More than Prejudice : Restatement , Reflections , and New Directions in Critical Race Theory

  title={More than Prejudice : Restatement , Reflections , and New Directions in Critical Race Theory},
  author={Eduardo Bonilla-Silva},
  • Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
  • Published 2014
Racism has always been “more than prejudice,” but mainstream social analysts have mostly framed race matters as organized by the logic of prejudice. In this paper, I do four things. First, I restate my criticism of the dominant approach to race matters and emphasize the need to ground our racial analysis materially, that is, understanding that racism is systemic and rooted in differences in power between the races. Second, I reflect critically on my own theorization on race (the racialized… CONTINUE READING

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