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Leverage: Racial Realism in the Professions and Business

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines racial realism in white-collar and professional employment. It focuses on medicine, journalism, and marketing, providing evidence of the strong support for hiring on the basis ... More


Displaying Race for Dollars: Racial Realism in Media and Entertainment

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores racial realism in the advertising and entertainment industries (movies, TV, and professional sports). These cases are distinctive because they are almost totally focused on ... More


Bringing Practice, Law, and Values Together

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter suggests several possible principles for reform that could guide attempts to bring law and practice closer together in a way that accepts at least some racial realism but is also in line ... More


After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

John D. Skrentny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? As a nation, we rely on civil rights law to address this question, and the monumental Civil Rights Act of 1964 seemingly answered ... More


White Harlem: Toward the Performative Limits of Blackness

in Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389981
eISBN:
9780226390000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390000.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that folk theories posit race as a kind of “achieved” characteristic, claiming that racial authenticity is often achieved through performances and practices—usually, although not ... More


Setting Aside Hope: A Pragmatist Approach to Racial Justice

Shannon Sullivan

in Pragmatism and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that black Americans’ hope that political struggle can achieve racial justice tends to be a harmful emotion they should avoid. It contends that rather than draw on Cornel West’s ... More


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