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Institutional Racism: A Primer on Theory and Strategies for Social Change

Publisher House: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Second Edition Author: Shirley Better Publish Date: November 28, 2007

Many people associate racism with bigoted individuals and radical groups on the fringes of society. Shirley Better argues that racism is much larger than negative attitudes and that it touches the very core of our lives as Americans. In this enhanced second edition, Better explores the historical origins of institutional racism, details its devastating effects on contemporary society such as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and outlines real possibilities for social, political, and economic change in the 21st century. Institutional Racism is a must read for those whose seek to understand the underpinnings of racism and for everyone interested in the practical possibilities of racial pluralism and equality in the United  StatesStates. (amazon.comunderpinnings of racism and for everyone interested in the practical possibilities of racial pluralism and

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