Chapter 21. Black Studies, Race, and Critical Race Theory: A Narrative Deconstruction of Law

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Clevis Headley

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch21

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Headley, C. (2006) Black Studies, Race, and Critical Race Theory: A Narrative Deconstruction of Law, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • black studies;
  • critical race theory;
  • deconstruction of law;
  • integration;
  • black nationalism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Integration and Race

  • Black Nationalism and the Question of Race

  • Understanding Critical Legal Studies

  • Criticizing Critical Legal Studies from the Perspective of Critical Race Theory

  • Introducing and Defining Critical Race Theory

  • Critical Race Theory: Stories and Narratives

  • The Dialectics of Affirmative Action

  • The Counter-Discourse of Critical Race Theory

  • Critiques of Critical Race Theory

  • Responding to Kennedy

  • Assessing Critical Race Theory

  • The Future of Critical Race Theory