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Dealing with Racism—Looking for Justice

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For the scholars who disagree with the solutions put forward in the previous chapter, it is whites who must dismantle the racialized society. But since the majority group benefits from the racialized ... More


Theoretical Frames

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

in The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the book's “critical” approach to tort law, one that draws insights from feminist theory, critical race theory, and critical theory and differs from the two tort theories that ... More


Feminist Legal Theory and the Rights of Women

Nicola Lacey

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It would be a misconception to believe that legal feminism as an idea came about only in the late 20th century. Issues regarding feminist thought have for a very long time been issues of great ... More


Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Sora Y. Han

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers original readings of the ideal of colorblindness in canonical cases to the critical study of race and law. It does this by deconstructing and tracing colorblindness as a fantasmatic ... More


Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Katy L. Chiles

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199313501
eISBN:
9780199350728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313501.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Racial thought at the close of the eighteenth century differed radically from that of the nineteenth century, when the concept of race as a fixed biological category would emerge. Instead, many early ... More


Introduction: Masculinities, Multidimensionality, and Law: Why They Need One Another

Ann C. McGinley and Frank Rudy Cooper

in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to explore a new school of legal thought: multidimensional masculinities theory. It attempts to provide a deeper understanding of how ... More


Race, Biomedicine, and Health Injustice

Anthony Ryan Hatch

in Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816696178
eISBN:
9781452954233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The chapter discusses and reviews the three theoretical frameworks that guide the book’s main arguments: critical race theory, biomedicalization, and biopower. It contextualizes and explains the ... More


Legal Theory and Language

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter offers a brief introduction to topics and approaches in legal theory and language. It offers a critical summary of the differences between natural law and legal positivism, describes in ... More


Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Angelina E. Castagno

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Educators across the nation are engaged in well-meaning efforts to address diversity in schools given the current context of NCLB, Race to the Top, and the associated pressures of standardization and ... More


Fixing the Color Line: The Mulatta, American Courts, and the Racial Imaginary

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines judicial decisions regarding racial identity, from anti-miscegenation laws in the colonial period to segregation cases in the mid-twentieth-century, in the context of Pierre ... More


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