Handbook of Black Studies

Editors: Asante, Molefi Kete and Karenga, Maulana
Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
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ISBN: 978-0-7619-2840-9
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Handbook of Black Studies is the first resource to bring together research and scholarship in the field of African-American studies in one volume.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • I: Historical and Cultural Foundations
  • 1. The Intellectual Basis of the Black Studies Discourse
  • Interdisciplinary, Transdisciplinary, or Unidisciplinary? Africana Studies and the Vexing Question of Definition Ama Mazama
  • Black to the Future: Black Studies and Network Nommo Norman Harris
  • 2. Impact and Significance in the Academy
  • African Communication Patterns and the Black Studies Inheritance Charles Okigbo
  • Women in the Development of Africana Studies Delores P. Aldridge
  • 3. Theorizing in Black Studies
  • Afrocentricity and Racial Socialization among African American College Students P. Masila Mutisya and Louie E. Ross
  • Philosophy and Practice for Black Studies: The Case of Researching White Supremacy Mark Christian
  • Researching the Lives of the Enslaved: The State of the Scholarship Katherine Olukemi Bankole
  • Antiracism: Theorizing in the Context of Perils and Desires George J. Sefa Dei
  • II. Philosophical and Practical Bases
  • 4. Reflection and Knowledge
  • Graduate Studies Programs in African American Studies Ama Mazama
  • Africana Critical Theory of Contemporary Society: The Role of Radical Politics, Social Theory, and Africana Philosophy Reiland Rabaka
  • Afrocentricity: Notes on a Disciplinary Position Molefi Kete Asante
  • 5. Black Studies, Social Transformation, and Education
  • Revisiting Brown, Reaffirming Black: Reflections on Race, Law, and Struggle Maulana Karenga
  • African American Politics: The Black Studies Perspective Charles P. Henry
  • Black Studies in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Daryl Zizwe Poe
  • African American Studies Programs in North America and the Teaching of Africa: Myth, Reality, and Reconstruction Emmanuel Ngwainmbi
  • An African Nationalist Ideology in Diaspora and the Development Quagmire: Political Implications Cecil Blake
  • III. Critical and Analytical Measures
  • 6. Analytical Methods
  • The Canons of Afrocentric Research Ruth Reviere
  • Africana Studies and the Problems in Egyptology: The Case of Ancient Egyptian Kinship Troy Allen
  • The Context of Agency: Liberating African Consciousness from Postcolonial Discourse Theory Virgilette Nzingha Gaffin
  • Kilombismo: An African Brazilian Orientation to Africology Elisa Larkin Nascimento
  • Black Studies and the Social Work Paradigm: Implications of a New Analysis Mekada Graham
  • The Pursuit of Africology: On the Creation and Sustaining of Black Studies Molefi Kete Asante
  • 7. Data Collection and Reporting
  • The Interview Technique as Oral History in Black Studies Diane D. Turner
  • Decapitated and Lynched Forms: Suggested Ways of Examining Contemporary Texts Willie Cannon-Brown
  • Film as Historical Method in Black Studies: Documenting the African Experience Adeniyi Coker
  • IV. The Future of the Field
  • 8. Sciences, Agency, and the Discipline
  • Social Discourse without Abandoning African Agency: An Eshuean Response to Intellectual Dilemma Molefi Kete Asante
  • Social Science and Systematic Inquiry in Africana Studies: Challenges for the 21st Century James B. Stewart
  • The Field, Function, and Future of Africana Studies: Critical Reflections on its Mission, Meaning, and Methodology Maulana Karenga
  • Appendix. The Naming of the Discipline: The Unsettled Discourse
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors