Democracy's reconstruction [electronic resource] : thinking politically with W.E.B. Du Bois / Lawrie Balfour.

Author
Balfour, Katharine Lawrence, 1964- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Description
1 online resource (215 p.)

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Series
Transgressing boundaries. [More in this series]
Summary note
In Democracy's Reconstruction, the latest addition to Cathy Cohen and Fredrick Harris's Transgressing Boundaries series, noted political theorist Lawrie Balfour challenges a longstanding tendency in political theory: the disciplinary division that separates political theory proper from the study of black politics. Political theory rarely engages with black political thinkers, despite the fact that the problem of racial inequality is central to the entire enterprise of American political theory. To address this lacuna, she focuses on the political thought of W.E.B. Du Bois, particularly his lon
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 11, 2011).
Language note
English
Contents
Contents; Preface; List of Abbreviations of Books; ONE: Politics in the Present-Past; TWO: Unreconstructed Democracy and the Claim of Reparations; THREE: Resurrecting John Brown; FOUR: Practicing Critical Race Autobiography; FIVE: Representative Women: Slavery and the Gendered Ground of Citizenship; SIX: Black World, White Nation: Remapping Political Theory; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index of Writings of W. E. B. Du Bois; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
ISBN
  • 0-19-045210-2
  • 9786612977169
  • 1-282-97716-4
  • 0-19-970367-1
OCLC
704398624
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