Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge

Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge

By: Jean Stefancic (author), Richard Delgado (editor)Paperback

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A significant revision of a classroom mainstay for the twenty-first century

About Author

Richard Delgado, University Professor of Law at Seattle University, is one of the founding members of the Conference on Critical Race Theory. Winner of the Association of American Law Schools' 1995 Clyde Ferguson Award for outstanding law professor of color, he is the author of numerous articles in the law review literature on civil rights and 28 books, including Failed Revolutions, Words that Wound, The Rodrigo Chronicles, and Critical White Studies (Temple). Jean Stefancic, Research Professor of Law at Seattle University, is the author of leading articles and books on Critical Race Theory, Latino/a scholarship, and social change, including No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America's Social Agenda (Temple) and How Lawyers Lose Their Way: A Profession Fails Its Creative Minds.


AcknowledgmentsIntroductionSuggested ReadingsPART I CRITIQUE OF LIBERALISM1 After We're Gone: Prudent Speculations on America in a Postracial Epoch * Derrick A. Bell, Jr.2 The Chronicles, My Grandfather's Stories, and Immigration Law: The Slave Traders Chronicle as Racial History * Michael A. Olivas3 The New Racial Preferences * Devon W. Carbado and Cheryl I. Harris4 When the First Quail Calls: Multiple Consciousness as Jurisprudential Method * Mari J. Matsuda5 A Critique of "Our Constitution is Color-Blind" * Neil Gotanda6 Liberal McCarthyism and the Origins of Critical Race Theory * Richard Delgado7 Forbidden Conversations on Race, Privacy, and Community * Charles R. Lawrence IIIFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART II STORYTELLING, COUNTERSTORYTELLING, AND NAMING ONE'S OWN REALITY8 Property Rights in Whiteness: Their Legal Legacy, Their Economic Costs * Derrick A. Bell, Jr.9 Storytelling for Oppositionists and Others: A Plea for Narrative * Richard Delgado10 The Richmond Narratives * Thomas Ross11 Translating Yonnondio by Precedent and Evidence: The Mashpee Indian Case * Gerald Torres and Kathryn Milun12 Alchemical Notes: Reconstructing Ideals from Deconstructed Rights * Patricia J. Williams13 A Furious Kinship: Critical Race Theory and the Hip-Hop Nation * andre douglas pond cummingsFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART III REVISIONIST INTERPRETATIONS OF HISTORY AND CIVIL RIGHTS PROGRESS14 Documents of Barbarism: The Contemporary Legacy of European Racism and Colonialism in the Narrative Traditions of Federal Indian Law * Robert A. Williams, Jr.15 Desegregation as a Cold War Imperative * Mary L. Dudziak16 Liberal McCarthyism: How Four Radical Professors Lost Their Jobs and How Their Displacement Contributed to the Dissemination of Critical Thought * Richard Delgado17 The "Caucasian Cloak ": Mexican Americans and the Politics of Whiteness in the Twentieth-Century Southwest * Ariela J. Gross18 Did the First Justice Harlan Have a Black Brother? * James W. GordonFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART IV CRITICAL UNDERSTANDINGS OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE UNDERPINNINGS OF RACE AND RACISM19 Words That Wound: A Tort Action for Racial Insults, Epithets, and Name-Calling * Richard Delgado20 Law as Microagression * Peggy C. Davis21 Implicit Bias, Election 2008, and the Myth of a Postracial America * Gregory S. Parks and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski22 Trojan Horses of Race * Jerry Kang23 Working Identity * Devon W. Carbado and Mitu Gulati24 The Social Construction of Race * Ian F. Haney Lopez25 Cracking the Egg: Which Came First-Stigma or Affirmative Action? * Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Emily Houh, and Mary CampbellFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART V CRIME26 Race Ipsa Loquitur: Of Reasonable Racists, Intelligent Bayesians, and Involuntary Negrophobes * Jody D. Armour27 The New Jim Crow * Michelle Alexander28 Racially Based Jury Nullification: Black power in the Criminal Justice System * Paul Butler29 Race and Self-Defense: Toward a Normative Conception of Reasonableness * Cynthia Kwei Yung LeeFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART VI STRUCTURAL DETERMINISM30 Serving Two Masters: Integration Ideals and Client Interests in School Desegregation Litigation * Derrick A. Bell, Jr.31 The Id, the Ego, and Equal Protection: Reckoning with Unconscious Racism * Charles R. Lawrence III32 Images of the Outsider in American Law and Culture: Can Free Expression Remedy Systemic Social Ills? * Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic33 Race and the U.S.