- Subject index
The Handbook of Black Studies is the first resource to bring together research and scholarship in the field of African-American studies in one volume. Editors Molefi Kete Asante and Maulana Karenga, along with a pre-eminent group of contributors, examine various aspects of the field of Black Studies. Organized into three parts, this Handbook explores historical and cultural foundations, philosophical and conceptual bases, and critical and analytical concepts.
Chapter 4: Women in the Development of Africana Studies
Women in the Development of Africana Studies
It is important that women be placed at the center of the discipline of Africana Studies as in every aspect of life. They constitute more than one half of the population of this country, and this representation should be reflective in all aspects of the academy. Women are numerically and intellectually critical to the development of any endeavor in American scholarship. Without women, what we currently embrace as life and express in thought processes is incomplete. Although women know this and now demand their rightful place everywhere, some men also recognize the relevance of women to full development of any enterprise and encourage their centralization. Thus, this work attempts to examine ...