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

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“One reason why, in general terms, whites and people of color cannot agree on racial matters is because they conceive terms such as 'racism' very differently,” writes Eduardo Bonilla-Silva writes in ... Read full review

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Contents

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

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