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Status and development since emancipation

  • Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine?by Brittany C. Slatton; Kamesha Spates

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Presenting new interview and auto-ethnographic data, and drawing on an array of theoretical approaches methodologies, Hyper Sexual, Hyper Masculine? explores the formation of gendered and sexual identity in the lives of black men, shedding light on the manner in which these are affected by class and social structure. It examines the intersecting oppressions... more...

  • After the Rebellionby Sekou M. Franklin

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? After the Rebellion takes a close look at a variety of key civil rights groups across the country over the last 40 years to provide a broad view of black youth and social movement activism.Based... more...

  • Tightropeby Gail Garfield

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Tightrope explores changes in American attitudes that made it possible to elect a black President. Gail Garfield weaves her own experiences with broader racial history to trace the remarkable shift. Her scholarship explores the complex intersection of race, class, and gender. more...

  • Rapper, Writer, Pop-Cultural Playerby Josephine Metcalf; Will Turner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 29.95

    Over the past three decades, African Americans have faced a number of new challenges brought about by changes in the political, economic and social structure of America. Furthermore, this vastly changed social landscape has produced a number of resonant pop-cultural trends that have proved to be both innovative and admired on the one hand, and contentious... more...

  • Black Families In Crisisby Alice F. Coner-Edwards; Jeanne Spurlock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movementby Christopher M. Richardson; Ralph E. Luker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 139.99

    The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is a guide to the history of the African-American struggle for equal rights in the United States. The history of this period is covered in a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries... more...

  • This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killedby Charles E. Cobb

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99

    Visiting Martin Luther King, Jr. at the peak of the civil rights movement, the journalist William Worthy almost sat on a loaded pistol. “Just for self-defense,? King assured him. One of King?s advisors remembered the reverend?s home as “an arsenal.? Like King, many nonviolent activists embraced their constitutional right to self-protection—yet this... more...

  • Interconnectionsby Carol Faulkner; Alison M. Parker

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 39.94

    This collection builds on decades of interdisciplinary work by historians of African American women as well as scholars of feminist and critical race theory, bridging the gap between well-developed theories of race, gender, and power and the practice of historical research. It examines how racial and gender identity is constructed from individuals'... more...

  • Black Faces, White Spacesby Carolyn Finney

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors more...

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Pressby Sarah J. Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have covered cases of controversial political dissent by... more...