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American Allegory: Lindy Hop And The Racial Imagination



American Allegory

Pub Date : 2013-05-30 | Author : Black Hawk Hancock | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226043241
ISBN 13 : 022604324X

“Perhaps,” wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, “the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues..


Social Theory Continuity And Confrontation

Pub Date : 2014-04-29 | Author : Roberta Garner | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442606500
ISBN 13 : 1442606509

The third edition of this popular reader reflects considerable changes. With over seventy readings representing a wide diversity of theorists, it offers a breadth of coverage not a..


Changing Theories

Pub Date : 2009-03-01 | Author : Roberta Garner | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442635838
ISBN 13 : 1442635835

Influenced by Thomas Kuhn's work on paradigm shifts in the social sciences, this overview of contemporary theory identifies major themes, charts the impact of social change on theo..


The Declining Significance Of Race

Pub Date : 2012-08-28 | Author : William Julius Wilson | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226032993
ISBN 13 : 022603299X

When first published in 1980, The Declining Significance of Race immediately sparked controversy with its contentious thesis that race was becoming less of a deciding factor in the..


Stuck In Place

Pub Date : 2013-05-15 | Author : Patrick Sharkey | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226924267
ISBN 13 : 0226924262

In the 1960s, many believed that the civil rights movement’s successes would foster a new era of racial equality in America. Four decades later, the degree of racial inequality h..


How We Are

Pub Date : 2014-12-30 | Author : Vincent Deary | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374713218
ISBN 13 : 0374713219

The first book in a major new trilogy, How to Live: How We Are, How We Break, and How We Mend We live in small worlds. How We Are is an astonishing debut and the first part of the ..


Hip Hop S Amnesia

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Reiland Rabaka | Publisher : Lexington Books

ISBN 10 : 9780739174920
ISBN 13 : 0739174924

What did rap music and hip hop culture inherit from the spirituals, classic blues, ragtime, classic jazz, and bebop? What did rap music and hip hop culture inherit from the Black W..


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