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Description - Dark Thoughts by Charles C. Lemert

In Dark Thoughts, eminent sociologist Charles Lemert dares to say, and explain, what everyone already knows - that the modern world was built on the need of white people to pretend they are not as dark as the next person. Delving poignantly into the history and literature of domination, Lemert retells key moments of the twentieth-century by profiling figures like W.E.B. DuBois, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Anna Julia Cooper, Nella Larson, Malcolm X, and Muhammad Ali. In a rare and unflinching look at his own complicated history, Lemert also explores his own racism, his struggle with the suicide of his oldest son, as well as growing up as the virtual son of a black mother and his life now as the real father of an African-American daughter. Dark Thoughts speaks to the most urgent social issues at the beginning of the twenty-first century: race relations, multiculturalism, and social justice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415934442
ISBN-10: 0415934443
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles C. Lemert

Charles Lemert is Andrus Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University and is the author of numerous books, most recently Social Things, and Postmodernism is Not What You Think.

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