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Eck, Alieta - - 2012
Levi, Josef - - 2012
This article is intended to remind Africana scholars about what Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop called the necessary "pluridisciplinary skills" encompassing what he described as three factors: Historical, Linguistic, and Psychological. This has vast implications for the field of Africana Studies. African-Centered scholars engaging in what Dr. Jacob H. Carruthers called ...
Gammage, Justin - - 2012
This research critically examines the collaborative efforts of African-centered Economists and Africana Studies scholars to establish and incorporate African American economics within the Africana Studies curriculum. In addition, this article expands on the intellectual movement to solidify an African-centered methodological approach to engage Africana people's collective economic realities. Lastly, this ...
Pellerin, Marquita - - 2012
Reviewing the writings of the foremost Afrocentric theorists, this article seeks to detail a foundation for employing appropriate methods, principles, and frameworks through which researchers can interpret Africana phenomena. The objective is to illustrate the benefits of an Afrocentric methodology in developing, conceptualizing and operationalizing social research projects. This research ...
Temple, Christel - - 2012
Though infrequently acknowledged, anteriority informs the development of the African American literary tradition because African American thinkers studied the ancient African record for inspiration as they consciously instigated Africana creative production since the nineteenth century. It is a limited contemporary notion to credit Afrocentricity, alone, for featuring the record of ...
Denis-Rosario, Milagros - - 2012
Many studies stress that Puerto Ricans do not fit into the American racial binary of "black or white," and that because of this "uniqueness" the Puerto Rican racial experience should be measured differently. This work evaluates the activities of the black Puerto Ricans who arrived and settled in New York ...
Imani, Nikitah - - 2012
"The Implications of Africa-centered Conceptions of Time and Space for Quantitative Theorizing," looks at Eurocentric scientific conceptions of time and space, how they effect theorizing concerned with these matters, and how they are altered as one considers non-Eurocentric conceptions. For example, one might look at the assertion of circularity, holism, ...
Martin, Denise - - 2012
African cultures, from a classic viewpoint, use myth to define, describe and give meaning to all aspects of life--natural, civil, sacred and social. African mythic science or Vodou methodology proposes a similar approach of applying myth to life by using knowledge archived in African myths to discuss and give meaning ...
Myers, Joshua - - 2012
Africana Studies has waged a successful battle to extend curriculum models and course offerings to include the experiences of peoples of African descent. Forty years after this battle over course content, we see not only the legacy of Black Studies continuing (despite the initial decline of departments), but traditional disciplines ...
Rashid, Kamau - - 2012
For Jacob H. Carruthers, knowledge is always linked to power. In fact, he contended that knowledge is always constructed within the ontology of the culture in question. Which means that the production of knowledge is inextricably linked to the structural and to the epistemological foundations of a society. Carruthers contrasted ...
Azibo, Daudi Ajani - - 2012
In this invited 20-year retrospective since the publication by Daudi Ajani ya Azibo of "Articulating the Distinction between Black Studies and the Study of Blacks: The Fundamental Role of Culture and the African-Centered Worldview," the field of Africana Studies is seen to be headed toward dereliction because it has not ...
Lee, Jungeun - - 2012
This study investigated one potential mechanism mediating continuity and discontinuity in low-income status across generations: children's educational aspirations and expectations. Data were drawn from a community sample of 808 participants who were followed from age 10 to 30. Four trajectory groups of children's educational aspirations and expectations were identified from ...
Khoury-Kassabri, Mona - - 2012
This study examines physical and verbal maltreatment of students by their teachers. This study, the first of its kind, examines teachers' use of violence based on their own reports and assesses the contribution of teachers' characteristics in explaining their reports of violence toward their students. The research is based on ...
Hamama, Liat - - 2012
This study examined sense of burnout among 126 social workers who directly treat children and adolescents within the human service professions. Burnout was investigated in relation to social workers' demographic characteristics (age, family status, education, and seniority at work), extrinsic and intrinsic work conditions, and social support by colleagues, direct ...
Tang, Fengyan - - 2012
Volunteering is viewed as an empowerment process whereby older adults actively Participate in the community and improve their well-being and health. Yet little is known about racial differences in volunteering, and even less in terms of perceived benefits from volunteering as a means of empowerment. The present study addresses this ...
Boaduo, Nana - - 2012
Language is a major means of communication among all people. The Asante ethnic group of Ghana speak Asante Twi, one of the major language groups generally termed Akan. The Akan group is made up of a multiplicity of ethnicities. These are the Asante, Asante Twifo, Mfantse, Nzema, Akyem, Akuapem and ...
Jonas, Obonye - - 2012
For long, Africa has been regarded as a hopeless continent characterized by disease, poverty, illiteracy and other malaises. The paradox of it is that Africa is four times the geographical size of the United States, and its population is more than thrice that of the US. More than any other ...
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