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Race and Human Rights.

By: Stokes, Curtis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (340 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780870139581; 0870139584.Subject(s): Racism -- United States | Human rights -- United States | Discrimination -- United States | Minorities -- United States -- Social conditionsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Race and Human Rights.DDC classification: 305.800973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Table of Contents; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; PART 1 -- Racial Implications of the War on Terrorism; 1 -- Enhancing Whose Security? People of Color and the Post-September 11 ... ; WHO IS AN AMERICAN?; MAINTAINING SOCIAL CONTROL THROUGH LAW ENFORCEMENT; DISSENT AS UN-AMERICAN; THE WAR ON TERROR; WHO-OR WHAT-IS SECURED BY EXPANDED POLICE POWERS?; NOTES; 2 -- The Pinkerton Detective Agency: Prefiguring the FBI; THE BEGINNINGS; THE WAR AGAINST ORGANIZED LABOR; THE MODERN AGENCY; PINKERTON INFLUENCES ON THE FBI; NOTES.
3 -- Between Hegemony and Empire: Africa and the U.S. Global War against TerrorismSITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD; AFRICA AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY BEFORE 9/11; AFRICA AND THE U.S. WAR AGAINST TERRORISM; NOTES; PART 2 -- Immigration and Race; 4 -- Latino Growth and Latino Exploitation: More Than a Passing Acquaintance; BACKGROUND; BECOMING NUMBER ONE; MEAT PROCESSING AND LATINO GROWTH; NUMBER ONE IN EXPLOITATION; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; 5 -- Race, Immigration, and the Limits of Citizenship; THE HISPANIC PANIC; CITIZENSHIP AND THE LIMITS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY; ALL BUT IN NAME; A CODA; NOTES.
6 -- African Americans and Immigration: The Economic, Political, and Strategic ImplicationsA PERSONAL NOTE; ECONOMIC IMPACT; POLITICAL CONSEQUENCES; RAINBOW COALITION?; STRATEGY; NOTES; REFERENCES; PART 3 -- Affirmative Action as a Human Rights Tool; 7 -- Historicizing Affirmative Action and the Landmark 2003 University of ... ; NOTES; 8 -- A New Coalition: Reaching the Religious Right to Deal with Racial Justice; WHO ARE THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT?; A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT; REACHING THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT; POLITICAL LIMITATIONS; THE GREEN MOVEMENT; WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE?; CONCLUSION; NOTES.
Summary: The terrorist attacks against U.S. targets on September 11, 2001, and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, sparked an intense debate about ""human rights."" According to contributors to this provocative book, the discussion of human rights to date has been far too narrow. They argue that any conversation about human rights in the United States must include equal rights for all residents. Essays examine the historical and intellectual context for the modern debate about human rights, the racial implications of the war on terrorism, the intersection of r.
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Table of Contents; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; PART 1 -- Racial Implications of the War on Terrorism; 1 -- Enhancing Whose Security? People of Color and the Post-September 11 ... ; WHO IS AN AMERICAN?; MAINTAINING SOCIAL CONTROL THROUGH LAW ENFORCEMENT; DISSENT AS UN-AMERICAN; THE WAR ON TERROR; WHO-OR WHAT-IS SECURED BY EXPANDED POLICE POWERS?; NOTES; 2 -- The Pinkerton Detective Agency: Prefiguring the FBI; THE BEGINNINGS; THE WAR AGAINST ORGANIZED LABOR; THE MODERN AGENCY; PINKERTON INFLUENCES ON THE FBI; NOTES.

3 -- Between Hegemony and Empire: Africa and the U.S. Global War against TerrorismSITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD; AFRICA AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY BEFORE 9/11; AFRICA AND THE U.S. WAR AGAINST TERRORISM; NOTES; PART 2 -- Immigration and Race; 4 -- Latino Growth and Latino Exploitation: More Than a Passing Acquaintance; BACKGROUND; BECOMING NUMBER ONE; MEAT PROCESSING AND LATINO GROWTH; NUMBER ONE IN EXPLOITATION; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; 5 -- Race, Immigration, and the Limits of Citizenship; THE HISPANIC PANIC; CITIZENSHIP AND THE LIMITS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY; ALL BUT IN NAME; A CODA; NOTES.

6 -- African Americans and Immigration: The Economic, Political, and Strategic ImplicationsA PERSONAL NOTE; ECONOMIC IMPACT; POLITICAL CONSEQUENCES; RAINBOW COALITION?; STRATEGY; NOTES; REFERENCES; PART 3 -- Affirmative Action as a Human Rights Tool; 7 -- Historicizing Affirmative Action and the Landmark 2003 University of ... ; NOTES; 8 -- A New Coalition: Reaching the Religious Right to Deal with Racial Justice; WHO ARE THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT?; A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT; REACHING THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT; POLITICAL LIMITATIONS; THE GREEN MOVEMENT; WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE?; CONCLUSION; NOTES.

REFERENCES9-Human Rights, Affirmative Action, and Development: An Agenda for Latin ... ; UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND NATION-STATE BUILDING; MINORITY AGENCY, NATIONALISM, AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT; AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN LAC; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; 10-The Whitewashing of Affirmative Action; NOTES; For Further Reading; About the Editor and Contributors.

The terrorist attacks against U.S. targets on September 11, 2001, and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, sparked an intense debate about ""human rights."" According to contributors to this provocative book, the discussion of human rights to date has been far too narrow. They argue that any conversation about human rights in the United States must include equal rights for all residents. Essays examine the historical and intellectual context for the modern debate about human rights, the racial implications of the war on terrorism, the intersection of r.

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