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Sheet1 Page 1 Reviews Mills uses the idea of the social contract to argue that racially structured discrimination is a norm, rather than a deviation from t h An ambitious book. . . . Mill's racial contract thesis is so convincing that one wonders why it hasn't been explored until now in t h This compelling and even explosive book argues that white racism is itself a political system with its own levels of rights, dutie s An important work of philosophy that is at the same time short and accessible. . . . Mills succeeds admirably in arguing his cas e Inspired in part by Carole Pateman's Sexual Contract, which brought unstated gender assumptions within traditional social co n The Racial Contract is an excellent book. . . . It is a testament to Mills's expertise as a philosopher, a scholar, and a downright A very important book. . . . The Racial Contract has the potential to radically challenge many of us to reevaluate how we think a This is a significant and compelling work. . . . Mills turns our attention to the racial domination and exploitation that have been
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Unformatted text preview: e Offers a bold conceptualization of the racial order and a critique of the way it has been (mis)represented within the domain of s Courageously creativeh&Social Theory and Practice I recommend this book as an important and timely reminder of the ways in which a philosophy which ignores race is bound up w Mills's work on the Racial Contract is a major contribution to modern critical social and political thought, and will become an im p Fish don't see water, men don't see patriarchy, and white philosophers don't see white supremacy. We can do little about fish . C Like Melville's Benito Cereno, this short, explosive book unflinchingly explores the centrality of raceh&both in its utterly open b r This is a significant and compelling work. In the modest compass of an extended essay, Mills succeeds in altering our view of a...
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