“Without Regard to Race”: Critical Ideational Development in Modern American Politics

@article{King2014WithoutRT,
  title={“Without Regard to Race”: Critical Ideational Development in Modern American Politics},
  author={Desmond King and R. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  year={2014},
  volume={76},
  pages={958-971}
}
  • Desmond King, R. Smith
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Politics
  • Many scholars note that racial policy issues now focus on color-blind versus race-conscious approaches to racial inequalities, but they have not adequately explained how this development occurred or its consequences. Using work theorizing the role of ideas in politics, this article argues that these changes represent a “critical ideational development.” Diverse strains in earlier racial policy positions were reformulated to advance not just old racial goals but new ones. This critical… CONTINUE READING
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