Africana cultures and policy studies [electronic resource] : scholarship and the transformation of public policy / edited by Zachery Williams.

This book introduces Africana Cultures and Policy Studies as an interdisciplinary field, rooted in the historical experience of people of African descent. Intentionally, these essays seek to canonize Africana historical studies for the purposes of policy development, analysis, and practical applicat...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Other Authors: Williams, Zachery, 1974-
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Contemporary Black history.
Table of Contents:
  • The Field and Function of African American Studies and Public Policy / Nathaniel Norment
  • A Law Unto Themselves: Historical Consequences and Cultural Realities from the Neglect of Africana Studies in Policy-Making / Seneca Vaught
  • Framing the Discussion of Racism / Wornie Reed
  • The Wire: Media Placement and Post-Industrial Landscapes / Robert Smith and Debra Smith
  • Institutionalized Terror: A Social Systems Analysis of Police Brutality / Loretta Prater
  • African American Administration of Predominately Black Schools: Segregation or Emancipation in Omaha, NE / Tekla Ali Johnson et al.
  • Born to Rebel and Born to Excel: Black Religious Intellectuals, Benjamin E. Mays, and the Development of Black Male Leadership / Zachery Williams
  • America Has the Laws and Material Resources to Ensure Justice for All: Historical Trajectory of Legal Critique and Experiential Voice in Black Women's Political Activism / Greg Childs
  • The Policy of Dating: The Effect of Romantic Relationships on African American Adolescents / Kenyatta Phelps et al.
  • Gender and Culture: The Shaping of British Colonial Educational Policy in West Africa / Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah
  • A History of Black Immigrations into the United States and Canada with Culture and Policy Implications / Babacar M'aye et al.
  • Speaking of Africa and Singing of Home: The Trope of Africa in African American Historiography / Tim Lake.