African American Politics Products

  • American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom

    8th Edition

    By Hanes Walton, Robert C. Smith, Sherri Wallace

    This dynamic and comprehensive text from nationally renowned scholars continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had -- and continue to have -- on American politics. Through the use of two interrelated themes -- the idea of universal freedom and the concept of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    The field of public administration holds social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, but African American voices in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration have been ignored all too often. This book is the first to formally chronicle the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy

    By Utz McKnight

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Distinct Identities

    Minority Women in U.S. Politics

    By Nadia E. Brown, Sarah Allen Gershon

    Minority women in the United States draw from their unique personal experiences, born of their identities, to impact American politics. Whether as political elites or as average citizens, minority women demonstrate that they have a unique voice that more often than not centers on their visions of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement

    By Yohuru Williams

    The African American struggle for civil rights in the twentieth century is one of the most important stories in American history. With all the information available, however, it is easy for even the most enthusiastic reader to be overwhelmed. In Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement, Yohuru…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Race, Power, and the Obama Legacy

    By Pierre Orelus

    This book critically examines Obama’s presidency and legacy, especially in regard to race, inequality, education, and political power. Orelus depicts an “interest convergence factor” that led many White liberals and the corporate media to help Obama get elected in 2008 and 2012. He assesses Obama’s…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Gender, Race, and Office Holding in the United States

    Representation at the Intersections

    By Becki Scola

    Over the past several decades, the number of women elected to higher office in the United States has grown substantially. However, when the electoral gains of women are considered on a state-by-state basis, there are observable variations in the rate by state at which women are elected to state…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Post-Racial Society is Here

    Recognition, Critics and the Nation-State

    By Wilbur C. Rich

    In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C. Rich’s The Post-Racial Society is Here conclusively demonstrates that nation is in midst of a post-racial society. Yet many Americans are skeptical of this fundamental social transformation. The failure of recognition is related to the remnants…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • American Identity in the Age of Obama

    Edited by Amílcar Antonio Barreto, Richard L. O’Bryant

    The election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States has opened a new chapter in the country’s long and often tortured history of inter-racial and inter-ethnic relations. Many relished in the inauguration of the country’s first African American president — an event foreseen by…

    Paperback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Black Conservatism

    Essays in Intellectual and Political History

    Edited by Peter Eisenstadt

    This volume is the first comprehensive examination of African American conservative thought and politics from the late eighteenth century to the present. The essays in the collection explore various aspects of African American conservatism, including biographical studies of abolitionist James…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

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