Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge

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  • ISBN-13: 9781439910610
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 6/15/2013
  • Edition description: 3rd Edition
  • Pages: 856
  • Sales rank: 741,385
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Richard Delgado, University Professor of Law at Seattle University, is one of the founding members of the Conference on Critical Race Theory. Winner of the Association of American Law Schools' 1995 Clyde Ferguson Award for outstanding law professor of color, he is the author of numerous articles in the law review literature on civil rights and 28 books, including Failed Revolutions, Words that Wound, The Rodrigo Chronicles, and Critical White Studies (Temple). 

Jean Stefancic, Research Professor of Law at Seattle University, is the author of leading articles and books on Critical Race Theory, Latino/a scholarship, and social change, including No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America's Social Agenda (Temple) and How Lawyers Lose Their Way: A Profession Fails Its Creative Minds.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Introduction
Suggested Readings

PART I    CRITIQUE OF LIBERALISM

1    After We’re Gone: Prudent Speculations on America in a Postracial Epoch  •  Derrick A. Bell, Jr.
2    The Chronicles, My Grandfather’s Stories, and Immigration Law: The Slave Traders Chronicle as Racial History  •  Michael A. Olivas
3    The New Racial Preferences  •  Devon W. Carbado and Cheryl I. Harris
4    When the First Quail Calls: Multiple Consciousness as Jurisprudential Method  •  Mari J. Matsuda
5    A Critique of “Our Constitution is Color-Blind”  •  Neil Gotanda
6    Liberal McCarthyism and the Origins of Critical Race Theory  •  Richard Delgado
7    Forbidden Conversations on Race, Privacy, and Community  •  Charles R. Lawrence III

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART II    STORYTELLING, COUNTERSTORYTELLING, AND NAMING ONE'S OWN REALITY

8    Property Rights in Whiteness: Their Legal Legacy, Their Economic  Costs  •  Derrick A. Bell, Jr.
9    Storytelling for Oppositionists and Others: A Plea for Narrative  •  Richard Delgado
10    The Richmond Narratives  •  Thomas Ross
11    Translating Yonnondio by Precedent and Evidence: The Mashpee Indian Case  •  Gerald Torres and Kathryn Milun
12    Alchemical Notes: Reconstructing Ideals from Deconstructed Rights  •  Patricia J. Williams
13    A Furious Kinship: Critical Race Theory and the Hip-Hop Nation  •  andré douglas pond cummings

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART III    REVISIONIST INTERPRETATIONS OF HISTORY AND CIVIL RIGHTS PROGRESS

14    Documents of Barbarism: The Contemporary Legacy of European Racism and Colonialism in the Narrative Traditions of Federal Indian Law  •  Robert A. Williams, Jr.
15    Desegregation as a Cold War Imperative  •  Mary L. Dudziak
16    Liberal McCarthyism: How Four Radical Professors Lost Their Jobs and How Their Displacement Contributed to the Dissemination of Critical Thought •  Richard Delgado
17    The “Caucasian Cloak ”:  Mexican Americans and the Politics of Whiteness in the Twentieth-Century Southwest  •  Ariela J. Gross
18    Did the First Justice Harlan Have a Black Brother?  •  James W. Gordon

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART IV    CRITICAL UNDERSTANDINGS OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE UNDERPINNINGS OF RACE AND RACISM

19    Words That Wound: A Tort Action for Racial Insults, Epithets, and Name-Calling  •  Richard Delgado
20    Law as Microagression  •  Peggy C. Davis
21    Implicit Bias, Election 2008, and the Myth of a Postracial America  •  Gregory S. Parks and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
22    Trojan Horses of Race  •  Jerry Kang
23    Working Identity  •  Devon W. Carbado and Mitu Gulati
24    The Social Construction of Race  •  Ian F. Haney López
25    Cracking the Egg: Which Came First—Stigma or Affirmative Action?  •  Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Emily Houh, and Mary Campbell

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART V     CRIME

26    Race Ipsa Loquitur:  Of Reasonable Racists, Intelligent Bayesians, and Involuntary Negrophobes  •  Jody D. Armour
27    The New Jim Crow  •  Michelle Alexander
28    Racially Based Jury Nullification: Black power in the Criminal Justice System  •  Paul Butler
29    Race and Self-Defense: Toward a Normative Conception of Reasonableness  •  Cynthia Kwei Yung Lee

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART VI    STRUCTURAL DETERMINISM

30    Serving Two Masters: Integration Ideals and Client Interests in School Desegregation Litigation  •  Derrick A. Bell, Jr.
31    The Id, the Ego, and Equal Protection: Reckoning with Unconscious Racism  •  Charles R. Lawrence III
32    Images of the Outsider in American Law and Culture:  Can Free Expression Remedy Systemic Social Ills?  •  Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic
33    Race and the U.S.-Mexican Border: Tracing the Trajectories of Conquest  •  Juan F. Perea

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART VII    RACE, SEX, CLASS, AND THEIR INTERSECTIONS

34    Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory •  Angela P. Harris
35    A Hair Piece: Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Gender  •  Paulette M. Caldwell
36    From Practice to Theory, or What Is a White Woman Anyway?  •  Catharine A. MacKinnon
37    The Employer Preference for the Subservient Worker and the Making of the Brown-Collar Workplace  •  Leticia M. Saucedo

