American Mixed Race: The Culture of

American Mixed Race: The Culture of "Microdiversity"

by Naomi Zack
     
 

This exciting multidisciplinary collection brings together twenty-two original essays by scholars on the cutting edge of racial theory, who address both the American concept of race and the specific problems experienced by those who do not fit neatly into the boxes society requires them to check.

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This exciting multidisciplinary collection brings together twenty-two original essays by scholars on the cutting edge of racial theory, who address both the American concept of race and the specific problems experienced by those who do not fit neatly into the boxes society requires them to check.

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Humanity and Society
These essays provide interesting and evocative interpretations and analyses of the history of American understandings of race.
Jorge Garcia
It may be the most important work yet in a movement that could change all our racial discourse in the classrooms, on suburban streets and in the alleys of our cities, in our political debates, and in our innermost understanding of who we are.
Lewis R. Gordon
A valuable aid for anyone doing serious research on the meanings of race in the American context, and . . . a valuable educational resource for students of the subject as well.
Ethics: An International Journal of Social
A thought-provoking collection that addresses the concerns of a growing social movement.
Ethics
A thought-provoking collection that addresses the concerns of a growing social movement.
Humanity & Society
These essays provide interesting and evocative interpretations and analyses of the history of American understandings of race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847680122
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.13(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

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Lewis R. Gordon
A valuable aid for anyone doing serious research on the meanings of race in the American context, and . . . a valuable educational resource for students of the subject as well.
Jorge Garcia
It may be the most important work yet in a movement that could change all our racial discourse in the classrooms, on suburban streets and in the alleys of our cities, in our political debates, and in our innermost understanding of who we are.

Meet the Author

Naomi Zack is assistant professor of philosophy at the State University of New York, Albany.

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