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The Dark Side of the Force: One Hundred Years of the Sociology of Race

Howard Winant

in Sociology in America

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780226090948
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226090962 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0016
The Dark Side of the Force: One Hundred Years of the Sociology of Race

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This chapter focuses on the meaning of race in 1905. It addresses the following questions: How has the meaning of race changed, how has it developed, and how has it been challenged as it came down to the present day? To what extent has sociology influenced general conceptions of race, and to what extent has the field itself been shaped by racial meanings and racial conflicts?

Keywords: sociology; race; racial meanings; racial conflicts

Chapter.  15980 words. 

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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