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New and Published Books

  1. African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Poetics and Politics of Diaspora

    Transatlantic Musings

    By Jerome C. Branche

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This book studies the creative discourse of the modern African diaspora by analyzing poems, novels, essays, hip-hop and dub poetry in the Caribbean, England, Spain, and Colombia, and capturing diasporan movement through mutually intersecting axes of dislocation and relocation, and efforts at...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Black Sportsmen (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. Cashmore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, Black Sportsmen examines the affect that race has had on sportspeople. The book is based on interviews with a wide range of sportspeople from Olympic athletes to schoolchildren and novices. Written at a time when many black youths were turning to, and succeeding in sports...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll?

    By Michael Brake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, this book argues that subcultures are formed in defence of collectively experienced problems that arise from defects and contradictions in social structures. It looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base of...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contested Terrain

    African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

    By Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology,...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    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...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Art of the Possible

    Booker T. Washington and Black Leadership in the United States, 1881-1925

    By Kevern J. Verney

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    The Art of The Possible is a new study of the ideas and achievements of Booker T. Washington, the most influential African American leader of the period 1881-1915....

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis

    Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

    By Henry L. Taylor Jr., Walter Hill

    Series: Crosscurrents in African American History

    This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and culture in the city between 1900 and 1950, and it will shed light on the development of those forces that wreaked havoc in...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Afro-Nordic Landscapes

    Equality and Race in Northern Europe

    Edited by Michael McEachrane

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    Afro-Nordic Landscapes: Equality and Race in Northern Europe challenges a view of Nordic societies as homogenously white, and as human rights champions that are so progressive that even the concept of race is deemed irrelevant to their societies. The book places African Diasporas, race and legacies...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge