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Our books and book sections are important contributions to understanding the complexities of race, identity, biology, and behavior in various sociocultural contexts.

2017

Ifekwunigwe, J.O. Entangled Belongings: Reimagining Transnational Biographies of Black and Global African Diasporic Kinship. In K. Davis, H. Ghorashi, P. Smets, and M. Eijberts (eds.) Contested Belongings: Spaces, Practices, Biographies, Bingley, UK: Emerald (in press, 2017)

Ifekwunigwe, J.O. And Still Serena Rises: Celebrating the Cross-Generational Continuities of Black Feminisms and Black Female Excellence in Sport. In L. Mansfield, J. Cauldwell, R. Watson and B. Wheaton (eds.) The Handbook of Feminisms in Sport, Leisure and Physical Education, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave (in press, 2017)

Ifekwunigwe, J.O. Venus and Serena are “Doing it” for Themselves: Theorizing Sporting Celebrity, Marxism and Black Feminisms for “The Hip-Hop Generation”. In S. Wagg, C. Osborne, and R. Lake (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics (in press, 2017).

2013

Graves, J.L. (Associate Editor). (2013). In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, 2nd Edition, Mason, P.L., (Editor), Gale-Cengage Learning, 2013. [Graves contributed to several chapters pertinent to research at GRID.] More…

  • Graves, J.L. Biological Determinism
  • Graves, J.L. Breast Cancer
  • Graves, J.L. Malaria (Genetic adaptations to)
  • Graves, J.L. Admixture
  • Verdolin, J.L., and Graves J.L. Sexuality (Biological Basis of)
  • Graves, J.L. Genocide (Japanese Occupation)
  • Graves, J.L. Sports (General)
  • Graves, J.L. Theories of Athletic Performance (General)
  • Graves, J.L. Boxing
  • Graves, J.L. US Civil War Politics
  • Graves, J.L. Track and Field
  • Graves, J.L. Afrocentrism

Graves, J.L. (2013). Race, Genomics, and IQ: Slight Return for Intelligence Quotient: Testing, Role of Genetics and the Environment and Social Outcomes. Ed. Joseph Kush, Nova Scientific Publishers, pp. 69 –86, 2013. More…

Graves, J.L. (2013). Looking at the World through ‘Race’ Colored Glasses: The Influence of Ascertainment Bias on Biomedical Research and Practice. In Laura Gomez and Nancy Lopez, eds. Mapping “Race”: A Critical Approach to Health Disparities Research, Rutgers University Press, 2013. More…

2010

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2010). Black Folk Here and There: Repositioning Other(ed) African diaspora(s) in/and “Europe”. In T.Olaniyan and J.Sweet (eds.) The African Diaspora and the Disciplines, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2010: 313-338. More…

Outram, S.M., and Ellison, G.T.H. (2010). Arguments against the Use of Racialized Categories as Genetic Variables in Biomedical Research. In Whitmarsh, I. & Jones, D.S. (Eds.), “What’s the Use of Race? Modern Governance and the Biology of Difference”. MIT Press, 2010: 91-124. More…

Graves, J.L. (2010). Race. In D. Williams, Race, Ethnicity, and the Criminal Justice System. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. More…

2009

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2009). Venus and Serena are “Doing It” for Themselves: Theorizing Sporting Celebrity, Marxism and Black Feminisms for “The Hip-Hop Generation”. In Carrington, B. and McDonald, I. (Eds.), Marxism, Cultural Studies and Sport. London/New York: Routledge, 2009: 130-153. More…

2007

FitzGerald, K., and Royal, C. (2007). Race, Genetics, and Ethics. In L. Prograis and E. Pellegrino (Eds.), African American Bioethics: Culture, Race, and Identity. Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC, pp. 137-152. More…

Graves, J.L. (Associate Editor). (2007). In Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. 2nd Edition, J.H. Moore, (Ed.), Macmillan Reference USA, Gale-Cengage Learning. More… [Graves contributed to several chapters pertinent to research at GRID.]

  • Graves, J.L. Boxing
  • Graves, J.L. US Civil War Politics
  • Graves, J.L. Track and Field
  • Graves, J.L. Hans Eysenck
  • Graves, J.L. Basketball
2006

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2006). An Inhospitable Port in the Storm: Recent Clandestine West African Migrants and the Quest for Diasporic Recognition. In N. Yuval-Davis, K. Kannibiran, and U. Vieten (Eds.), The Situated Politics of Belonging (London/Thousand Oaks. CA: Sage and International Sociological Association, pp. 84-99. More…

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2006). Recasting ‘Black Venus’ in the ‘new’ African Diaspora. K. Clarke, and D. Thomas (Eds.), Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp.206-225. More…

