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Race/Sex
Their Sameness, Difference and Interplay

Edited By

Naomi Zack



ISBN 9780415915908
Published January 8, 1997 by Routledge
236 Pages

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Book Description

Race/Sex is the first forum for combined discussion of racial theory and gender theory. In sixteen articles, avant-garde scholars of African American philosophy and liberatory criticism explore and explode the categories of race, sex and gender into new trajectories that include sexuality, black masculinity and mixed-race identity.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Naomi Zack; Part A Analysis; Chapter 1 Metaphysical Racism, Berel Lang; Chapter 2 Race and Philosophic Meaning, Naomi Zack; Chapter 3 Racism as a Model for Understanding Sexism, J.L.A. Garcia; Chapter 4 Racism and Sexism, James P. Sterba; Part B Comparison; Chapter 5 “But would that Still be me?”, Anthony Appiah; Chapter 6 Parallels of Ethnicity and Gender, J. Angelo Corlett; Chapter 7 Race, Gender, and Human Nature, Nancy Holmstrom; Chapter 8 The Influence of Gender and Rage Status on Self-Esteem during Childhood and Adolescence, Helena Jia Hershel; Part C Phenomenology; Chapter 9 Race, Sex, and Matrices of Desire in an Antiblack World, Lewis R. Gordon; Chapter 10 Body Badges, Kevin Thomas Miles; Chapter 11 The American Sexualization of Race, Naomi Zack; Chapter 12 Mixed-Race Women, Maria P.P. Root; Part D Performance; Chapter 13 Methexis vs. Mimesis, Freda Scott Giles; Chapter 14 Passing Beyond the Other Race or Sex, Laurie Shrage; Chapter 15 Voiced Bodies/Embodied Voices, Judith Bradford, Crispin Sartwell; Chapter 16 Malcolm X, John P. Pittman;

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Biography

Naomi Zack is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the SUNY, Albany.

Reviews

"...Zack's project usefully brings questions of race and sex into an analytical area where they are not usually considered..." -- Ranjana Khanna, Signs