Black Studies - Race & Ethnic Studies Products

  • Global Africans

    Race, Ethnicity and Shifting Identities

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    "Black," "African," "African descendant" of "African heritage," are just some of the ways Africans and Africans in the diaspora (both old and new) describe themselves. This volume examines concepts of race, ethnicity, and identity as they are ascribed to people of colour around the world, examining…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    By Lindgren Johnson

    This book challenges the grand narrative of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Taking an animal studies approach to texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • 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 Advances in Second Language Studies

  • 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 African Studies

  • Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory

    By Anthony Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 

  • The Poetics and Politics of Diaspora

    Transatlantic Musings

    By Jerome C. Branche

    This book studies the creative discourse of the modern African diaspora by analyzing poems, novels, essays, hip-hop and dub poetry in the Caribbean, England, Spain, and Colombia, and capturing diasporan movement through mutually intersecting axes of dislocation and relocation, and efforts at…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • 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 – 2016-12-02 

  • Human Rights, Race, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    Africans and their descendants have long been faced with abuse of their human rights, most frequently due to racism or racialized issues. Consequently, understanding shifting conceptualizations of race and identity is essential to understanding how people of color confronted these encounters.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge African Studies

  • 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 Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Meaning of Slavery in the North

    Edited by Martin H. Blatt, David R. Roediger

    Southern cotton planters and Northern textile mill owners maintained what has been called "an unholy alliance between the lords of the lash and the lords of the loom." This collection of essays focuses on the central role of slavery in the early development of industrialization in the United States…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Labor in America

  • Afro-Virginian History and Culture

    Edited by John Saillant

    The essays in this collection offer new evidence and new conclusions on topics in the history of African Americans in Virginia such as the demography of early slave imports, the means used to regulate slave labor, the situation of female hired slaves in the backcountry, African American women in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Afro-Nordic Landscapes

    Equality and Race in Northern Europe

    Edited by Michael McEachrane

    Afro-Nordic Landscapes: Equality and Race in Northern Europe challenges a view of Nordic societies as homogenously white, and as human rights champions that are so progressive that even the concept of race is deemed irrelevant to their societies. The book places African Diasporas, race and legacies…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

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