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Private Racism

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  • Author: Sonu Bedi, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
  • Date Published: November 2019
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108415385

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  • Usually, when we discuss racial injustice, we discuss racism in our public or political life. This means that we often focus on how the state discriminates on the basis of race in its application and enforcement of laws and policies. This book draws on the synergy of political theory and civil rights law to expand the boundary of racial justice and consider the way in which racial discrimination happens outside the governmental or public sphere. 'Private racism' is about recognizing that racial injustice also occurs in our private lives, including the television and movie industry, cyberspace, our intimate and sexual lives, and the reproductive market. Professor Sonu Bedi argues that private racism is wrong, enlarging the boundary of justice in a way that is also consistent with our Constitution. A more just society is one that seeks to address rather than ignore this less visible form of racism.

    • Discusses instances of private racism
    • Draws on civil rights law
    • Enlarges the boundary of racial justice by drawing on an overlapping moral consensus
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    • Date Published: November 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108415385
    • length: 198 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Enlarging the boundary of racial justice
    2. Casting racism
    3. Digital racism
    4. Sexual racism
    5. Selling segregation
    Conclusion: private injustice
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Sonu Bedi, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
    Sonu Bedi is the Joel Parker 1811 Professor in Law and Political Science, Associate Professor of Government, and the Hans '80 and Kate Morris Director of the Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. He has published three books: Political Contingency (2007), Rejecting Rights (Cambridge, 2009), and Beyond Race, Sex, and Sexual Orientation: Legal Equality without Identity (Cambridge, 2013).

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