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Cultural Hegemony and African American Development

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ISBN-10: 0275953394

ISBN-13: 9780275953393

Edition: N/A

Authors: Clovis E. Semmes

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Clovis Semmes extends Afrocentric social theory by formulating the problem of structured inequality for African Americans in terms of cultural hegemony. Cultural Hegemony and African American Development challenges oppositional and segmented analyses that look at Black inequality in terms of either economic dislocation or racial oppression, and introduces the idea that what is at stake are the issues of progressive cultural adaptation, cultural reconstruction, and institutional development. What emerges is a new way of seeing and understanding the intellectual tradition and body of knowledge called Black, African American, or Africana Studies. In chapter 1 Semmes defines the relationship…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 5/30/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction Foundation of Knowledge in African American Studies
The Frazerian Paradigm
The Dialectics of Harold Cruse
The Problem of Legitimacy Culture, Economics, and the Mass Media Religious Fragmentation and Social Cohesion
Toward a Theory of African American Health Revitalization Tendencies A Concluding Comment