Chapter 7. Racism

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Michele Moody-Adams

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch7

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Moody-Adams, M. (2005) Racism, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • ethical implications of racism;
  • applied ethics;
  • anti-discrimination movements;
  • racist conceptions;
  • racial classification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Racism?

  • Why is Racism Morally Wrong?

  • What Constitutes Racism and When is it Morally Wrong?

  • Must We Believe in the “Permanence of Racism?”