The Dark Matter: Race and Racism

Title

The Dark Matter: Race and Racism

Authors

Howard Winant

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Description

Race and racism are in many ways the building blocks of the contemporary world and the social universe we take for granted. The unfreedom, despotism, exclusion, inequality, and violence that are associated with the absolutist regimes from which contemporary society has evolved lives on in the profound presence of race and racism: the “dark matter” of our lives today.

Howard Winant is professor of socioloty at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Publication Date

3-20-2014

Keywords

race, racism, unfreedom, despotism, exclusion, inequality, violence, absolutist regimes, contemporary society

Disciplines

Inequality and Stratification | Race and Ethnicity

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