Race, Power, and the Obama Legacy

Race, Power, and the Obama Legacy

by Pierre Orelus

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612058795
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/19/2015
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Pierre Wilbert Orelus is Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at New Mexico State University. He has received several awards, including the Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity (2013) award. Professor Orelus’ most recent books include: On Language, Democracy, and Social Justice: Noam Chomsky’s Critical Intervention (with Noam Chomsky, 2014) and Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society: Beyond Linguistic Apartheid (2014).

Table of Contents

Foreword by Mike Cole Introduction by Curry Malott 1. Race, Power, Obama’s Presidency and Legacy 2. Obama Dancing with Voucher Capitalism and White Hegemony 3. Obama Caught at the Crossroad of Black Masculinity and White Patriarchy 4. Obama: A Black Face of the US Imperialist and Neocolonial Power? 5. Obama Trapped in Professor Luis Gates’s and Sgt. Crowley’s Racial Storm 6. Beyond Obama's Historical Symbolism: A Conversation with Eduardo Bonilla-Silva 7. Obama’s Foreign Policy and Its Implications for His legacy Afterword by Paul R. Carr

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