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New Black Sociologists : Historical and Contemporary Perspectives - (Hardcover)

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The New Black Sociologists follows in the footsteps of 1974’s pioneering text Black Sociologists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, by tracing the organization of its forbearer in key thematic ways. This new collection of essays revisits the legacies of significant Black scholars including James E. Blackwell, William Julius Wilson, Joyce Ladner, and Mary Pattillo, but also extends coverage to include overlooked figures like Audre Lorde, Ida B. Wells, James Baldwin and August Wilson - whose lives and work have inspired new generations of Black sociologists on contemporary issues of racial segregation, feminism, religiosity, class, inequality and urban studies. Rather than a culmination of the legacies past, this volume signals a new starting point bearing the gifts inherited and the weight of the all-important work ahead.

Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Sociology Re-wired
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: August 6, 2018
TCIN: 53681487
UPC: 9781138046580
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-4242

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