Critical Race Theory: An Introduction, Second Edition

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NYU Press, Jan 9, 2012 - Law - 207 pages

In 2001, Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic published their definitive Critical Race Theory, a compact introduction to the field that explained, in straightforward language, the origins, principal themes, leading voices, and new directions of this important movement in legal thought. Since then, critical race theory has gone on to influence numerous other fields of scholarship, and the Delgado and Stefancic primer has remained an indispensible guide for students and teachers.

Delgado and Stefancic have revised the book to include material on key issues such as colorblind jurisprudence, Latino-Critical scholarship, immigration, and the rollback of affirmative action. This second edition introduces readers to important new voices in fields outside of law, including education and psychology, and offers greatly expanded issues for discussion, updated reading lists, and an extensive glossary of terms.


 

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For those who are interested in learning more about CRT this is a great book to read to get introduced to the theory. It is very easy to understand. At the end of each chapter there are questions that ... Read full review

Contents

Principal Figures
5
H Organization of This Book
12
Hallmark Critical Race Theory Themes
19
Critique of Liberalism
26
IV
30
VI
38
B Counterstorytelling
48
B Essentialism and Antiessentialism
62
Power and the Shape of Knowledge
75
VII
82
Critical Race Theory Becomes the
148
Index
175
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About the author (2012)

Richard Delgado is the John J. Sparkman Chair of Law at the University of Alabama and has collaborated on four previous books, including The Latino Condition, 2nd edition (NYU Press, 2010), The Derrick Bell Reader (NYU Press, 2005), How Lawyers Lose Their Way: A Profession Fails Its Creative Minds, and Understanding Words That Wound.

Jean Stefancic is Professor and Clement Research Affiliate at the University of Alabama and is the author of many articles and books on civil rights, law reform, social change, including No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America’s Social Agenda.

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