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Africana Studies by Mario Azevedo
✏Book Title : Africana Studies ✏Author : Mario Azevedo ✏Publisher : Anonim ✏Release Date : 2018-12 ✏Pages : 776 pages ✏ISBN : 159460732X ✏Rating: 4/5 from 21 users GET BOOK
✏Book Title : Research Methods in Africana Studies ✏Author : Serie McDougal ✏Publisher : Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften ✏Release Date : 2014-01-30 ✏Pages : 347 ✏ISBN : 1433124602 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Research Methods in Africana Studies Book Summary : <I>Research Methods in Africana Studies is a major contribution to the discipline of Africana studies and social science involving people of African descent in general. This textbook is the first of its kind, offering instruction on how to conduct culturally relevant critical research on Africana communities in the American context, in addition to the African diaspora. It contains a collection of the most widely used theories and paradigms designed for exploring, explaining, and advancing Africana communities through science. The relevance, strengths, and weaknesses of every major method of data collection are explained as they relate to the lived experiences of the Black world. It stands alone as the only textbook that details empirical methods in the service of the collective advancement of Africana peoples.
✏Book Title : Africana Studies ✏Author : James L. Conyers ✏Publisher : VNR AG ✏Release Date : 1997 ✏Pages : 237 ✏ISBN : 0786402784 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Africana Studies Book Summary : Known variously as African studies, black studies, African American studies, Afro-American studies, and Africology, the academic study of the African diaspora as a holistic discipline is a relatively new phenomenon. University programs have been created with reference to a disciplinary matrix, retarding the development of appropriate theory and methods throughout Africana studies. Fifteen leaders in the field of Africana studies provide the conceptual framework for establishing the field as a mature discipline. The focus is on four basic areas: administration and organizational structure; disciplinary matrix; Africana womanism; and cultural aesthetics. The work examines both the theory and the method of scholars in African and African-diaspora studies.
✏Book Title : Out of the Revolution ✏Author : Delores P. Aldridge ✏Publisher : Lexington Books ✏Release Date : 2002-12 ✏Pages : 583 ✏ISBN : 0739105477 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Out of the Revolution Book Summary : The introduction of 'Black' studies programs into institutions of higher education was a direct response to the mandate for change at all levels that characterized the civil rights movement and the social rebellions of the 1950s and 1960s. In Out of the Revolution, Delores P. Aldridge and Carlene Young collect thirty-one of the nation's top scholars to provide a complete reference for understanding the impetus for, the development of, and future considerations for the discipline of 'Africana' studies. Topics addressed include epistemological considerations; humanistic perspectives; the role of bureaucracy and the academic institution; the social, psychological, political, and economic dimensions; the position of black women in the field; and how the discipline has empowered the black student. This invaluable resource for educators and students alike concludes with a look at graduates in Africana studies and their careers and a discussion of the future of the field.
✏Book Title : Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies ✏Author : S. N. Nyeck ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 2019-12-09 ✏Pages : 310 ✏ISBN : 1138503479 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies Book Summary : This handbook offers diverse perspectives on queer Africa, incorporating scholarly contributions on themes that reflect and inflect the trajectories of queer contributions to African studies within and outside academia. The Routledge Handbook of Queer African Studies incorporates a range of unique perspectives, reflecting ongoing struggles between regimes of inclusion and those of transformation premised upon different relational and reflexive engagements between queer embodiment and Africa's subjectivities. All sections of this handbook blend contributions from public intellectuals and practitioners with academic reflections on topics not limited to neoliberalism, social care, morality and ethics, social education, and technology, through the lens of queer African studies. The book renders visible the ongoing transformations and resistance within African societies as well as the inventiveness of queer presence in negotiating belonging. This handbook will be of interest to students and scholars of gender and sexuality in Africa, queer studies, and African culture and society.
✏Book Title : Qualitative Methods in Africana Studies ✏Author : James L. Conyers Jr. ✏Publisher : UPA ✏Release Date : 2016-07-20 ✏Pages : 454 ✏ISBN : 9780761867531 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Qualitative Methods in Africana Studies Book Summary : This survey of methodology provides a framework for understanding Africana Studies. Correlating this book to research and writing in Africana Studies, helps to extend the perplexity, paradox, and parley of social science and humanistic research. This book attempts to answer, what is Africana Studies with reference to an interdisciplinary body of knowledge? Africana Studies is the global Pan-Africanist study of African phenomena interpreted from an Afrocentric perspective. Among those scholars who contribute to this interdisciplinary body of knowledge, perspective signals the commonality in the school of thought. This book offers general definitions and descriptions of the qualitative and quantitative research.
