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White by Law

The Legal Construction of Race

White by Law( )
Author: López, Ian Haney
Series title:Critical America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8147-5137-4
Publication Date:Aug 1997
Publisher:New York University Press
Imprint:NYU Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

Insightful look at how legal definitions of race and racism perpetuate racial inequality

Lily white. White knights. The white dove of peace. White lie, white list, white magic. Our language and our culture are suffused, often subconsciously, with positive images of whiteness. Whiteness is so inextricably linked with the status quo that few whites, when asked, even identify themselves as such. And yet when asked what they would have to be paid to live as a black person,...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds



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