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Party/Politics: Horizons in Black Political Thought

Michael Hanchard


This treatment of “party” life traces the many different forms of communal expression that underlie black parties. It reveals new dimensions to the way we think about the cultural and political sphere, both nationally and transnationally. This book draws broadly on examples from popular culture, literature, social movements, and daily life to explore an array of themes ranging from black ideologies, the demise of Black power and Third Worldism as emancipatory projects for liberation, to more contemporary issues and debates on multiculturalism and transnational forms of identity. Capturing what ... More

Keywords: communal expression, black parties, multiculturalism, popular culture, emancipatory projects, social movements, liberation, black ideologies, Black power, Third Worldism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195176247
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176247.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Hanchard, author
Northwestern University