"Wonderfully readable and thoroughly radical"– Achille Mbembe
The Threat of Race by David Theo Goldberg Now available from Blackwell Publishing and Amazon.com
There is an esteemed tradition of working to end racial configuration in societies long marked by it. This tradition emerged out of resistance movements to racial slavery, subordination, suppression, and segregation both in colonial societies and in postcolonizing social arrangements. Commitments to do away with race, consequently, have long been associated with social movements to end racism. Indeed, a primary prompt to end racial classification and configuration is tied to antiracism.