The racial contract / Charles W. Mills
- Mills, Charles W. (Charles Wade)
- Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1997.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 171 pages ; 23 cm
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- 1. Overview. The Racial Contract is political, moral and epistemological ; The Racial Contract is a historical actuality ; The Racial Contract is an exploitation contract -- 2. Details. The Racial Contract norms (and races) space ; The Racial Contract norms (and races) the individual ; The Racial Contract underwrites the modern social contract ; The Racial Contract has to be enforced through violence and ideological conditioning -- 3. "Naturalized" merits. The Racial Contract historically tracks the actual moral/political consciousness of (most) white moral agents ; The Racial Contract has always been recognized by nonwhites as the real moral/political agreement to be challenged ; The "Racial Contract" as a theory is explanatorily superior to the raceless social contract.
- 0801434548 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780801434549 (cloth : alk. paper), 0801484634 (paper : alk. paper), and 9780801484636 (paper : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-161) and index.
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