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Title Globalization and survival in the Black diaspora : the new urban challenge / edited by Charles Green.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1997]

Series SUNY series in Afro-American studies
SUNY series in Afro-American studies.
Subject Blacks -- Social conditions.
Blacks -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Green, Charles (Charles St. Clair)
Description 396 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : globalization, challenge, and the Black diaspora / Charles Green -- Reaction and resistance : confronting economic crisis, structural adjustment, and devaluation in Dakar, Senegal / Carolyn Somerville -- Meeting the challenge in an African city : Nairobi's informal economy in the 1980s and 1990s / Kinuthia Macharia -- Where do the majority live in urban Tanzania : why and how? / Joe L.P. Lugalla -- Post-invasion Panama : urban crisis and social protests / George Priestley -- Rap in Puerto Rico : reflections from the margins / Raquel Z. Rivera -- Neoliberalism in Venezuela : from urban riots to presidential impeachment / Esther I. Madriz -- An unsavory union : poverty, racism, and the murders of street youth in Brazil / Vânia Penha-Lopes -- Urbanism, transnationalism, and the Caribbean : the case of Trinidad and Tobago / Charles Green -- Power and identity among the urban poor of Jamaica / Obika Gray -- Women, urbanization, and structural adjustment in St. Vincent / Joyce Toney -- The political economy of the Black urban future : a history / Gerald Horne -- By all means necessary : rapping and resisting in urban Black America / Kevin Arlyck -- Crisis and lifestyles of inner-city bloods : youth culture as a response to the urban environment / Kwando M. Kinshasa -- The distorted images of African Canadians : impact, implications, and responses / Carl E. James -- Urban outcasts : stigma and division in the Black American ghetto and the French urban periphery / Loïc J.D. Wacquant -- Racism, Black people, and the city in Britain / Stephen Small -- Conclusion : beyond the 21st century / Charles Green.
ISBN 079143415X (alk. paper)
0791434168 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 35292932
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Globalization, Challenge, and the Black Diaspora / Charles Green 
Pt. 1Africa 
 1Reaction and Resistance: Confronting Economic Crisis, Structural Adjustment, and Devaluation in Dakar, Senegal / Carolyn Somerville15
 2Meeting the Challenge in an African City: Nairobi's Informal Economy in the 1980s and 1990s / Kinuthia Macharia43
 3Where Do the Majority Live in Urban Tanzania: Why and How? / Joe L. P. Lugalla61
Pt. 2Latin America 
 4Post-Invasion Panama: Urban Crisis and Social Protests / George Priestley85
 5Rap in Puerto Rico: Reflections from the Margins / Raquel Z. Rivera109
 6Neoliberalism in Venezuela: From Urban Riots to Presidential Impeachment / Esther I. Madriz129
 7An Unsavory Union: Poverty, Racism, and the Murders of Street Youth in Brazil / Vania Penha-Lopes149
Pt. 3The Caribbean 
 8Urbanism, Transnationalism, and the Caribbean: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago / Charles Green171
 9Power and Identity among the Urban Poor of Jamaica / Obika Gray199
 10Women, Urbanization, and Structural Adjustment in St. Vincent / Joyce Toney227
Pt. 4North America 
 11The Political Economy of the Black Urban Future: A History / Gerald Horne247
 12By All Means Necessary: Rapping and Resisting in Urban Black America / Kevin Arlyck269
 13Crisis and Lifestyles of Inner-City Bloods: Youth Culture as a Response to the Urban Environment / Kwando M. Kinshasa289
 14The Distorted Images of African Canadians: Impact, Implications, and Responses / Carl E. James307
Pt. 5Europe 
 15Urban Outcasts: Stigma and Division in the Black American Ghetto and the French Urban Periphery / Loic J. D. Wacquant331
 16Racism, Black People, and the City in Britain / Stephen Small357
 Conclusion: Beyond the 21st Century / Charles Green379
 About the Contributors387

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