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dc.contributor.editorBuschendorf, Christa
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-15T14:03:09Z
dc.date.available2020-12-15T14:03:09Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/43848
dc.description.abstractAccording to relational sociology, power imbalances are at the root of human conflicts and consequently shape the physical and symbolic struggles between interdependent groups or individuals. This volume highlights the role of power relations in the African American experience by applying key concepts of Pierre Bourdieu and Norbert Elias to black literature and culture. The authors offer new readings of power asymmetries as represented in works of canonical and contemporary black writers (Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks, Toni Morrison, Percival Everett, Colson Whitehead), rap music (e.g., Jay Z), images of black homelessness, and figurations of political activism (civil rights activist Bayard Rustin,
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies::DS Literature: history & criticism
dc.subject.otherLiterary Criticism
dc.subject.otherSubjects & Themes
dc.subject.otherGeneral
dc.titlePower Relations in Black Lives
dc.title.alternativeReading African American Literature and Culture with Bourdieu and Elias (Edition 1)
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.14361/9783839436608
oapen.relation.isPublishedByb30a6210-768f-42e6-bb84-0e6306590b5c
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.relation.isbn9783839436608
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprinttranscript Verlag
oapen.place.publicationBielefeld
oapen.identifierhttps://openresearchlibrary.org/viewer/156567df-a41c-4412-82d7-4b9c842ee099
oapen.identifier.isbn9783839436608
grantor.number103979


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