The Threat of Race: Reflections on Racial Neoliberalism

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 9, 2011 - Social Science - 408 pages
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Written by a renowned scholar of critical race theory, The Threat of Race explores how the concept of race has been historically produced and how it continues to be articulated, if often denied, in today’s world.
  • A major new study of race and racism by a renowned scholar of critical race theory
  • Explores how the concept of race has been historically produced and how it continues to be articulated - if often denied - in today’s world
  • Argues that it is the neoliberal society that fuels new forms of racism
  • Surveys race dynamics throughout various regions of the world - from Western and Northern Europe, South Africa and Latin America, and from Israel and Palestine to the United States
 

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Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
CivilityRaceViolence
DevaStating Discriminations Discriminating Devastations On Racial
Targets of Opportunity On Racial Palestinianization
Precipitating EvaporationOnRacial Europeanization
Revealing Alchemies On Racial Latinamericanization
A Political Theology of Race On Racial Southafricanization
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David Theo Goldberg directs the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute. He is also Professor of Comparative Literature and Criminology, Law and Society, as well as a Fellow of the Critical Theory Institute, at the University of California, Irvine. He has authored several books, including The Racial State (Blackwell, 2002) and Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning (Blackwell, 1993).

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