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Amalgamation schemes : antiblackness and the critique of multiracialism

Jared Sexton (Author)
Despite being heralded as the answer to racial conflict in the post-civil rights United States, the principal political effect of multiracialism is neither a challenge to the ideology of white supremacy nor a defiance of sexual racism. More accurately, Jared Sexton argues in Amalgamation Schemes, multiculturalism displaces both by evoking long-standing tenets of antiblackness and prescriptions for normative sexuality. In this timely and penetrating analysis, Sexton pursues a critique of contemporary multiracialism, from the splintered political initiatives of the multiracial movement to the ac
eBook, English, ©2008
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, ©2008
1 online resource (345 pages)
9780816656639, 0816656630
Introduction: On the verge of race
Beyond the event horizon : the multiracial project
Scales of coercion and consent : sexual violence, antimiscegenation, and the limits of multiracial America
There is no (interracial) sexual relationship
The consequence of race mixture
The true names of race : blackness and antiblackness in global contexts