ISBN-10:
0312293704
ISBN-13:
9780312293703
Pub. Date:
12/19/2002
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the U.S.: Made in America

Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the U.S.: Made in America

by G. Tate, L. Randolph

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Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the U.S.: Made in America

Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the US is a collection of twelve essays by leading black intellectuals and scholars on varied dimensions of black conservative thought and activism. The book explores the political role and functions of black neoconservatives. The majority of essays cover the contemporary period. The authors have provided a historical context for the reader with several articles examining the origins and development of black conservatism.

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ISBN-13: 9780312293703
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/19/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Gayle T. Tate is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. Lewis A. Randolph is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE CONTEXT OF BLACK CONSERVATISM Black Creole Cultures: The Eighteenth Century Origins of African American Conservatism; R.Jones The American Moral Reform Society and the Origins of Black Conservative Ideology; R.E.Weems, Jr Black Political Conservatism and Richmond Virginia: A Case Study; L.A.Randolph & G.T.Tate PART II: GENDER, FAMILY AND SOCIAL POLICY African Americans Respond to Conservatism: The Politics of Anti-Women Suffrage Agenda; R.Tergborg-Penn If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It: Thomas Sowell on Black Women, Affirmative Action and the Death of Discrimination; R.M.Williams NeoConservative Attacks on Black Families and the Black Male: An Analysis and Critique; J.B.Steward PART III: RHETORIC, MEDIA, AND PUBLIC OPINION Individualistic Ethos: A Defining Characteristic of Contemporary Conservatism; S.Smith Remaking African American Public Opinion: The Role and Function of the African American Conservatives; H.Walton, Jr PART IV: STRUGGLE, CLASS, AND IDEOLOGY The Lonely Iconoclast: George Schuyler and the Civil Rights Movement; O.R.Williams, Jr NeoConservatives, Black Conservatives, and The Retreat From Social Justice; F.H.Wilson Black Conservatives and Class Relations; M.D.Pohlmann Beyond Black NeoConservatism and Liberalism; J.Jennings

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