Critical social theory in the interests of black folks
Examining the situations of African Americans in the U.S.A., Lucius Outlaw's essays illustrate over twenty years of work dedicated to articulating a critical theory of society that would account for issues and limiting-factors affecting African-descended peoples in the U.S. Outlaw envisions a democratic order that is not built upon racist projections of the past, but instead seeks a transformative social theory that would help create a truly democratic social order.
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Practical Dimensions 1986
On Race and Class Or On the Prospects
Toward a Critical Theory of Race 1990
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