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About the Author
Ladelle McWhorter is the James Thomas Professor of Philosophy and Professor of the Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program at the University of Richmond. She is author of Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization (IUP, 1999).
Table of Contents
Introduction: Two Great Dangers 1
1 Racism, Race, Race War: In Search of Conceptual Clarity 17
2 A Genealogy of Modern Racism, Part 1: The White Man Cometh 63
3 A Genealogy of Modern Racism, Part 2: From Black Lepers to Idiot Children 97
4 Scientific Racism and the Threat of Sexual Predation 141
5 Managing Evolution: Race Betterment, Race Purification, and the American Eugenics Movement 196
6 Nordics Celebrate the Family 245
7 (Counter) Remembering Racism: An Insurrection of Subjugated Knowledges 294
Works Cited 401
What People are Saying About This
A moving and engaged book that is evidently the product of several years of intense research worn effortlessly.
A significant contribution to our understandings of the concept of race, with particular emphasis on its intersections with concepts of sexuality, and more largely, abnormality.