ISBN-10:
0739119583
ISBN-13:
9780739119587
Pub. Date:
07/15/2009
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Du Bois's Dialectics: Black Radical Politics and the Reconstruction of Critical Social Theory

Du Bois's Dialectics: Black Radical Politics and the Reconstruction of Critical Social Theory

by Reiland Rabaka

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ISBN-13: 9780739119587
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 07/15/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Reiland Rabaka is associate professor of Africana studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he is also an affiliate professor of women and gender studies and a research fellow at the Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Race in America (CSERA). He is also the recipient of the Cheikh Anta Diop Distinguished Career Award.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments: Du Bois's Dialectics and the Africana Tradition of Critical Theory ix

1 Introduction: Du Bois, the Renewal of Black Radical Politics, and the Reconstruction of Critical Social Theory 1

2 Africana Critical Pedagogy: Du Bois's Philosophy of Education, Sociology of Education, Anthropology of Education, and Critical Educational Theory 43

3 The Du Bois-Washington Debate: Social Leadership, Intellectual Legacy, and the Lingering Problematics of African American Politics 81

4 The Prophet of Problems: Du Bois's Philosophy of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Critique of the Black (and White) Church, and Critical Theory of Liberation Theology 119

5 Critical Reparations Theory: Du Bois's Revolutionary Pan-Africanism and Revolutionary Humanism 159

6 Conclusion: The Souls of Black Radical Folk: Du Bois, Africana Studies, and the Crises of Contemporary Critical Social Theory 183

Bibliography 207

Index 311

About the Author 323

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