(EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier

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The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) free read ✓ 6 Like the canaries that alerted miners to a poisonous atmosphere issues of race point to underlying problems in society that ultimately affect everyone not just minorities Addressing these issues is essential Ignoring racial differences race blindness has failed Focusing on individual achievement has diverted us from tackling pervasive ineualities Now in a powerful and challenging book Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres propose a radical new way to confront race in the twenty first centuryGiven the complex relationship between race and power i. I liked portions of this book a great deal Its critiue of colorblindness was well done The good professors suggest that neoconservatives have long been laying the groundwork to reject race as a meaningful category That effort claims noble roots the attempt to eliminate the explicit legal apparatus of institutionalized racism It also embraces what the United States Supreme Court ignored in Plessy that putting formally neutral laws on the books that themselves stigmatize is racist Go them What that neoconservative critiue assumes out of existence is that racism didn t and doesn t just express itself through laws on the books it s woven into the way burdens and benefits of life in America are distributed though they acknowledge it is not the only thread in the tapestry The first step seems na ve but mostly harmless though a little high handed who is some random political theorist to tell folks what part of their identity is important to them But the second step the second less harmless The second step makes racism a personal aberration the fault as far as I can tell eually of the intentional deliberate racist and those lives have been made harder by our heartbreaking history Or as the book puts it dryly The discourse of colorblindness focuses on managing the appearance of formal euality without worrying overmuch about the conseuences of real world ineuality Proponents of a colorblind ethos define freedom and euality exclusively in terms of the autonomous some would say atomized individual The individual has no historical antecedents no important social relationships and no political commitments 39 And that approach not only locates the problem in the individual but it locates the remedy there as well All that is necessary to overcome racism is for an individual to become better informed about different racial groups 43 If we do not shift the locus of conversation to make visible the effects of such deeply held but unspoken attitudes they will tend to normalize ineuality We will all then tend to normalize ineuality 44 It s like they knew what Bill O Reilly would say on The Daily Show 12 years later full throatedly denying there is such a thing as white privilege or certain talking heads blaming the unarmed victims of police shootings for their own deaths or the current debate about the proper basis for Batson challenges Its description of the problem was great its suggestion for the solution lost me a bit The authors recommend embracing magical realism and something they call political race as a countermove a piece I didn t really understand Yes in a democracy coalitions are necessary and imagination is powerful but I didn t really get what that means in practice It was eerie reading explications and rejections of arguments the United States Supreme Court would embrace not that long afterwards Not sure it wouldn t have been better as a set of essays than presented as a single text but it was a good book worth reading Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives underlying problems in society that Shadowspell Academy The Culling Trials ultimately affect everyone not just minorities Addressing these issues is essential Ignoring racial differences race blindness has failed Focusing on individual achievement has diverted Alligators, Monsters & Cool School Poems us from tackling pervasive ineualities Now in a powerful and challenging book Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres propose a radical new way to confront race in the twenty first centuryGiven the complex relationship between race and power i. I liked portions of this book a great deal Its critiue of colorblindness was well done The good professors suggest that neoconservatives have long been laying the groundwork to reject race as a meaningful category That effort claims noble roots the attempt to eliminate the explicit legal apparatus of institutionalized racism It also embraces what the United States Supreme Court ignored in Plessy that putting formally neutral laws on the books that themselves stigmatize is racist Go them What that neoconservative critiue assumes out of existence is that racism didn t and doesn t just express itself through laws on the books it s woven into the way burdens and benefits of life in America are distributed though they acknowledge it is not the only thread in the tapestry The first step seems na ve but mostly harmless though a little high handed who is some random political theorist to tell folks what part of their identity is important to them But the second step the second less harmless The second step makes racism a personal aberration the fault as far as I can tell eually of the intentional deliberate racist and those lives have been made harder by our heartbreaking history Or as the book puts it dryly The discourse of colorblindness focuses on managing the appearance of formal euality without worrying overmuch about the conseuences of real world ineuality Proponents of a colorblind ethos define freedom and euality exclusively in terms of the autonomous some would say atomized individual The individual has no historical antecedents no important social relationships and no political commitments 39 And that approach not only locates the problem in the individual but it locates the remedy there as well All that is necessary to overcome racism is for an individual to become better informed about different racial groups 43 If we do not shift the locus of conversation to make visible the effects of such deeply held but Prime Suspect The True Story of John Cannan the Only Man Police Want to Investigate for the Murder of Suzy Lamplugh unspoken attitudes they will tend to normalize ineuality We will all then tend to normalize ineuality 44 It s like they knew what Bill O Reilly would say on The Daily Show 12 years later full throatedly denying there is such a thing as white privilege or certain talking heads blaming the An Ocean of Blessings unarmed victims of police shootings for their own deaths or the current debate about the proper basis for Batson challenges Its description of the problem was great its suggestion for the solution lost me a bit The authors recommend embracing magical realism and something they call political race as a countermove a piece I didn t really يأجوج ومأجوج من الوجود حتى الفناء understand Yes in a democracy coalitions are necessary and imagination is powerful but I didn t really get what that means in practice It was eerie reading explications and rejections of arguments the United States Supreme Court would embrace not that long afterwards Not sure it wouldn t have been better as a set of essays than presented as a single text but it was a good book worth reading

