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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 : 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 : 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 : Law Culture and Africana Studies ✏Author : James L. Conyers, Jr. ✏Publisher : Transaction Publishers ✏Release Date : 2011-12-31 ✏Pages : 142 ✏ISBN : 9781412809351 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Law Culture and Africana Studies Book Summary : Ever since the first contacts between Europe and Africa, African people have been confined to the fringes of Eurocentric experience in the Western mind. Much of what we have studied in African history and culture, or literature and linguistics, or politics and economics, has been orchestrated from the standpoint of Europe's interests. Whether it is a matter of economics, history, politics, geographical concepts, or art, Africans have been seen as peripheral. This volume reviews the past in order to evaluate the present and move ahead with appropriate policies for the future. The authors focus on issues of affirmative action, legal culture, theories of black culture, and methodologies of scholarly work in Africana studies. Contents include: Cecil Blake, "The Culture Nexus Construct in Africana Studies," Ronald Turner, "On Palatable, Palliative, and Paralytic Affirmative Action, Grutter-Style," Winston A. Van Horne, "Three Concepts of Legitimacy," Robert E. Weems, Jr., "Africana Studies and the Quest for Black Economic Empowerment: What Can be Done," Ula Y. Taylor, "Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam: Separatism, Regendering, and a Secular Approach to Black Power after Malcolm X," Lewis R. Gordon, "Must Revolutionaries Sing the Blues? Thinking through Fanon and the Leitmotif of the Black Arts Movement," Delores P. Aldridge, "Race, Gender, and Africana Theorizing," and James L. Conyers, "Biography and Africology: Method and Interpretation." The volume concludes with reviews of significant recent scholarship on black history and culture. Law, Culture, and Africana Studies will have particular interest for scholars in the fields of American and European studies, cultural studies, history, sociology, and specialists in African-American studies.
✏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 : Racial Structure and Radical Politics in the African Diaspora ✏Author : James L. Conyers, Jr. ✏Publisher : Transaction Publishers ✏Release Date : 2011-12-31 ✏Pages : 223 ✏ISBN : 9781412815703 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Racial Structure and Radical Politics in the African Diaspora Book Summary : This is a must read book for anyone interested in the areas of racial theory and racial relations, multicultural and polarized religions, and the making of African personality and culture. In keeping with earlier volumes in the series, it emphasizes the cross-fertilization of Africa and the world. In "Binga Bank: Th e Development of the Black Metropolis" Beth Johnson gives an historic look at the opening of the Binga Bank, its founder, and how the bank helped stimulate the black metropolis in Chicago. "Black on the Block" takes a look at life in the community of North Kenwood-Oakland, California. Mark Christian describes what it is like to be a member in the African diaspora in the United States and United Kingdom. In the racial theory and racial relations area, Clarence Tally's "The æRace' Concept and Racial Structure" argues that the study of race has become dominated by the idea that race is socially constructed. Reiland Rabaka analyzes discourse on the process of awarding reparations to people of African origin. Paula A. Moore explains why people of African descent with mental health problems do not receive treatment. "Patriot Day" focuses on the emergence and growth of Islam in America and its struggle to connect with America's cultural heritage. "Edward Wilmot Blyden and the African Personality," by James Conyers, reviews Blyden's ideas and beliefs challenging the European worldview. "Cultural Helix Th eory" examines the most fundamental component of African culture, language and how it aff ects the black community. "Black in the Saddle" by Demetrius W. Pearson chronicles the professional and personal experiences of Willie Thomas, an African American cowboy.
✏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.