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Linda Martín Alcoff

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195137347

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195137345.001.0001

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Racism and Visible Race

Racism and Visible Race

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(p.195) 8 Racism and Visible Race
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Visible Identities
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Linda Martín Alcoff

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195137345.003.0008

This chapter examines the relationship between racism and the visibility of racialized identity. It has been argued in earlier chapters that social identities are hermeneutic locations attached to historical experiences that are also concrete sites of interpretation and understanding. On this account, racial identity is not a product of “race”, but is historically evolving and culturally contextual, and thus it remains unclear that racist hierarchies are necessarily entailed. The historical legacy of racial identities will always carry as a central feature the history of racism, and in this way there is an association of race with racism, but future meanings of racial identity itself are open-ended.

Keywords:   race, racialized identity, visibility, social identity

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