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On Intellectual Activism,9781439909614

On Intellectual Activism

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/30/2012
Publisher(s): Temple Univ Pr
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From the author of the classic Black Feminist Thought, a book on the nature and value of the public intellectual

Author Biography

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 (Temple), Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, and Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender and the New Racism, She is a Pasts President of the American Sociological Association.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Note on Usagep. xxiii
Black Feminism
Why Black Feminist Thought?p. 3
Fighting Words … Or Yet Another Version of "The Emperor's New Clothes"p. 17
Black Sexual Politics 101p. 27
Resisting Racism, Writing Black Sexual Politicsp. 41
Still Brave? Black Feminism as a Social Justice Projectp. 49
Sociology of Knowledge
Learning from the Outsider Within Revisitedp. 65
Going Public: Doing the Sociology That Had No Namep. 77
Changing Times: Sociological Complexitiesp. 88
The Racial Threatp. 96
Rethinking Knowledge, Community, and Empowerment: An Interviewp. 101
Critical Education
Critical Pedagogy and Engaged Scholarship: Lessons from Africana Studiesp. 117
Teaching for a Change: Critical Pedagogy and Classroom Communitiesp. 127
Another Kind of Public Educationp. 138
Making Space for Public Conversations: An Interviewp. 144
Racial Politics
Coloring Outside the Color Linep. 161
Are We Living in a Post-Racial World?p. 174
The Ethos of Violencep. 187
Who's Right? What's Left? Family Values and U.S. Politicsp. 198
Intellectual Activism Revisited
Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connectionp. 213
Where Do We Go from Here?p. 230
Indexp. 245
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