The Racial Contract

Author: Charles Wade Mills
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801434549
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Argues that racially structured discrimination is the norm by using social contract theory

The Contract And Domination

Author: Carole Pateman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745636217
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This iconoclastic book throws the gauntlet down to mainstream white male contract theory. It is vital reading for anyone with an interest in political theory and political philosophy, and the systems of male and racial domination.

From Class To Race

Author: Charles Wade Mills
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742513020
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Finally, I close by replying to Jorge Garcia's recent (2001) full-length critique of
my book, The Racial Contract (Mills 1997), and by giving, much more briefly,
rejoinders to some criticisms from other writers. Choosing this as a final chapter is
appropriate for a number of reasons. Classic social contract theory has a
descriptive as well as a normative dimension, insofar as the idea of a "contract"
captures the idea that society is a human creation. But the atomic individualism of
mainstream ...

The Wire And America S Dark Corners

Author: Arin Keeble
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476619603
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Citing examples from Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin, Mills identifies
descriptions where the appearance of Black Americans is rendered invisible. As
Ellison wrote in Invisible Man, they “refuse to see me” (qtd. in Mills 96–97). Mills
describes these conditions as elements of a racial contract, a set of formal and
informal agreements agreement between members of a subset of individuals
who, in racial terms, are designated “white,” to categorize the remaining subset of
human beings ...

A New Social Contract In A Latin American Education Context

Author: D. Streck
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230115292
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But theyhave always existedand, paradoxically, they also findtheir support in
thesocial contract.Dueto this subversive potentialof the social contractitself, Mills
agrees neither with aHegel solution (a superior communitythat includes
individuals) nor a Marx solution (agovernment of one class)or some flexible type
of political postmodernity. Hesituates hisstudy within what he himself defines
ascriticalmodernity, inwhich one would beplacing the Racial Contract inthesame
spaceas a ...

Democracy And The Political Unconscious

Author: Noelle McAfee
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231511124
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The colonized were the indigenous peoples as well as those who were abducted
from Africa and brought over to toil for the benefit of European Americans. As
Charles Mills argues, the West has conveniently forgotten the way that white
supremacy, slavery, expansion, and exploitation helped found modern nation-
states. Instead of recognizing racial oppression as a fundamental source, the
West invents a hypothetical story of a social contract in which all willingly agree to
forego some ...

The Fair Sex

Author: Pauline E. Schloesser
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814797631
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The differential conceptions of men's and women's rights seem to support claims
by Joan Hoff and Ruth Bloch that virtue and sacrifice became feminized just as
men were becoming self-interested citizens and individuals.10 They allowed
men individual privileges and personal autonomy while conferring duties and
domesticity to women, and thereby facilitated the establishment of separate
spheres in the postrevolutionary period. White Supremacy, Slavery, and the
Racial Contract ...

Education In The Age Of Biocapitalism

Author: C. Pierce
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137027835
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what Mills has identified as “The Racial Contract.” The Racial Contract “is that set
of formal or informal agreements or metaagreements (higherlevel contracts about
contracts, which set the limits of the contracts' validity) between themembers
ofone subset ofhumans, henceforth designated by shifting 'racial' (phenotypical/
genealogical/cultural) criteria C1,c2,c3, . ..as'white,' and coextensive(making
dueallowance forgender differentiation) with the class offullpersons, tocategorize
the ...

Hitler S Black Victims

Author: Clarence Lusane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135955247
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[A]s the material conditions and lived experiences of race are subject to change
so, too are the ways in which race is imagined, represented, and performed. —S.
Craig Watkins1 Breaking the Contract In Black Skins, White Masks, the late
Caribbean psychiatrist and revolutionary theorist Frantz Fanon explores the
psychoracial dimensions of social marginality. He is particularly concerned with
the ways in which racial experience is mediated and determined through external
means and ...

Right To Be Hostile

Author: Erica R. Meiners
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135909040
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made me ask these questions and offered insight into the discussions and
arguments in the following chapters. White Supremacy, a Racial Contract, and
the Epistemology of Ignorance Threaded throughout this project on public
enemies are overlapping themes. A central theme is tracking and naming how
white supremacy is maintained in public policies through willful public ignorance,
and how it intersects with gender and sexuality. Charles Mills's concepts ofthe
Racial Contract and ...