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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


Juridical Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the socio-legal race problem; namely juridical subordination. The Supreme Court engages in this form of racial subordination when its rulings freeze or impede racial progress ... 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


1 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


Lifting the “Claud-Lorraine Tint” over the Republic: Frances Wright’s Critique of Society and Manners in America

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Frances Wright makes several major contributions to political theory. She served as an essential transitional figure from republicanism to early American socialism. Wright outlined a comprehensive ... 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


Introduction

Daniel Martinez HoSang and Oneka LaBennett

in Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273436
eISBN:
9780520953765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273436.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores a number of questions concerning race using racial formation theory as a point of departure. In their book Racial Formation in the United States, Michael Omi and Howard Winant ... 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


The Hegemony of Race

Victoria Sentas

in Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199674633
eISBN:
9780191772870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674633.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter establishes the conceptual foundations informing the book's study of race, racialisation, and racism in counter-terrorism law and policing. The common sense that Muslim and ethnic ... More


Introduction: Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

in Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The author discusses the critique of compulsory heterosexuality and heteronormativity in queer, feminist, and critical race theory and argues that there is a missing critique of compulsory monogamy ... More


Beyond Ferguson: Integrating Critical Race Theory and the “Social Psychology of Criminal Procedure”

Priscilla Ocen

in The New Criminal Justice Thinking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479831548
eISBN:
9781479801800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831548.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this chapter, Priscilla Ocen responds to Mona Lynch’s essay by applying Lynch’s social psychology model to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and to the problem of discretionary racism more ... More


Conclusion: Polyamory and the Containment of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

in Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, the author summarizes the main points, arguments, and theoretical claims made in the book. The author also identifies questions left unanswered and avenues for further theorizing and ... More


Beyond Color-Blindness and Color-Consciousness

Mark Golub

in Is Racial Equality Unconstitutional?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190683603
eISBN:
9780190683634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683603.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This introductory chapter analyzes how color-blindness discourse functions simultaneously as legal doctrine and as political ideology. As doctrine, “getting beyond race” is the ostensible goal of ... More


Theorizing Racial Violence in American History

Edward González-Tennant

in The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056784
eISBN:
9780813053448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056784.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Chapter 3 González-Tennant explores ways intersectionality helps explain the deep connections between past and present forms of racial violence. Intersectionality frames social inequality as the ... More


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