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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethnography,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Psychology,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Discrimination in justice admi,
  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Sociology,
  • Legal System,
  • Civil Rights,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Discrimination,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Discrimination in justice administration,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Race relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsKimberly Holt Barrett (Editor), William H. George (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8029288M
ISBN 100761926623
ISBN 109780761926627

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The Culture of Race. The USA has a culture of race. This culture is defined by a lot of discussions about race, especially among non-white people. Fundamentally, there are no races — just one human race. Steve Taylor, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, UK. He is the author of The Leap: The Psychology of.   Race is a social construction. This means that biological or phenotypic traits are classified in ways that reinforce inequalities benefiting majority groups. Hence “race” is understood differently across nations, depending on history and culture. Rejecting the view that social categories of difference such as race and culture operate solely as principles of exclusion, Denise Ferreira da Silva presents a critique of modern thought that shows how racial knowledge and power produce global space.