Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

by Habiba Ibrahim

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ISBN-13: 9781452933733
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 08/14/2012
Series: Difference Incorporated
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 2 MB

About the Author


Habiba Ibrahim is assistant professor of English at the University of Washington.

Table of Contents



Contents

Introduction: The Rising Son of Multiracialism

1. Multiracial Timelines: A Genealogy of Personhood

2. Legitimizing the Deviant Family: Loving vs. Virginia and the Moynihan Report

3. The Whiteness of Maternal Memoirs: Politicizing the Multiracial Child

4. Ambivalent Outcomes: Blackness and the Return of Racial Passing

Conclusion: Dreams of the Father and Potentials Lost

Acknowledgments

Notes

Index

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