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Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003250-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0325-0
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003250-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0325-0
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003250-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0325-0
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003250-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0325-0
Published: 15 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003281-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0328-1
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395195-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9519-5
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... This chapter introduces two different ways of imagining the postracial. On the one hand, the postracial names a state and place beyond racial difference and inequality, or a condition advancing toward this state. This version of the post-racial overlooks how over-confident narratives, especially...
Published: 11 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399063-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9906-3
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... postracial office, race is denied as a salient factor in decision making through an emphasis on work quality, even while worker quality is attributed to race. This chapter explores the multiple ways that race is made meaningful in such an environment. ...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... subject, and in the objects of jokes in the United States. It uses this analysis to discuss why minstrelsy is still practiced today, and why in a supposedly postracial era in the United States the donning of blackface, both professionally and by amateurs, has actually increased. The resurgence of a...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
Published: 30 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375616-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7561-6
... This chapter considers the significance and impact of assemblages of diversity on meanings of race and ethnicity in advertising and society. Especially in light of demographic shifts reported in the 2010 U.S. Census, the notion of a “postracial” America underscored by Obama’s presidency, and an...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... theories. Ultimately, Reed gestures toward alternative frames for sustained queer engagements with race, gender, and sexuality that address how racialized embodiment shapes and is shaped by interpersonal and institutional racism, refusing myths of a postracial state. ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... The introduction to Hope Draped in Black suggests that the postracial rhetoric around Barack Obama’s ascendancy exemplifies well-entrenched attachments to progress and redemption. By providing a reading of McCain’s 2008 concession speech and Obama’s response to the George Zimmerman verdict...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
..., and remembrance. Stanley Kramer’s film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner prompts the viewer to align black freedom struggles with a postracial, forward-gazing imaginary that downplays the connections between race, class, and gender. Sidney Poitier’s character, the chapter argues, anticipates yearnings...
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... cognitive workers. In a postracial office, race is denied as a salient factor in decision making through an emphasis on work quality, even while worker quality is attributed to race. This chapter explores the multiple ways that race is made meaningful in such an environment. This chapter discusses...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... what South Africans must avoid. In the United States, many well-­meaning ­people believe that they are now living in a postracial society. But the ideas of color blindness and even racial reform have had a complicated and uneasy history in American society. For much of the twentieth ­century, the...
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007098-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
... developed a substantial body of scholarship that explained the institutional contours of color- blind racism, its effects on social interaction, and how ideologies of color- blindness and postraciality uphold racial hierarchy (Bonilla- Silva 2003; Brown et al. 2003). New fields such as whiteness studies...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8