Black Studies - Race & Ethnic Studies Products

  • Heritage Knowledge in the Curriculum

    Retrieving an African Episteme, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    Moving beyond the content integration approach of multicultural education, this text powerfully advocates for the importance of curriculum built upon authentic knowledge construction informed by the Black intellectual tradition and an African episteme. By retrieving, examining, and reconnecting the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • Marriage in Black

    The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks, 1st Edition

    By Katrina Bell McDonald, Caitlin Cross-Barnet

    Despite the messages we hear from social scientists, policymakers, and the media, black Americans do in fact get married—and many of these marriages last for decades. Marriage in Black offers a progressive perspective on black marriage that rejects talk of black relationship "pathology" in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • Football, Culture and Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Leonard, Kimberly B. George, Wade Davis

    What does it mean when a hit that knocks an American football player unconscious is cheered by spectators? What are the consequences of such violence for the participants of this sport and for the entertainment culture in which it exists? This book brings together scholars and sport commentators to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerome C Branche

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Race(ing) Intercultural Communication

    Racial Logics in a Colorblind Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dreama G. Moon, Michelle A. Holling

    Race(ing) Intercultural Communication signals a crucial intervention in the field, as well as in wider society, where social and political events are calling for new ways of making sense of race in the 21st century. Contributors to this book work at multiple intersections, theoretically and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • South Africa's Emergent Middle Class

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grace Khunou

    This book is drawn from diverse studies that grapple with Black Middle Class experiences in contemporary and historical South Africa. The chapters present research from diverse disciplines, and tackle issues related to being black and middle class, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness, 1st Edition

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Winner of the National Communication Association's 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning

    Speaking Blackness in Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Uju Anya

    Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning: Speaking Blackness in Brazil provides a critical overview and original sociolinguistic analysis of the African American experience in second language learning. More broadly, this book introduces the idea of second language learning as "…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Second Language Studies

  • Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood, 1st Edition

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    1st Edition

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    A Meta History of Elite White Power, 1st Edition

    By Randolph Hohle

    Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses, 1st Edition

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

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