Black Studies Products

  • Black Adolescent Development

    By Stephanie I Coard

    Blacks represent the largest non-white, ethnic minority group in American society, and adolescents constitute a significant proportion of this population. Despite this fact, the attention devoted to the life experiences and development of Black adolescents by educators and researchers has been…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning

    Speaking Blackness in Brazil

    By Uju Anya

    Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning: Speaking Blackness in Brazil provides a critical overview and original sociolinguistic analysis of the African American experience in second language learning. More broadly, this book introduces the idea of second language learning as "…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Second Language Studies

  • Anti-Black Racism in Early Modern English Drama

    The Other “Other”

    By Matthieu Chapman

    This is the first book to deploy the methods and ensemble of questions from Afro-pessimism to engage and interrogate the methods of Early Modern English studies. Using contemporary Afro-pessimist theories to provide a foundation for structural analyses of race in the Early Modern Period, it engages…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

  • The End of Black Studies

    Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Concerns

    By Clovis E. Semmes

    Following a history of racial oppression and segregation, Black Americans were able to move in greater numbers into previously all- or predominantly-White colleges and universities. However, they encountered normative structures that excluded or distorted the Black experience and denied Black…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black experiences, and the intersection of black and immigrant identities. Citizenship as it is…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Musical Performance in the Diaspora

    Edited by Tina K Ramnarine

    This book illustrates how ethnographic investigation of musical performances might contribute to the analysis of diaspora. It embraces diverse examples such as 'mourning and cultures of survival' amongst Aboriginal and Jewish communities in Australia, remembering a Kazakh 'homeland' in Western…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge

  • Empowering Black Youth of Promise

    Education and Socialization in the Village-minded Black Church

    By Sandra L. Barnes, Anne Streaty Wimberly

    Informed by the experiences of 772 Black churches, this book relies on a multidisciplinary, mixed-methodological lens to examine how today’s Black churches address the religious and non-religious educational and broader socialization needs of youth. Drawing from a cultural and ecological framework…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Early Race Filmmaking in America

    Edited by Barbara Lupack

    The early years of the twentieth century were a formative time in the long history of struggle for black representation. More than any other medium, movies reflected the tremendous changes occurring in American society. Unfortunately, since they drew heavily on the nineteenth-century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    The Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the Christian tradition across the African continent and throughout a long historical span. The volume offers historical and thematic essays tracing the introduction of Christianity in Africa, as well as its…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Conservatism in the Black Community

    To the Right and Misunderstood

    By Angela K. Lewis

    Conservatism in the Black Community examines the contemporary meanings of Black Conservatism and its influence on black political behavior, providing a basis for understanding the impact this phenomenon has on black political behavior. Lewis analyzes conservatism within the black ideological…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

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