Black Studies Products

  • Policing Black Bodies in the 21st Century

    By Kamesha Spates, Brittany C. Slatton

    In Ferguson and many other American communities, social media has raised the visibility of police actions, leading to protests and social movements addressing white police treatment of African Americans. This is the first book to explore recent allegations of racial profiling in light of a longer…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Lesbian Voices From Latin America

    By Elena M. Martínez

    In spite of the attention that Latin American women writers have attracted in recent years, a book dedicated exclusively to those writers whose work primarily articulates a lesbian perspective was until now missing. The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to bring attention to and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Sexual Heretics

    Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850-1900

    Edited by Brian Reade

    The years between 1850 and 1900 were the vintage years of a discreet homosexual culture in England. In this period, educational, personal and foreign influences all contributed to the establishment of a trend expressed in the works of authors such as John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater, and A.E.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Mothering Rhetorics

    Edited by Lynn O'Brien Hallstein

    Once only a topic among women in the private sphere, motherhood and mothering have become important intellectual topics across academic disciplines. Even so, no book has yet devoted a sustained look at how exploring mothering rhetorics – the rhetorics of reproduction (rhetorics about the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge

  • African American Children in American Political Life

    The Literature and Politics of the Impossible

    By Myisha Priest

    This book explores the ways that figures of Black children and writing for them articulate complex and contested notions of justice arising from the entanglements of black freedom and black subjection, articulations made material in spectacular performances on the political stage. Connecting…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Media Across the African Diaspora

    Content, Audiences, and Influence

    Edited by Omotayo O. Banjo

    This volume gathers scholarship from varying disciplinary perspectives to explore media owned or created by members of the African diaspora, examine its relationship with diasporic audiences, and consider its impact on mainstream culture in general. Contributors highlight creations and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • The Black Circuit

    Race, Performance, Spectatorship in Black Popular Theater

    By Rashida Z. Shaw McMahon

    The Black Circuit: Race, Performance, Spectatorship in Black Popular Theater moves black theatrical productions and their audiences from the margins to the center of focus in the first book-length study of "Chitlin Circuit" Theatre, the most popular and controversial form of contemporary black…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Feminist Interrogations of Women's Head Hair

    Crown of Glory and Shame

    Edited by Sigal Barak-Brandes, Amit Kama

    Feminist scholarship has looked extensively at the perception of the body as a flexible construction of cultural and social dictates, but head hair has been often overlooked. Feminist Interrogations of Women's Head Hair brings new focus to this underrepresented topic through its intersections with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

    The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality

    By Chiara Minestrelli

    This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Racial Pride in a Post-Racial World

    The Construction of Black Identity

    By Helen Neville

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

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