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  • 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

  • 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
    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
    New Political Economy

  • Blaxploitation Films of the 1970s

    Blackness and Genre, 1st Edition

    By Novotny Lawrence

    During the early years of the motion picture industry, black performers were often depicted as shuckin’ and jivin’ caricatures. Specifically, black males were portrayed as toms, coons and bucks, while the mammy and tragic mulatto archetypes circumscribed black femininity. This misrepresentation…

    Paperback – 2012-04-05
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • The Harlem Renaissance in the American West

    The New Negro's Western Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cary D Wintz, Bruce A. Glasrud

    The Harlem Renaissance, an exciting period in the social and cultural history of the US, has over the past few decades re-established itself as a watershed moment in African American history. However, many of the African American communities outside the urban center of Harlem that participated in…

    Paperback – 2011-09-19
    New Directions in American History

  • Horror Noire

    Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present, 1st Edition

    By Robin R Means Coleman

    From King Kong to Candyman, the boundary-pushing genre of the horror film has always been a site for provocative explorations of race in American popular culture. In Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from 1890's to Present, Robin R. Means Coleman traces the history of notable…

    Paperback – 2011-06-20

  • Africa, Cultural Studies and Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Handel Kashope Wright

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book…

    Hardback – 2011-02-14

  • 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

  • Changing Times for Black Professionals

    1st Edition

    By Adia Harvey Wingfield

    This book is a study of the challenges, issues, and obstacles facing black professional workers in the United States. Though they have always been a part of the U.S. labor force, black professionals have often been overlooked in media, research, and public opinion. Ironically, however, their…

    Paperback – 2010-12-27
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy

    1st Edition

    By Julia S. Jordan-Zachery

    Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy offers a critical analysis of the policy-making process. Jordan-Zachery demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive practices that maintain gender and racial…

    Paperback – 2010-11-19
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Social Care with African Families in the UK

    1st Edition

    By Viola Nzira

    This important text promotes understanding of the complexities and diversities of African family life. It stimulates creative thinking about how social care professionals can develop meaningful relationships and engage confidently and effectively with African families they encounter within work…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17

  • 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

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