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White by law : the legal construction of race

Explores state and federal court cases from 1878-1944 in which the court attempted to define the characteristics of white racial identity
eBook, English, ©1996
New York University Press, New York, ©1996
1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages)
9780585024608, 9780814750995, 058502460X, 0814750990
Note on whiteness
White lines
Racial restrictions in the law of citizenship
The prerequisite cases
Ozawa and Thind
The legal constructions of race
White race-consciousness
The value to whites of whiteness
Appendix A. The racial prerequisite cases
Appendix B. Excerpts from selected prerequisite cases access the electronic book.