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Stripping state support from hierarchical and ascriptive racial categories will promote, or at least stop standing in the way of, a genuine colorblindness--one in which individuals as well as society are blind to the status classifications built into our practice of drawing racial categories.
include prescriptive stereotypes, as opposed to the ascriptive sexism
Hanson and Yosifon's critique, described, supra note 247 and accompanying text, seems to be directed at the concept of ascriptive autonomy.
8) Corporate consociationalism, however, is still evident to some extent in political practice: for example, Bosnia and Herzegovina, under the original Dayton Accords, Northern Ireland under the 1998 Agreement, Lebanon under the National Pact and under the 1989 Ta'if Accord, Cyprus under the 1960 constitution and proposed (but rejected) Annan Plan display features of pre-determined arrangements based on ascriptive identities.
Harlan "Mechanisms of Disability Discrimination in Large Bureaucratic Organizations: Ascriptive Inequalities in the Workplace," The Sociological Quarterly no.
This standpoint is the best ground on which to liberate most of us from domination by attachments to groups, classes, and ethnicities, or to ascriptive and irrational authority generally.
The personal side of the law, on the other hand used traditional ascriptive status, such as caste, religion and family, as the basis of individual rights (Washbrook 653).
However, in more recent writings, she has moved away from justifying legal intervention on the basis of such costs and has moved toward protecting cultural difference to the extent that it is intertwined with ascriptive identity and so is an instance of impermissible discrimination.
He is also sire of Calcutta Derby winner Ascriptive.
In fact, the sovereignty of a great number of the states in the international system is merely ascriptive.
A shared value system, regardless of ascriptive qualities such as ethno-national and linguistic characteristics, has been the basis for the development of civil rights, which are universal and transcend communitarian solidarities.
The ideological sleight of hand, of course, is that an ascriptive racially-defined majority is a far cry from a majority made up of shifting coalition on the basis of a commonality of beliefs and interests.