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Black Greek-letter organizations in the twenty-first century : our fight has just begun / edited by Gregory S. Parks.

Publication:
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 490 p., [11] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Greek letter societies -- United States.
African American college students -- Societies, etc.
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.].
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Parks, Gregory, 1974-
ISBN:
9780813124919 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0813124913 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
185123480
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