The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood.

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Curry, Tommy J. The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2017, pp. 306, ISBN: 1439914869.

In this book, the author posits that the Black male should be conceptualize as a victim, oppressed by his sex, therefore in a corrective of sorts, it offers a concept of Black males that could challenge the existing accounts of Black men and boys desiring the power of white men who oppress them that has been proliferated throughout academic research across disciplines. Further, the author argues that Black men struggle with death and...

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