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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99
Black Women and Popular Culture: The Conversation Continues provides cutting-edge research in its analysis of the representation of Black women in popular culture and the potential implications of those images and messages. This compilation inspires critical thought and adds to the discussion on the various roles of Black women in popular culture.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 25.99
Through public appearances, radio and television interviews, and his many articles and books, Manning Marable has become one of America?s most prominent commentators on race relations and African-American politics. Speaking Truth to Power brings together for the first time Marable?s major writings on black politics, peace, and social justice.The... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99
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...
- African American Images 2014; US$ 12.99
Geared toward African American parents, this handbook offers more than 50 tips on successfully guiding girls into womanhood and helping them avoid common pitfalls. The book looks at topics such as education, the definition of beauty, peer pressure, social media, dating, career development, music, television, role models, and the importance of paternal... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
African American girls are one of the United States' most endangered populations, yet meaningful explorations of the issues that impact their lives are almost nonexistent. In this riveting book, led by one of the African American community's best-known scholars, experts from across the nation explain the risks, challenges, and influences?both good... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Studies of contemporary black women are rare and scattered, and are often extensions of a legacy beginning in the 19th century that characterized black women as domineering matriarchs, prostitutes, or welfare queens, negative characterizations that are perpetuated by both white and non-white social scientists. Based on over 200 interviews, this book... more...