African American Studies

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African American Views of the Japanese

The first comprehensive chronicle of the events shaping African Americans’ views about Japan and the Japanese.

Beyond the Boundaries

This first book-length study of Jesse Jackson's international activities places his activism abroad in theoretical and historical perspective and shows how it belongs to a tradition of U.S. citizen diplomacy as old as the Republic.

Educating Black Males

Offers insights into the creation of more effective and empowering schools and classrooms for Black males.

Sailing Against the Wind

Experienced American educators discuss the impact of social inequalities created by racism and sexism on the U. S. educational system.

Race, Modernity, Postmodernity

Reads and interprets eight works of literature by people of color, foregrounding the philosophical debate about modernity vs. postmodernity rather than solely issues of race.

We Have No Leaders

This comprehensive study of African American politics since the civil rights era concludes that the black movement has been co-opted, marginalized, and almost wholly incorporated into mainstream institutions.

Race, Culture, and the City

This book proposes a pedagogy of black urban struggle and solidarity.

Black Resistance in High School

This book investigates and brings into focus the formidable issues of racial culture left undeveloped in research on multiracial school populations in the United States, Britain, and Canada. Through ethnographic ...

College in Black and White

This book reports findings from the National Study of Black College Students, a comprehensive study of Black college students' characteristics, experiences, and achievements as related to student background, ...

Stress and Adaptation in the Context of Culture

This book provides a unique study in social and cultural psychiatry, carried out in an African-American community in the rural South. Using a combination of concepts and methods from anthropology and ...

Race, Place, and Risk

Based on data from some of the larger black communities in the U. S., this book shows the impact of both individual and environmental influences on black homicide. While it primarily addresses black-on-black ...

When the Marching Stopped

This book takes the "next step" in the study of the civil rights movement in the United States. To date, the vast majority of books on the civil rights movement have analyzed either the origins and philosophies, ...

Black Presidential Politics in America

This book focuses exclusively on the question of how Blacks have used presidential elections to exercise political influence. Setting forth the argument that Blacks use the electoral system differently ...

Black Political Mobilization, Leadership, Power and Mass Behavior

Black Political Mobilization accounts for the political success of black Americans in the South. Minion Morrison returns to Mississippi, the center of much of the political activism of the 1960s, to analyze ...

Out of the Crucible

This book examines in depth the century-long struggle of Black laborers in the iron and steel industry of western Pennsylvania. In the process it shows how the fate of these Black workers mirrors the ...

Invisible Politics

With a view that behavioralism has distorted perceptions of black political activity, Hanes Walton, Jr. , here reformulates the assumptions of behavioralism to arrive at a more realistic understanding ...