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Racial Thinking in the United States Uncompleted Independence (The African American Intellectual Heritage) by

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethnic studies,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Africa - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Ethnicity,
  • Public opinion,
  • Race awareness,
  • Race relations,
  • Racism,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPaul Spickard (Editor), G. Reginald Daniel (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9565881M
ISBN 100268041032
ISBN 109780268041038

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Description. Racial Thinking in the United States is a comprehensive reassessment of the ideas that Americans have had about race. This useful book draws on the skills and perspectives of nine scholars from the fields of history, sociology, theology, American studies, and ethnic studies. "All racial categories are constructed, but none so laboriously as the 'yellow' of East Asians. This learned and stimulating book ranges across a half-dozen centuries of writing to tell the story of East Asians' transformation from 'white' to 'yellow' (and many hues in between) and their homogenization as members of a 'Mongolian' by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Independence possible / Paul Spickard, G. Reginald Daniel --PART NG RACIAL HIERARCHY IN SLAVERY AND COLONIALISM --Either black or white: race, modernity, and the law of the excluded middle / G. Reginald Daniel --Mustefinos are white by . Racial Thinking in the United States is a comprehensive reassessment of the ideas that Americans have had about race. This useful book draws on the skills and perspectives of nine scholars from the fields of history, sociology, theology, American studies, and ethnic : $

Racial thinking in the United States: uncompleted independence / edited by Paul Spickard & G. Reginald Daniel. Format Book Published Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, c Racially mixed people--Race identity--United States. Social movements--United States. Public opinion- . UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies professor Michael Omi is perhaps best known for his treatise on race in America, first published in with co-author Howard Winant, a professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara.A third edition of Racial Formation in the United States was published July and radically revises their initial theory of racial formation. Post-racial United States is a theoretical environment in which the United States is free from racial preference, discrimination, and prejudice. One of the earliest uses of the term "post-racial" to describe the United States was in an October 5, , article in The New York Times titled "Compact Set Up for 'Post-Racial' South". Racism in the United States has existed since the colonial era, when white Americans were given legally or socially sanctioned privileges and rights while these same rights were denied to other races and minorities. European Americans—particularly affluent white Anglo-Saxon Protestants—enjoyed exclusive privileges in matters of education, immigration, voting rights, citizenship, land.