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Critical Race Materialism: Theorizing Justice In The Wake Of Global Neoliberalism, Sumi Cho, Francisco Valdes Jan 2011

Critical Race Materialism: Theorizing Justice In The Wake Of Global Neoliberalism, Sumi Cho, Francisco Valdes

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Critical Race Theory's (CRT's) first two decades produced a rich and diverse literature deconstructing law and society using a racial lens. CRT's emergence and rise occurred at a moment in history where the U.S. was still the uncontested unipolar superpower whose privileged elites enjoyed unprecedented prosperity and status. Despite its dominant standing in the world economy and polity, prevailing "social structures of accumulation" within the United States were already in decline. For CRT's next iteration, we argue that a critical race materialist approach is necessary to interpret the history of how economic and social structures ...


Subordination And The Fortuity Of Our Circumstances, Sergio J. Campos Jan 2008

Subordination And The Fortuity Of Our Circumstances, Sergio J. Campos

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The antisubordination principle exists at the margins of equality law. This Article seeks to revive the antisubordination principle by taking a fresh look at its structure and underlying justification. First, the Article provides an account of the harm of subordination that focuses on one's position in society, rejecting the focus on groups popular in the existing antisubordination literature. Second, it argues for a theory of state obligation that goes beyond both the existing state action doctrine of the Equal Protection Clause and the failure to protect doctrine associated with Charles Black. The Article argues instead that the antisubordination principle ...


Keynote Address: Recalling Race, Gender And Sexuality: Outcrit Reflections On Legal Education, Social Identities And The "Rule Of Law" - A Call Toward Collective Insurrections, Francisco Valdes Jan 2004

Keynote Address: Recalling Race, Gender And Sexuality: Outcrit Reflections On Legal Education, Social Identities And The "Rule Of Law" - A Call Toward Collective Insurrections, Francisco Valdes

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Afterword Beyond Sexual Orientation In Queer Legal Theory: Majoritarianism, Multidimensionality, And Responsibility In Social Justice Scholarship Or Legal Scholars As Cultural Warriors, Francisco Valdes Jan 1998

Afterword Beyond Sexual Orientation In Queer Legal Theory: Majoritarianism, Multidimensionality, And Responsibility In Social Justice Scholarship Or Legal Scholars As Cultural Warriors, Francisco Valdes

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Queer Margins, Queer Ethics: A Call To Account For Race And Ethnicity In The Law, Theory, And Politics Of "Sexual Orientation", Francisco Valdes Jan 1997

Queer Margins, Queer Ethics: A Call To Account For Race And Ethnicity In The Law, Theory, And Politics Of "Sexual Orientation", Francisco Valdes

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