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Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Juliet Hooker

Abstract

This book examines how the social fact of race shapes the ethical-political orientations of citizens in diverse democracies. It develops the concept of racialized solidarity; explores its impact on current conceptions of racial justice, particularly as formulated in theories of multiculturalism; and suggests how it might begin to be addressed. Political solidarity is the reciprocal relation of trust and obligation between members of a political community necessary for them to live together on terms of fairness, reciprocity, and mutual respect. The contours of political solidarity continue to b ... More

Keywords: race, multiculturalism, political solidarity, racialized solidarity, racial justice, diverse democracies, Latin America, United States, Canada

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195335361
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Juliet Hooker, author
University of Texas, Austin
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