Changing Face of Race in America: The Role of Racial Politics in Shaping Modern America

ISBN: 1592210589
If everyone is against racism now, why does awareness of race have such a deep, if hidden, hold on our consciousness, institutions, and politics? Why does racial thinking still have such a profound impact on the life chances of blacks and whites? The Changing Face of Race is a sociohistorical study of the dynamics of the American black-white racial situation, especially since World War II.

The Changing Face of Race is unique as a critical overview of how racism has changed over time—and how it has not changed. It shows how racial thinking continues to permeate and define America as a nation: through economic inequality, de facto segregation, and a politics of racial division. It takes a critical look at the "postliberal consensus" of the Clinton era and post-Clinton era elites. And it calls for deracialing American politics and society, if there is to be hope of achieving opportunity for all Americans.

Product details

  • Publisher : Africa World Pr (March 15, 2007)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 300 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1592210589
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1592210589
  • Item Weight : 14.6 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.25 x 0.75 x 8 inches
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