Masculinity in the Black Imagination: Politics of Communicating Race and Manhood

Masculinity in the Black Imagination: Politics of Communicating Race and Manhood

by Ronald L. Jackson

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Masculinity in the Black Imagination: Politics of Communicating Race and Manhood by Ronald L. Jackson

How do Black men imagine who they are and what they must do ...within their families, communities, and the world?
The essays in this collection both ask and attempt to answer this question. Based in communication, and drawing from diverse disciplines, Masculinity in the Black Imagination seeks to address identity, race, and gender by examining the communicative dimensions of Black manhood. The collection works to define, deconstruct, and contextualize the interactive practice of masculinity as both a local and global phenomenon.

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ISBN-13: 9781433112485
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Series: Black Studies and Critical Thinking Series
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ronald L. Jackson II (University of Illinois, Urbana) is a leading scholar on cultural identity and the study of masculinity. He is the author of several books, including The Negotiation of Cultural Identity and Scripting the Black Masculine Body. He is also co-editor of African American Rhetoric(s); African American Communication and Identities; and Encyclopedia of Identity.
Mark C. Hopson (George Mason University) is a leading scholar on critical intercultural communication, African American rhetoric, and Black masculinity studies. He has recently completed a book, Notes from the Talking Drum: Black Communication, Critical Memory, and Intercultural Communication Contexts.

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