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978-0-7391-7598-9 • Hardback • July 2013 • $97.00 • (£75.00)
978-1-4985-1555-9 • Paperback • March 2015 • $51.99 • (£40.00)
978-0-7391-7599-6 • eBook • July 2013 • $49.00 • (£38.00)
John D. Foster is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Chapter 1: Introduction: How Does Racism Continue in Exist in U.S. Society?
Chapter 2: Bureaucrats of Whiteness
Chapter 3: Rationalizing Segregation
Chapter 4: Products of the Retrogression
Chapter 5: Defending White Supremacy
Chapter 6: Antiracism in Progress
Chapter 7: Conclusion: Toward a New Race Discourse
About the Author
Foster (Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) offers a rigorous analysis of white racial discourse today, producing a study that is noteworthy for both its theoretical sophistication and its clarity and approachability. In a series of well-crafted chapters, the author unpacks the fundamental features of race talk, shining a bright light on those elements that explain away, justify, and otherwise facilitate the reproduction of racial inequality. More than just another study of whiteness, this is a penetrating account of dominant uses and understandings of race and power. . . . The study offers a nice complement to Eduardo Bonilla-Silva's widely influential Racism without Racists (CH, Jan'04, 41-3121; 4th ed., CH, Jan'14, 51-2955). Summing Up: Highly Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and above.
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