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Africana Theory Policy And Leadership

Author : Jr. Conyers
ISBN : 9781351533584
Genre : Social Science
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Africana Theory, Policy, and Leadership is an eclectic work that examines Africana issues from multiple angles, including literature, ethnography, gender, aesthetics, and diversity. The contributors to this volume add unique and insightful works to the collection of research and writing documenting the pan-African experience. Conyers offers the reader an interdisciplinary approach to the study of people of African descent with special emphasis on the black population of the United States. This collection addresses a wide range of topics. "Africana Literature as Social Science" reviews the scholarship of August Wilson and Suzan Lori-Parks. "How Homeland Eritrea Monitors Its American Diaspora" analyses Eritrean government-diaspora tensions. "Toward Theorizing Gender without Feminism" and "Are Black Women the New Mules of the Prison Industrial Complex?" illustrates the double burden of race and gender borne by black women. "Africana Aesthetics" documents black life in post-Civil War Texas with photos. "Africana Studies and Diversity" explores the struggle to maintain athletic programs at historically black colleges. "The Africana Idea in Leadership Studies" offers an Afrocentric approach to the study of critical theory in leadership. This volume presents examples of Africana scholarship in major areas of work, including literature, politics, feminist studies, criminology, history, and sports studies, and is the most recent volume in Transaction's Africana Studies series.

Africana Cultures And Policy Studies

Author : Z. Williams
ISBN : 9780230622098
Genre : History
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This book introduces Africana Cultures and Policy Studies as an interdisciplinary field of study, rooted in the historical experience of people of African descent and focusing on policy development, anlaysis, and practical application.

Africana Methodology

Author : James L. Conyers
ISBN : 9781527519404
Genre : Social Science
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This book critically examines the collection, interpretation, and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data from an Afrocentric perspective. The necessity of interpretive Afrocentric research is relevant to position agency and to locate Africana studies in place, space, and time. This study will provide readers with a compilation of literary, historical, philosophical, and social science essays that describe and evaluate the Africana experience from a methodological perspective. Paradoxically, the collection presents measurable and qualitative research, in order to flush out a global Pan–Africanist consciousness.

Law Culture And Africana Studies

Author : Jr. Conyers
ISBN : 9781351509527
Genre : Social Science
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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.

The International Journal Of Africana Studies

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ISBN : UOM:39015066248413
Genre : Blacks
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Asa News

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113272590
Genre : Africa
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African American Studies Core List Of Resources

Author : M. Elaine Hughes
ISBN : 1932846018
Genre : Reference
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The African-American Studies Core List is an annotated checklist of scholarly books providing a "snapshot" of the resources used in the instruction of the "black experience in the Americas" during a given academic year. The Core List is for use by academic department administrators, researchers, publishers of Africana materials as well as librarians selecting materials for instruction and research in the field of African-American studies. The Core List contains 304 key titles in 50 subject areas. Titles appearing on five or more faculty lists are described along with complete bibliographic data, Library of Congress subject headings, call numbers, and abstracts. Akilah S. Nosakhere served as project manager of the African-American Studies Core List. She is the Special Collections Librarian at the Robert W. Woodruff Library at the Atlanta University Center. Akilah earned a B.S. and M.A. in U.S. History and Secondary Education from Ball State University and her MLS from Atlanta University. Elaine Hughes is the liaison librarian for African-American Studies at Georgia State University. She received her MLS from Atlanta University and her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature from Morris Brown College. Anne Page Mosby is Information Services Librarian at Swilley Library, Mercer University-Atlanta. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Millsaps College and an MLn and DASL from Emory University Division of Librarianship.

Africana Critical Theory

Author : Reiland Rabaka
ISBN : 9780739128862
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Africana Critical Theory innovatively identifies and analyzes continental and diasporan African contributions to classical and contemporary critical theory through the works of W. E. B. Du Bois, C.L.R. James, Aime Cesaire, Leopold Senghor, Frantz Fanon, and Amilcar Cabral.

Rural Africana

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ISBN : UVA:X000617447
Genre : Africa, Sub-Saharan
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Africana Journal

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ISBN : UCAL:B4352607
Genre : Africa
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