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Quest for Community and Identity Critical Essays in Africana Social Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0742512924

ISBN-13: 9780742512924

Edition: 2002

Authors: Robert E. Birt, Rod Bush, George Carew, Kevin Cokley, Arnold Farr

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This is a collection of essays on two fundamental social and political issues; community and identity. Within the Africana world, the book delves into the influences of a postmodern world of globalisation with outdated forms of identity and sociality.
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Rod Bush is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at St. John's University and editor of The New Black Vote: Politics and Power in Four American Cities .

Exploring Perplexities of Identity
Racism, Historical Ruins, and the Task of Identity Formation
To Be or Not to Be Black: Problematics of Racial Identity
Postmodernism, Narrative, and the Question of Black Identity
Du Bois and Appiah: The Politics of Race and Racial Identity
In Quest of Community: Sociality and Situated Freedom
Of the Quest for Freedom As Community
Sociality and Community in Black: A Phenomenological Essay
Historical Crises of Identity and Community
Visions of Transcendent Community in the Works of Toni Morrison
Paulette Nardal, Race Consciousness, and Antillean Letters
The Revival of Black Nationalism and the Crisis of Liberal Universalism
Commodification and Existence in African American Communities
Liberalism, Postmodernism, and the Quest for Community
Black Philosophy As a Challenge to Liberalism
Democracy, Transitional Justice, and Postcolonial African Communities
Community: What Type of Entity and What Type of Moral Commitment?
Theorizing Black Community
Selected Bibliography
About the Contributors