Unformatted text preview: sociology. In 1896, aFer deciding to focus his studies on empirical sociology, par±cularly the study of Black culture in the U.S., he began working at the University of Pennsylvania conduc±ng a sociological study of Black culture in Philadelphia. Shortly aFer, he moved into a posi±on of responsibility at Atlanta University involving the Atlanta Conferences. The objec±ve of the Atlanta Conference, as explained by Du Bois, was to deploy several di³erent methods to span the various aspects related to the social condi±on of the American Negro. Du Bois employed reliable scien±´c methods and revealed many facts and condi±ons through thorough measurements and observa±ons over ±me. W. E. B. Du Bois’ work with sociological studies related to the American Negro experience was not only revolu±onary to the development of the worlds understanding of the blacks in America but also helped to further expand sociology as a science in the scien±´c world....
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- Spring '13
- Sociology, W. E. B. Du Bois, Du Bois, B. Du Bois, American negro