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Author Lee, Fred, 1979- author

Title Extraordinary racial politics : four events in the informal Constitution of the United States / Fred Lee
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 229 pages)
Contents An introduction into extraordinary racial politics -- Racial re-foundations and the rise of the nation-state -- Racial removal contracts and the nomos of the new world -- Racial states of exception and the decision on enmity -- Racial counter-publics and the power of judgment -- A reaffirmation of extraordinary racial politics
Summary "Extraordinary Racial Politics seeks to generate intellectual exchange between ethnic studies and political theory by examining the relationship between quotidian racial experience and periodic mass racial crisis in the United States. It addresses four case studies: The civil rights movement, racial power movements, mass-scale Indian removals, and wartime Japanese internment"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 29, 2018)
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States -- Case studies.
Indians, Treatment of -- North America -- History -- Case studies.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Case studies.
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- Race relations -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018026358
ISBN 1439915776 (electronic book)
9781439915776 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)