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Dispatches from the ebony tower : intellectuals confront the African American experience

Author: Manning Marable
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
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What constitutes black studies and where does this discipline stand at the end of the twentieth century? In this wide-ranging and original volume, Manning Marable -- one of the leading scholars of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dispatches from the ebony tower.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99055525
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manning Marable
OCLC Number: 748865900
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
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Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Black Studies and the Black Intellectual Tradition, by Manning MarableOne: Theorizing the Black World: Race in the Postcolonial, Post-Civil Rights Era1. Toward an Effective Antiracism, by Nikhil Pal Singh2. The Political Moment in Jamaica: The Dimensions of the Hegemonic Dissolution, by Brian Meeks3. Sandoms and Other Exotic Women: Prostitution and Race in the Caribbean, by Kamala Kempadoo4. Race and Revolution in Cuba: African-American Perspectives, by Manning Marable5. The Fire This Time: Harlem and Its Discontents at the Turn of the Century, by Johanna Fernandez6. Crack Cocaine and Harlem's Health., by Beverly Xaviera Watkins and Mindy Thompson FulliloveTwo: Mapping African-American Studies7. African-American Studies and the "Warring Ideals": The Color Line Meets the Borderlands, by Johnnella E. Butler8. The Future of Black Studies: Political Communities and the "Talented Tenth", by Joy James9. Black Studies and the Question of Class, by Bill Fletcher Jr.10. Black Studies: A Critical Reassessment, by Maulana Karenga11. Black Studies Revisited, by Martin Kilson12. Theorizing Black Studies: The Continuing Role of Community Service in the Study of Race and Class, by James Jennings13. A Debate on Activism in Black Studies, by Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Manning MarableThree: Afrocentrism and Its Critics14. Afrocentrism, Race, and Reason., by Molefi Kete Asante15. Afrocentrics, Afro-elitists, and Afro-eccentrics: The Polarization of Black Studies Since the Students Struggles of the Sixties, by Melba Joyce Boyd16. Reclaiming Culture: The Dialectics of Identity, by Leith Mullings17. Afrocentrism, Culture Nationalism, and the Problem with Essentialist Definitions of Race, Gender, and Sexuality, by Barbara Ransby18. Afrocentricity and the American Dream, by Lee D. Baker19. Multinational, Multicultural America Versus White Supremacy, by Amiri BarakaFour: Race And Ethnicity in American Life20. The Problematic of Ethnic Studies, by Manning Marable21. Prophetic Alternatives: A Conversation with Cornel West22. Race in American Life: A Conversation with John Hope Franklin
Responsibility: edited by Manning Marable.

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