Civil Rights in American Law, History, and Politics.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (266 p.)ISBN: 9781139910729Subject(s): African Americans -- Civil rights | Civil rights -- United States | Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Civil Rights in American Law, History, and PoliticsDDC classification: 323.0973 LOC classification: KF4755 .C58 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
|Item type||Current location||Call number||URL||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Online||KF4755 .C58 2014 (Browse shelf)||http://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1642368||Available||EBL1642368|
Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Race Law Cases in the American Story; Birth of a Nation: Formal Citizenship and Sovereignty; Separate and Unequal: Classification and Caste; Our Constitution is Color-Blind: The Doctrine of Race Neutrality; With All Deliberate Speed: Race-Conscious Remedies; Conclusion; African Americans and Interracial Adoption; The Indian Child Welfare Act; Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl; The Racial Implications of the ICWA and Baby Girl; 2 Race Is Evidence; Introduction; "Show Me Your Papers"
The Relevance of RaceThe Tax Metaphor; The Property Metaphor; Recognizing Race as Evidence; Character Counts; "I'm Not Like Them"; Reverse 404(b): Flipping the Script?; Reconsidering the American Civil Rights Story; Introduction; I. Families of Color Are Disproportionately Represented in Foster Care and Stereotypes of Families of Color Underlie Decisions to Sever Families; II. Color-Blind Laws Foster Institutional Discrimination Against Families of Color; III. Power and Abuse of Power in Foster Care; IV. Strategies for Changing Foster Care's Role in the American Civil Rights Story
3 Blurring the Color-Blind LineCity of Richmond v. J. A. Croson Co.; The Reference Point in Rhetoric; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; 4 Reframing the Civil Rights Narrative; Introduction: Why Reframe the Civil Rights Narrative?; The Incompleteness of the Conventional Civil Rights Framework for Designing and Enabling Institutional Change; A. Under-Specification of Problems, Causes, and Solutions; B. Over-Reliance on Causes to Determine Goals and Solutions; C. Under-Specification of a Theory of Sustainable Institutional and Social Change
D. The Missing Articulation of Affirmative Values and Institutional AspirationsFull Participation and Collective Impact as Frameworks for Addressing Structural Inequality; The Components of a Full-Participation Strategy; Unit of Analysis: The Institutional Change Domain or "Action Arena"; Normative Frame: An Affirmative, Collectively Articulated Goal Defined in the Context of a Change Project; Strategic Development of Primary Roles; Government Role: Governance, Capacity Building, Accountability; Implications for Policy, Advocacy, and Law; Introductory Musings
Shaping a Collaborative-Impact FrameworkThe Collaborative-Action Paradigm; Concluding Thoughts; 5 Civil Rights and the Myth of Moral Progress*; Progress versus Improvement; Progress and Law; From Quotas to Diversity: Progress?; Diversity and Progress; Diversity Uber Alles; Antidiscrimination Law: From Social Justice to Individual Entitlement; Conclusion; Introduction; I. A Counterexample: The Myth of Moral Progress and Quest for Universal Voting Rights; II. The Limits and Dangers of the Concept of Moral Progress in the Law
III. The Inexorability of Making and Living with Difficult Moral Choices
Charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture, confronting important questions about race in contemporary America.
Description based upon print version of record.