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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Physical-appearance-based bias,
  • Prejudices

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert C. Post ; with K. Anthony Appiah ... [et al.].
ContributionsAppiah, Anthony
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4755 .P67 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3946941M
ISBN 100822327023, 0822327139
LC Control Number2001033629

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Prejudicial Appearances: The Logic of American Antidiscrimination Law. By Robert C. Post; Robert C. Post Robert C. Post is Alexander F. and May T. Morrison Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. Related Book Chapters. Chronologies Aside. Approaches Aside. Figures Aside. Salon Philosophers Ivy Queen and Surprise Guests. 13 Judith Butler, "'Appearances Aside' in Prejudicial Appearances, supra note 1, 14 Reva B. Siegel, "Discrimination in the Eyes of the Law: How 'Color Blindness' Discourse Disrupts and Rationalizes Social Stratification" in Prejudicial Appearances, supra note 1, 15 Ibid. at , n. Author: Sonia Lawrence. Prejudicial appearances: the logic of American antidiscrimination law / Robert C. Post --Stereotypes and the shaping of identity / Anthony Appiah --"Appearances aside" / Judith Butler --Cover blindness / Thomas C. Grey --Discrimination in the eyes of the law: how "color blindness" discourse disrupts and rationalizes social stratification / Reva. C.L.J. Book Reviews Prejudicial Appearances: The Logic of American Antidiscrimination Law. By ROBERT C. PosT, et a!. [Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. , (Bibliography) I and (Index) 3 pp. Paperback £ ISBN ] THIS is a small volume with large ambition. The centrepiece is an argument.