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Scripting the Black Masculine Body

Scripting the Black Masculine Body Author Ronald L. Jackson II
ISBN-10 9780791482377
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 189
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Traces the origins of Black body politics in the United States and its contemporary manifestations in hip-hop music and film.



Understanding African American Rhetoric

Understanding African American Rhetoric Author Ronald L. Jackson
ISBN-10 0415943868
Release 2003
Pages 325
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



African American Communication Identities

African American Communication   Identities Author Ronald L. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780761928461
Release 2004
Pages 351
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African American Communication and Identities brings together key essays concerning communicative aspects of African American identities. This book explains the disciplinary dimensions of African American communication literature: communication theory & identity; language & rhetoric; relational contexts; gendered contexts; organizational & instructional contexts; mass mediated contexts. This is the first anthology of well-known essays concerning the study of both African American communication and African American identities, showing how each mutually informs the other.



The Contemporary African American Novel

The Contemporary African American Novel Author Emine Lâle Demirtürk
ISBN-10 9781611475302
Release 2012
Pages 227
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This book examines how African American novels explore instances of racialization that are generated through discursive practices of whiteness in the interracial social encounters of everyday life. African American fictional representations of the city have political significance in that the "neo-urban" novel, a term that refers to those novels published in post-1990s, explores the possibility of a dialogic communication with the American society at large.



Masculinity in the Black Imagination

Masculinity in the Black Imagination Author Ronald L. Jackson
ISBN-10 1433112485
Release 2011
Pages 243
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How do Black men imagine who they are and what they must do ...within their families, communities, and the world?<BR> The essays in this collection both ask and attempt to answer this question. Based in communication, and drawing from diverse disciplines, <I>Masculinity in the Black Imagination seeks to address identity, race, and gender by examining the communicative dimensions of Black manhood. The collection works to define, deconstruct, and contextualize the interactive practice of masculinity as both a local and global phenomenon.



Black Comics

Black Comics Author Sheena C. Howard
ISBN-10 9781441168474
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 224
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Winner of the 2014 Will Eisner Award for Best Scholarly/Academic Work. Bringing together contributors from a wide-range of critical perspectives, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation is an analytic history of the diverse contributions of Black artists to the medium of comics. Covering comic books, superhero comics, graphic novels and cartoon strips from the early 20th century to the present, the book explores the ways in which Black comic artists have grappled with such themes as the Black experience, gender identity, politics and social media. Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation introduces students to such key texts as: The work of Jackie Ormes Black women superheroes from Vixen to Black Panther Aaron McGruder's strip The Boondocks



Encyclopedia of Identity

Encyclopedia of Identity Author Ronald L. Jackson II
ISBN-10 9781412951531
Release 2010-06-29
Pages 953
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Alphabetically arranged entries offer a comprehensive overview of the definitions, politics, manifestations, concepts, and ideas related to identity.



Black Pioneers in Communication Research

Black Pioneers in Communication Research Author Ronald L. Jackson II
ISBN-10 9781452279114
Release 2006-01-13
Pages 280
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Black Pioneers in Communication Research is the only book in the field of communication that—through personal interviews—systematically explores the lives, careers, and profound conceptual contributions of the men and women who have helped shape the contours of humanistic and social scientific inquiry within communication studies and beyond.



African American Rhetoric s

African American Rhetoric s Author Elaine B Richardson
ISBN-10 0809327457
Release 2007-02-12
Pages 309
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This volume explores culturally and discursively developed forms of knowledge, communicative practices, and persuasive strategies rooted in freedom struggles by people of African ancestry in America.



After Artest

After Artest Author David J. Leonard
ISBN-10 9781438442051
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 262
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Explores how the NBA moved to govern black players and the expression of blackness after the “Palace Brawl” of 2004.



Studies in Symbolic Interaction

Studies in Symbolic Interaction Author Norman K. Denzin
ISBN-10 9781848557857
Release 2009-10-01
Pages 480
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Divided into four parts, this title examines commodity racism: representation, racialization and resistance. It presents the interpretive works in the interactionist tradition. It features the essays which interrogate the intersections between biography, media, history, politics and culture.