Outram, S.M., and Ellison, G.T.H. (2006). The Truth Will Out: Scientific Pragmatism and the Geneticisation of Race and Ethnicity. In G.T.H. Ellison, and A.H. Goodman, (Eds.) “The Nature of Difference: Science, Society and Human Biology”. Taylor & Frances Group, 2006: 157-179. More…

2005

Graves, J.L. (2005). The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium. Soft cover edition, 2nd printing with a new preface by the author. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. More…

Graves, J.L. (2005). The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America. Soft cover edition with a new preface by the author (New York, NY: Dutton Books). More…

2004

Graves, J.L. (2004). The Encyclopedia of the World’s Minorities, Robin L. Rone, Commissioning Editor, Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 919 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 760, Chicago, IL 60611. More…

  • Graves, J.L. “Environmental Racism”
  • Graves, J.L. “The Civil War, US”
  • Graves, J.L.“Creole”
  • Graves, J.L.“Race”

Dunston, G. and Royal, C. (2004). The Human Genome: Implications for the Health of African Americans. In I. Livingston (Ed.), Praeger Handbook of Black American Health: Policies and Issues behind Disparities in Health. Second Edition, Volume II. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT, pp. 757-775. More…

Ifekwunigwe, J. O. (Ed.). (2004). ‘Mixed Race’ Studies: A Reader. London/New York: Routledge. More…

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2004). Introduction: Rethinking ‘Mixed Race’ Studies. In J.O. Ifekwunigwe (Ed.), ‘Mixed Race’ Studies. New York/London: Routledge, London, pp. 1-29. More…

Graves, J.L. (2004). The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America. New York, NY: Dutton Books. More…

2003

Kittles, R., and Royal, C. (2003). The Genetics of African Americans: Implications for Disease Gene Mapping and Identity. In A. Goodman, D. Heath, and M.S. Lindee (Eds.), Genetic Nature/Culture: Anthropology and Science beyond the Two-Culture Divide. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 219-233. More…

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2003). Scattered Belongings: Reconfiguring the ‘African’ in the English-African Diaspora. In K. Koser (Ed.), New African Diasporas. New York/London: Routledge, pp. 56-70. More…

2002

Graves, J.L. (2002). Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Teaching the Biological and Social Construction of Race. In B. Tu-Smith (Ed.), Race in the College Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy, New Brunswick. NJ: Rutgers University Press, pp. 299-31. More…

Graves, J.L. (2002). Scylla and Charybdis: Adaptationism, Reductionism, and the Fallacy of Associating Race with Disease. In R. Ankeny and L. Parker (Eds.), Medical Genetics: Mutating Concepts and Evolving Disciplines, Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic Publishers. More…

Graves, J.L. (2002). The Last Battlefield: Biological Theories of Race and the Future of American Society. In L. May, S. Collins-Chobanian, and K. Wong, (Eds.), Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach (New York: Prentice Hall, 2002, pp. 422-433). More…

Graves, J.L. (2002). The Misuse of Life History Theory: J.P. Rushton and the Pseudoscience of Racial Hierarchy. In J. Fish (Ed.), Race and Intelligence: Separating Science From Myth, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 57– 94. More…

2001

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2001). Re-Membering ‘Race’: On Gender, ‘Mixed Race’ and Family in the English-African Diaspora. In D. Parker and M. Song (Eds.), Rethinking ‘Mixed Race’, London: Pluto, pp.42-64. More…

Graves, J.L. (2001). The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium. New Brunswick. NJ: Rutgers University Press. More…

2000

Ifekwunigwe, J. (2000). Writing Home: Re-Configuring the English-African Diaspora. In K. Owusu (ed.) Black British Culture and Society, New York/London: Routledge, pp. 489-98. More…

1999

Ifekwunigwe, J. O. (1999). Old Whine, New Vassals: Are Diaspora and Hybridity Postmodern Inventions? In P. Cohen (Ed.), New Ethnicities, Old Racisms. London: Zed, pp.180-204. More…

Ifekwunigwe, J O. (1999). When the Mirror Speaks: the Poetics and Problematics of Psychic Performance for Métisse Women in Bristol. In R. Barot, H. Bradley, and S. Fenton (Eds.), Ethnicity, Gender and Social Change. London: MacMillan, pp. 206-222. More…

Ifekwunigwe, J. O. (1999). Scattered Belongings: Cultural Paradoxes of ‘Race’, Nation and Gender. London/New York: Routledge. More…

1997

Ifekwunigwe, J. O. (1997). Diaspora’s Daughters/Africa’s Orphans?: On Authenticity, Lineage, and ‘Mixed Race’ Identity. In H. Mirza (Ed.) Black British Feminism, London/New York: Routledge, pp. 127-153. More…

1994

Graves, J.L. and Leigh, J. (1994). Materialist Philosophy, Evolutionary Biology, and African-American Students II: Empirical Evidence. In Race in a Global Society; University of Oklahoma Symposium in African-American Studies, November 1993.