Title

Crossroads, Directions and A New Critical Race Theory

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2002

Abstract

What is Critical Race Theory? How did it develop? Where does it stand now? Where should it go in the future? In this volume, thirty-one CRT scholars present their views on the ideas and methods of CRT, its role in academia and in the culture at large, and its past, present, and future.

Critical race theorists assert that both the procedures and the substance of American law are structured to maintain white privilege. The neutrality and objectivity of the law are not just unattainable ideals; they are harmful actions that obscure the law's role in protecting white supremacy. This notion—so obvious to some, so unthinkable to others—has stimulated and divided legal thinking in this country and, increasingly, abroad.

Notes

Professors Valdes, Culp, and Harris edited this volume and contributed the Introduction, Battles Waged, Won, and Lost: Critical Race Theory at the Turn of the Millennium.

ISBN

1566399297

Publisher Information

Temple University Press

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