African American Communication

African American Communication Author Michael L. Hecht
ISBN-10 9781135642761
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 344
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What communicative experiences are particular to African Americans? How do many African Americans define themselves culturally? How do they perceive intracultural and intercultural communication? These questions are answered in this second edition of African American Communication: Exploring Identity and Culture. Informing multiple audiences interested in African American culture, from cultural researchers and practitioners to educators, policymakers, and community leaders, this innovative and invaluable resource examines the richness and depth of African American communication norms and patterns, as well as African American identities. Positive and healthy African American identities are centrally positioned throughout the book. Applying the cultural contracts theory and the communication theory of identity, authors Michael L. Hecht, Ronald L. Jackson II, and Sidney A. Ribeau explore relationships among African Americans, as well as between African Americans and European Americans, while highlighting the need for sensitivity to issues of power when discussing race, ethnicity, and culture. This wide-ranging volume provides an extensive review of the relevant literature and offers recommendations designed to encourage understanding of African American communication in a context extending beyond Eurocentric paradigms. Considering African American identity with a communicative, linguistic, and relational focus, this volume: *Defines African American identities by describing related terms, such as self, self-concept, personhood and identity; *Explores Afrocentricity and African American discourse; *Examines the status of African Americans in the United States using census statistics and national studies from other research agencies; *Considers identity negotiation and competence; and *Features a full chapter on African American relationships, including gendered, familial, intimate, adolescent and adult, homosexual, friendship, communal, and workplace relationships. African American Communication: Exploring Identity and Culture begins an important dialogue in the communication discipline, intercultural studies, African American studies and other fields concerned with the centrality of culture and communication as it relates to human behavior. It is intended for advanced students and scholars in intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, communication theory, African American/Black studies, social psychology, sociolinguistics, education, and family studies.



Communicating Marginalized Masculinities

Communicating Marginalized Masculinities Author Ronald L. Jackson
ISBN-10 9780415623070
Release 2013
Pages 254
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For years, research concerning masculinities has explored the way that men have dominated, exploited, and dismantled societies, asking how we might make sense of marginalized masculinities in the context of male privilege. This volume asks not only how terms such as men and masculinity are socially defined and culturally instantiated, but also how the media has constructed notions of masculinity that have kept minority masculinities on the margins. Essays explore marginalized masculinities as communicated through film, television, and new media, visiting representations and marginalized identity politics while also discussing the dangers and pitfalls of a media pedagogy that has taught audiences to ignore, sidestep, and stereotype marginalized group realities. While dominant portrayals of masculine versus feminine characters pervade numerous television and film examples, this collection examines heterosexual and queer, military and civilian, as well as Black, Japanese, Indian, White, and Latino masculinities, offering a variance in masculinities and confronting male privilege as represented on screen, appealing to a range of disciplines and a wide scope of readers.



Shadow Bodies

Shadow Bodies Author Julia S. Jordan-Zachery
ISBN-10 9780813593432
Release 2017-10-27
Pages 214
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What does it mean for Black women to organize in a political context that has generally ignored them or been unresponsive although Black women have shown themselves an important voting bloc? How for example, does #sayhername translate into a political agenda that manifests itself in specific policies? Shadow Bodies focuses on the positionality of the Black woman’s body, which serves as a springboard for helping us think through political and cultural representations. It does so by asking: How do discursive practices, both speech and silences, support and maintain hegemonic understandings of Black womanhood thereby rendering some Black women as shadow bodies, unseen and unremarked upon? Grounded in Black feminist thought, Julia S. Jordan-Zachery looks at the functioning of scripts ascribed to Black women’s bodies in the framing of HIV/AIDS, domestic abuse, and mental illness and how such functioning renders some bodies invisible in Black politics in general and Black women’s politics specifically.



Black Greek Letter Organizations 2 0

Black Greek Letter Organizations 2 0 Author Matthew W. Hughey
ISBN-10 1604739223
Release 2011-02-18
Pages 320
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At the turn of the twentieth century, black fraternities and sororities, also known as Black Greek-Letter Organizations (BGLOs), were an integral part of what W.E.B. Du Bois called the "talented tenth." This was the top ten percent of the black community that would serve as a cadre of educated, upper-class, motivated individuals who acquired the professional credentials, skills, and capital to assist the race to attain socio-economic parity. Today, however, BGLOs struggle to find their place and direction in a world drastically different from the one that witnessed their genesis. In recent years, there has been a growing body of scholarship on BGLOs. This collection of essays seeks to push those who think about BGLOs to engage in more critically and empirically based analysis. This book also seeks to move BGLO members and those who work with them beyond conclusions based on hunches, conventional wisdom, intuition, and personal experience. In addition to a rich range of scholars, this volume includes a kind of call and response feature between scholars and prominent members of the BGLO community.



American Body Politics

American Body Politics Author Felipe Smith
ISBN-10 0820319333
Release 1998
Pages 419
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Felipe Smith tracks the emergence of particular gender images--such as white witch, black madonna, mammy, and white lady--and their impact on early African American literature. Smith gives us a remarkable synthesis of historical readings combined with a highly original contribution to the comprehension of racial thought and literary writing.



Black Males

Black Males Author Robert Mapplethorpe
ISBN-10 9070283026
Release 1980
Pages 52
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Black Males has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Black Males also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Black Males book for free.