Black Studies Products

  • Diversity in Black Greek Letter Organizations

    Breaking the Line, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Marie Laybourn, Devon R. Goss

    Starting in the early twentieth 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Marriage in Black

    The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks, 1st Edition

    By Katrina Bell McDonald, Caitlin Cross-Barnet

    Despite the messages we hear from social scientists, policymakers, and the media, black Americans do in fact get married—and many of these marriages last for decades. Marriage in Black offers a progressive perspective on black marriage that rejects talk of black relationship "pathology" in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • Contesting ‘Race’ and Sport

    Shaming the Colour Line, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness, 1st Edition

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Winner of the National Communication Association's 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning

    Speaking Blackness in Brazil, 1st Edition

    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 "…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Second Language Studies

  • Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    A Meta History of Elite White Power, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Homegrown

    Engaged Cultural Criticism, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

2Series in Black Studies

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