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AAAS 4571 Black Visual Culture and Popular Media

This guide contains recommended resources for doing course research.


Welcome to the AAAS 4571 Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning. Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.

                                                                        Leta Hendricks

Research Methods

Handbook of Black Studies   Asante, Molefi Kete and Maulana Karenga. Handbook of Black Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2006.

The African Diaspora and The Disciplines  Olaniyan, Tejumola and James H. Sweet. The African Diaspora and the Disciplines.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.

Mass Media Research: An Introduction Wimmer, Roger D, and Joseph R. Dominick. Boston, Mass: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2014. Coming soon.

Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies   Brennen, Bonnie. New York: Routledge, 2012.

Reference Guide to Africa: A Bibliography of Sources., 3rd ed   Kagan, Alfred and Atoma Batoma. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.

Research Methods in Africana Studies  McDougal, Serie, III. Research Methods in Africana Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

The Sage Handbook of Visual Research Methods  Margolis, Eric, and L Pauwels. Los Angeles: Sage, 2011.

SAGE Research Methods Online SRMO  SRMO is a research methods tool that covers quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods.  SRMO assists users design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.

Studying Africa: A Guide to the Sources   The Studying Africa handbook is available as a free download from the website of the Nordic Africa Institute. Prepared by the NAI’s librarians, it is regularly updated and contains a thorough guide to different kinds of sources that support research in African Studies.

Visual Research Methods in Fashion  Gaimster, Julia. Oxford: Berg, 2011.

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