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Unformatted text preview: egenation is strictly coextensive with the fundamental insecurity of
racist reasoning.6 Miscegenation deals with what cannot be represented, it opens the doors to the thought
behind the psychological phenomenon that deals with the break in borders
Sexton, Director, African American Studies School of Humanities, 2003 (Jared, “The Consequence of Race
Mixture: Raed Barriers and the Politics of Desire”, Social Identities, Volume 9, Number 2, 2003,Accessed
I will state a few qualifications at the outset. First, miscegenation as event cannot be confused with miscegenation as
empirical acts of interracial sex, or miscegenation as the social presence of mixed race people. Such are
the lures produced by the imaginary of white supremacy and predictably mirrored by its liberal
opposition. The event of miscegenation, in this more radical sense, is what cannot be represented, conceptualised, or
apprehended in either the form of interracial liaison or the multiracial body (i.e., intelligible via the grid of raation).
Rather, it is that which prevents either figure from...
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