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Darkening Blackness, race, gender, class, and pessimism in 21st-century Black thought, Norman Ajari and Matthew B. Smith

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Title page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Critical Race Theory as Public Enemy -- Pessimism as the Cornerstone of the Black Radical Tradition -- Chapter Summary -- 1 The Sources of the Afropessimist Paradigm -- The Theoretical Space of Afropessimism -- Critical Race Theory -- Giorgio Agamben's Paradigmatic Ontology -- Flesh and Fungibility in Black Feminism -- 2 Theoretical Origins of Afropessimism -- Blackness beyond the Political -- The Eon of Blackness -- Anthropological Difference and Dehumanization -- The Objective Value of White Fantasies -- 3 From the Black Man as Problem to the Study of Black Men -- On the Necessity of Black Male Studies -- A Genealogy of Continuity of Anti-blackness in White Humanities -- Emergence of Black Male Studies and the Critique of Phallicism -- The Patriarchy Redefined -- 4 A Politics of Antagonisms -- United States: Blackness and Strategy -- Canada: White First Peoples and White Blacks -- France: "Vous, les Indigènes" -- Conclusion -- Postface -- Black Male Studies and the Disaggregation of Violence and Death Affecting Black People -- Rethinking Black Thought -- A Novel Contribution to Black Philosophy and Decolonial Thought -- Notes -- Introduction: Centrality and Erasure of Black Pessimism -- 1 The Sources of the Afropessimist Paradigm -- 2 Theoretical Origins of Afropessimism -- 3 From the Black Man as Problem to the Study of Black Men -- 4 A Politics of Antagonisms -- Conclusion: Black Communism -- Postface: The Conceptual Limitations of Studying Blackness -- Index -- EULA
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non fiction
First edition.
Includes index
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1 online resource (219 pages)
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