Resisting State Violence Radicalism, Gender, and Race in U. S. Culture

ISBN-10: 0816628130

ISBN-13: 9780816628131

Edition: 1997

Authors: Joy James

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African American scholar-activist Joy James offers a stimulating and iconoclastic account of a world in which the United States functions as the political-police centre and uses dehumanization to rationalize violence in foreign policy.
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Book details

List price: $24.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 10/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

W. Richard (Dick) Scott (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology with courtesy appointments in the Graduate School of Business, School of Education, and School of Medicine, Stanford University. He has spent his entire professional career at Stanford and served as the founding director of the Stanford Center for Organizations Research. He is the author of many articles and more than a dozen scholarly books, including two widely used texts in the area of organizations: an early book, Formal Organizations (1962), coauthored with Peter M Blau, and the more recent volume, Organizations: Rational, Natural and Open Systems (1981/1987/1992/1998), now in its 4th edition. Scott is a past fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and was the recipient in 1988 of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Management and Organization Theory Division of the Academy of Management. In 1996, he received the Richard D. Irwin Award for Scholarly Contributions to Management from the Academy of Management.

Foreword
Preface / Reading ... Resistance ...
Acknowledgments
Rage and Resistance Lessons: Political Life and Theory
Introduction
Erasing the Spectacle of Racialized State Violence
Radicalizing Language and Law: Genocide, Discrimination, and Human Rights
Colonial Hangovers: U.S. Policies at Home and Abroad
Hunting Prey: The U.S. Invasion of Panama
The Color(s) of Eros: Cuba as American Obsession
Border-Crossing Alliances: Japanese and African American Women in the State's Household
Cultural Politics: Black Women and Sexual Violence
Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and Gender Abstractions
Symbolic Rage: Prosecutorial Performances and Racialized Representations of Sexual Violence
Coalition Cross Fire: Antiviolence Organizing and Interracial Rape
Teaching, Community, and Political Activism
"Discredited Knowledge" in the Nonfiction of Toni Morrison
Teaching, Intersections, and the Integration of Multiculturalism
Gender, Race, and Radicalism: Reading the Autobiographies of Native and African American Women Activists
Conclusion / United Nations Conventions, Antiracist Feminisms, and Coalition Politics
Notes
Index
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