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  • Belonging in Europe - The African Diaspora and Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Bressey, Hakim Adi

    This publication does not just mark the presence of black people in Europe, but brings research to a new stage by making connections across Europe through the experience of work and labour. The working experience for black peoples in Europe was not just confined to ports and large urban areas –…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
    Routledge

  • Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy, 1st Edition

    By Marek D. Steedman

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • African Minorities in the New World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    This book uncovers the reality that new African immigrants now represent a significant force in the configuration of American polity and identity especially in the last forty years. Despite their minority status, African immigrants are making their marks in various areas of human endeavor and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Minority within a Minority

    Black Francophone Immigrants and the Dynamics of Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Amal Ibrahim Madibbo

    This book examines the institutional racism and language discrimination that Black Francophones – who constitute a racial minority situated within a linguistic minority – face and identifies the strategies of resistance Black Francophones invent to gain access to power structures.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
    Routledge
    New Approaches in Sociology

  • The Modern African American Political Thought Reader

    From David Walker to Barack Obama, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Jones

    The Modern African American Political Thought Reader compiles the work of great African American political thinkers throughout the twentieth century and up through today to show the development of black political thought and trace the interconnectedness of each person's ideas through…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge

  • Frederick Douglass

    Reformer and Statesman, 1st Edition

    By L. Diane Barnes

    Frederick Douglass was born a slave in Talbot County, Maryland, in February, 1818. From these humble beginnings, Douglass went on to become a world-famous orator, newspaper editor, and champion of the rights of women and African Americans. He was the most prominent African American activist of the…

    Paperback – 2012-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Black Masculinity and Sexual Politics

    1st Edition

    By Anthony J. Lemelle, Jr.

    African American males occupy a historically unique social position, whether in school life, on the job, or within the context of dating, marriage and family. Often, their normal role expectations require that they perform feminized and hypermasculine roles simultaneously. This book focuses on…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Represent

    Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity

    Celtic Soul Brothers, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Onkey

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23
    Routledge

  • Trans-Atlantic Migration

    The Paradoxes of Exile, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    This book argues that a new cadre of African immigrants are finding themselves in the New World—mostly well educated, high-income earning professionals, and belonging to the category termed "African brain drain," they constitute the antinomy of those Africans who were forcibly removed from Africa…

    Paperback – 2012-04-10
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Prison Labor in the United States

    An Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Asatar Bair

    This book is the only comprehensive analysis of contemporary prison labor in the United States. In it, the author makes the provocative claim that prison labor is best understood as a form of slavery, in which the labor-power of each inmate (though not their person) is owned by the Department of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-10
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

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