-Mexican Border: Tracing the Trajectories of Conquest * Juan F. PereaFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART VII RACE, SEX, CLASS, AND THEIR INTERSECTIONS34 Race and Essentialism in Feminist Legal Theory * Angela P. Harris35 A Hair Piece: Perspectives on the Intersection of Race and Gender * Paulette M. Caldwell36 From Practice to Theory, or What Is a White Woman Anyway? * Catharine A. MacKinnon37 The Employer Preference for the Subservient Worker and the Making of the Brown-Collar Workplace * Leticia M. SaucedoFrom the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsPART VIII ESSENTIALISM AND ANTIESSENTIALISM38 "The Black Community," Its Lawbreakers, and a Politics of Identification * Regina Austin39 Traces of the Master Narrative in the Story of African American-Korean American Conflict: How We Constructed "Los Angeles" * Lisa C. Ikemoto40 Obscuring the Importance of Race: The Implication of Making Comparisons Between Racism and Sexism (or Other -isms)* Trina Grillo and Stephanie M. Wildman41 A House Divided: The Invisibility of the Multiracial Family * Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Jacob Willig-OnwuachiFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART IX GAY-LEBSIAN QUEER ISSUES42 Gendered Inequality * Elvia R. Arriola43 Sexual Politics and Social Change * Darren Lenard Hutchinson44 Racing the Closet * Russell K. Robinson From the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART X BEYOND THE BLACK-WHITE BINARY45 The Black-White Binary Paradigm of Race * Juan F. Perea46 Toward an Asian American Legal Scholarship: Critical Race Theory, Poststructuralism, and Narrative Space * Robert S. Chang47 Race and Erasure: The Salience of Race to Latinos/as * Ian F. Haney Lopez48 Mexican Americans and Whiteness * George A. Martinez49 A Rage Shared by Law: Post-September 11 Racial Violence as Crimes of Passion * Muneer I. Ahmad50 In Defense of the Black-White Binary: Reclaiming a Tradition of Civil Rights Scholarship * Roy L. Brooks and Kirsten Widner51 Racial Classification in America: Where Do We Go from Here? * Kenneth PrewittFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART XI CULTURAL NATIONALISM AND SEPARATISM52 Rodrigo's Chronicle * Richard Delgado53 Much Respect: Toward a Hip-Hop Theory of Punishment * Paul Butler54 Legal Violence and the Chicano Movement * Ian F. Haney Lopez55 Demise of the Talented Tenth: The Increasing Underrepresentation of Ascendant Blacks at Selective Higher Education Institutions * Kevin Brown and Jeannine Bell56 Law as a Eurocentric Enterprise * Kenneth B. NunnFrom the Editors: Issues and CommentsSuggested ReadingsPART XII INTERGROUP RELATIONS57 Embracing the Tar Baby: Lat-Crit Theory and the Sticky Mess of Race * Leslie G. Espinoza and Angela P. Harris58 Our Next Race Question: The Uneasiness Between Blacks and Latinos * Jorge Klor de Alva, Earl Shorris, and Cornel West59 Afro-Mexicans and the Chicano Movement: The Unknown Story * Tanya Kateri Hernandez60 Beyond Racial Identity Politics: Toward a Liberation Theory for Multicultural Democracy * Manning Marable61 Rethinking Alliances: Agency, Responsibility, and Interracial Justice * Eric K. YamamotoFrom the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsPART XIII LEGAL INSTITUTIONS, CRITICAL PEDAGOGY, AND MINORITIES IN THE LAW62 The Civil Rights Chronicles: The Chronicle of the DeVine Gift * Derrick A. Bell, Jr.63 The Imperial Scholar: Reflections on a Review of Civil Rights Literature * Richard Delgado64 Who is Excellent? * Mari J. Matsuda65 Complimentary Discrimination and Complementary Discrimination in Faculty Hiring * Angela Onwuachi-WilligFrom the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsPART XIV CRITICAL RACE FEMINISM66 Stealing Away: Black Women, Outlaw Culture, and the Rhetoric of Rights * Monica J. Evans67 Mascaras, Trenzas, y Grenas: (Un)masking the Self While (Un)Braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse * Margaret E. Montoya68 Converging Stereotypes in Racialized Sexual Harassment: Where the Model Minority Meets Suzie Wong * Sumi K. Cho69 Of Woman Born: Courage and Strength to Survive in the Maquiladoras of Reynosa and Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas * Elvia Rosales ArriolaFrom the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsPART XV CRITICISM AND SELF-ANALYSIS70 Racial Critiques of Legal Academia * Randall L. Kennedy71 Derrick Bell-Race and Class: The Dilemma of Liberal Reform * Alan D. Freeman72 Telling Stories Out of School: An Essay on Legal Narratives * Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry73 A Systemic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools * Richard H. SanderFrom the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsPART XVI CRITICAL RACE PRAXIS74 Fidelity to Community: A Defense of Community Lawyering * Anthony V. Alfieri75 The Work We Know So Little About * Gerald P. Lopez76 Making the Invisible Visible: The Garment Industry's Dirty Laundry * Julie A. Su77 Vampires Anonymous and Critical Race Practice * Robert A. Williams, Jr.From the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsPART XVII CRITICAL WHITE STUDIES78 White by Law * Ian F. Haney Lopez79 Innocence and Affirmative Action * Thomas Ross80 Language and Silence: Making Systems of Privilege Visible * Stephanie M. Wildman with Adrienne D. Davis81 White Latinos * Ian F. Haney Lopez82 Rodrigo's Portent: California and the Coming Neocolonial Order * Richard DelgadoFrom the Editors: Issues and Comments Suggested ReadingsContributorsIndex

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  • Number Of Pages: 856
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