TitleThe study of African American problems : W.E.B. Du Bois's agenda, then and now / special editors of this volume: Elijah Anderson, Tukufu Zuberi.
PublishedThousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2000.
Description316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
SeriesAnnals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, ISSN 0002-7162 ; v. 568
ISBN0-7619-2227-X (paper).
ISBN0-7619-2226-1 (cloth)
General Note"March 2000."
"The articles were prepared for a conference titled 'The Study of African American Problems,' held at the University of Pennsylvania on February 23 and 24, 1999" -- preface (p.7).
Includes reprint of W.E.B. Du Bois's prospectus "The Study of the Negro Problem," first printed in "The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science," January 1898.
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted NotePartial Contents: Preface / Elijah Anderson -- Introduction: the study of African American problems / Tukufu Zuberi -- The study of the Negro problems / W.E. Burghardt Du Bois -- Black feminists and Du Bois: respectability, protection, and beyond / Farah Jasmine Griffin -- Gender, Black feminism, and Black political economy / Patricia Hill Collins -- The emerging Philadelphia African American class structure / Elijah Anderson -- Rising inequality and the case for coalition politics / William Julius Wilson -- Du Bois as a social activist: why we are not saved / Mary Frances Berry -- Race poverty, and welfare: Du Bois's legacy for policy / Michael B. Katz.

505 2 Identity and economic performance / Gerald D. Jaynes -- Anthropology: from bones to the human genome / James E. Bowman -- Anthropological measurement: the mismeasure of African Americans / Fatimah L.C. Jackson -- Deracializing social statistics: problems in the quantification of race / Tukufu Zuberi -- Reclaiming a Du Boisian perspective on racial attitudes / Lawrence D. Bobo -- W.E.B. Du Bois and the Encyclopedia Africana, 1909-63 / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Being an African in the world: the Du Boisian epistemology / Anthony Monteiro.

W.E.B. Du Bois and the "Negro Church" / Barbara Dianne Savage -- Romancing the body politic: Du Bois's propaganda of the dark world / Herman Beavers -- Du Bois's humanistic philosophy of human sciences / Lewis R. Gordon -- W.E.B. Du Bois on the study of social problems / Lucius T. Outlaw, Jr. -- The Washington and Du Bois leadership paradigms reconsidered / Martin Kilson.
SubjectsAfrican Americans -- Civil rights.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Race relations -- United States.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Other AuthorsDu Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Study of the Negro Problems.
Anderson, Elijah.
Zuberi, Tukufu.
OrganizationsAmerican Academy of Political and Social Science.
Other TitlesW.E.B. Du Bois's agenda, then and now.
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 WRHS Research Library: E 185.61 S933
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