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Status and development since emancipation

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  • The Embodiment of Disobedienceby Andrea Elizabeth Shaw

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99

    The Embodiment of Disobedience explores the ways in which the African Diaspora has rejected the West's efforts to impose imperatives of slenderness and mass market fat-anxiety. more...

  • Embracing Sisterhoodby Katrina Bell McDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    Embracing Sisterhood describes the contemporary state of the black woman collective and explores the legacy of black sisterhood in these times. Through an examination of how these ideas are articulated and experienced in the population, McDonald determines the relative degree of black sisterhood and 'black step-sisterhood' that exists among African-American... more...

  • Erotic Revolutionariesby Shayne Lee

    Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 29.99

    This book steers black sexual politics toward a more sex-positive trajectory, navigating the uncharted spaces where social constructionism, third-wave feminism, and black popular culture collide to locate a new site for sexuality studies that is theoretically innovative, politically subversive, and stylistically chic. more...

  • Exploring Black Sexualityby Robert Staples

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 30.99

    Exploring Black Sexuality provides an overview of the myths and stereotypes that surround Black sexuality and an analysis of how Euro-Americans developed these myths as part of a strategy to enslave and exploit Afro-Americans in the new world. It explores various dimensions of Black sexuality, ranging from its roots in the popular culture fashioned... more...

  • Fierce Angelsby Sheri Parks; Marcia Ann Gillespie

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    The ?Strong Black Woman? has been a part of mainstream culture for centuries, as a myth, a goddess, a positive role model, a stereotype, and as a burden. In Fierce Angels , Sheri Parks explores the concept of the Strong Black Woman, its influence on people of all races, and the ways in which black women respond to and are affected by this image.... more...

  • Geschlechterrollen und ihre Folgenby Ursula Athenstaedt; Dorothee Alfermann

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 27.43

    Geschlecht ist eine wesentliche soziale Kategorie, die in allen Lebensbereichen und -zeiten eine bedeutende Rolle spielt. Viel wird über die Unterschiedlichkeit von Frauen und Männern geschrieben. Dieses Buch stellt die neueste sozialpsychologische Forschung zu diesem Thema vor und beschreibt die wichtigsten Theorien, die geschlechtstypisches Verhalten... more...

  • The Great Black Migration: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaicby Steven Reich

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    The movement of Southern blacks to the urban North and West over the course of the 20th century had a profound impact on black life, affecting everything from politics and labor to literature and the popular arts. This encyclopedia provides readers and researchers with a comprehensive reference work on this central topic of African American history,... more...

  • The Great Black Migrationsby Liz Sonneborn

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    During the early decades of the 20th century, the movement of blacks from the South to urban areas in the North, the Midwest, and the West increased dramatically. They sought better lives away from the South, where the economic conditions were worsening. The only job opportunities were sharecropping land where their ancestors had been enslaved or doing... more...

  • The Hidden Woundby Wendell Berry

    Counterpoint 2010; US$ 14.95

    With the expected grace of Wendell Berry comes The Hidden Wound , an essay about racism and the damage it has done to the identity of our country. Through Berry?s personal experience, he explains how remaining passive in the face of the struggle of racism further corrodes America?s potential. In a quiet and observant manner, Berry opens up about... more...

  • Hispanic and Latin Americans in the Workplaceby Dianna Stone; Donna Blancero; Lois Tetrick; Miguel Olivas-Luján

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Latinas and Latinos (also referred to as Hispanics) are individuals indigenous to the Americas, but trace their heritage to Latin America or Spain (Marin and Marin, 1991). Their economic importance in the Americas and the world is growing extensively.Despite the growth of businesses in Latin American and the increased numbers of Hispanics in U.S. organizations,... more...