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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 3A03
Professor
Lina Samuel
Semester
Spring

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Du BoisBiographical Sketch Not regarded as a central socio figure Reading suggests 2 reasons for this 1 Dismissial of du bois as empiricalbizarre cuz positism is builton it 2 subjective element of his workconnected to his own lived exp of being african american black wrote subjective essay slave songs poetry a black man analyzing intersention between race and class how could he not write about his own exper Writers write about his race bringing him dowon or would have been parallel to marx durkheim Father abandons kids and wifewife suffer to make ends meet and suffers a strokehe them enters work force ie menial work like waiter Racism is one type of subordinationgerman antismeinitism had commonalities with racism in america type he experIn eu this racial consciousness transformswhite pple there had lil rprejudice against him unlike germany found himself with white folks who did not pause to regard him as subhuman h
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