White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-civil Rights Era

White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-civil Rights Era

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Is a racial structure still firmly in place in the United States? White Supremacy and Racism answers that question with an unequivocal yes, describing a contemporary system that operates in a covert, subtle, institutional, and superficially nonracial fash on. Assessing the major perspectives that social analysts have relied on to explain race and racial relations, Bonilla-Silva labels the post-civil rights ideology as color-blind racism: a system of social arrangements that maintain white privilege at all levels. His analysis of racial politics in the United States makes a compelling argument for a new civil rights movement rooted in the race-class needs of minority masses, multiracial in character - and focused on attaining substantive rather than formal equality.
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner, c2001
ISBN: 9781588260048
1588260046
9781588260321
1588260321
Branch Call Number: 305.80097 BONILLA-SILVA
Characteristics: viii, 223 p. ; 24 cm

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