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Against Race

Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line

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$18.50 • £14.95 • €16.50

ISBN 9780674006690

Publication Date: 01/15/2002

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416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • I. Racial Observance, Nationalism, and Humanism
    • 1. The Crisis of “Race” and Raciology
    • 2. Modernity and Infrahumanity
    • 3. Identity, Belonging, and the Critique of Pure Sameness
  • II. Fascism, Embodiment, and Revolutionary Conservatism
    • 4. Hitler Wore Khakis: Icons, Propaganda, and Aesthetic Politics
    • 5. “After the Love Has Gone”: Biopolitics and the Decay of the Black Public Sphere
    • 6. The Tyrannies of Unanimism
  • III. Black to the Future
    • 7. “All about the Benjamins”: Multicultural Blackness—Corporate, Commercial, and Oppositional
    • 8. “Race,” Cosmopolitanism, and Catastrophe
    • 9. “Third Stone from the Sun”: Planetary Humanism and Strategic Universalism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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