The cover is a black image with multicolored houses at the bottom. Text is "Race: The New Critical Idiom" - Martin Orkin with Alexa Alice Joubin

Race: The New Critical Idiom

Routledge published Professor of English, Alexa Alice Joubin, and the University of Haifa, Israel’s Martin Orkin, collaboration on January 24, 2019.

Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview of:

  • Intersections of Race and Gender
  • Race and Social Theory
  • Identity, Ethnicity, and Immigration
  • Whiteness
  • Legislative and Judicial Markings of Difference
  • Race in South Africa, Israel, East Asia, Asian America
  • Blackness in a Global Context
  • Race in the History of Science
  • Critical Race Theory

This clear and engaging study is essential reading for students of Literature, Culture, and Race.

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