August 29, 2010
Weekly Book List, August 30, 2010
Disciplining Women: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Black Counterpublics, and the Cultural Politics of Black Sororities by Deborah Elizabeth Whaley (State University of New York Press; 206 pages; $75 hardcover, $24.95 paperback). Combines ethnographic, archival, oral-historical, and other approaches in a study of the oldest black Greek-letter sorority, which was founded in 1908.
Berbers and Others: Beyond Tribe