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Interdisciplinary Research Series in Ethnic, Gender and Class Relations: Interdisciplinary Research Series in Ethnic, Gender and Class Relations


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Pan-African Issues in Crime and Justice

Pan-African Issues in Crime and Justice

1st Edition

Biko Agozino, Anita Kalunta-Crumpton
May 16, 2017

Criminology assumes the position of an established discipline, yet its influence is limited by its primary focus on the West for both theoretical and empirical substance. But the growing interest in comparative criminology now means that countries compare notes, thereby broadening the parameters...

Africa Beyond the Post-Colonial: Political and Socio-Cultural Identities

Africa Beyond the Post-Colonial: Political and Socio-Cultural Identities

1st Edition

Alfred B. Zack-Williams, Ola Uduku
May 16, 2017

The poor economic performance of some African countries since independence has been a major concern to both African leaders and policy makers. This volume, which draws together contributions from academics based in Africa and its diaspora, situates the continent within its historic and...

Pan–Africanism: Exploring the Contradictions: Politics, Identity and Development in Africa and the African Diaspora

Pan–Africanism: Exploring the Contradictions: Politics, Identity and Development in Africa and the African Diaspora

1st Edition

William B. Ackah
August 04, 2016

What does it mean to be an African today? Starting from that question the author takes the reader on a fascinating intellectual journey into the realm of Pan-African thought and practice. Moving from Africa to North America to Europe, the text insightfully explores the pre-occupations of black...

Africans Are Not Black: The case for conceptual liberation

Africans Are Not Black: The case for conceptual liberation

1st Edition

Kwesi Tsri
May 03, 2016

Africans are not literally black, yet they are called black. Why? This book explores the genesis and evolution of the description of Africans as black, the consequences of this practice, and how it contributes to the denigration (blackening) and dehumanisation of Africans. It uses this analysis to...

A Critical Analysis of the Contributions of Notable Black Economists

A Critical Analysis of the Contributions of Notable Black Economists

1st Edition

Kojo A. Quartey
January 28, 2003

This book introduces and critically analyzes the achievements of major black economists and their contributions to the realm of economic thought. The book begins with a brief overview of the contribution of Africans to philosophy and economic thought and goes on to discuss individuals who have made...

From Immigrants to Ethnic Minority: Making Black Community in Britain

From Immigrants to Ethnic Minority: Making Black Community in Britain

1st Edition

Lorna Chessum
December 19, 2000

While there is an extensive sociological literature concerning race relations, racial discrimination and the process of migration, this has tended to focus on snapshots at a given moment in time. There are few historical accounts of the development of black communities in Britain. This book will...

Gender, Migration and Domestic Service: The Politics of Black Women in Italy

Gender, Migration and Domestic Service: The Politics of Black Women in Italy

1st Edition

Jacqueline Andall
November 03, 2000

The book examines the experiences of Black women in Italy from the 1970s to the 1990s. Although Italy is still perceived as a recent immigration country, the book demonstrates how Black women were among the first groups of new migrants to the country. Black women migrating to Italy were employed...

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