Race, law, and culture : reflections on Brown v. Board of Education

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  • Creator edited by Austin Sarat
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780195106213, 0195106210, 9780195106220, 0195106229
  • OCLC ocm34357289


  • "Originally presented at the conference "Brown at Forty," held at Amherst College in December 1994"--Acknowledgments.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The continuing contest about race in American law and culture: on reading the meaning of Brown / Austin Sarat -- Performing interpretation: a legacy of civil rights lawyering in Brown v. Board of Education / Peggy Cooper Davis -- Brown in context / Lawrence M. Friedman -- From Brown to Casey: the U.S. Supreme Court and the burdens of history / David J. Garrow -- Brown and the harm of legal segregation / George Kateb -- The triumph and transformation of antidiscrimination law / Paul Gewirtz --
  • Social engineers or corporate tools? Brown v. Board of Education and the conscience of the Black corporate bar / David B. Wilkins -- A Federal life: Brown and the nationalization of the life story / Carol J. Greenhouse -- Cultural imperialism, White anxiety, and the ideological realignment of Brown / Gary Peller -- Can the tactics of cultural integration counter the persistence of political apartheid? or, the multicultural wars, part two / Hazel Carby
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