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By Masaki Kawashima

ISBN-10: 9811019762

ISBN-13: 9789811019760

Powerfully synthesizing significant currents within the box, this ebook addresses the problem of inequality throughout American politics and society, utilizing race as a lens for the exploration of significant issues in American background. It considers the idea that of race as a social building, opposed to the heritage of the ancient struggles for “fairness” in a society in response to the framework of democracy, whose precept is that majority’s consent be useful for the success of “justice.”

Foregrounding difficulties of race, capital, and political economic system, it rather examines the connections among race and sophistication, the connection of slavery and nationwide politics, and the precise highbrow framework that americans have built to debate “race.”
Offering a close account of civil rights laws, an summary of immigration legislations and coverage, and complete overviews of debates approximately affirmative motion, immigration, and the explanations and strategies to racialized city poverty, this ebook emphasizes what's distinct concerning the usa and provides a distinct comparative framework for puzzling over America’s racial past.

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