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Author Kyriakides, Christopher, author

Title Race defaced : paradigms of pessimism, politics of possibility / Christopher Kyriakides and Rodolfo D. Torres
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 235 pages)
Contents Hopeful subjects and the 'system of natural liberty' -- The weakness of whiteness -- From social democratic race relations to multicultural capitalism -- Other than Mexicans -- What may I hope? -- A prelude to class
Summary AndDIV & From Manifest Destiny to the White Man's Burden, Harold Macmillan to Tony Blair, and John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama-the historical development of racial doctrine has been closely connected to the relationship between radical and conservative politics. This book compares different forms of racism and anti-racism in the United States and Great Britain from the 19th century to today, situating the development of racial doctrine within the political movements of the modern capitalist world order. & BR & & BR & In conversation with current debates, this work places the treatment of racialized human
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anti-racism -- Great Britain -- History.
Anti-racism -- United States -- History.
Capitalism -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Capitalism -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Racism -- Great Britain -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
Great Britain -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Torres, Rodolfo D., 1949- author
ISBN 0804783152 (electronic bk.)
9780804783156 (electronic bk.)