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More beautiful and more terrible : the embrace and transcendence of racial inequality in the United States

Author: Imani Perry
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Asserts that the U.S. is in a new and distinct phase of racism that is "post-intentional," neither based on intentional discrimination nor drawing upon biological concepts of race

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Imani Perry
ISBN: 9780814767375 0814767370 9780814768181 0814768180
OCLC Number: 916539876
Description: xv, 248 páginas ; 23 cm
Contents: "It wasn't me!" : post intent and correlational racism --
It's all of us : the practice of inequality --
Telling tales out of school : the work of racial narratives --
The house that Jack built : inequality via category --
"I always feel like somebody's watchin' me" : the racing of privacy, voyeurism and surveillance --
Exceptionally yours : racial escape hatches in the contemporary United States --
Black taxes and white wages : the social economy of race --
Conclusion : remediation, or, from proof to possibility.
Responsibility: Imani Perry.

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[Perry] offers provocative essays exploring various aspects of the societal contradictions between continuing racial inequalities and public professions of equality...Perry provides probing and Read more...

 
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