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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Black Intimaciesby Shirley A. Hill

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 28.99

    In Black Intimacies: A Gender Perspective on Families and Relationships, Shirley A. Hill applies a gender lens to the multiple systems of oppression that have shaped the lives of African American women and men. This book will be useful to students and instructors of African American Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Marriage and Family,... more...

  • Embracing Sisterhoodby Katrina Bell McDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Exploring Black Sexualityby Robert Staples

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • The Sociological Souls of Black Folkby W. E. Burghardt Du Bois; Robert Wortham

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 39.99

    The Souls of Black Folk is W.E.B. Du Bois' most famous work. While the work is often viewed as a classic in African American literature and the history of the African American experience, the sociological significance of the work has been understated. In his initial discussions with the book's original publisher, Du Bois desired to prepare a volume... more...

  • Three Black Generations at the Crossroadsby Lois Benjamin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Three Generations at the Crossroads weaves a collective tapestry, linking personal biographies of individuals in different generations to the larger social forces acting on them. This second edition contains new chapters on politicians and artists, two groups that are symbolic of the new occupations that have emerged since the post-civil rights era.... more...

  • Jim Crow Wisdomby Jonathan Scott Holloway

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940 more...

  • Uplifting the Raceby Kevin K. Gaines

    The University of North Carolina Press 1996; US$ 29.99

    Uplifting the Race: Black Leadership, Politics, and Culture in the Twentieth Century more...

  • Geschlechterrollen und ihre Folgenby Ursula Athenstaedt; Dorothee Alfermann

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 32.45

    Gender roles still have a large impact on development of and success in life for men and women. This book describes and explains the similarities and differences from a social psychological perspective. Up to date research is looked at and the often unconscious influence of gender stereotypes is described. To this end findings on the self-concept,... more...

  • From Mammy to Miss America and Beyondby K. Sue Jewell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Passionately written and supported with detailed evidence, Karen Sue Jewell reveals the formal and informal ways in which African-American women have been excluded from equal participation. more...

  • A Different Vision - Vol 1by Thomas D Boston

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 240.00

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...