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New Black Renaissance
By Manning Marable

The New Black Renaissance

The Souls Anthology of Critical African-American Studies

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New Black Renaissance by Manning Marable

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Against a backdrop of multiculturalism and Afrocentricity in the intellectual traditions of African-American studies, this book sets new standards and directions for the future. It is the first book to systematically address the many themes that have changed the political and social landscape for African-Americans. Among these changes are new transnational processes of globalization, the devastating impact of neoliberal public policies upon urban minority communities, increasing imprisonment and attendant loss of voting rights especially among black males, the surging of Hispanic population, and widening class differences as deindustrialization, crack cocaine, and gentrification entered urban communities. Marable and a cast of influential contributors suggest that a new beginning is needed for African-American scholarship. They explain why Black Studies needs to break its conceptual and thematic limitations, exploring "blackness" in new ways and in different geographic sites. They outline the major intersectionalities that should shape a new Black Studies-the complex relationships between race, gender, sexuality, class and youth. They argue that African-American Studies scholarship must help shape and redirect public policies that affect black communities, working with government, foundations and other private institutions on such issues as housing, health care, and criminal justice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781594511424
ISBN-10: 159451142X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Paradigm
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Manning Marable

Manning Marable is one of America's most influential and widely read scholars. Since 1993, he has been Professor of Public Affairs, Political Science, History and African-American Studies at Columbia University. From 1993 to 2003, he was founding director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University.

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