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Critical race theory: The key writings that formed the movement.
Critical Race Theory (CRT) emerged from critical legal scholarship at the culmination of the Civil Rights Movement and evolved as a result of several key events, including boycotts of classes at law schools throughout the United States, a meeting of several influential critical race scholars, and the publication of a special edition of the Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Law Review (Taylor, 2009).
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Within the critical race theory framework, Haney-Lopez (2000) has conceptualized race as "a vast group of people loosely bound together by historically contingent, socially significant elements of their morphology and/or ancestry" (p.
Indeed, in announcing Nelson's appointment earlier this month, American University touted prominently Nelson's expertise on the "intersection of critical race theory and cultural studies with particular emphasis on criminal law and procedure, health law, and comparative law."
Critical race theory has its origins in critical legal studies (CLS), a predominantly legal practice that has challenged the "legitimacy of oppressive structures in American society" (Ladson-Billings, 1998, p.10).
Utilizing critical race theory in conjunction with intersectionality to conceptualize cultural competence is not only warranted, but is also consistent with the goals of social justice.
She makes the point that the development of critical race theory was shaped by how "post-war Marxism was (and continues to be) stubbornly lodged in ...
Grounded in criticisms of critical legal studies, Critical Race Theory (CRT) emerged in the 1970s following the Civil Rights Movement.
Against the politics of desperation: Educational justice, critical race theory, and Chicago school reform.
In summary, critical race theory provides an analytical tool that deepens our understanding of the educational barriers people of color face.
Of the many important texts in this line of critical work, Mikko Tuhkanen's The American Optic: Psychoanalysis, Critical Race Theory and Richard Wright, (i) is surely one of the most exceptional, both in terms of the rigor of its analyses and the breadth and scope of its investigations.