Perea, Delgado, Cuison-Villazor, James, Stefancic, and Wildman's Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America, 4th

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781647083595
Primary Subject
Race And The Law
Format
Hardbound
Copyright
2023
Series
American Casebook Series
Publication Date
11/21/2022

Description

This casebook, which is also a reference work, presents up-to-date interdisciplinary, critical perspectives on race and racism and covers the roles of law and history in shaping the meanings of race in the United States.

Updates the third edition with new material on:
  • police violence against African Americans, and the law that makes police accountability so rare
  • Black Lives Matter and mass demonstrations against unwarranted police violence
  • violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the Covid pandemic
  • the Trump presidency and his attacks on immigrants and immigration, including family separation and the movement to build a wall along the southern border
  • the Supreme Court’s continuing attack on voting rights, including the recent Brnovich case
  • extensively updated chapter on Native Americans, including the effects of settler colonial theory on Native history and the recent McGirt case
  • discussion of the conservative attack on Critical Race Theory