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Pan Africanism in the African Diaspora: An Analysis of Modern Afrocentric Political Movements (African American Life)

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This groundbreaking volume analyzes important case studies of Black political movements since the 1960s and the impact of the movements on the African-American community. Previous studies on this subject have been largely historical in nature, focusing on the thought of nineteenth-century Pan Africanist or early twentieth-century formal Pan African movements, such as those led by W. E. B. Du Bois and Marcus Garvey. In this book, Walters analyzes heretofore largely unaddressed cases in which African-American societies forged connections with others in the Diaspora within the framework of significant political movements. He applies social science theory to the analysis of the cases, based on the proposition that Pan African studies - a subject within the broad field of Africana Studies - is itself very diverse and lends itself to analysis by an unlimited number of modern disciplinary approaches and perspectives. Walters uses the tools of comparative politics for examining similar Black and white social institutions and organizations in the United States and other countries and for creating a "tailored" Pan African perspective as a criteria with which to describe the interactive relationships between the American Black community and Blacks in Britain, South Africa, Brazil, and the Caribbean. He fashions a unique and radically new perspective and model for addressing the age-old question of the African continuum by advancing the notion that Pan Africanism can be about the struggle for community - a struggle not incompatible with efforts to change the State. His is a twenty-first century view of race relations and classes in the post-modern era of capitalism. Pan Africanism in the AfricanDiaspora is broadly a work of political science in that it is concerned with political phenomena and applies methods of analysis from that field. Nevertheless, it is also interdisciplinary in content, perspective, and analytical approach. Walters' new data transcends the noti

Book News Annotation:

Walters (political science, Howard U.) uses the tools of comparative politics for examining similar Black and white social institutions and organizations in the US and other countries and for creating a "tailored" Pan African perspective as a criteria with which to describe the interactive relationships between the American Black community and Blacks in Britain, South Africa, Brazil, and the Caribbean.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-434) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780814321843
Author:
Walters, Ronald W.
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Location:
Detroit :
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Africans
Subject:
Black nationalism
Subject:
Pan-africanism
Subject:
African diaspora
Subject:
Africans -- Politics and government.
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
African American life series
Series Volume:
9452
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
450
Dimensions:
9.31x6.34x1.24 in. 1.70 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy

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