DISPLACING Blackness: A Reading List

  • Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions
  • Demonic Grounds: Black Women And The Cartographies Of Struggle
  • Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World
  • No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity
  • The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation
  • Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage
  • They Were Her Property Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive
  • River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom
  • Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market
  • Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects
  • The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery: Biocapitalism and Black Feminism’s Philosophy of History
  • Black Geographies and the Politics of Place
  • Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness
  • In the Wake: On Blackness and Being
  • The Repeating Body: Slavery's Visual Resonance in the Contemporary
  • A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None
  • Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route
  • A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging
  • Black Atlas: Geography and Flow in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature
  • Difficult Diasporas: The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic of the Black Atlantic
  • Stolen Life (consent not to be a single being)
  • Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery
  • Zong!
  • But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women's Studies
  • Want to Start a Revolution?: Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle
  • Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968–1980
  • Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control
  • Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice
  • Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare
  • Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement
  • Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know
  • The Politics of Disgust: The Public Identity of the Welfare Queen
  • The Politics of Public Housing: Black Women's Struggles against Urban Inequality
  • Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance
  • Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality
  • Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human
  • Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation
  • Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color
  • Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization
  • New Orleans after the Promises: Poverty, Citizenship, and the Search for the Great Society
  • Defying Jim Crow: African American Community Development and the Struggle for Racial Equality in New Orleans, 1900-196
  • Righteous Lives: Narratives of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement
  • Crescent City Girls: The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans
  • Tremé: Race and Place in a New Orleans Neighborhood
  • Development Arrested: The Blues and Plantation Power in the Mississippi Delta
  • Governing Affect: Neoliberalism and Disaster Reconstruction
  • Desire and Disaster in New Orleans: Tourism, Race, and Historical Memory
  • Development Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans
  • What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation
  • Hurricane Katrina in Transatlantic PerspectiveThe Neoliberal Deluge The Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster
  • Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas
  • How Racism Takes Place
  • The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America
  • Spatializing Blackness: Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago
  • In The Break: The Aesthetics Of The Black Radical Tradition
  • Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States
  • Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law
  • Resisting State Violence
  • Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence
  • Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex
  • Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State
  • Policing the Poor: From Slave Plantation to Public Housing
  • Global Lockdown Policing the National Body: Race, Gender and Criminalization in the United States
  • Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America
  • Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter
  • The End of Policing
  • Police: A Field Guide
  • Carceral Capitalism
  • Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
  • How the Streets Were Made: Housing Segregation and Black Life in America
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
  • The Politics of Exclusion: The Failure of Race-Neutral Policies in Urban America
  • The Geography of Opportunity: Race and Housing Choice in Metropolitan America
  • Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement
  • The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics
  • Race and Real Estate
  • More Than Shelter: Activism and Community in San Francisco Public Housing
  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
  • In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis
  • Seeking Spatial Justice
  • Public Housing Myths: Perception, Reality, and Social Policy
  • Chasing the American Dream: New Perspectives on Affordable Homeownership
  • Urban Problems and Community Development
  • The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination
  • Gentrification Zoned Out! Race, Displacement and City Planning in New York City
  • How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood
  • Good Neighbors: Gentrifying Diversity in Boston's South End
  • The Gentrification Reader
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