African American Studies

Edited by:  Jeanette R. Davidson

Edition 2
A comprehensive and practical text on teaching, understanding and practicing African American Studies

  • Divided into four practical, teachable parts: History and Context of African American Studies, Theories and Methodologies, Social Responsibility, Service Learning and Activism and Selected Areas of Scholarship in the Discipline
  • Includes new areas of research and scholarship integral to the contemporary social and political discourse about race
  • Showcases interviews with renowned actor and activist Danny Glover and Pulitzer prizewinning scholar Manning Marable
  • Focuses on contemporary women of the African Diaspora and their art, activism and identity
  • Tells the poignant story about the killing of Terence Crutcher by a police officer in Tulsa Oklahoma
  • Explores the experiences of people of African descent impacted by White privilege, through the lens of W.E. B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, and Ralph Ellison
  • Discusses the story of the torture and persecution of the San Francisco 8, members of the Black Panther Party, targeted by COINTELPRO

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, March 2021
Language: English
ISBN paperback: 9781474487740
ISBN hardback: 9781474487733

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