Description - Race Critical Theories by Philomena Essed
Race Critical Theories brings together many of the key contributors that have been critically theorized about race and racism from the past twenty years. The texts selected have transitionally made a difference to the scope and depth of our thinking. They are also crucial in comprehending the critical employment of race to political, legal and cultural ends. Each text is accompanied by a fresh statement regarding the political context of the original contribution, the personal motivations of the authors and the implications and effects of race critical scholarship. Most of these contextualizing reflections are written by the authors themselves. They thus provide an invaluable pedagogical tool for undergraduate and graduate students.
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Author Biography - Philomena Essed
Philomena Essed is Senior Researcher at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Research Institute for Global Issues and Development Studies, and Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Everyday Racism (1990), Understanding Everyday Racism (1991), and Diversity: Gender, Color and Culture (1996). David Theo Goldberg is Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute and Professor of African American Studies and Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning (1993); Racial Subjects: Writing on Race in America (1997); and Ethical Theory and Social Issues (second edition, 1995). He co-edits Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture.