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Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386216-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8621-6
Published: 28 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394976-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9497-6
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... Racial formation emerged in opposition to the dominance of the ethnic model in U.S. sociology. For post-1968 ethnic studies, race is the defining subject matter of the field and racial formation is the theory that best explains race. The theory holds that race, while a social construction...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 05 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381303-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8130-3
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 22 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012702-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1270-2
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387619-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8761-9
Book Chapter

By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... racial formation racial contract whiteness critical theory critical race theory ...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... settler colonialism social movements activist scholarship Maoism racial formation ...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay argues that critical ethnic studies emerged from and needs to be connected to social movement knowledge production. It analyzes a lost archive of ethnic studies movement knowledge through an examination of subterranean literature on racial formation and settler colonialism produced...
Book Chapter

By Gloria Wekker
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... white women Hottentot nymphae psychoanalysis racial science subject formation ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... up not of a fictively fixed and finite set of features but of an essentialized, malleable, and substitutable range. Racial formations combine elements of fixity and fluidity in ways that make them both resilient and impervious to empirical, experiential counterclaims Racial epistemologies...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059264-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... of Japanese racial formations. The chapter argues that Snake’s racialization premediates the games’ antiwar and antinuclear message in ways that absent Japan itself from the series’ overall critique of global militarism. In so doing, it develops the concept of “playable deniability” to describe the formal...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... of a seemingly inherently comic mode of blackface minstrelsy—the ongoing expression of racial violence through humor—raises important questions about racial formation, the policing of racist acts, and the conflation of fantasies of a world without racism and a world without race. laughter race blackface...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059035-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5903-5
... and the making of territorialized sovereignties. More concretely, the cybernetic border is made through and makes possible relations between information and racial formation; information infrastructures in border enforcement work to make bodies differentially legible. Information is fundamentally a boundary...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... assumptions about what colonialism and racism once looked like make little room for the mobile essentialisms that produce racism’s protean qualities. Racial essences are made up not of a fictively fixed and finite set of features but of an essentialized, malleable, and substitutable range. Racial formations...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... that critical ethnic studies emerged from and needs to be connected to social movement knowledge production. It analyzes a lost archive of ethnic studies movement knowledge through an examination of subterranean literature on racial formation and settler colonialism produced in the 1980s and 1990s by a Chicago...
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002161-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0216-1
... Visions is an act of queer curation that seeks to reveal not coevalness or sameness but rather the co-implication and radical relationality of disparate racial formations, geographies, temporalities, and colonial and postcolonial histories of displacement and dwelling. queer curation photography...
Published: 29 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059004-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5900-4
... How does “family” function as an inherently racializing category within liberal political economy? How does this racialized assemblage of enfamilyment function as a way of securing the distinction between governance and the private sphere in ways that enable other formations of governance...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... This chapteroffers a detailed and careful analysis of how animation demonstrates the historical specificity, the continuities and discontinuities in racial formations. The transition to sound was ushered in by jazz music and jazz cartoons: fantastic representations of the imagined realms...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Ligon’s pastiche notices for runaway slaves; film essays by Ngozi Onwurah, Raoul Peck, and Marlon Riggs, and installations by Zarina Bhimi, the chapter argues that Fanon’s insights into the racial formation of subjectivity are undiminished in their contemporary relevance, even as problems of homophobia...