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Troy Duster : Berkeley Sociologist, Teacher, and Civil Rights Activist (Paperback) (John F. Galliher)
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This book is a biography of University of California-Berkeley sociology professor Troy Duster. Troy Duster received an MA and PhD in sociology from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Duster is a black man who was born in South Chicago. His maternal grandmother is the famous Ida B. Wells. He initially had a research interest in the sociology of law and later in human genetics. He worked with approximately 100 graduate students at Berkeley, all minority students. Each of his research interests had a special slant given that Troy Duster is an African American.Troy Duster has always been firmly committed to the idea that race is a sociological not a biological concept.
Number of Pages: 94
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Social Scientists + Psychologists, Educators
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: John F. Galliher
Street Date: December 3, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-6358
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