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  • 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

  • Media Across the African Diaspora

    Content, Audiences, and Influence

    Edited by Omotayo Banjo Adesagba

    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 – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • On African-American Rhetoric

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African–American…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Diversity in Black Greek Letter Organizations

    Breaking the Line

    By Wendy Marie Laybourn, Devon Goss

    Starting in the early 20th century and still thriving in the contemporary era, Black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) provide social support, networking opportunities, and service for the Black community. Although BGLOs have always been majority-Black organizations, there are small numbers of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain

    Uncorking the Champagne Supernova

    By Jason Arday

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Contesting 'Race' and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line

    By Kevin Hylton

    In the decade since Kevin Hylton’s seminal book ‘Race’ and Sport: Critical Race Theory was published, racialised issues have remained at the forefront of sport and leisure studies. In this important new book, Hylton draws on original research in contemporary contexts, from sport coaching to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    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 – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2017-11-07
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • 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 – 2017-09-19
    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

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