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Status and development since emancipation

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  • On Our Own Termsby Leith Mullings

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This volume utilizes the cross-cultural, historical and ethnographic perspective of anthropology to illuminate the intrinsic connections of race, class and gender. The author begins by discussing the manner in which her experience as a participant observer led her to research and write about various aspects of African-American women's experiences.... more...

  • The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer Worldby Lindsey R. Swindall

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    By examining the development of the Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Council on African Affairs?two early civil rights organizations that have been overlooked and marginalized by the historiography of the period?Lindsey Swindall reveals how the discourse on civil rights in the southern United States also employed an internationalist, anticolonial... more...

  • Prison of Cultureby John Howard Griffin

    Wings Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    The companion volume to the 50th-anniversary edition of Black Like Me , this book features John Howard Griffin?s later writings on racism and spirituality. Conveying a progressive evolution in thinking, it further explores Griffin?s ethical stand in the human rights struggle and nonviolent pursuit of equalitya view he shared with greats such as Gandhi,... more...

  • Running for Freedomby Steven F. Lawson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95 US$ 40.69

    Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson?s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive coverage of the African-American struggle for civil rights in the U.S. from 1941 to 2014 Integrates events... more...

  • Black Women's Healthby Hope Landrine; Elizabeth A. Klonoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    In this special issue, top researchers from a diversity of disciplines provide an overview of and insights into the major social, cultural, and structural variables that play a role in Black women's poor health, and differential morbidity and mortality. The articles focus on the major threats to Black women's health such as diabetes, obesity, cancer,... more...

  • Whitewashing the Southby Kristen M. Lavelle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    Whitewashing the South is a powerful exploration of how ordinary white southerners recall living through extraordinary racial times?Jim Crow, civil rights, and post-civil rights. Drawing on interviews with the oldest living generation of white southerners, the book uncovers uncomfortable racial realities of the past and present. more...

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

    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...

  • Urban Nightlifeby Reuben A. Buford May

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    Sociologists have long been curious about the ways in which city dwellers negotiate urban public space. How do they manage myriad interactions in the shared spaces of the city? In Urban Nightlife , sociologist Reuben May undertakes a nuanced examination of urban nightlife, drawing on ethnographic data gathered in a Deep South college town to explore... more...

  • Jim Crow's Legacyby Ruth Thompson-Miller; Joe R. Feagin; Leslie H. Picca

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    Jim Crow?s Legacy shows the lasting impacts of segregation on the lives of African Americans who lived through it, as well as its impact on future generations. The book draws on interviews with elderly African American southerners whose stories poignantly show the devastation of racism not only in the past, but also in the present. more...

  • Interpreting African American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sitesby Max A. van Balgooy; III Lonnie G. Bunch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99

    This diverse anthology addresses both historical research and interpretive methodologies, including investigating church and legal records, using social media, navigating sensitive or difficult topics, preserving historic places, engaging students and communities, and strengthening connections between local and national history. more...