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Title:
Black Greek-letter organizations in the twenty-first century : our fight has just begun
Author:
Parks, Gregory, 1974-
Publication Information:
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xviii, 490 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : toward a critical scholarship / Gregory S. Parks -- The first and finest : the founders of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity / Stefan Bradley -- The vision of virtuous women : the twenty pearls of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority / Stephanie Y. Evans -- The last shall be first : the founders of Omega Psi Phi fraternity / Judson L. Jeffries -- Women of vision, catalysts for change : the founders of Delta Sigma Theta sorority / Jessica Harris -- Constitutionally bound : the founders of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta sorority / Matthew W. Hughey -- The pride of all our hearts : the founders of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity / Michael E. Jennings -- Seven schoolteachers challenge the Klan : the founders of Sigma Gamma Rho sorority / Bernadette Pruitt, Caryn E. Neumann, and Katrina Hamilton -- A narrative critique of black Greek-letter organizations and social action / Jessica Harris and Vernon C. Mitchell, Jr. -- Black feminist thought in black sororities / Caryn E. Neumann -- Giving and getting: philanthropic activity among black Greek-letter organizations / Marybeth Gasman, Patricia Louison, and Mark Barnes -- Strategic essentialism and black Greek identity in the postmodern era / Cynthia Lynne Shelton -- "I've got all my sisters with me" : black women's organizations in the twenty-first century / Shirley A. Jackson -- Sisterhood beyond the ivory tower : an exploration of black sorority alumnae membership / Marcia D. Hernandez -- Exploring black Greek-letter organizations through a positive organizing lens / Laura Morgan Roberts and Lynn Perry Wooten -- Not on my line : attitudes about homosexuality in black fraternities / Alan D. DeSantis and Marcus Coleman -- "I did it for the brotherhood" : nonblack members in black Greek-letter organizations / Matthew W. Hughey -- Eating disorders within African American sororities / Tamika C. Zapolski and Gregory T. Smith -- Modern fraternities, ancient origins / Charles S. Finch III -- "'Cuz I'm young and I'm black and my hat's real low?" : a critique of black Greeks as "educated gangs" / Matthew W. Hughey -- Black and white Greeks : a call for collaboration / Edward G. Whipple, Martin Crichlow, and Sally Click -- Advising black Greek-letter organizations: a student development approach / Ralph Johnson ... [et al.].
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ISBN:
9780813124919
Format :
Book

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