1st Edition

Martin Orkin, Alexa Alice Joubin

Published January 24, 2019
Reference - 252 Pages
ISBN 9781138904699 - CAT# Y185692
Series: The New Critical Idiom

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Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview of:  

  • Intersections of Race and Gender
  • Race and Social Theory
  • Identity, Ethnicity, and Immigration
  • Whiteness
  • Legislative and Judicial Markings of Difference
  • Race in South Africa, Israel, East Asia, Asian America
  • Blackness in a Global Context
  • Race in the History of Science
  • Critical Race Theory 

This clear and engaging study is essential reading for students of Literature, Culture, and Race.


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