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

PART VIII    ESSENTIALISM AND ANTIESSENTIALISM

38    “The Black Community,” Its Lawbreakers, and a Politics of Identification  •  Regina Austin
39    Traces of the Master Narrative in the Story of African American–Korean American Conflict: How We Constructed “Los Angeles”  •  Lisa C. Ikemoto
40    Obscuring the Importance of Race: The Implication of Making Comparisons Between Racism and Sexism (or Other -isms)
•  Trina Grillo and Stephanie M. Wildman
41    A House Divided: The Invisibility of the Multiracial Family  •  Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Jacob Willig-Onwuachi

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART IX    GAY-LEBSIAN QUEER ISSUES

42    Gendered Inequality  •  Elvia R. Arriola
43    Sexual Politics and Social Change  •  Darren Lenard Hutchinson
44    Racing the Closet  •  Russell K. Robinson 

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART X    BEYOND THE BLACK-WHITE BINARY

45    The Black-White Binary Paradigm of Race  •  Juan F. Perea
46    Toward an Asian American Legal Scholarship: Critical Race Theory, Poststructuralism, and Narrative Space  •  Robert S. Chang
47    Race and Erasure: The Salience of Race to Latinos/as  •  Ian F. Haney López
48    Mexican Americans and Whiteness  •  George A. Martinez
49    A Rage Shared by Law: Post–September 11 Racial Violence as Crimes of Passion  •  Muneer I. Ahmad
50    In Defense of the Black-White Binary: Reclaiming a Tradition of Civil Rights Scholarship  •  Roy L. Brooks and Kirsten Widner
51    Racial Classification in America: Where Do We Go from Here?  •  Kenneth Prewitt

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART XI    CULTURAL NATIONALISM AND SEPARATISM

52    Rodrigo’s Chronicle  •  Richard Delgado
53    Much Respect: Toward a Hip-Hop Theory of Punishment  •  Paul Butler
54    Legal Violence and the Chicano Movement  •  Ian F. Haney López
55    Demise of the Talented Tenth: The Increasing Underrepresentation of Ascendant Blacks at Selective Higher Education Institutions  •  Kevin Brown and Jeannine Bell
56    Law as a Eurocentric Enterprise  •  Kenneth B. Nunn

From the Editors: Issues and Comments
Suggested Readings

PART XII    INTERGROUP RELATIONS

57    Embracing the Tar Baby: Lat-Crit Theory and the Sticky Mess of Race  •  Leslie G. Espinoza and Angela P. Harris
58    Our Next Race Question: The Uneasiness Between Blacks and Latinos  •  Jorge Klor de Alva, Earl Shorris, and Cornel West
59    Afro-Mexicans and the Chicano Movement: The Unknown Story  •  Tanya Katerí Hernández
60    Beyond Racial Identity Politics: Toward a Liberation Theory for Multicultural Democracy  •  Manning Marable
61    Rethinking Alliances: Agency, Responsibility, and Interracial Justice  •  Eric K. Yamamoto

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

PART XIII    LEGAL INSTITUTIONS, CRITICAL PEDAGOGY, AND MINORITIES IN THE LAW

62    The Civil Rights Chronicles: The Chronicle of the DeVine Gift  •  Derrick A. Bell, Jr.
63    The Imperial Scholar: Reflections on a Review of Civil Rights Literature  •  Richard Delgado
64    Who is Excellent?  •  Mari J. Matsuda
65    Complimentary Discrimination and Complementary Discrimination in Faculty Hiring  •  Angela Onwuachi-Willig

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

PART XIV    CRITICAL RACE FEMINISM

66    Stealing Away: Black Women, Outlaw Culture, and the Rhetoric of Rights  •  Monica J. Evans
67    Máscaras, Trenzas, y Greñas: (Un)masking the Self While (Un)Braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse  •  Margaret E. Montoya
68    Converging Stereotypes in Racialized Sexual Harassment: Where the Model Minority Meets Suzie Wong  •  Sumi K. Cho
69    Of Woman Born: Courage and Strength to Survive in the Maquiladoras of Reynosa and Río Bravo, Tamaulipas  •  Elvia Rosales Arriola

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

PART XV    CRITICISM AND SELF-ANALYSIS

70    Racial Critiques of Legal Academia  •  Randall L. Kennedy
71    Derrick Bell—Race and Class: The Dilemma of Liberal Reform  •  Alan D. Freeman
72    Telling Stories Out of School: An Essay on Legal Narratives •  Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry
73    A Systemic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools  •  Richard H. Sander

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

PART XVI    CRITICAL RACE PRAXIS

74    Fidelity to Community: A Defense of Community Lawyering  •  Anthony V. Alfieri
75    The Work We Know So Little About  •  Gerald P. López
76    Making the Invisible Visible: The Garment Industry’s Dirty Laundry  •  Julie A. Su
77    Vampires Anonymous and Critical Race Practice  •  Robert A. Williams, Jr.

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

PART XVII    CRITICAL WHITE STUDIES

78    White by Law  •  Ian F. Haney López
79    Innocence and Affirmative Action  •  Thomas Ross
80    Language and Silence: Making Systems of Privilege Visible  •  Stephanie M. Wildman with Adrienne D. Davis
81    White Latinos  •  Ian F. Haney López
82    Rodrigo’s Portent: California and the Coming Neocolonial Order  •  Richard Delgado

From the Editors: Issues and Comments 
Suggested Readings

Contributors
Index

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