Category Archives: Race , class and sociological studies and theories

Race and class in sociological theory.

THE UNDERCLASS THEORY AND ITS POLITICAL AND POLICY CONSEQUENCES

Bourgeois theories of class, class struggle and racism have assumed new ideological significance. More than mere academic brain games these theories embrace partisan class commitments. As such they have become an unalterable component of the general ideological struggle. Uppermost are … Continue reading

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TIME , SPACE, SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND RACE: A DU BOISIAN INTERVENTION

Existentialists have interrogated the modern European concept of time and progress. The natural sciences from relativity theory and quantum mechanics to evolutionary biology and population genetics, interrogate time as well. A very significant contribution to this is Stephen Jay Gould’s … Continue reading

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METAPHYSICS OF THE CONCRETE

In a 1956 letter to Herbert Aptheker (1956:/1978:394) concerning Aptheker’s recently published book History and Reality, Du Bois once again talks about his philosophy. In this letter he anticipates what he said in the Autobiography concerning philosophy, history and sociology. … Continue reading

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