Confronting the American Dilemma of Race: The Second Generation of Black American Sociologists / Edition 1

Confronting the American Dilemma of Race: The Second Generation of Black American Sociologists / Edition 1

by Robert E. Washington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761822909

ISBN-13: 9780761822905

Pub. Date: 08/15/2002

Publisher: UPA

Confronting the American Dilemma of Race consists of twelve articles written by six authors about the second generation African American sociologists who embarked on their sociological careers between 1930 and 1950 when American society was embedded in a racial caste system. From the perspective of the sociology of knowledge, these articles, through examining the

Overview

Confronting the American Dilemma of Race consists of twelve articles written by six authors about the second generation African American sociologists who embarked on their sociological careers between 1930 and 1950 when American society was embedded in a racial caste system. From the perspective of the sociology of knowledge, these articles, through examining the life experiences and works of these African American sociologists, reveal important insights into the impact of racial segregation on the development of both black sociology and the sociology of race relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761822905
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
08/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 8.54(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Listing of Figures Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Conflicting Conceptions of the Turf: Theoretical Debates about the Social Role of Black Sociologists: Chapter 4 The Contributions of Blacks to Sociological Knowledge: A Problem of Theory and Role to 1950 Chapter 5 On Reconsidering Park, Johnson, DuBois, Frazier, and Reid: Reply to Benjamin Bowser's "The Contribution of Black to Sociological Knowledge" Chapter 6 Classical Black Sociologists and Social Theory: Anatomy of a Controversy Chapter 7 The Negro Problem and the Character of the Black Community: Charles Johnson, E. Franklin Frazier, and the Constitution of a Black Sociological Tradition, 1920-1935 Chapter 8 The Idea of Black Sociology: Its Cultural and Political Significance Chapter 9 Outside the Spotlight: Case Studies of Lesser Known Black Sociological Careers: Chapter 10 Studies of the African Diaspora: The Work and Reflections of St. Clair Drake Chapter 11 Horace Cayton: Reflections on an Unfulfilled Sociological Career Chapter 12 Walter R. Chivers: An Advocate of Situation Sociology Chapter 13 Using Pragmatist Sociology for Praxis: The Career of Charles H. Parrish Chapter 14 Daniel C. Thompson and Butler A. Jones: A Comparison of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sociology Chapter 15 Conclusion: An Overview on the Black Intellectual Encounter with Sociology: Chapter 16 Sociology by Blacks versus Black Sociology: Revisioning Black American Social Reality Chapter 17 Notes on the Contributors

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