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Essential Readings

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Race & Ethnicity

October 2001 | 422 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This unique collection brings together selections from the work that has defined our understanding of racism. Every significant contribution to the analysis of racism over the past 50 years are comprised in this one book, including extracts from Myrdal's An American Dilemma, Cox's Marxist theory, Carmichael and Hamilton's introduction of the term `institutional racism' and recent textual analyses. Ordered chronologically, so that the reader can work through the narrative of changes coherently, each contribution is introduced by the editors and the whole collection is bound together by introductory and concluding chapters. The result is an unparalleled teaching and study resource. No other book presents the highlights, range and complexity of the various attempts to unravel racism, in such a comprehensive and panoramic way.

Paul S Reinsch
The Negro Race and European Civilization
George W Ellis
The Psychology of American Race Prejudice
Stuart Alfred Queen and Jenette Row Gruener
Social Pathology
Obstacles to Social Participation  
W E B Du Bois
Black Reconstruction in America
An Essay toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America 1860-1880  
Gunnar Mydral
An American Dilemma
The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy  
Oliver Cromwell Cox
Caste, Class and Race
A Study in Social Dynamics  
Oscar Handlin
Race and Nationality in American Life
T W Adorno et al
The Authoritarian Personality
Louis L Snyder
The Idea of Racialism
Its Meaning and History  
Ashley Montagu
Man's Most Dangerous Myth
The Fallacy of Race  
Stokely Carmichael and Charles V Hamilton
Black Power
The Politics of Liberation in America  
Pierre L van den Berghe
Race and Ethnicity
A Sociobiological Perspective  
James Boggs and Grace Lee Boggs
Racism and the Class Struggle
Further Pages from a Black Worker's Notebook  
Joel Kovel
White Racism
A Psychohistory  
Thomas F Pettigrew
Racially Separate or Together?
Margaret Mead and James Baldwin
A Rap on Race
David T Wellman
Portraits of White Racism
H M Bracken
Essence, Accident and Race
Frances Cress Welsing
The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation
William Julius Wilson
The Declining Significance of Race
Blacks and Changing American Institutions  
Maulana Kerenga
Introduction to Black Studies
Paul M Sniderman and Philip E Tetlock
Reflections on American Racism
E San Juan Jr
Problems in the Marxist Project of Theorizing Race
Joe T Darden
Blacks and Other Racial Minorities
The Significance of Color in Inequality  
Charles Leslie
Scientific Racism
Reflections on Peer Review, Science and Ideology  
Elizabeth Martinez
There's More to Racism Than Black and White
Raymond S Franklin
Shadows of Race and Class
Michael Banton
The Race Relations Problematic
Joyce E King
Dysconscious Racism
Ideology, Identity and the Miseducation of Teachers  
Doug Jenness
Origins of the Myth of Race
Beverly Daniel Tatum
Talking about Race, Learning about Racism
The Application of Racial Identity Development Theory in the Classroom  
Elazar Barkan
The Retreat of Scientific Racism
Changing Concepts of Race in Britian and the United States between the World Wars  
Anton L Allahar
When Black First Became Worth Less
John Solomos and Les Back
Conceptualizing Racisms
Social Theory, Politics and Research  
Theodore W Allen
The Invention of the White Race
Racial Oppression and Social Control  
William H Tucker
The Science and Politics of Racial Research
Raphael S Ezekiel
The Racist Mind
Portraits of American Neo-Nazis and Klansmen  
Aaron David Gresson
The Recovery of Race in America

Very helpful compilation of Basic texts on racism theory for students of differenz Levels

Dr Gabriele Habinger
Dept of Social & Cultural Anthropoloy, University of Vienna
August 28, 2018

Excellent background information and the papers raise interesting debates with students. Thank you.

Miss Helen Carr
Dept of Health,Wellbeing & the family, Canterbury Christ Church University
January 11, 2012

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