Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism

Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism

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by Derrick Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465068146

ISBN-13: 9780465068142

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Basic Books


The noted civil rights activist uses allegory and historical example to present a radical vision of the persistence of racism in America. These essays shed light on some of the most perplexing and vexing issues of our day: affirmative action, the disparity between civil rights law and reality, the “racist outbursts” of some black leaders, the…  See more details below

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The noted civil rights activist uses allegory and historical example to present a radical vision of the persistence of racism in America. These essays shed light on some of the most perplexing and vexing issues of our day: affirmative action, the disparity between civil rights law and reality, the “racist outbursts” of some black leaders, the temptation toward violent retaliation, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465068142
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
290,747
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 5.24(h) x 0.61(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction. Divining Our Racial Themes1
1Racial Symbols: A Limited Legacy15
2The Afrolantica Awakening32
3The Racial Preference Licensing Act47
4The Last Black Hero65
5Divining a Racial Realism Theory89
6The Rules of Racial Standing109
7A Law Professor's Protest127
8Racism's Secret Bonding147
9The Space Traders158
Epilogue. Beyond Despair195
Notes201
Index215

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