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White by law : the legal construction of race

White by law : the legal construction of race

Author: Ian Haney-López
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1996.
Series: Critical America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores state and federal court cases from 1878-1944 in which the court attempted to define the characteristics of white racial identity.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haney-López, Ian.
White by law.
New York : New York University Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95032465
Named Person: Weise ...
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Haney-López
ISBN: 058502460X 9780585024608 9780814750995 0814750990
OCLC Number: 42854257
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages)
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Critical America.
Responsibility: Ian F. Haney López.


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"White by Law's thoughtful analysis of the prerequisite cases offers support for the fundamental critical race theory tenet that race is a social construct reinforced by law. Haney Lopez has blazed a Read more...

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