Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States (Google eBook)

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Aug 3, 2006 - Social Science - 288 pages
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The first edition of this best-selling book showed that alongside the subtle forms of discrimination typical of the post-Civil Rights era, new powerful ideology of 'color-blind racism' has emerged. Bonilla-Silva documented how beneath the rhetorical maze of contemporary racial discourse lies a full-blown arsenal of arguments, phrases, and stories that whites use to account for and ultimately justify racial inequities. In the new edition Bonilla-Silva has added a chapter dealing with the future of racial stratification in America that goes beyond the white / black dichotomy. He argues that the U.S. is developing a more complex and apparently 'plural' racial order that will mimic Latin American patterns of racial stratification. Another new chapter addresses a variety of questions from readers of the first edition. And he has updated the book throughout with new information, data, and references where appropriate. The book ends with a new Postscript, 'What is to be Done (For Real?)'. As in the highly acclaimed first edition, Bonilla-Silva continues to challenge color-blind thinking.
  

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

User Review  - Allison Long - Goodreads

The ideas and data in this book are quite illuminating, but the writing really got on my nerves. Too many footnotes and parentheticals, and too much self reference (ie adding a footnote to refer to a point made earlier in the same chapter). Also could have used a good copy editor. Read full review

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

User Review  - Yellow-craion - Goodreads

(in chapter 5 where he cites a study with one single mentioned trans person with a female name but he messes up pronouns -_- otherwise - it's good) pdf Read full review

Contents

1 The Strange Enigma of Race in Contemporary America
1
2 The Central Frames of ColorBlind Racism
25
3 The Style of Color Blindness
53
4 I Didnt Get That Job Because of a Black Man
75
5 Peeking Inside the White House of Color Blindness
103
6 Are All Whites Refined Archie Bunkers?
131
7 Are Blacks Color Blind Too?
151
8 E Pluribus Unum or the Same Old Perfume in a New Bottle?
177
The ColorBlind Emperor Has No Clothes
207
Answers to Questions from Concerned Readers
219
What Is to Be Done For Real
229
Bibliography
243
InDepth Interview Schedule DAS 98Form B
255
Index
267
About the Author
277
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Eduardo Bonilla-Silva is research professor of sociology at Duke University.

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