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Afrocentricity and the academy : essays on theory and practice

Author: James L Conyers
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003.
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"Afrocentricity is a philosophical and theoretical perspective that emphasizes the study of Africans as subjects, not as objects, and is opposed to perspectives that attempt to marginalize African thought and experience." "The editor of this collection argues that scholars can no longer be myopic in their perceptions and analyses of race. The seventeen essays examine a wide range of variations on the Afrocentric  Read more...
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Afrocentricity and the academy.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2003
(OCoLC)603680598
Online version:
Afrocentricity and the academy.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2003
(OCoLC)608057155
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L Conyers
ISBN: 0786415428 9780786415427
OCLC Number: 51297099
Description: vi, 314 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: African American achievement : using critical pedagogy to critique a plan intending to address educational disparities / Carol Lloyd --
The Black studies paradigm : the making of scholar activists / Terry Kershaw --
The Afrocentric idea in education / Molefi Kete Asante --
Afrocentricity and the arrangement of knowledge / Kathleen E. Bethel --
W.E.B. DuBois and/as Africana critical theory : pan Africanism, critical Marxism, and male feminism / Reiland Rabaka --
A theoretical analysis of persuasive tactics used by Frederick Douglass in "the meaning of July fourth for the negro" / Jason J. Thompson and Reynaldo Anderson --
The philosophy of the Black power movement using NTU as a theoretical construct / Paul Easterling --
African American intellectual history : philosophy and ethos / Malachi Crawford --
Afrocentricity and African psychology / Kevin Cokely --
The Black male narrative : an Afrocentric assessment / James L. Conyers, Jr. --
What is Afrocentric? : applying Afrocentric analysis to a non-fiction text / Sandy Van Dyk --
The return : slave castels and the African diaspora / Tanya Y. Price --
The shebanization of knowledge / Miriam Ma'at-ka-re monges --
Why write "Black"? : reclaiming African culture resource knowledges in diasporic contexts / George J. Sefa Dei --
There was no better place to go? : Quintard Taylor, Afrikancentricity, and the historiography of the afrikan experience in the American West --
Ahati N.N. Toure --
Mulattos, freejacks, Cape Verdeans, Black Seminoles, and others : Afrocentrisim and mixed-race persons / Rhett Jones --
The interaction sphere of Nubia and Egypt : from the old kingdom to the Meroitic period --
Larry Ross.
Responsibility: edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.
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