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years since the publication of its last edition and more than thirty years
since the publication of the original book, Michael Omi and Howard Winant are
pleased to offer the third edition of Racial Formation in the United States
(July 2014). The book has been substantially revised, but our overall purpose
and vision remains the same: to provide an account of how concepts of race are
created and transformed, how they become the focus of political conflict, and
how they come to shape and permeate both identities and institutions. The
steady journey of the U.S. toward a majority nonwhite population, the ongoing
evisceration of the political legacy of the early post-World War II civil rights
movement, the initiation of the ‘war on terror’ with its attendant
Islamophobia, the rise of a mass immigrants rights movement, the formulation of
race/class/gender ‘intersectionality’ theories, and the election and reelection
of a black President of the United States are some of the many new racial
conditions Racial Formation now covers. To order a copy of this book, go to:
the Routledge flyer here.
Dark Matter: Race and Racism in the Twentieth Century"
Formation Rules -- Continuity, Instability, and Change" (with Michael Omi)
Du Bois: Posthumous Letter of Recommendation for a Distinguished Professorship
in Sociology and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania"
in The Nation and Its Peoples: Citizens, Denizens, Migrants
- Howard Winant," in Katy Sian, ed., Postcolonial Thinkers
in Dixon and Burdick, eds. A New Hemispheric Blackness
Race and Racism in the 21st Century: Thematic Considerations"
Globalization, and the World After 9/11: Toward a New Politics"
and Race Theory"
of the Veil"
Eyes: Contemporary White Racial Politics"
and Resisting the New World (Racial) Order"
Today: Continuity and Change in the Post-Civil Rights Era"
"Babylon_System: The Continuity of Slavery"
Souls of Sociologists"
Was Just a Bad Dream... Everything's Fine Now, Dear... You Can Go Back to
Sociology 214A, Race,Ethnicity, Nation
Voice of the
Center for Research in Black Culture
History of Race in Science
African Diaspora on the Internet
National Network for Immigrant and
Justice Movements - Working Guide
World Conference against Racism, Racial
Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance - United Nations
Applied Research Center/Colorlines/RaceWire
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