Misrepresenting Black Africa in American Museums explores black identity as a changing, nuanced…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Kendrick Lamar and the Making of Black Meaning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher M. Driscoll, Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Kendrick Lamar has established himself at the forefront of contemporary hip-hop culture. Artistically adventurous and socially conscious, he has been unapologetic in using his art form, rap music, to address issues affecting black lives while also exploring subjects fundamental to the human…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

  • Black Men in Britain

    An Ethnographic Portrait of the Post-Windrush Generation, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Monrose

    While extensive attention has been paid to black youth, adult black British men are a notable omission in academic literature. This book is the first attempt to understand one of Britain’s hidden populations: the post-Windrush generation, who matured within a post-industrial British society that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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