✏Book Title : Africana Studies ✏Author : Delores P. Aldridge ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 2007 ✏Pages : 338 ✏ISBN : UOM:39015073923495 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Africana Studies Book Summary : The systematic study of the Africana/Black experience emerged in universities in the USA in the late 1960s. As an outgrowth of the Civil Rights and Black Conscious movements, demonstrations occurred on campuses nationwide, giving birth to the new academic discipline. Written by emerging and established scholars and published in the Western Journal of Black Studies over a span of three decades beginning in 1977, the 27 essays included in Africana Studies provide an evolutionary trajectory of the discipline, including theoretical, ideological, and methodological perspectives and paradigms. The primary focus is the African American experience with emphasis on how the theoretical and methodological approaches have changed over time as the discipline matured. Topics include pre-colonial literacy and scholarship in West Africa, Black Nationalism, intellectual foundations of racism, and the ideology of European dominance. Articles also address African American personality development, gender relationships, self-identity, masculinity, crime, blueprints for economic development, and digitalization of the discipline. This fundamental collection challenges assumptions, misconceptions, and negative stereotypes within the behavioral sciences, social sciences, and liberal arts fields, and portrays the strength, resilience, and diversity of African and African American peoples.
✏Book Title : African American Consciousness ✏Author : Jr. Conyers ✏Publisher : Routledge ✏Release Date : 2017-07-12 ✏Pages : 196 ✏ISBN : 9781351533676 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏African American Consciousness Book Summary : African American Consciousness focuses on ideas of culture, race, and class within the interdisciplinary matrix of Africana Studies. Even more important, it uses a methodology that emphasizes interpretation and the necessity of interdisciplinary research and writing in a global society. Worldview, culture, analytic thinking, and historiography can all be used as tools of analysis, and in the process of discovery, use pedagogy, and survey research of Africana history. Advancing the idea of Africana Studies, mixed methodology, and triangulation, the contributors provide alternative approaches toward examining this phenomena, with regard to place, space, and time. The essays in this volume include Reynaldo Anderson, "Black History dot.com" Greg Carr, "Black Consciousness, Pan-Africanism and the African World History Project" Karanja Carroll, "A Genealogical Review of the Worldview Concept and Framework in Africana Studies" Denise Martin, "Reflections on African Celestial Culture" Serie McDougal "Teaching Black Males" Demetrius Pearson, "Cowboys of Color" Pamela Reed, "Heirs to Disparity" and Andrew Smallwood, "Malcolm X's Leadership and Legacy." The researchers in this volume investigate, explore, and review patterns of functional, normative, and expressive behavior. The past and present of Africana culture is represented, showing how reflexivity can be an adjustable concept to organize, process, and interpret data. Moreover, humanism and social science demonstrate how researchers establish, extract, and identify the limitations and alternative approaches to research of the historic conditions of black Americans.
✏Book Title : From Black Power to Black Studies ✏Author : Fabio Rojas ✏Publisher : JHU Press ✏Release Date : 2010-09-01 ✏Pages : 304 ✏ISBN : 9780801899713 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏From Black Power to Black Studies Book Summary : The black power movement helped redefine African Americans' identity and establish a new racial consciousness in the 1960s. As an influential political force, this movement in turn spawned the academic discipline known as Black Studies. Today there are more than a hundred Black Studies degree programs in the United States, many of them located in Americaâ€™s elite research institutions. In From Black Power to Black Studies, Fabio Rojas explores how this radical social movement evolved into a recognized academic discipline. Rojas traces the evolution of Black Studies over more than three decades, beginning with its origins in black nationalist politics. His account includes the 1968 Third World Strike at San Francisco State College, the Ford Foundationâ€™s attempts to shape the field, and a description of Black Studies programs at various American universities. His statistical analyses of protest data illuminate how violent and nonviolent protests influenced the establishment of Black Studies programs. Integrating personal interviews and newly discovered archival material, Rojas documents how social activism can bring about organizational change. Shedding light on the black power movement, Black Studies programs, and American higher education, this historical analysis reveals how radical politics are assimilated into the university system.
✏Book Title : Greening Africana Studies ✏Author : Rubin Patterson ✏Publisher : Temple University Press ✏Release Date : 2015-01-30 ✏Pages : 229 ✏ISBN : 9781439908723 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Greening Africana Studies Book Summary : Insufficient attention has been given to the environment in Africana studies within the academy. In Greening Africana Studies, Rubin Patterson initiates an important conversation explaining why and how the gap between these two disciplines can and should be bridged. His comprehensive book calls for a green African transnationalism and focuses on the mission and major paradigms that identify the respective curriculum, research interests, and practices. In his original work, Patterson demonstrates the ways in which black communities are harmed by local environmental degradation and global climate change. He shows that many local unwanted land use sites (LULUs), such as brownfields and toxic release inventory facilities, are disproportionately located in close proximity to neighborhoods of color, but also to colleges and universities with Africana studies programs. Arguing that such communities are not aggressively engaging in environmental issues, Greening Africana Studies also provides examples of how Africana studies students as well as members of black communities can prepare for green careers.