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  • Building a Black Criminology, Volume 24

    Race, Theory, and Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by James D. Unnever, Shaun L. Gabbidon, Cecilia Chouhy

    In light of the Black Lives Matter movement and protests in many cities, race plays an ever more salient role in crime and justice. Within theoretical criminology, however, race has oddly remained on the periphery. It is often introduced as a control variable in tests of theories and is rarely…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

  • The Music in African American Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert H. Cataliotti

    Originally published in 1995, The Music of African American Fiction is a historical analysis of the tradition of representing music in African American fiction. The book examines the impact of evolving musical styles and innovative musicians on black culture as is manifested in the literature. The…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Black Writers Abroad

    A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    By Robert Coles

    Originally published in 1999 Black Writers Abroad puts forward the theory that African American literature was born, partially within the context of a people and its writers who lived, for the most part, in slavery and bondage prior to the Civil War. It is an in-depth study of black American…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature

    Clothed in my Right Mind, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline K. Bryant

    Originally published in 1999 The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature looks at how stereotypical foremother figure exists in nineteenth century American literature. The book argues that older black woman portrayed in early black women’s works differs significantly from the older…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1995 and 1999, is a collection of works by leading academics on African American Literature. The set provides a rigorous examination of the effect of music in the culture of African American society, and how it has impacted the literature of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

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

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Global Africans

    Race, Ethnicity and Shifting Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Cacee Hoyer

    "Black," "African," "African descendant" and "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,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The New African Diaspora in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adebayo Oyebade

    Fast growing in population, African immigrants in the United States have become a significant force, to the point that the idea of a new African diaspora is now a reality. This thriving community has opened new arenas of scholarly discourse on Black Atlantic history beyond the trans-Atlantic slave…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Archives of the Black Atlantic

    Reading Between Literature and History, 1st Edition

    By Wendy W. Walters

    Many African diasporic novelists and poets allude to or cite archival documents in their writings, foregrounding the elements of archival research and data in their literary texts, and revising the material remnants of the archive. This book reads black historical novels and poetry in an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

  • Diasporic Women’s Writing of the Black Atlantic

    (En)Gendering Literature and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emilia María Durán-Almarza, Esther Álvarez López

    This book brings together a complete set of approaches to works by female authors that articulate the black Atlantic in relation to the interplay of race, class, and gender. The chapters provide the grounds to (en)gender a more complex understanding of the scattered geographies of the African…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

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