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  • Florida and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980by Kathleen Dupes Hawk; Ron Villella; Adolfo Leyva de Varona; Kristen Cifers; Bob Graham

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    The 1980 Mariel Boatlift was a profound episode in twentieth-century American history, impacting not just Florida, but the entire country. During the first twenty days of the boatlift, with little support from the federal government, the state of Florida coordinated and responded to the sudden arrival in Key West of more than thirty thousand Cuban... more...

  • 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...

  • "Rassengerechtigkeit" und Fetischisierung von Landby Malte Thran

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.91

    Seit der Unabhängigkeit Namibias 1990 ist die Landfrage ein viel diskutiertes Thema. "Armutsbekämpfung" lautet die offizielle Begründung für die Umverteilung von Farmland in den kommerziellen Gebieten. Um die Bekämpfung von Armut geht es dabei jedoch überhaupt nicht, weist Malte Thran nach. Vielmehr wird von der namibischen Politik die Herstellung... 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...

  • Identity and African American Menby Kenneth Maurice Tyler

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    Kenneth Maurice Tyler identifies and describes the multiple identity components of young African American men using the theoretical and empirical literatures from education and the social science disciplines. This book provides a comprehensive, research-based account of the ideologies and mindsets of many young African American men. 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...

  • Historically Blackby Mieka Brand Polanco

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 112.50

    In Historically Black , Mieka Brand Polanco examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical landscapes—and how the term "community" is sometimes conjured to feign a cohesiveness that may not actually exist.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Asian American Issues Relating to Labor, Economics, and Socioeconomic Statusby Franklin Ng

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...