- Considers communities in Brazil, the Caribbean, Germany, the UK, the US and West Africa, and how they overlap.
- Contains innovative analyses of knowledge production, globalization, popular culture, identity, colonialism, maternalism, dress, and transnational networks.
- Features interdisciplinary work by both established and emerging scholars.
- Acknowledges the accomplishments and the tensions of feminist scholarship and activism.
- Encourages further research by highlighting the range of electronic research materials on African diasporas available on the Internet.
2. Gendered Agendas: The Secrets Scholars Keep about Yorùbá-Atlantic Religion: J. Lorand Matory.
3. Cartographies of Globalisation, Technologies of Gendered Subjectivities: The Dub Poetry of Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze: Jenny Sharpe.
4. ‘If You Can't Pronounce My Name, You Can Just Call Me Pride’: Afro-German Activism, Gender and Hip Hop: Fatima El-Tayeb.
5. Creole Performance in Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands: Rhonda Frederick.
6. Colonial Matriarchs: Garveyism, Maternalism, and Belize's Black Cross Nurses, 1920–1952: Anne Macpherson.
7. ‘Wearing three or four handkerchiefs around his collar, and elsewhere about him’: Slaves' Constructions of Masculinity and Ethnicity in French Colonial New Orleans: Sophie White.
8. Diasporic Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transnational Production of Black Middle-Class Masculinity: Martin Summers.
9. Gender in the African Diaspora: Electronic Research Materials: Patrick Manning.
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