Critical Race Theory PDF by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic: This book indicates, not only racecrits but also queercrits, LatCrits, and critical race feminists seek to reveal and challenge the practices of subordination facilitated and permitted by legal discourse and legal institutions. And, finally, the audience has grown.
Critical race theory has exploded from a narrow subspecialty of jurisprudence chiefly of interest to academic lawyers into a literature read in departments of education, cultural studies, English, sociology, comparative literature, political science, history, and anthropology around the country.
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Name on Cover: Critical Race Theory An Introduction
Author: Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic
Genre : Educational
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The Critical Race Theory (CRT) movement is a collection of activists and scholars interested in studying and transforming the relationship among race, racism, and power.
The movement considers many of the same issues that conventional civil rights and ethnic studies discourses take up, but places them in a broader perspective that includes economics, history, context, group- and self-interest, and even feelings and the unconscious.
Unlike traditional civil rights, which embraces incrementalism and step-by-step progress, critical race theory questions the very foundations of the liberal order, including equality theory, legal reasoning, Enlightenment rationalism, and neutral principles of constitutional law.
Foreword by Angela Harris
- A. What Is Critical Race Theory?
B. Early Origins
C. Relationship to Other Movements
D. Principal Figures
E. Spin-off Movements
F. Basic Tenets of Critical Race Theory
G. How Much Racism Is There in the World?
H. Organization of This Book
Questions and Comments for Chapter I
II. Hallmark Critical Race Theory Themes
- A. Interest Convergence, Material
Determinism, and Racial Realism
B. Revisionist History
C. Critique of Liberalism
D. Structural Determinism
- 1. Tools of Thought and the Dilemma of
2. The Empathic Fallacy
3. Serving Two Masters
4. Race Remedies Law as a Homeostatic Device
Questions and Comments for Chapter II
III. Legal Storytelling and Narrative Analysis
- A. Opening a Window onto Ignored or
C. Cure for Silencing
D. Storytelling in Court
E. Storytelling on the Defensive
Questions and Comments for Chapter III
IV. Looking Inward
- A. Intersectional I
B. Essentialism and Anti-Essentialism
C. Nationalism versus Assimilation
Questions and Comments for Chapter IV
V. Power and the Shape of Knowledge
- A. The Black-White Binary
B. Critical White Studies
C. Other Developments: Latino and Asian
Critical Thought, Critical Race
Feminism, Queer-Crit Theory
Questions and Comments for Chapter V
VI. Critiques and Responses to Criticism
- Classroom Exercise
Questions and Comments for Chapter VI
VII. Critical Race Theory Today
- A. The 1990s
B. Capitalism on the Rampage
1. Unmasking Color Blindness
2. Race, Class, Welfare, and Poverty
Questions and Comments for Chapter VII
- A. The Future
B. A Critical Race Agenda for the New Century 131
C. Likely Responses to Critical Race Theory
- 1. Critical Race Theory Becomes the
New Civil Rights Orthodoxy
2. Critical Race Theory Marginalized
3. Critical Race Theory Analyzed,
4. Partial Incorporation
Questions and Comments for Chapter VIII
- Suggested Readings
Glossary of Terms
About the Authors