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Systemic Racism A Theory of Oppression

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ISBN-10: 0415952786

ISBN-13: 9780415952781

Edition: 2006

Authors: Joe R. Feagin

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In this book, Feagin develops a theory of systemic racism to interpret the highly racialized character and development of this society. Generally, I ask what distinctive social worlds have been created by racial oppression over nearly four centuries and what this has meant for the people of the United States. Because it is the archetypal and prototypical racism in U.S. society, he focuses centrally in this analysis on white-on-black oppression. After an introductory chapter, he draws in later chapters on the commentaries of black and white Americans in three historical eras-the slavery era, the legal segregation era, and then those of white Americans. Feagin examines how major institutions…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 386
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Joe R. Feagin, currently Ella C. McFadden Professor at Texas A&M University, graduated from Baylor University in 1960 and acquired his Ph.D. in sociology at Harvard University in 1966. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of California (Riverside), University of Texas, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University. Feagin has done much research work on racism and sexism issues and has served as the scholar in residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written 53 books, one of which (Ghetto Revolts) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association achievement award and was the 1999-2000 president…    

Systemic racism
The world of slavery : through the eyes of African Americans
The world of slavery : through the eyes of white Americans
Legal segregation : through the eyes of African Americans
Legal segregation : through the eyes of white Americans
Contemporary racial realities : through the eyes of African Americans
Contemporary racial realities : through the eyes of white Americans
Reprise and assessment : the reality and impact of systemic racism
Epilogue : reducing and eliminating systemic racism