New and Published Books
1-10 of 10 results in Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity
South Asian Youth Cultures in London
The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis...
Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge
Race and music seem fatally entwined in a way that involves both creative ethnic hybridity and ongoing problems of racism. This book presents a sociological analysis of this enduring relationship and asks: how are ideas of race critical to the understanding of music genres and preferences? What...
Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge
This book offers both a philosophical and sociological model for understanding the constitution of identity in general, and black social identity in particular, without reverting to either a social or racial deterministic view of identity construction. Using a variant of structuration theory (...
Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge
Race, Class, and Community in the Post-Civil Rights Era
Through an in-depth case study of the black professional middle class in Oakland, this book provides an analysis of the experiences of black professionals in the workplace, community, and local politics. Brown shows how overlapping dynamics of class formation and racial formation...
Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge
Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside
This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a set of racial categories that are presumed to be indigenous to the nation. In the US, these...
Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge
This book explains the emergence of two competing forms of black political representation that transformed the objectives and meanings of local action, created boundaries between national and local struggles for racial equality, and prompted a white response to the civil rights movement that set...
Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge
African American males occupy a historically unique social position, whether in school life, on the job, or within the context of dating, marriage and family. Often, their normal role expectations require that they perform feminized and hypermasculine roles simultaneously. This book focuses on...
Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge
Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class
Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of...
Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge
Celtic Soul Brothers
Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "...
Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge
Institutional Patterns and Politics
There is an institutionalized dilemma in Europe that counteracts social cohesion and stability. It is a result of the collision and incompatibility between declarations of universal values (such as human rights and democracy) and institutionalized actions which exclude and discriminate against...
Published September 4th 2008 by Routledge
Making Diaspora in a Global City: South Asian Youth Cultures in London
To Be Published September 17th 2014
Race and the Origins of American Neoliberalism
To Be Published May 30th 2015