Race, Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970: We are the Supermen

Race, Social Science and the Crisis of Manhood, 1890-1970: We are the Supermen

by Malinda Alaine Lindquist

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415517430
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/05/2012
Series: Routledge Studies in African American History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Malinda Alaine Lindquist is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she teaches U.S., African American, gender, and intellectual history. She is currently working on two new projects — a history of Du Bois and the American social-science tradition, and a history of black youth during the era of Jim Crow.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Inventing the Young Black Male: Race, Science, and Power 1. "We are men, the rest are something else": Rewriting Social Darwinism as a "Revelation of the White Man" 2. "To make a name in science … and thus to raise my race": Scientific Manhood in the Age of Du Bois, 1893-1963 3. "We regarded with pride all the male members of the family": E. Franklin Frazier from Founding Fathers and Masculine Proletariats to the Bourgeois "Lady among the Races" 4. Horace Cayton’s Wars: The Race Man, Psychoanalysis and the Politics of Black Emasculation 5. "Boys cannot learn to be men in a manless family": From Class to Gender in the Black Boy Crisis, 1940-1965 Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index

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