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Description - The Derrick Bell Reader by Derrick Bell

Lawyer, activist, teacher, writer: for over 40 years, Derrick Bell has provoked his critics and challenged his readers with uncompromising candor and progressive views on race and class in America. A founder of Critical Race Theory and pioneer of the use of allegorical stories as tools of analysis, Bell's groundbreaking work shatters conventional legal orthodoxies and turns comfortable majoritarian myths inside out. Edited and with an extensive introduction by leading critical race theorists Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, The Derrick Bell Reader reflects the tremendous breadth of issues that Bell has grappled with over his phenomenal career, including affirmative action, black nationalism, legal education and ethics. Together, the selections offer the most complete collection of Derrick Bell's writing available today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780814719701
ISBN-10: 0814719708
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 493
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Derrick Bell

Richard Delgado is the John J. Sparkman Chair of Law at the University of Alabama and has collaborated on four previous books, including The Latino Condition, 2nd edition (NYU Press, 2010), The Derrick Bell Reader (NYU Press, 2005), How Lawyers Lose Their Way: A Profession Fails Its Creative Minds, and Understanding Words That Wound. Jean Stefancic is Professor and Clement Research Affiliate at the University of Alabama and is the author of many articles and books on civil rights, law reform, social change, including No Mercy: How Conservative Think Tanks and Foundations Changed America's Social Agenda.

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