Chapter 19. Some Reflections on Challenges Posed to Social Scientific Method by the Study of Race

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Jane Anna Gordon

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch19

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Gordon, J. A. (2007) Some Reflections on Challenges Posed to Social Scientific Method by the Study of Race, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • race studies;
  • social scientific method;
  • model of humanistic science;
  • humanistic quantitative studies of race;
  • W. E. B. Du Bois

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • W. E. B. Du Bois as a Model of Humanistic Science of Race

  • Humanistic Quantitative Studies of Race

  • Qualitative Humanistic Work on Race

  • Changing Scientific Metaphors

  • Conclusion