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Published: 03 April 2017

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190639976

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An Impossible Dream?

Racial Integration in the United States

Sharon A. Stanley

  • Offers a novel conception of racial integration, upending dominant models in political and legal discourse.
  • Builds a bridge between positions typically seen as irreconcilable, while simultaneously challenging members of both camps: champions of integration and critics of integration.
  • Has a broad interdisciplinary sweep: offers important insight into debates within political theory, philosophy, history, American politics, constitutional law, sociology, and social psychology.
  • Controversial thesis that black integration pessimism is a defensible position, and that integration requires more from whites than blacks, will certainly spark further engagement and debate.

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