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Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck


This book explores the central but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for Black ‘freedom’ and emancipation. The collection examines the structural subjugation and condemnation of Black African and Afro-mixed descent peoples globally within the past 500 years of trans-Atlantic societies of Western modernity, doing so in connection to the population's dehumanization and/or invisibilization within various epistemic formations of the West. In turn, the collection foregrounds the extent to which the ending of this imposed subjugation/condem ... More

Keywords: social movements, freedom, emancipation, subjugation, condemnation, Black African, Afro-mixed, race, Western modernity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381724
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jason R. Ambroise, editor
William Paterson University

Sabine Broeck, editor
University of Bremen