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Race Matters : Vintage Vintage - Cornell West

Race Matters

Vintage Vintage

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With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters" "affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America's ongoing racial debate.
Cornel West is at the forefront of thinking about race. In Race Matters" "he addresses a range of issues, from the crisis in black leadership and the myths surrounding black sexuality to affirmative action, the new black conservatism, and the strained relations between Jews and African Americans. He never hesitates to confront the prejudices of all his readers?or wavers in his insistence that they share a common destiny. Bold in its thought and written with a redemptive passion grounded in the tradition of the African-American church, Race Matters" "is a book that is at once challenging and deeply healing.

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'Moving...profound...exhilarating'-Washington Post 'One can only applaud the ferocious moral vision and astute intellect on display in these pages'- The New York Times

Preface 2001: Democracy Matters in Race Mattersp. ix
Preface 1993p. xiii
Introduction: Race Mattersp. 1
Nihilism in Black Americap. 9
The Pitfalls of Racial Reasoningp. 21
The Crisis of Black Leadershipp. 33
Demystifying the New Black Conservatismp. 47
Beyond Affirmative Action: Equality and Identityp. 61
On Black-Jewish Relationsp. 69
Black Sexuality: The Taboo Subjectp. 81
Malcolm X and Black Ragep. 93
Epiloguep. 107
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ISBN: 9780679749868
ISBN-10: 0679749861
Series: Vintage Vintage
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 159
Published: 10th August 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.9  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition