Negrophobia and reasonable racism [electronic resource] : the hidden costs of being Black in America / Jody David Armour.Material type: TextSeries: Critical AmericaPublication details: New York : New York University Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (x, 204 p.)ISBN: 0585028273 (electronic bk.); 9780585028279 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States | African Americans -- Civil rights | Racism -- United States | United States -- Race relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Negrophobia and reasonable racism.DDC classification: 305.896/073 LOC classification: HV9950 | .A75 1997ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -200) and index.
Introduction: "Rational" Discrimination and the Black Tax -- The "Reasonable Racist": A Slippery Oxymoron -- How We Know What We Know: The Typical, the Reasonable, and the Accurate -- Why We Blame Whom We Blame: The Typical, the Reasonable, and the Damnable -- The "Intelligent Bayesian": Reckoning with Rational Discrimination -- Why Rational Discrimination Is Not Reasonable -- Race and the Subversion of Rationality -- The "Involuntary Negrophobe" -- The Involuntary Negrophobe and Dueling Conceptions of Law -- Of Mice and Men: Equal Protection and Unconscious Bias -- Private Bias and Equal Protection -- Restructuring the Maze to Serve Justice -- Blame and Punishment: Narrative, Perspective, Scapegoats, and Demons -- Framing the Narrative Broadly in Women's Self-Defense Work -- Narrative, Consent, and Blame -- The Fundamental Fault Line: Determinism versus Antideterminism -- "Disadvantaged Social Background" -- Opponents Grasp at Straws -- Ideological Agendas -- Repealing the Black Tax: Breaking the Discrimination Habit -- Hypocritical Racists and Aversive Racists -- Proving Ubiquitous Unconscious Bias -- Combating Unconscious Discrimination in the Courtroom.
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