'Stony the Road' to Change: Black Mississippians and the Culture of Social Relations

by Marilyn M. Thomas-Houston

Published: September 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780521829090

       

Synopsis of 'Stony the Road' to Change: Black Mississippians and the Culture of Social Relations

An anthropological study of issues within a Black community that affect social action, political participation, and social cohesion.

About the Author, Marilyn M. Thomas-Houston

Marilyn M. Thomas-Houston is currently Interim Director of African American Studies and an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies at the University of Florida. She received her PhD. in 1997 from New York University in Cultural Anthropology and a Graduate Certificate in Ethnographic Film during the same year. In addition to an MPhil. and MA in Anthropology from NYU, she also holds an M.A. in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi. She is a member of the American Anthropologist Association, a member of the Executive Board of the Society for Visual Anthropology (holding the office of Treasurer), a member of the Association of Black Anthropologists, and a member of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Her research interests focus primarily on people of African descent in complex societies, power relations, development, transnational processes, social movements, and identity.

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