Racism Without Racists

Racism Without Racists

Color-blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America

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Rowman and Littllefield
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s acclaimed Racism without Racists is a provocative book that explodes the belief that America is now a color-blind society. The fifth edition includes a new chapter addressing what readers can do to confront racism, new material on the racial climate post-Obama, new coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement, and more.
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s acclaimed Racism without Racists documents how beneath our contemporary conversation about race lies a full-blown arsenal of arguments, phrases, and stories that whites use to account for—and ultimately justify—racial inequalities. This provocative book explodes the belief that America is now a color-blind society.

The fourth edition adds a chapter on what Bonilla-Silva calls "the new racism," which provides the essential foundation to explore issues of race and ethnicity in more depth. This edition also updates Bonilla-Silva’s assessment of race in America after President Barack Obama’s re-election. Obama’s presidency, Bonilla-Silva argues, does not represent a sea change in race relations, but rather embodies disturbing racial trends of the past.

In this fourth edition,
Racism without Racists will continue to challenge readers and stimulate discussion about the state of race in America today.


Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017
Edition: Fifth edition
ISBN: 9781442276239
1442276231
Branch Call Number: 305.8009
Characteristics: pages cm

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