Crenshaw, Kimberlé Williams (Hrsg.): Seeing Race Again

Countering Colorblindness across the Disciplines
“A powerful compendium on the discourse of colorblindness shaping American society, which forcefully demonstrates that it is not a change of heart but an epistemic shift in a long racial project. Seeing Race Again assembles an impressive array of scholars from diverse academic locations who represent leading and emergent voices in the study of race.”—Roderick A. Ferguson, author of The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference
“Structural white domination shapes social cognition not merely at the individual level but within the supposedly objective academy. But yesterday’s overt racism in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and legal theory is no longer acceptable in a post-civil rights epoch—hence, the shift toward today’s ‘colorblindness.’ This trailblazing and courageous text exposes the ongoing illicit white advantage concealed beneath the pretense of racial neutrality.”—Charles W. Mills, author of Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism
Seeing Race Again offers astute cross-disciplinary analysis of the ideology of colorblindness as a mechanism for perpetuating white supremacy. It also provides a crucial analytical frame for countering it. Valuably recognizing the importance of its project to racial-justice efforts in broader society, Seeing Race Again takes an intellectually pioneering look at the role that the ‘knowledge-production’ industry plays in producing, as well as reproducing, racial hierarchy in academic disciplines as varied as law, history, sociology, psychology, education, and musicology.”— Kimberly West-Faulcon, Professor of Law and James P. Bradley Chair in Constitutional Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Seeing Race Again is an unprecedented collection that examines the longstanding complicities between the American academy and the settler, colonial, and racialized society that it shaped and continues to advantage. With essays from leading lights in their fields, this anthology breaks new ground by revealing how the major disciplines of modern thought promote ‘race-blind’ and ‘post-racial’ methods and values that both advance and obscure past and present patterns of white supremacy, racial impoverishment, disenfranchisement, and the wholesale violations of life at the center of American society. In this moment of racial emergency when Muslim bans are repackaged by the law as mere ‘travel bans,’ Seeing Race Again explains not only how we got here as scholars and intellectuals but also how we might repurpose our disciplines for genuinely emancipatory ends.”— Chandan Reddy, author of Freedom with Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the U.S. State

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Verlag University Presses
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2019
Seitenangabe 432 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in ca. 10-20 Arbeitstagen
Untertitel Countering Colorblindness across the Disciplines
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Abbildungen Trade Paperback; 1 b-w illustration
Masse H22.9 cm x B15.2 cm x D0.8 cm 590 g
Coverlag University of California Press (Imprint/Brand)
Autor*in Crenshaw, Kimberlé Williams (Hrsg.) / Harris, Luke Charles (Hrsg.) / Hosang, Daniel Martinez (Hrsg.) / Lipsitz, George (Hrsg.)