Race and Other Misadventures: Essays in Honor of Ashley Montagu in His Ninetieth Year

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781882289356
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Series: Reynolds Series in Sociology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry T. Reynolds is Professor of Sociology at Central Michigan University and Adjunct Professor at the University of West Florida. He is former Chair of the Marxist Section of the American Sociological Association, recipient of the first annual Charles Horton Cooley Award, and past president of the North Central Sociological Association. A Fellow of the Rockport Institute, he has published in such journals as Sociometry, Sociological Quarterly, Phylon, and Current Anthropology. Among his recent books are Interactionism: Exposition and Critique (1993); A Critique of Contemporary American Sociology (1993); and Symbolic Interactionism (1994). Leonard Liberman is Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at Central Michigan University. His areas of interest are physical anthropology, social psychology, and the sociology of science. He has published in Phylon, Human Organization, Current Anthropology, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and the American Anthropologist, and he is the author of the forthcoming volume, Outrageous Concepts: Race, Genes, and Sociobiology.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Editors' Introduction: "The Neotenic Career of M.F. Ashley Montagu" Part 2 Part I: Introduction: Race/Racism in Historical and Cross-Cultural Context Chapter 3 "An Universal Freckle" Chapter 4 "Politics, Colonialism, and the Mutable Color of Pacific Islanders" Chapter 5 "British Racism and Its Impact on Anglo-Irish Relations" Chapter 6 "The Skull Doctors Revisited" Chapter 7 "The Politics of the Science of Race" Ashley Montagu and UNESCO's Anti-Racist Declarations" Part 8 Race Deconstructed/ Alternatives Proposed Chapter 9 "A Four-letter Word Called 'Race'" Chapter 10 "Race: The Deconstruction of a Scientific Concept" Part 11 Race/Racism in Contemporary Science/Medicine Chapter 12 "Race, Racism and the New Physical Anthropology" Chapter 13 "Inventing Racial Psychologies: The (Mis)uses of Evolutionary Theory and Biology" Chapter 14 "Racism and Bad Pregnancy Outcomes Among African-Americans: The Case Against the Biological Concept of Race in Perinatal Epidemiology" Chapter 15 "Is Human Genome Diversity Project a Racist Enterprise?" Part 16 Part II: Introduction: The Nature of Human Nature Chapter 17 "Man and Aggression: A Reconciliation" Chapter 18 "The Culture of Violence" Chapter 19 "The Authoritative Gombe Chimpanzee Studies: A Critical Analysis" Chapter 20 "The Genetic Canalization of Individual Development: Misconstrued Innateness" Chapter 21 "Social Networks and Human Survival: An Evolutionary View" Chapter 22 "What is It Like to be a Mind? or Why a Brain is Not a Body" Part 23 Sex and Sexism Chapter 24 "Sex and the Evolution of Moral Sensitivity" Chapter 25 "Sex, Race and Nature: Anthropology and Primitive Sexuality" Chapter 26 "Rediscovering Our Past, Reclaiming Our Future: A Critique of the Gendered Construction of History" Part 27 Denouement Chapter 28 "Can Science Answer Moral Questions?: An Appraisal of Ashley Montagu's Philosophy" Chapter 29 "The Fate of the 'Socially Dangerous Idea' in a [De]Constructed World" Chapter 30 About the Editors and Authors
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