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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Mixed Race America and the Law

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ISBN13: 9780814742563
ISBN: 0814742564
Published: February 2003
Publisher: New York University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £56.00



For the first time in United States history, the Year 2000 census allowed people to check more than one box to identify their race. This new way of gathering data and characterizing race and ethnicity reflects important changes in how racial identity is understood in America. Besides acknowledging the presence of mixed race citizens, this new understanding promises to have major implications for American law and policy. With this anthology, Kevin R. Johnson brings together ground-breaking scholarship on the mixed race experience in America to examine the impact of law on these citizens. The foundational essays that comprise the collection present the historical, social, and political contexts surrounding the body of law that addresses race while analyzing the implications of multiracialism.;Divided into 12 sections, the reader includes an introduction by Johnson and essays by contributors such as Garrett Epps, Judith Resnick, Richard Delgado, Ian Haney-Lopez, Randall Kennedy, and Patricia Hill Collins. Selections address miscegenation, racial classification, interracial adoption, the 2000 census, ""passing,"" and other topics; each section includes questions to promote further discussion.

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