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33 Race and the Fourteenth Amendment

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By no stretch of the imagination does the Constitution of 1787 represent the last word on race, sex, and citizenship. This chapter traces the law of race through modern times, chiefly through the lens of the multiple layers of interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The law as it relates to both citizenship and sex will be discussed in that order in the following two chapters. The treatment of race in the 1787  Read more...
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ISBN: 9780674724891 9780674726499
Publication:EPSTEIN, RICHARD A.; The Classical Liberal Constitution; 521; Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2014
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 8182702237
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By no stretch of the imagination does the Constitution of 1787 represent the last word on race, sex, and citizenship. This chapter traces the law of race through modern times, chiefly through the lens of the multiple layers of interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The law as it relates to both citizenship and sex will be discussed in that order in the following two chapters. The treatment of race in the 1787 Constitution was, in any point of view, both limited and decidedly negative. The Fugitive Slave Clause did not use the word ʺslave,ʺ but it did require all persons

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