Racism without racists: color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in the United States

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Aug 28, 2006 - Social Science - 277 pages
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In this book, Bonilla-Silva explores with systematic interview data the nature and components of post-civil rights racial ideology. Specifically, he documents the existence of a new suave and apparently non-racial racial ideology he labels color-blind racism. He suggests this ideology, anchored on the decontextualized, ahistorical, and abstract extension of liberalism to racial matters, has become the organizational matrix whites use to explain and account for racial matters in America.

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Review: Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States

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He made some good points however I found his book difficult to slog through. I didn't expect light reading given it is a textbook however I found him verbose and most his prose was predominantly run ... Read full review

Review: Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States

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This book was very coll because it had a lot of useful information about the state of racism in America today. I think the author's idea of using interviews to judge racism was very unique and ... Read full review

Contents

The Central Frames of ColorBlind Racism
25
How to Talk Nasty about
53
Racisms Racial Stories
75
Copyright

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