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- Washington Square Press 2007; US$ 16.99
This new edition of T. Thomas Fortune's masterpiece -- originally published in 1884 -- presents a classic work of African-American political thought to a new generation of readers. Like the intellectual giants who emerged before and after him -- Frederick Douglass and W.E.B. Du Bois -- T. Thomas Fortune was a writer, activist, and public... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00
A study of African American development since the Civil War, as measured by progress in four critical areas of national life: economic, political, educational and social. It includes discussion of important watershed events and key individuals who helped to redefine the nation's history. more...
- Strebor Books 2007; US$ 11.95
Everyone has a story of being the victim of CP time. It's been responsible for the termination of jobs and relationships, and for delaying weddings and even funerals. CP Time is the first book to examine a behavior that crosses all social economic lines within the black community in a way that will bring smiles and groans of recognition to victims... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 28.00
In his first major book on the state of black America since the New York Times bestseller Losing the Race , John McWhorter argues that a renewed commitment to achievement and integration is the only cure for the crisis in the African-American community. Winning the Race examines the roots of the serious problems facing black Americans today?poverty,... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 29.95
As Karyn R. Lacy's innovative work in the suburbs of Washington, DC, reveals, there is a continuum of middle-classness among blacks, ranging from lower-middle class to middle-middle class to upper-middle class. Focusing on the latter two, Lacy explores an increasingly important social and demographic group: middle-class blacks who live in middle-class... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 67.50
Further to Fly describes the ways in which, since the 1960s, black women have been stripped of their traditional status as agents of change in the community?and how, as a result, the black community has faltered. Radford-Hill explores the shortcomings of second-wave black and white feminism, revealing how their theoretical underpinnings have had unintended... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
Over the past three decades, racial prejudice in America has declined significantly and many African American families have seen a steady rise in employment and annual income. But alongside these encouraging signs, Thomas Shapiro argues in The Hidden Cost of Being African American, fundamental levels of racial inequality persist, particularly in the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00
Exploring the major political and intellectual currents from the Black Power era to the present, Cedric Johnson reveals how black political life conformed to liberal democratic capitalism and how the movement's most radical aims were eclipsed by more moderate aspirations.Documenting the historical retreat from democratic struggle, Revolutionaries... more...
- Strebor Books 2008; US$ 13.00
Finally a male point of view -- usually when it comes to breaking down relationships between men and women you hear advice from over-the-hill psychologists or unqualified doctors but not the average male, and never a masculine brother with any kind of urban flavor. The Re-Education of the Female changes that. For years, women have been the more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 113.00
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 hierarchies. Using critical discourse analysis (CDA), she... more...