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The Resource Should Race Matter? : Unusual Answers to the Usual Questions

Should Race Matter? : Unusual Answers to the Usual Questions

Label
Should Race Matter? : Unusual Answers to the Usual Questions
Title
Should Race Matter?
Title remainder
Unusual Answers to the Usual Questions
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
David Boonin attempts to answer the moral questions raised by slave reparations, affirmative action, hate crime laws and racial profiling
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boonin, David
Dewey number
305.8
Index
index present
LC call number
HT1521 .B634 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race relations
  • Slavery
  • Reparations for historical injustices
  • Affirmative action programs
  • Hate crimes
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Affirmative action programs
  • Hate crimes
  • Race relations
  • Reparations for historical injustices
  • Slavery
Label
Should Race Matter? : Unusual Answers to the Usual Questions
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The bias-elimination argument
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-406) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Should Race Matter?; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Thinking in Black and White; WHAT'S BLACK AND WHITE AND CONTESTED ALL OVER?; BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE; DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT (BLACK) HISTORY; THE STATE OF THE UNION(S); WHAT WOULD SOCRATES DO?; 2 Repairing the Slave Reparations Debate; IV Most Living Americans Have No Connection (Direct or Indirect) to Slavery.; THE UNJUST ENRICHMENT ARGUMENT; Why the Argument Isn't So Bad; Why the Argument Isn't So Good, Either; THE COMPENSATION ARGUMENT; Step One: The Compensation Principle
  • Step Two: Applying the Compensation Principle to the PastStep Three: From Past Claimants to Present Claimants; Step Four: From Past Debtors to Present Debtors; Step Five: Checking the Balance; DAVE'S TOP TEN LIST OF OBJECTIONS TO SLAVE REPARATIONS; White Slaves, Black Masters, Arab Traders; I There Is No Single Group Responsible For The Crime Of Slavery.; The Legacy of Slavery -- Everyone's a Winner!; II There Is No Single Group That Benefited Exclusively from Slavery.; The Few and the Many; III Only A Minority Of White Americans Owned Slaves, While Others Gave Their Lives To Free Them
  • The Immigrant's ComplaintIV Most Living Americans Have No Connection (Direct or Indirect) to Slavery.; Faulty Precedents; V The Historical Precedents Used to Justify the Reparations Claim Do Not Apply, and the Claim Itself Is Based on Race Not Injury.; Failures of Individual Character; VI The Reparations Argument Is Based on the Unsubstantiated ClaimThat All African-Americans Suffer from the Economic Consequences of Slavery and Discrimination.; The Victimization Message
  • VII The Reparations Claim Is One More Attempt to Turn African-Americans into Victims. It Sends a Damaging Message to the African-American Community and to Others. The Check's Already in the Mail; VIII Reparations To African Americans Have Already Been Paid.; White Sacrifice, Black Ingratitude; IX What about the Debt Blacks Owe to America?; They Hate Us, They Really Hate Us; X The Reparations Claim Is A Separatist Idea That Sets African-Americans against the Nation That Gave Them Freedom.; 3 Advancing the Slave Reparations Debate; GOVERNMENTS AREN'T PEOPLE
  • FORGIVE THE FOUNDING FATHERS, FOR THEY KNEW NOT WHAT THEY DIDCOULDN'T HAVE DONE OTHERWISE; IT'S A BLACK THING -- YOU WOULDN'T UNDERSTAND; And here is Shelby Steele:; And Dinesh D'Souza:; FISHING FOR ANSWERS IN THE GENE POOL; BETTER THAN NOTHING; COMPENSATION COMPLICATIONS; AMERICA 2.0; PAYING THE BILL; WHOSE STRIFE IS IT, ANYWAY?; REPARATIONS FOR EVERYONE?; A PROPOSAL; 4 One Cheer for Affirmative Action; CONFESSIONS OF A WHITE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BABY; THE UNFAIR DISADVANTAGE ARGUMENT; THE (OTHER) COMPENSATION ARGUMENT; THE APPEAL TO DIVERSITY; THE NEED FOR ROLE MODELS
Control code
782876956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (424 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139187671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613378088
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
337808
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782876956
Label
Should Race Matter? : Unusual Answers to the Usual Questions
Publication
Note
The bias-elimination argument
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-406) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Should Race Matter?; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Thinking in Black and White; WHAT'S BLACK AND WHITE AND CONTESTED ALL OVER?; BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE; DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT (BLACK) HISTORY; THE STATE OF THE UNION(S); WHAT WOULD SOCRATES DO?; 2 Repairing the Slave Reparations Debate; IV Most Living Americans Have No Connection (Direct or Indirect) to Slavery.; THE UNJUST ENRICHMENT ARGUMENT; Why the Argument Isn't So Bad; Why the Argument Isn't So Good, Either; THE COMPENSATION ARGUMENT; Step One: The Compensation Principle
  • Step Two: Applying the Compensation Principle to the PastStep Three: From Past Claimants to Present Claimants; Step Four: From Past Debtors to Present Debtors; Step Five: Checking the Balance; DAVE'S TOP TEN LIST OF OBJECTIONS TO SLAVE REPARATIONS; White Slaves, Black Masters, Arab Traders; I There Is No Single Group Responsible For The Crime Of Slavery.; The Legacy of Slavery -- Everyone's a Winner!; II There Is No Single Group That Benefited Exclusively from Slavery.; The Few and the Many; III Only A Minority Of White Americans Owned Slaves, While Others Gave Their Lives To Free Them
  • The Immigrant's ComplaintIV Most Living Americans Have No Connection (Direct or Indirect) to Slavery.; Faulty Precedents; V The Historical Precedents Used to Justify the Reparations Claim Do Not Apply, and the Claim Itself Is Based on Race Not Injury.; Failures of Individual Character; VI The Reparations Argument Is Based on the Unsubstantiated ClaimThat All African-Americans Suffer from the Economic Consequences of Slavery and Discrimination.; The Victimization Message
  • VII The Reparations Claim Is One More Attempt to Turn African-Americans into Victims. It Sends a Damaging Message to the African-American Community and to Others. The Check's Already in the Mail; VIII Reparations To African Americans Have Already Been Paid.; White Sacrifice, Black Ingratitude; IX What about the Debt Blacks Owe to America?; They Hate Us, They Really Hate Us; X The Reparations Claim Is A Separatist Idea That Sets African-Americans against the Nation That Gave Them Freedom.; 3 Advancing the Slave Reparations Debate; GOVERNMENTS AREN'T PEOPLE
  • FORGIVE THE FOUNDING FATHERS, FOR THEY KNEW NOT WHAT THEY DIDCOULDN'T HAVE DONE OTHERWISE; IT'S A BLACK THING -- YOU WOULDN'T UNDERSTAND; And here is Shelby Steele:; And Dinesh D'Souza:; FISHING FOR ANSWERS IN THE GENE POOL; BETTER THAN NOTHING; COMPENSATION COMPLICATIONS; AMERICA 2.0; PAYING THE BILL; WHOSE STRIFE IS IT, ANYWAY?; REPARATIONS FOR EVERYONE?; A PROPOSAL; 4 One Cheer for Affirmative Action; CONFESSIONS OF A WHITE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BABY; THE UNFAIR DISADVANTAGE ARGUMENT; THE (OTHER) COMPENSATION ARGUMENT; THE APPEAL TO DIVERSITY; THE NEED FOR ROLE MODELS
Control code
782876956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (424 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139187671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613378088
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
337808
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782876956

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