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Race, Religion, and Resilience in the Neoliberal Age (Hardcover) (Cedric C. Johnson)

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This book presents a study of the rise of American neoliberalism in the aftermath of the modern Civil Rights movement, paying particular attention to the traumatic impact of the neoliberal age on countless African Americans. Author Cedric C. Johnson takes a close look at the manner in which American neoliberalism has been able to preserve, articulate, and exploit constructions of race-based difference. The neoliberal age has engendered an extraordinary growth in economic disparities and social inequalities, with traumatic repercussions for innumerable African Americans. Historically, black religious forms have functioned as contested spaces, capable of organizing alternative modes of cultural, economic, and political life. This project examines forms of black religiosity that function as modes of soul care in this context. Johnson posits an innovative, multi-systems approach that informs practices of care for populations traumatized or threatened by the neoliberal age.

Number of Pages: 212
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Psychology of Religion, Religion + Politics + State, Spirituality
Series Title: Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Author: Cedric C. Johnson
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2015
TCIN: 50572654
UPC: 9781137573209
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-5475
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