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The Coming Race War : And Other Apocalyptic Tales of America after Affirmative Action and Welfare.

By: Delgado, Richard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : NYU Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (220 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814744284; 0814744281.Subject(s): African Americans -- Civil rights | Affirmative action programs -- United States | United States -- Race relations -- Forecasting | LAW -- Civil Rights | Affirmative action programs | African Americans -- Civil rights | Race relations -- Forecasting | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.800973 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; Introduction: In Which the Author Explains Who Rodrigo and the Professor Are, and What They Have Been Doing So Far; CHAPTER 1 Empathy and False Empathy: The Problem with Liberalism; CHAPTER 2 Legal Instrumentalism and the Rule of Law: A Blueprint for Reformers in Hard Times; CHAPTER 3 Merit and Affirmative Action; CHAPTER 4 American Apocalypse; CHAPTER 5 Cosmopolitanism and Identity Politics; CHAPTER 6 Citizenship: How Society Rejects the Very Persons It Most Needs; Epilogue; NOTES.
Summary: In The Washington Post, Julius Lester praised Richard Delgado's The Rodrigo Chronicles: Conversations about America and Race as free of cant and ideology. ... an excellent starting place for the national discussion about race we so desperately need. The New York Times has hailed Delgado as a pioneer in the study of race and law, and the Los Angeles Times has compared his storytelling style to Plato's Dialogues. In The Coming Race War?, Delgado turns his attention to the American racial landscape in the wake of the mid-term elections in 1994. Our political and racial topography has been rad.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; Introduction: In Which the Author Explains Who Rodrigo and the Professor Are, and What They Have Been Doing So Far; CHAPTER 1 Empathy and False Empathy: The Problem with Liberalism; CHAPTER 2 Legal Instrumentalism and the Rule of Law: A Blueprint for Reformers in Hard Times; CHAPTER 3 Merit and Affirmative Action; CHAPTER 4 American Apocalypse; CHAPTER 5 Cosmopolitanism and Identity Politics; CHAPTER 6 Citizenship: How Society Rejects the Very Persons It Most Needs; Epilogue; NOTES.

In The Washington Post, Julius Lester praised Richard Delgado's The Rodrigo Chronicles: Conversations about America and Race as free of cant and ideology. ... an excellent starting place for the national discussion about race we so desperately need. The New York Times has hailed Delgado as a pioneer in the study of race and law, and the Los Angeles Times has compared his storytelling style to Plato's Dialogues. In The Coming Race War?, Delgado turns his attention to the American racial landscape in the wake of the mid-term elections in 1994. Our political and racial topography has been rad.

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