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Ethnic Studies Review (2018) 41 (1-2): 53–60.
Published: 01 April 2018
... problems confronted by some African Americans in the play, this article investigates the worldviews by which these Black people frame their problems as well as the dynamics within the relationships of a Black family that lives at the intersection of racial, class, and gender inequality in Chicago during...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2012) 35 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Given the disproportionate effect of the recent economic downturn and labor market bias on African Americans and Latinos, we argue that a National Investment Employment Corps program would address the employment needs for blacks and Latinos by assuring full-employment and simultaneously ensuring long...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2017) 37-38 (1): 135–149.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ronnie B. Tucker, Sr. This article looks at the issue of incarceration with a focus on the number of African Americans both male and female who are now incarcerated in the United States. The article takes an analytical perspective in reviewing the fact that the majority of African Americans in the...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2011) 34 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 January 2011
... PEDAGOGIES OF RACE: THE POLITICS OF WHITENESS IN AN AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES COURSE Regina V. Jones Indiana University Northwest . . . the habit of ignoring race is understood to be a graceful, even generous, liberal gesture. To notice is to recognize an already discredited difference. To enforce its invi...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2008) 31 (2): 203–204.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bill Lyne Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2008 2008 Mark Christian Thompson , Black Fascisms: African American Literature and Culture Between the Wars . ( Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2007 ). X, 232 pp., $19.50 paper. Reviews Mark...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1999) 22 (1): 90–111.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Joseph Ofori-Dankwa, Ph.D.; Robin McKinney, Ph.D. The current study is an extension of Luster & McAdoo's 1994 study of African American children and ecological factors impacting academic performance of these children. Luster and McAdoo found that maternal educational level, income, number of...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2007) 30 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Heather D. Clark For individuals who are both African American and Deaf finding a place to belong is a process of navigating their many cultural identities. In this paper I explore the following questions: where do individuals who are African American and Deaf find and make community? To which...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1995) 18 (2): 187–210.
Published: 01 July 1995
...Lisë L. Osvold; Gargi Roysircar Sodowsky Thirty-tour Native American and twenty-eight African American women responded to eating disorders and acculturation measures. African Americans appeared to have greater concern about their body weight and shape than Native Americans. Among all, those who...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2001) 24 (1): 141–149.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Jim Schnell, Ph.D. This article addresses the use of African American perspectives as a means of promoting a more inclusive understanding of human communication theory. It describes contributions by African American scholars as they relate to providing a framework for inclusion of other under...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2000) 23 (1): 97–122.
Published: 01 January 2000
...David L. Briscoe Throughout the 1900's, social scientists have debated the question of whether the African American family is an adaptative social system or whether it is pathological, perpetuating its poverty over the generations. This article examines the holistic perspective as the preeminent...
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Ethnic Studies Review (2000) 23 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Calvin E. Harris Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 2000 2000 James L. Conyers, Jr. Black Lives: Essays in African American Biography . ( New York : M. E. Sharpe, Inc. , 1999 ). 210 pp., $19.95 paper. Ethnic Studies Review Volume 23 Book Reviews James L...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1999) 22 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 1999
... Bernardino Stewart E . Tolnay. The Bottom Rung: African American Family Life on Southern Farms. (Chicago: University of Ill inois Press, 1 999). 232 pp, $1 9.95 paper Stewart E. Tolnay has a message to del iver. In h is excel­ lent h istorical treatise on the fami ly l ife of African American sharecroppers...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1998) 21 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 January 1998
...Helen Lock Copyright ©ESR, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1998 1998 Lean'tin L. Bracks . Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora: History, Language, and Identity . Crosscurrents in African American History, Vol I. ( New York : Garland , 1998 ). xii, 139 pp., $39.00...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1996) 19 (2-3): 173–179.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Jim Schnell This article addresses the use of African American Perspectives as a means of promoting a more inclusive understanding of human communication theory. It describes contributions by African American scholars as they relate to providing a framework for inclusion of other under-represented...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1996) 19 (2-3): 155–172.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Robert L. Perry; Melvin T. Peters This paper deals with some of the sociological implications of a major cultural high-water point in the African American experience, the New Negro/Harlem Renaissance. The paper concentrates on the cultural transformations brought about through the intellectual...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1994) 17 (1): 89–101.
Published: 01 January 1994
...Clarence Spigner Hollywood films play a significant role in constructing and reinforcing inter-ethnic tensions through negative representations of Asian Americans and African Americans. While white males are most often depicted as smart and romantically desirable, thereby reinforcing an ideology of...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1992) 15 (1): 47–57.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Angela M. S. Nelson The racial oppression of black people in many ways has fueled and shaped black musical forms in America. One example is the blues which originated in the rural South among poor, nonliterate, agrarian African Americans.[1] In the North the music became more formalized, and...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1990) 13 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 July 1990
...Johnny Washington Within the United States the African American[1] community has again reverted to the problem of ethnic identity and the question, “Who are we −− ‘Blacks’ or ‘African Americans’?” is now being debated. It will be recalled that a similar debate was carried on in the 1960s, and the...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1990) 13 (2): 33–36.
Published: 01 July 1990
...Bamidele J. Bracy Aside from examining the ways people ascribe meaning to the terms “Black” and “African-American” and possible “underlying social dynamics” impeding or precipitating ethnic label changes, Washington concludes that these above mentioned “sign-posts” may be justifiable periodic...
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Ethnic Studies Review (1990) 13 (2): 36–39.
Published: 01 July 1990
...Ashton Wesley Welch In “‘Black’ or ‘African American’: What's in a Name?” Johnny Washington reminds us that on the appropriate name for Americans of African descent has been ongoing, with varying degrees of intensity, for a long time. In illustrating the ancientness of the debate, he referred to...