Rule of Racialization: Class, Identity, Governance

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November 2002



Presents the history of the way class formed in the US. This work offers a look at the invention of whiteness and how the inextricable links between race and class were formed in the seventeenth century and consolidated by custom, social relations, and eventually naturalized by the structures that organize our lives and our work.


Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Introduction 1. The History And Construction Of Slavery And Race 2. Racialization And Class Structure 3. The Contemporary Control Stratum 4. The Meanings Of White Racialized Identity Notes Index


STEVE MARTINOT is an instructor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Programs at San Francisco State University. He has edited two previous books, and translated Racism by Albert Memmi.


"In fine accounts of the 17th-century Virginia colony, post-Revolutionary class and racial formation, Civil-Rights-era affirmative action debates, and the languages of whiteness, Steve Martinot offers a clear and ultimately clarifying work of scholarly synthesis. The Rule of Racialization tracks the structures of feeling and thinking--illogical, unconscious, baffling, and vestigial though they may be--that remain the driving forces of racialization and racism today." --Eric Lott, University of Virginia, author of Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class "This book deserves to be consulted not just by students of race and ethnicity, but also by those interested in the failures of American socialism and ore concrete issues of affirmative action." --Ethnic and Racial Studies "[This book] makes an indispensable contribution to understanding the origins of racism in the United States, and [it] offers a useful framework to clarify the interconnection between economic and racial domination." --Contemporary Sociology
EAN: 9781566399821
ISBN: 1566399823
Untertitel: 'Labor in Crisis'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2002
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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