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On intellectual activism

Author: Patricia Hill Collins
Publisher: Philadelphia. PA : Temple University Press, 2013.
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Since stepping down as the 100th President of the American Sociological Association, Patricia Hill Collins has been lecturing extensively at universities and at private and public organizations about the role of the intellectual in public culture and how well intellectuals communicate questions about contemporary social issues to the larger public. This book is a collection of those lectures, along with new and (a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Hill Collins
ISBN: 9781439909607 1439909601 9781439909614 143990961X 9781439909621 1439909628
OCLC Number: 792881689
Description: xxiv, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Note on usage --
Black feminism --
Why Black feminist thought? --
Fighting words --
: or yet another version of the emperor's new clothes --
Black sexual politics 101 --
Resisting racism, writing Black sexual politics --
Still brave? : Black feminism as a social justice project --
Sociology of knowledge --
Learning from the outsider within revisited --
Going public : doing the sociology that had no name --
Changing times : sociological complexities --
The racial threat --
Rethinking knowledge, community and empowerment : an interview --
Critical education --
Critical pedagogy and engaged scholarship : lessons from St. Joseph's community school --
Teaching for a change : critical pedagogy and classroom communities --
Another kind of public education --
Making space for public conversations : an interview --
Racial politics --
Coloring outside the color line --
Are we living in a post-racial world? --
On the brink : violence and U.S. society --
Who's right? : what's left? : family values and U.S. politics --
Intellectual activism revisited --
Toward a new vision : race, class, and gender as categories of analysis and connection --
Where do we go from here? --
Index.
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