Readership: General readers; students and scholars of African American Studies, American History, Political Science, and American Studies
Ian Haney-Lopez, Professor of Law, University of California-Berkeley
Ian Haney-López is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. Emerging as an incisive voice on white identity with his path-breaking book White by Law (1996), he remains at the forefront of conversations about race in modern America. A past visiting professor at Yale and Harvard law schools, in 2011 he was awarded the Alphonse Fletcher Fellowship, given to scholars whose work promotes the integration goals of Brown v. Board of Education.
"compelling narrative ... Haney López contributes some useful new conceptual tools for the practical understanding of modern racial politics." - Randall Calvert, The Common Reader
Preface Learning about Racism at Harvard Law School
Introduction Racial Politics and the Middle Class
Chapter One The Southern Strategy and the GOP's Rise as the White Man's Party
Chapter Two Beyond Hate: Strategic Racism
Chapter Three The Wrecking Begins: Ronald Reagan
Chapter Four Colorblindness and Whites as Racial Victims
Chapter Five Updating the Whistle: Clinton and W.
Chapter Six How Conservatives Get Away with Racism
Chapter Seven Makers and Takers
Chapter Eight What's the Matter with White Voters?
Chapter Nine Obama's Post-Racial Strategy
Conclusion To End Dog Whistle Politics