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Status and development since emancipation

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  • Talking at Trena'sby Reuben A. Buford May

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.10

    Talking at Trena's is an ethnography conducted in a bar in an African American, middle-class neighborhood on Chicago's southside. May's work focuses on how the mostly black, working- and middle-class patrons of Trena's talk about race, work, class, women, relationships, the media, and life in general. May recognizes tavern talk as a form of social... more...

  • A Different Visionby 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...

  • The Black Culture Industryby Ellis Cashmore

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    Cashmore's controversial study argues that black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations. Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Cashmore suggests that inflating the significance of this commodified 'black culture' may actually... more...

  • Souls Looking Backby Andrew Garrod; Janie Victoria Ward; Tracy L. Robinson; Robert Kilkenny

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    How do the mass media contribute to the social and economic advantages of the privileged and the subjection of African American women? Does America really care about providing equal opportunities for African American women? Passionately written and supported with detailed evidence this book shows the deeply rooted abiding cancer of oppresion in American... more...

  • What White Looks Likeby George Yancy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Black Families at the Crossroadsby Leanor Boulin Johnson; Robert Staples

    Wiley 2004; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67

    This updated edition of the classic book Black Families at the Crossroads , offers a comprehensive examination of the diverse and complex issues surrounding Black families. Leanor Boulin Johnson and Robert Staples combine more than sixty years of writing and research on Black families to offer insights into the pre-slavery development of the Black... more...

  • Cultural Traumaby Ron Eyerman

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Ron Eyerman explores the formation of African American identity through the cultural trauma of slavery. more...

  • Whitewashing Raceby Michael K. Brown; Martin Carnoy; Elliott Currie; Troy Duster; David B. Oppenheimer

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    White Americans, abetted by neo-conservative writers of all hues, generally believe that racial discrimination is a thing of the past and that any racial inequalities that undeniably persist?in wages, family income, access to housing or health care?can be attributed to African Americans' cultural and individual failures. If the experience of most black... more...

  • How Long? How Long?by Belinda Robnett

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    A compelling and readable narrative history, How Long? How Long? presents both a rethinking of social movement theory and a controversial thesis: that chroniclers have egregiously neglected the most important leaders of the Civil Rights movement, African-American women, in favor of higher-profile African-American men and white women. Author Belinda... more...