Letters of the law : race and the fantasy of colorblindness in American law (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Letters of the law : race and the fantasy of colorblindness in American law

Author: Sora Y Han
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Louisiana Books, [2015] ©2015
Series: Cultural lives of law.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the hallmark features of the post-civil rights United States is the reign of colorblindness over national conversations about race and law. But how, precisely, should we understand this notion of colorblindness in the face of enduring racial hierarchy in American society? In Letters of the Law, Sora Han argues that colorblindness is a foundational fantasy of law that not only informs individual and collective  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Han, Sora Y.
Letters of the law : race and the fantasy of colorblindness in American law.
Stanford, California : Stanford Louisiana Books, [2015]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sora Y Han
ISBN: 9780804795012 0804795010 0804789118 9780804789110
OCLC Number: 909908497
Description: 1 online resource (183 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Decompositional rights --
Colorblind judgment --
Racial profiling --
The purloined prisoner.
Series Title: Cultural lives of law.
Responsibility: Sora Y. Han.

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This book is a deconstruction of the fantasy of colorblindness founding American law.  Read more...

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"The enduring power of critical race theory has been its ability to dissect the law, revealing the multitude of ways in which the legal process has reinforced, and continues to reinforce, Read more...

 
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