Cloth $48.00 ISBN: 9780226138602 Published January 2002
Paper $24.00 ISBN: 9780226138619 Published March 2003

Black Visions

The Roots of Contemporary African-American Political Ideologies

Michael C. Dawson

Michael C. Dawson

352 pages | 8 line drawings, 37 tables | 6 x 9 | © 2001
Cloth $48.00 ISBN: 9780226138602 Published January 2002
Paper $24.00 ISBN: 9780226138619 Published March 2003
This stunning book represents the most comprehensive analysis to date of the complex relationships between black political thought and black political identity and behavior. Ranging from Frederick Douglass to rap artist Ice Cube, Michael C. Dawson brilliantly illuminates the history and current role of black political thought in shaping political debate in America.

American Political Science Association: APSA-Ralph J. Bunche Award
Won

Natnl Conf Black Political Scientists: W.E.B. Du Bois Book Award
Won

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Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: The Contours of Black Political Thought
2. Black Ideologies and Black Public Opinion
3. Visions of a Black Nation: Black Nationalism and African-American Political Thought
4. A Vision of Their Own: Identity and Black Feminist Ideology
5. Black and Red: Black Marxism and Black Liberation
6. A Vision of Freedom Larger Than America Is Prepared to Accept? The Diverse Shades of Black Liberalism
7. Conclusion: The Future Evolution of Black Political Thought, Black Politics, and American Political Thought
Appendix
References
Index
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