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Race, Racism & American Law

  • Edition : 6th ed., 2008
  • Author(s) : Bell
    • ISBN: 9780735575745
    • SKU: 93231
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Hardcover


    List Price: $313.00

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    • ISBN: 9780735575745
    • SKU: 93231R
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Hardcover


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This groundbreaking casebook the first published specifically for the course examines the role of racism in a society with growing disparities in income, wealth, and opportunity. Race, Racism & American serves as the foundation of a lively and enlightening course. This carefully crafted text offers a scope and depth of coverage unavailable elsewhere.

Features include:
Interdisciplinary excerpts from historical, sociological, and psychological publications, providing comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the subject;
Creative hypothetical exercises in consciousness-raising that helps students realize the insidious nature and complex consequences of racism in the United States;
Coverage of the racial barriers facing Latino and Asian minorities;
Commentary on the Supreme Court s conception of color-blind society and its effects on voting, employment, and affirmative action;
Discussion of Professor Lani Guinier's views on proportional representation;
Consideration of the disproportionately high percentage of blacks and Hispanics in American Prisons;
Cases in employment discrimination.