Transnational Blackness
  • Author : M. Marable
  • Release Date : 29 September 2008
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 13 : 9780230615397

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Book excerpt: Black intellectuals in the US have long thought of racism as a global phenomenon. This book presents, for the first time, a full overview of the history, critical analysis and theoretical perspectives of key black scholars and activists on the transnational dynamics of modern race and racism throughout the world.

Transnational Blackness

Transnational Blackness

Author : M. Marable,Vanessa Agard-Jones
Publisher : Springer
Genre : History
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Black intellectuals in the US have long thought of racism as a global phenomenon. This book presents, for the first time, a full overview of the history, critical analysis and theoretical perspectives of key black scholars and activists on the transnational dynamics of modern race and racism throughout the world....

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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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In 1969, in one of the most significant black student protests in North American history, Caribbean students called out discriminatory pedagogical practices at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University), before occupying the computer center for two weeks. Upon the breakdown of negotiations, the police launched a violent crackdown as a ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores contemporary inflections of blackness in Israel and foreground them in the historical geographies of Europe, the Middle East, and North America. The contributors engage with expressions and appropriations of modern forms of blackness for boundary-making, boundary-breaking, and boundary-re-making in contemporary Israel, underscoring the deep historical roots of ...

Citizen Outsider

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Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Social Science
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Author : Antonio D. Tillis
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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After generations of being rendered virtually invisible by the US academy in critical anthologies and literary histories, writing by Latin Americans of African ancestry has become represented by a booming corpus of intellectual and critical investigation. This volume aims to provide an introduction to the literary worlds and perceptions of ...

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Publisher : Africa and the Diaspora: Histo
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Explores the experiences of Senegalese in Paris, Rome, and New York as they make sense of who they are and how they fit into their local communities, the countries where they live, and the larger global Senegalese diaspora. They shape their identities through the creative ways they use multiple languages....

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Publisher : Campus Verlag
Genre : Social Science
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This book draws out a number of unexpected connections between chocolate and blackness as both idea and reality. Silke Hackenesch builds her argument around four main focal points. First is the modes of production of chocolate--the economic realities of the business and the material connection between blackness and chocolate. Second ...

The Predicament of Blackness

The Predicament of Blackness

Author : Jemima Pierre
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : History
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What is the meaning of blackness in Africa? While much has been written on Africa’s complex ethnic and tribal relationships, Jemima Pierre’s groundbreaking The Predicament of Blackness is the first book to tackle the question of race in West Africa through its postcolonial manifestations. Challenging the view of ...

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Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
Genre : Psychology
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How queer is Black studies, how racialized is queer studies? In the West, racial fantasies are often sexualized, just as sexual fantasies often rely on notions of a racial Other. Bringing together the latest work by some of the foremost scholars in a variety of disciplines, Blackness and Sexualities offers ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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Black Studies is a hugely important, and yet undervalued, academic field of enquiry that is marked by its disciplinary absence and omission from academic curricula in Britain. There is a long and rich history of research on Blackness and Black populations in Britain. However Blackness in Britain has too often ...

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Author : Lisa Brock,Robin D. G. Kelley,Karen Sotiropoulos
Publisher : Radical History Review (Duke U
Genre : History
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From its inception, black studies has been transnational. Pioneering intellectuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois, George Washington Williams, Anna Julia Cooper, Nicolas Guillen, C. L. R. James, Oliver Cox, and Zora Neale Hurston shared a transnational sensibility shaped by the antiracist and anti-imperialist politics of the nineteenth and ...

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Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The popularity and globalization of sport have led to an ever-increasing migration of black athletes from the global South to the United States and Western Europe. While the hegemonic ideology surrounding sport is that it brings diverse people together and ameliorates social divisions, sociologists of sport have shown this to ...

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Author : Petra R. Rivera-Rideau,Jennifer A. Jones,Tianna S. Paschel
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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Through a collection of theoretically engaging and empirically grounded texts, this book examines African-descended populations in Latin America and [email protected] in the United States in order to explore questions of black identity and representation, transnationalism, and diaspora in the Americas....

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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The New Black Sociologists follows in the footsteps of 1974’s pioneering text Black Sociologists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, by tracing the organization of its forbearer in key thematic ways. This new collection of essays revisit the legacies of significant Black scholars including James E. Blackwell, William Julius Wilson, Joyce Ladner, ...

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Author : Hamilton, Patricia
Publisher : Bristol University Press
Genre : Social Science
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Attachment parenting is an increasingly popular style of childrearing that emphasises ‘natural’ activities such as extended breastfeeding, bedsharing and babywearing. Such parenting activities are framed as the key to addressing a variety of social ills. Parents’ choices are thus made deeply significant with the potential to guarantee the well-being of ...