Racist Symbols and Reparations: Philosophical Reflections on Vestiges of the American Civil War

Racist Symbols and Reparations: Philosophical Reflections on Vestiges of the American Civil War

by George Schedler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847686760

ISBN-13: 9780847686766

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

In this book, George Schedler offers moral and legal perspectives on two legacies of the Civil War: the adoption of the Confederate flag by Southern states and the question of African American reparations. Schedler's analysis of reparations focuses on the principle that whatever the enslaved would have earned and enjoyed had they not been enslaved should

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Overview

In this book, George Schedler offers moral and legal perspectives on two legacies of the Civil War: the adoption of the Confederate flag by Southern states and the question of African American reparations. Schedler's analysis of reparations focuses on the principle that whatever the enslaved would have earned and enjoyed had they not been enslaved should determine compensation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847686766
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Series:
Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy Series
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Confederate Battle Flag: Racist or Multicultural Symbol? Chapter 2 Overview Chapter 3 Moral Limits on Flag Designs Chapter 4 Incorporation of the Battle Flag as Racist Chapter 5 First and Fourteenth Amendment Issues Chapter 6 A Racially Neutral Purpose for the Battle Flag Chapter 7 Recommendations Part 8 Black Reparations Chapter 9 Reparations for Slavery Chapter 10 Compensation for de Jure Segregation Part 11 Conclusion Chapter 12 Common Threads

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