Critical Race Theory An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0814721354

ISBN-13: 9780814721353

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic

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List price: $20.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 1/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 207
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Jean Stefancic  is Research Professor of Law at Seattle University and is the author of many articles and books on civil rights, law reform, social change, including No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America’s Social Agenda .

Preface to the Second Edition
What Is Critical Race Theory?
Early Origins
Relationship to Previous Movements
Principal Figures
Spin-off Movements
Basic Tenets of Critical Race Theory
How Much Racism Is There in the World?
Organization of This Book
Questions and Comments for Chapter I
Suggested Readings
Hallmark Critical Race Theory Themes
Interest Convergence, Material Determinism, and Racial Realism
Revisionist History
Critique of Liberalism
Structural Determinism
Tools of Thought and the Dilemma of Law Reform
The Empathic Fallacy
Classroom Exercise
Serving Two Masters
Classroom Exercise
Race Remedies Law as a Homeostatic Device
Questions and Comments for Chapter II
Suggested Readings
Legal Storytelling and Narrative Analysis
Opening a Window onto Ignored or Alternative Realities
Cure for Silencing
Storytelling in Court
Storytelling on the Defensive
Questions and Comments for Chapter III
Suggested Readings
Looking Inward
Essentialism and Antiessentialism
Nationalism versus Assimilation
Classroom Exercise
Questions and Comments for Chapter IV
Suggested Readings
Power and the Shape of Knowledge
The Black-White Binary
Critical White Studies
Classroom Exercise
Other Developments: Latino and Asian Critical Thought, Critical Race Feminism, Queer-Crit Theory
Questions and Comments for Chapter V
Suggested Readings
Critiques and Responses to Criticism
Classroom Exercise
Questions and Comments for Chapter VI
Suggested Readings
Critical Race Theory Today
Right-Wing Offensive
Postracialism and a Politics of Triangulation
Unmasking Color Blindness
Race, Class, Welfare, and Poverty
Classroom Exercise
Questions and Comments for Chapter VII
Suggested Readings
The Future
A Critical Race Agenda for the New Century
Likely Responses to the Critical Race Theory Movement
Critical Race Theory Becomes the New Civil Rights Orthodoxy
Critical Race Theory Marginalized and Ignored
Critical Race Theory Analyzed, but Rejected
Partial Incorporation
Classroom Exercise
Questions and Comments for Chapter VIII
Suggested Readings
Glossary of Terms
About the Authors
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