Synopses & Reviews
Reinventing Race, Reinventing Racism not only provides fresh theoretical insights into the new forms of race and racism, it also provides evidence of and policy solutions to address these seemingly intractable forms of discrimination and racial disparities. These issues are tackled in accessible, yet insightful fashion by some of the nations most prominent race and public policy scholars.
"The book is disruptive and refreshing, giving readers the particular and occasionally peculiar reading of the subject by the editors whose expertise does not necessarily reflect the consensus of the field. [
] There is much to learn from this ambitious, revealing collection. Summing up: Highly recommended
I. Ken, Choice, Vol. 50, No. 10 (June 2013), pp. 50
Though far from a 'post-racial' society, the form of race and racism in the U.S. has changed over the years.
About the Author
John J. Betancur, PhD, is Associate Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the coeditor of The Collaborative City: Opportunities and Struggles for Blacks and Latinos in U.S. Cities.
Cedric Herring, PhD University of Michigan, is Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has published seven books. His forthcoming book is entitled Critical Diversity: The New Case for Inclusion and Equal Opportunity.