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  • The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and the Speculative

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Jackson, Julie Moody Freeman

    This book expands the discourse as well as the nature of critical commentary on science fiction, speculative fiction and futurism – literary and cinematic by Black writers. The range of topics include the following: black superheroes; issues and themes in selected works by Octavia Butler; selected…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Africans on the Move

    Migration, Diaspora and Development Nexus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The 20th century witnessed the large-scale displacement and dispersal of populations across the world because of major political upheavals, among them the two European wars, decolonization and the Cold War. These major events were followed by globalization which accelerated free trade and the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge

  • Out of Order? (Routledge Revivals)

    Policing Black People, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Cashmore, E. McLaughlin

    First published in 1991, this book evaluates and compares the problematic relationships that have sometimes existed between police and Afro-Caribbean people in Britain and in the United States of America. Contributors from both sides of the Atlantic assess conflicting claims from police and black…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Black Youth in Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Cashmore, B. Troyna

    First published in 1982, this book considers the position of young Afro-Caribbean people in Britain, in the 1980s. It looks at how, at the time, this group of young people were disproportionately hit by growing unemployment, seemed to be over-represented in crime statistics and were often…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Black Sportsmen (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By E. Cashmore

    First published in 1982, Black Sportsmen examines the affect that race has had on sportspeople. The book is based on interviews with a wide range of sportspeople from Olympic athletes to schoolchildren and novices. Written at a time when many black youths were turning to, and succeeding in sports…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll?, 1st Edition

    By Michael Brake

    First published in 1980, this book argues that subcultures are formed in defence of collectively experienced problems that arise from defects and contradictions in social structures. It looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contested Terrain

    African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950, 1st Edition

    By Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons

    This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • The Art of the Possible

    Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United States, 1881-1925, 1st Edition

    By Kevern J. Verney

    The Art of The Possible is a new study of the ideas and achievements of Booker T. Washington, the most influential African American leader of the period 1881-1915.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis

    Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950, 1st Edition

    By Henry L. Taylor Jr., Walter Hill

    This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and culture in the city between 1900 and 1950, and it will shed light on the development of those forces that wreaked havoc in…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Problematizing Blackness

    Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States, 1st Edition

    By Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy Hintzen

    This cutting-edge piece of scholarship studies the invisibility of the black migrants in popular consciousness and intellectual discourse in the United States through the interrogation of actual members of this community.…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge
    Crosscurrents in African American History

  • Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Judie Newman

    In this collection distinguished American and European scholars, curators and artists discuss major issues concerning the representation and commemoration of slavery, as brought into sharp focus by the 2007 bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade. Writers consider nineteenth and twentieth…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Color Matters

    Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Postracial America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Jade Norwood

    In the United States, as in many parts of the world, people are discriminated against based on the color of their skin. This type of skin tone bias, or colorism, is both related to and distinct from discrimination on the basis of race, with which it is often conflated. Preferential treatment of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in American History

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