Black Studies Products

  • Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    A Meta History of Elite White Power

    By Randolph Hohle

    Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Diversity in Black Greek Letter Organizations

    Breaking the Line

    By Wendy Marie Laybourn, Devon Goss

    Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs) arose in the early 20th century in response to racial and social exclusion encountered by Black students on college campuses and within historically White fraternities. Founded and formulated around the ideas of Black community, uplift, and independence, the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    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.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Homegrown

    Engaged Cultural Criticism

    By bell hooks, Amalia Mesa-Bains

    In Homegrown, cultural critics bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains reflect on the innate solidarity between Black and Latino culture. Riffing on everything from home and family to multiculturalism and the mass media, hooks and Mesa-Bains invite readers to re-examine and confront the polarizing…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • News of Baltimore

    Race, Rage and the City

    Edited by Linda Steiner, Silvio Waisbord

    This book examines how the media approached long-standing and long-simmering issues of race, class, violence, and social responsibility in Baltimore during the demonstrations, violence, and public debate in the spring of 2015. Contributors take Baltimore to be an important place, symbol, and marker…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Patricia Dixon

    African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Second Edition is a historically and culturally centered research-based text designed for use in undergraduate, graduate, and community-based courses on African American relationships, marriages, and families. Complete with numerous exercises…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge

  • Hip Hop Versus Rap

    The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge

    By Patrick Turner

    'What is the real hip hop?' 'To whom does hip hop belong?' 'For what constructive purposes can hip hop be put to use?' These are three key questions posed by hip hop activists in Hip Hop Versus Rap, which explores the politics of cultural authenticity, ownership, and uplift in London’s post-hip hop…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me

    Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey

    By National Lesbian & Gay Survey

    Drawn from years of archive material, this collection, first published in 1993, portrays the voices and experience of over sixty gay men from all walks of life. Here are presented the difficulties of coming out, but also the diverse nature of gay relationships and the impact of HIV and AIDS.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

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