Extraordinary racial politics : four events in the informal Constitution of the United States

Lee, Fred, 1979- author

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  • Creator Fred Lee
  • Format Books
  • Publication Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2018. ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 229 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781439915752, 143991575X, 9781439915769, 1439915768
  • OCLC on1026723686


  • "Extraordinary Racial Politics seeks to generate intellectual exchange between ethnic studies and political theory by examining the relationship between quotidian racial experience and periodic mass racial crisis in the United States. It addresses four case studies: The civil rights movement, racial power movements, mass-scale Indian removals, and wartime Japanese internment"--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • An introduction into extraordinary racial politics -- Racial re-foundations and the rise of the nation-state -- Racial removal contracts and the nomos of the new world -- Racial states of exception and the decision on enmity -- Racial counter-publics and the power of judgment -- A reaffirmation of extraordinary racial politics
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