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Racial Situations: Class Predicaments of Whiteness in Detroit

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"Racial Situations" challenges perspectives on race that rely upon oft-repeated claims that race is culturally constructed and, hence, simply false and distorting. John Hartigan asserts, instead, that we need to explain how race is experienced by people as a daily reality. His starting point is the lives of white people in Detroit. As a distinct minority, whites in this ci
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Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 24th 1999 by Princeton University Press (first published October 4th 1999)
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I don't think I remember anything from this book other than there are a lot of Maltese in Detroit.
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this man can write. its even more amazing to watch him lecture.
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Clearly I'm not into jargon.
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