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The Quest of the Silver Fleece

The Quest of the Silver Fleece Book Reviews 161 this school include being the first to institutionalize Overall, this essay not only provided my inspi- method triangulation, utilize insider researchers, ration for the moniker, Atlanta Sociological openly acknowledge the limitations of its research, Laboratory, it provided evidence of the sophistica- and incorporate a methods section into its investiga- tion of sociological instruction and research at a tions, the predominately Black institution (PBI) was PBI during an era where Blacks were considered an exception among its peers, Black and White, con- subhuman by many and noncontributors to the dis- cerning the quality and impact of its sociological cipline of sociology by most. instruction and research. In this essay, “The Laboratory in Sociology at Atlanta University,” Du Bois (1903) outlines the program’s curriculum and REFEREnCES research accomplishments. Morris, Aldon. 2015. Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois The instruction of sociology at Atlanta University and the Birth of Modern Sociology. Berkeley: began curiously as it was introduced to students clan- University of California Press. destinely in the late 1880s, where it was cloaked Wright, Earl, II. 2016. The First American School within courses including economics and theology. of Sociology: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Atlanta This was done because http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sociology of Race and Ethnicity SAGE

The Quest of the Silver Fleece

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity , Volume 4 (1): 2 – Jan 1, 2018

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SAGE
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© American Sociological Association 2017
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2332-6492
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2332-6506
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10.1177/2332649217751682
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Book Reviews 161 this school include being the first to institutionalize Overall, this essay not only provided my inspi- method triangulation, utilize insider researchers, ration for the moniker, Atlanta Sociological openly acknowledge the limitations of its research, Laboratory, it provided evidence of the sophistica- and incorporate a methods section into its investiga- tion of sociological instruction and research at a tions, the predominately Black institution (PBI) was PBI during an era where Blacks were considered an exception among its peers, Black and White, con- subhuman by many and noncontributors to the dis- cerning the quality and impact of its sociological cipline of sociology by most. instruction and research. In this essay, “The Laboratory in Sociology at Atlanta University,” Du Bois (1903) outlines the program’s curriculum and REFEREnCES research accomplishments. Morris, Aldon. 2015. Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois The instruction of sociology at Atlanta University and the Birth of Modern Sociology. Berkeley: began curiously as it was introduced to students clan- University of California Press. destinely in the late 1880s, where it was cloaked Wright, Earl, II. 2016. The First American School within courses including economics and theology. of Sociology: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Atlanta This was done because

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