Afrocentricity: The Theory of Social Change / Edition 2

Afrocentricity: The Theory of Social Change / Edition 2

by Molefi Kete Asante
     
 

The central topic of this cross-disciplinary work is the theory of “Afrocentricity,” which mandates that Africans be viewed as subjects rather than objects; and looks at how this philosophy, ethos, and world view gives Africans a better understanding of how to interpret issues affecting their communities. History, psychology, sociology, literature,

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Overview

The central topic of this cross-disciplinary work is the theory of “Afrocentricity,” which mandates that Africans be viewed as subjects rather than objects; and looks at how this philosophy, ethos, and world view gives Africans a better understanding of how to interpret issues affecting their communities. History, psychology, sociology, literature, economics, and education are explored, including discussions on Washingtonianism, Garveyism, Du Bois, Malcolm X, race and identity, Marxism, and breakthrough strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780913543795
Publisher:
African American Images
Publication date:
08/30/2003
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded Edition
Pages:
172
Sales rank:
540,058
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Molefi Kete Asante is the founder of the African American studies department at Temple University. He developed the first program to offer a Ph.D. in African American studies. He is the author of Egyptian Philosophies and Egypt vs. Greece. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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