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

User Review  - Calley A. - Goodreads

Bonilla-Silva explains the complexities of color-blind racism in a witty and colloquial way that can appeal to any reader. Read full review

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

User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

This was a great book about the way that white people talk about race in America today—and about the racial politics of America in the future. Very illuminating and useful. Read full review

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The Central Frames of ColorBlind Racism
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How to Talk Nasty about
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Racisms Racial Stories
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