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By Masaki Kawashima

ISBN-10: 9811019762

ISBN-13: 9789811019760

Powerfully synthesizing significant currents within the box, this ebook addresses the difficulty of inequality throughout American politics and society, utilizing race as a lens for the exploration of significant issues in American historical past. It considers the idea that of race as a social development, opposed to the historical past of the old struggles for “fairness” in a society in response to the framework of democracy, whose precept is that majority’s consent be beneficial for the achievement of “justice.”

Foregrounding difficulties of race, capital, and political economic system, it rather examines the connections among race and sophistication, the connection of slavery and nationwide politics, and the distinct highbrow framework that american citizens have built to debate “race.”
Offering a close account of civil rights laws, an summary of immigration legislation and coverage, and finished overviews of debates approximately affirmative motion, immigration, and the motives and ideas to racialized city poverty, this e-book emphasizes what's exact concerning the usa and gives a different comparative framework for wondering America’s racial past.

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