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Critical Race Theory: An Introduction

Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic ; foreword by Angela Harris
Format
Book
Published
New York ; London : New York University Press, c2001.
Language
English
Series
Critical America
ISBN
0814719309 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0814719317 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • A. What Is Critical Race Theory? 2
  • B. Early Origins 3
  • C. Relationship to Other Movements 4
  • D. Principal Figures 5
  • E. Spin-off Movements 6
  • F. Basic Tenets of Critical Race Theory 6
  • G. How Much Racism Is There in the World? 9
  • II Hallmark Critical Race Theory Themes 15
  • A. Interest Convergence, Material Determinism, and Racial Realism 16
  • B. Revisionist History 20
  • C. Critique of Liberalism 21
  • D. Structural Determinism 25
  • 1. Tools of Thought and the Dilemma of Law Reform 26
  • 2. Empathic Fallacy 27
  • 3. Serving Two Masters 30
  • 4. Race Remedies Law as a Homeostatic Device 31
  • III Legal Storytelling and Narrative Analysis 37
  • A. Opening a Window onto Ignored or Alternative Realities 39
  • B. Counterstorytelling 42
  • C. Cure for Silencing 43
  • D. Storytelling in Court 45
  • E. Storytelling on the Defensive 46
  • IV Looking Inward 51
  • A. Intersectionality 51
  • B. Essentialism and Anti-Essentialism 56
  • C. Nationalism versus Assimilation 59
  • V Power and the Shape of Knowledge 67
  • A. Black-White Binary 67
  • B. Critical White Studies 74
  • C. Other Developments: Latino and Asian Critical Thought, Critical Race Feminism, Queer-Crit Theory 81
  • VI Critiques and Responses to Criticism 87
  • VII Critical Race Theory Today 101
  • A. 1990s 101
  • B. Capitalism on the Rampage 102
  • 1. Unmasking Color Blindness 103
  • 2. Race, Class, Welfare, and Poverty 107
  • 3. Globalization 111
  • C. Power 113
  • D. Identity 120
  • A. Future 129
  • B. A Critical Race Agenda for the New Century 131
  • C. Likely Responses to Critical Race Theory 133
  • 1. Critical Race Theory Becomes the New Civil Rights Orthodoxy 133
  • 2. Critical Race Theory Marginalized and Ignored 134
  • 3. Critical Race Theory Analyzed, but Rejected 134
  • 4. Partial Incorporation 135.
Description
xxi, 167 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139) and index.
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