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Racecraft

Karen E. Fields

Racecraft

the soul of inequality in American life

by Karen E. Fields

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Racism in anthropology,
  • Physical anthropology,
  • Racism,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaren E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields
    ContributionsFields, Barbara Jeanne
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A1 F54 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 pages
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27196785M
    ISBN 101781683131
    ISBN 109781781683132
    LC Control Number2013404402
    OCLC/WorldCa849246853


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About Racecraft Tackling the myth of a post-racial society Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism.

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RACECRAFT: THE SOUL OF INEQUALITY IN AMERICAN LIFE is the first book I’ve read on the subject of race that speaks accurately to my lived experience. Drawing on legal, linguistic, and sociological scholarship, the book makes a powerful and convincing analogy between the social constructs of “witchcraft” and “race,” arguing that they were both.

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