Black Studies Products

  • Ethiopia in Transit

    Millennial Quest for Stability and Continuity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pietro Toggia, Abebe Zegeye

    The writings in this edition explore historical and contemporary issues in Ethiopia as the country underwent change and celebrated its new millennium. However, despite the recognizance of socio-economic and political changes, Ethiopia still faces enduring problems and challenges to its stability…

    Hardback – 2011-02-04

  • Violence, Visual Culture, and the Black Male Body

    1st Edition

    By Cassandra Jackson

    From early photographs of disfigured slaves to contemporary representations of bullet-riddled rappers, images of wounded black men have long permeated American culture. While scholars have fittingly focused on the ever-present figure of the hypermasculine black male, little consideration has…

    Hardback – 2010-08-25
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Recharting the Black Atlantic

    Modern Cultures, Local Communities, Global Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annalisa Oboe, Anna Scacchi

    This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history.…

    Paperback – 2010-07-14
    Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

  • Whose Black Politics?

    Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andra Gillespie

    The past decade has witnessed the emergence of a new vanguard in African American political leaders. They came of age after Jim Crow segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, they were raised in integrated neighborhoods and educated in majority white institutions, and they are more likely to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21

  • Keeping Faith

    Philosophy and Race in America, 1st Edition

    By Cornel West

    'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms.' - Artforum Keeping Faith is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies, 1st Edition

    By bell hooks

    Movies matter – that is the message of  Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • How the Irish Became White

    1st Edition

    By Noel Ignatiev

    '…from time to time a study comes along that truly can be called ‘path breaking,’ ‘seminal,’ ‘essential,’ a ‘must read.’ How the Irish Became White is such a study.' John Bracey, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachussetts, Amherst The Irish came to America in…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Hill Collins

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge Classics

  • White Victims, Black Villains

    Gender, Race, and Crime News in US Culture, 1st Edition

    By Carol A. Stabile

    Are all victims white? Are all villains black? White Victims, Black Villains traces how race and gender have combined in news media narratives about crime and violence in US culture. The book argues that the criminalization of African Americans in US culture has been most consistently and…

    Paperback – 2006-07-06

  • Word from the Mother

    Language and African Americans, 1st Edition

    By Geneva Smitherman

    Written by the hugely respected linguist, Geneva Smitherman, this book presents a definitive statement on African American English. Enriched by her evocative and inimitable prose style, the study presents an overview of past debates on the speech of African Americans, as well as providing a vision…

    Paperback – 2006-02-07

  • African American Architects

    A Biographical Dictionary, 1865-1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings since 1865. Although many of these structures survive today, the architects themselves are virtually unknown. This unique reference work brings their lives and work to light for the first time. Written by 100…

    Hardback – 2004-01-12

  • African Americans in Sports

    1st Edition

    By David K. Wiggins

    This two-volume set features 400 articles on African-Americans in sports, including biographical entries as well as entries on events, tournaments, leagues, clubs, films, and associations. The entries cover all professional, amateur, and college sports such as baseball, tennis, and golf.…

    Hardback – 2003-11-30

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