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The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) free read ✓ 6 N America engaging race means engaging standard winner take all hierarchies of power as well Terming their concept political race Guinier and Torres call for the building of grass roots cross racial coalitions to remake those structures of power by fostering public participation in politics and reforming the process of democracy Their illuminating and moving stories of political race in action include the coalition of Hispanic and black leaders who devised the Texas Ten Percent Plan to establish euitable state college admissions criteria. recommended by author of Troublemakers

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The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) free read ✓ 6 And the struggle of black workers in North Carolina for fair working conditions that drew on the strength and won the support of the entire local communityThe aim of political race is not merely to remedy racial injustices but to create truly participatory democracy where people of all races feel empowered to effect changes that will improve conditions for everyone In a book that is ultimately not only aspirational but inspirational Guinier and Torres envision a social justice movement that could transform the nature of democracy in Ameri. Chapter 4 Rethinking Conventions of Zero Sum Power is what s up Really talks about insideroutsider dynamics and what happens to those of us on the inside trying hard to effectively make change within the system


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    review Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Lani Guinier Lani Guinier Ñ 6 read review The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) Racism locates the dominant explanation for the depressed socioeconomic health and educational condition of people of color and their over representation in the criminal justice system in the character of the people themselves rather than in the structures of power that create the conditions of their lives 292This book presents an

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    (EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier review The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) Great ideas about race and power but very dense and a bit repetitive

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    (EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier review Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Lani Guinier Lani Guinier Ñ 6 read I liked portions of this book a great deal Its critiue of colorblindness was well done The good professors suggest that neoconservatives have long been laying the groundwork to reject race as a meaningful category That effort claims noble roots the attempt to eliminate the explicit legal apparatus of institution

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    (EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier The present race based revolution inspired me to seek out literature aimed to deepen my understanding of the systemic racism people of color face After googling anti racist book lists I kept coming to The Miner's Canary which to me is a sign that I should start here Now I was expecting an autobiographical account or some sort of

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    (EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier Sorry for not returning your Copy Professor Torres But the book was great some of the most amazing insight into

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    review Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Lani Guinier (EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier Lani Guinier Ñ 6 read The content deserves four stars but since reading this book was a little like wading knee deep through a swamp I have demoted it to three starsThe information was great and I like the main idea of using a race conscious lens through which to analyze and then transform social political and legal structures and power distribution The breakdown of the different dimensions of power was great and offers a very useful framew

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    review The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) Lani Guinier Ñ 6 read review Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Lani Guinier This book is far too complex to summarize in a few sentences So I'll just suggest people read it It offers a smart critical look at the nature of power and the realities of race in the United States offering radical ideas for transforming our notions of power race and the effective exercise of democracy It also offers an excellent definiti

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    review The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures) Lani Guinier Ñ 6 read (EBOOK FREE) [The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)] Author Lani Guinier A thoughtful discussion of structural racism with tangible examples that stick Not many non fiction books can be described as a page turner bu

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  • Paperback
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  • The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures)
  • Lani Guinier
  • English
  • 24 March 2020
  • 9780674010840