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Against civility : the hidden racism in our obsession with civility / Alex Zamalin.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Shelby Co PL - Morristown Branch 305.8009 ZAM (Text) 78731000516302 New books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807026540
  • Physical Description: 173 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-157) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Civility has never been neutral in its uses and impacts -- Civility distracts from inequality -- Civic radicals make do with what they have -- Civic radicals speak truth to power -- Civic radicals believe racism is structural rather than personal -- Civility is deployed when democratic movements are on the rise and reactionaries are on the ropes.
Summary, etc.:
"A sweeping political and intellectual history of the way that civility has been used to maintain racial inequality"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Racism > United States > History.
Courtesy > Political aspects > United States > History.
Political culture > United States > History.
Equality > United States > History.
Protest movements > United States > History.
United States > Race relations > History.

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