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Amalgamation schemes : antiblackness and the critique of multiracialism

Author: Jared Yates Sexton
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite being heralded as the answer to racial conflict in the post-civil rights United States, the principal political effect of multiracialism is neither a challenge to the ideology of white supremacy nor a defiance of sexual racism. More accurately, Jared Sexton argues in Amalgamation Schemes, multiculturalism displaces both by evoking long-standing tenets of antiblackness and prescriptions for normative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sexton, Jared.
Amalgamation schemes.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008008574
(OCoLC)191760079
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jared Yates Sexton
ISBN: 9780816656639 0816656630
OCLC Number: 318220788
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (345 pages)
Contents: Introduction: On the verge of race --
Beyond the event horizon : the multiracial project --
Scales of coercion and consent : sexual violence, antimiscegenation, and the limits of multiracial America --
There is no (interracial) sexual relationship --
The consequence of race mixture --
The true names of race : blackness and antiblackness in global contexts.
Responsibility: Jared Sexton.
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Despite being heralded as the answer to racial conflict in the post-civil rights United States, the principal political effect of multiracialism is neither a challenge to the ideology of white supremacy nor a defiance of sexual racism. More accurately, Jared Sexton argues in Amalgamation Schemes, multiculturalism displaces both by evoking long-standing tenets of antiblackness and prescriptions for normative sexuality. In this timely and penetrating analysis, Sexton pursues a critique of contemporary multiracialism, from the splintered political initiatives of the multiracial movement to the ac.

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