On Intellectual Activism

On Intellectual Activism

By: Patricia Hill Collins (author)Paperback

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From the author of the classic Black Feminist Thought, a book on the nature and value of the public intellectual

About Author

Patricia Hill Collins is Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park and author of From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism; Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment; and Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism. She is a past president of the American Sociological Association.

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Note on Usage I BLACK FEMINISM 1 Why Black Feminist Thought? 2 Fighting Words . . . Or Yet Another Version of "The Emperor's New Clothes" 3 Black Sexual Politics 101 4 Resisting Racism, Writing Black Sexual Politics 5 Still Brave? Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project II SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE 6 Learning from the Outsider Within Revisited 7 Going Public: Doing the Sociology That Had No Name 8 Changing Times: Sociological Complexities 9 The Racial Threat 10 Rethinking Knowledge, Community, and Empowerment: An Interview III CRITICAL EDUCATION 11 Critical Pedagogy and Engaged Scholarship: Lessons from Africana Studies 12 Teaching for a Change: Critical Pedagogy and Classroom Communities 13 Another Kind of Public Education 14 Making Space for Public Conversations: An Interview IV RACIAL POLITICS 15 Coloring Outside the Color Line 16 Are We Living in a Post-Racial World? 17 The Ethos of Violence 18 Who's Right? What's Left? Family Values and U.S. Politics V INTELLECTUAL ACTIVISM REVISITED 19 Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection 20 Where Do We Go from Here? Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781439909614
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9781439909614
  • ISBN10: 143990961X

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