Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 May 2017

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190245429

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Black Rights/White Wrongs

The Critique of Racial Liberalism

Charles W. Mills

Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities

  • First book to develop a concept of "racial liberalism" in detail
  • Argues that while the overtly racist variety of "racial liberalism" may now be past, dominant varieties of contemporary liberalism are nevertheless still racialized
  • Provides a timely philosophy in a climate of police brutality, continued residential and educational racial segregation, the wealth gap, and new racism
  • Presents a controversial argument that liberalism's promise of equal rights has been denied to people of color

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