Lecture Notes 3_8

Lecture Notes 3_8 - I. Gates continued a. How should we...

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I. Gates continued a. How should we litigate? a.i. Lawrence: No help from civil libertarian friends; help those who have been historically oppressed a.ii. Gates: Defend litigation strategies of ACLU a.ii.1. Even when it hurts, defending racists is a good strategy a.ii.2. Crucial in enabling for social justice sometimes a.ii.3. Looks like energies misplaced, but defending hateful speech, allows for MORE action for justice b. Speech codes as speech: paradoxes b.i. Speech codes themselves according to CRT’s convey a positive message b.i.1. Having the speech code on the books makes statement to members of community (even if its weak): Minorities are valued members of community b.i.1.a. But in real life, people don’t really treat having the speech codes as a helpful thing b.i.2. How can racist speech be more powerful than words, but words that condemnation of racist speech doesn’t mean much b.i.3. What about situation when someone called racist b.i.3.a. Injury comes along/Racial slur an also injure b.i.4. No protection for other reasons? (obese, acne…etc.)
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2011 for the course DOC 2 taught by Professor Wimberley during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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Lecture Notes 3_8 - I. Gates continued a. How should we...

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