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  • 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

  • The Presidential Campaign of Barack Obama

    A Critical Analysis of a Racially Transcendent Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Dewey M. Clayton

    In the early twenty-first century, race still occupies a dominant role in American politics. Despite this truism, presidential candidate Barack Obama was uniquely poised to transcend both race and party as the first African American to have a realistic chance of winning the presidency. Previous…

    Paperback – 2010-03-31

  • Whose Black Politics?

    Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andra Gillespie

    The past decade has witnessed the emergence of a new vanguard in African American political leaders. They came of age after Jim Crow segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, they were raised in integrated neighborhoods and educated in majority white institutions, and they are more likely to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21

  • African Americans and the Presidency

    The Road to the White House, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce A. Glasrud, Cary D. Wintz

    African Americans and the Presidency explores the long history of African American candidates for President and Vice President, examining the impact of each candidate on the American public, as well as the contribution they all made toward advancing racial equality in America. Each chapter takes…

    Paperback – 2009-11-25

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