Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America, Third Edition - Table of Contents and Introduction
Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America, 3d ed. (2015)
18 Pages Posted: 14 May 2015
Date Written: May 1, 2015
This casebook presents interdisciplinary, critical perspectives on race and racism and covers the roles of law and history in shaping the meanings of race in the United States. Updates the second edition with new material on implicit bias in the workplace; President Obama's election and "post-racialism;" the Voting Rights Act and restrictions on voting; recurring violence against and harassment of Latino immigrants; book-banning in Arizona; demographic changes and their implications; and the future of affirmative action. Includes new cases such as Shelby County v. Holder and Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, current statistics, and updated references. Features rich historical treatment of major racialized groups in the United States: African Americans, Indians, Latinos/Latinas, Asian Americans, and Whites. Contains chapters on differing implications of enslavement, conquest, colonization, and immigration, as well as on equality, education, freedom of expression, family and sexuality, stereotyping, and crime.
Keywords: race, racism, post-racialism, enslavement, conquest, colonization, immigration, equality, education, freedom of expression, family and sexuality, stereotyping, crime
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