Introduction to the Special Issue - An Invitation to Debate: Envisioning an Africa-Centered Perspective, Engaging Sociological Endeavor

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Abstract

This article frames the focus of this special Africana studies issue of Critical Sociology, discussing its theoretical and epistemological necessity for the discipline, its potential for critically informing inquiry within the discipline with respect to Africana social phenomena and human experience, the challenges it poses for the traditional conduct of sociological inquiry, and what the particular pieces selected for this issue contribute to each of these.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-186
Number of pages10
JournalCritical Sociology
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2014

Keywords

  • Africana studies
  • black studies
  • sociology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science

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