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Fein Race and Morality



How Good Intentions Undermine Social Justice and Perpetuate Inequality

2001, 356 Seiten, Gebunden, HC runder Rücken kaschiert, Format (B × H): 160 mm x 241 mm, Gewicht: 1550 g Reihe: Clinical Sociology: Research and Practice
ISBN: 978-0-306-46513-0
Verlag: Springer US


Fein Race and Morality

After I had finished my presentation, a colleague and I sat rocking on the hotel porch to discuss its merits. It was a picture-perfect fall day in Jekyll Island Georgia, and he was a friend. Yes, he explained, what I was saying seemed to be true. And yes it probably needed to be said, but why did I want to be the one to say it? Wasn't I, after all, a tenured professor who didn't need to make a fuss in order to retain his job? Didn't it make sense to just kick back and enjoy the easy life I had earned? The topic of our tete-a-tete was my speculations about race relations and he was certain that too much honesty could only get me in trouble. Given my lack of political correct­ ness, people were sure to assume that I was a racist and not give me a fair hearing. This was a prospect I had previously contemplated. Long before embarking on this volume I had often asked myself why I wanted to write it. The ideological fervor that dominates our public dialogue on race guaran­ teed that some people would perceive me as a dangerous scoundrel who had to be put in his place.

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Preface. Acknowledgements. I. Moral Invisibility. II. Moral Enemies. III. Died of a Theory. IV. The American Creed. V. The Culture of Slavery: Origins. VI. The Culture of Slavery: Outcomes. VII. Racial `Empowerment'. VIII. Change Strategies. IX. Natural Resocialization. X. The Black Middle Class. XI. The White Middle Class. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index.


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