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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Love Under the Skin

    Interracial Marriages in the American South and France, 1st Edition

    By Cécile Coquet-Mokoko

    The rising visibility of interracial couples calls for increased attention to the overlapping of culture and race, in safe spaces centered on small-group dynamics, or in public spaces where peoples of African descent are under the public gaze. This comparative study seeks to de-center the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Neighborhood Jobs, Race, and Skills

    Urban Employment and Commuting, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Immergluck

    Originally published in 1998, Neighbourhood Jobs, Race, and Skills argues that race is a powerful and persistent barrier to employment. Analysing existing literature, this book outlines how racial discrimination in hiring against African Americans appears to remain a contributor to high…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • The Black Circuit

    Race, Performance, and Spectatorship in Black Popular Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Rashida Z. Shaw McMahon

    The Black Circuit: Race, Performance, and Spectatorship in Black Popular Theatre presents the first book-length study of "Chitlin Circuit" theatre, the most popular and controversial form of black theatre to exist outside the purview of Broadway since the 1980s. Through historical and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime, Fourth Edition, is the only text to look at the array of mainstream and unconventional explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Black Americans in Higher Education

    Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

    Narrating the realities of teacher burn out, the reception of a Black intelligentsia, and HIV awareness in local communities, the eighth volume of Africana Studies explores Higher Education across the US as inextricably related to contemporary issues facing Black Americans. Featuring the work of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Black Men Teaching in Urban Schools

    Reassessing Black Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Edward Brockenbrough

    This volume follows eleven Black male teachers from an urban, predominantly Black school district to reveal a complex set of identity politics and power dynamics that complicate these teachers’ relationships with students and fellow educators. It provides new and important insights into what it…

    Paperback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • AfroSurrealism

    The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Rochelle Spencer

    Examining the surrealist novels of several contemporary writers including Edwidge Danticat, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, Junot Díaz, Helen Oyeyemi, and Colson Whitehead, AfroSurrealism, the first book-length exploration of AfroSurreal fiction, argues that we have entered a new and exciting era…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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