Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2009-03-03
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This reader provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview, bringing together the core ideas of authors who have helped to shape the study of race and racism and allowing readers to gain a feel for the changing terms of theoretical debate over time.

Table of Contents

Origins and Transformations
First impressions
The Idiom of Race
Race and Racism
Race Relations
Who Invented the Concept of Race?
Robert Bernasconi
The Conservations of Races
Racial Beliefs in Americ
Racism and Difference
On Antiracism
Sociology, Race and Social Theory
The Nature of Race Relations
Race Relations in Sociological Theory
Apropos the Idea of 'Race'...Again
Old and New Identities, Old and New Ethnicities
Beyond Black
Racial Knowledge
Racism and Anti-Semitism
The Jews: Myth and Counter-Myth
Elements of Anti-Semitism
Modernity, Racism, Extermination
Are Jews White?
Sander L. Gilman
Looking Jewish, Seeing Jews
Colonialism, Race and the Other
The Fact of Blackness
Imperial Culture
The White Family of Man
Under Western Eyes
Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers
Race, Time and the Revision of Modernity
Feminism, Difference and Identity
Racism and Feminism
White Woman Listen!
Black Feminist Thought
Third Wave Black Feminism?
Kimberly Springer
Race and Rights
Difference, Diversity, Differentiation
White Women, Race Matters
Changing Boundaries and Spaces
The Dialectics of Diasporic Identification
Identity and Diversity in Postmodern Politics
All About Eve, Critical White Studies, and Getting Over Whiteness
Crenshaw Race, Reform and Retrenchment
America Again at the Crossroads
Racial Trends in the United States
From Bi-Racial to Tri-Racial
Racial Identity and Racial Identification
Anthony Appiah
Race and Racism
Guide to Further Reading
Key Questions
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