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African American studies

Author: Jeanette R Davidson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010.
Series: Introducing ethnic studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the diverse, expansive nature of African American Studies and its characteristic interdisciplinarity. It is intended for use with undergraduate/ beginning graduate students in African American Studies, American Studies and Ethnic Studies. Section I focuses on the historical development of the field and the diverse theoretical perspectives utilized in African American Studies. Section II examines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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African American studies.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)461271780
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette R Davidson
ISBN: 9780748637164 0748637168
OCLC Number: 703158344
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 318 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Jeanette R. Davidson --
African American Studies : discourses and paradigms / Perry A. Hall --
Afrocentricity and Africology : theory and practice in the discipline / Molefi Kete Asante --
Town and gown : reaffirming social responsibility in Africana Studies / Charles E. Jones and Nafeesa Muhammad --
Reflections on the journey : interview with Danny Glover ; Black Studies for the public : interview with Manning Marable / Jeanette R. Davidson --
Africa and its importance to African American Studies / Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. --
Black Studies in the UK and US : a comparative analysis / Mark Christian --
Africana Studies and oral history : a critical assessment / Leslie M. Alexander and Curtis J. Austin --
African American Philosophy : through the lens of struggle / George Yancy --
Song and dance nexus in the Africana aesthetic : an approach / Melanie Bratcher --
Perspectives on Womanism, Black feminism, and Africana Womanism / Maria D. Davidson and Scott Davidson --
Theorizing African American Religion / Victor Anderson --
African American Studies : vital, transformative, and sustainable / Jeanette R. Davidson and Tim Davidson.
Series Title: Introducing ethnic studies.
Responsibility: edited by Jeanette R. Davidson.

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This book presents the diverse, expansive nature of African American Studies and its characteristic interdisciplinarity. It is intended for use with undergraduate/ beginning graduate students in  Read more...

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