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Winning the Race by John McWhorter

Winning the Race

  • Paperback $28.00

    Dec 28, 2006 | 448 Pages

  • Ebook $19.99

    Dec 29, 2005 | 448 Pages

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Praise

Splendid. . . . McWhorter’s answers are anything but orthodox. . . . [He] has a keen eye for the foibles of social scientists. (The Wall Street Journal)

Provocative . . . both grounded in history and forward-looking. (Publishers Weekly)

A provocative challenge to conventional wisdom. (USA Today)

Table Of Contents

Winning The RaceIntroduction

TRACING IT

Chapter One
The Birth of the Inner City: The Conventional Wisdom

Chapter Two
The Birth of the Inner City, Part One: Indianapolis

Chapter Three
The Birth of the Inner City, Part Two: The Saga

Chapter Four
Why Are You Talking About Blacks on Welfare?

FACING IT

Chapter five
The Meme of Therapeutic Alienation: Defined by Defiance

Chapter Six
What About Black Middle-Class Rage?

Chapter Seven
What About the View from the Ivory Tower?

ERASING IT

Chapter Eight
Therapeutic Alienation Meets Hitting the Books: “Acting White” and Affirmative Action Revisited

Chapter Nine
The “Hip-Hop Revolution”: Therapeutic Alienation on a Rhythm Track

Chapter Ten
Therapeutic Alienation as a Plan of Action? New Black Leadership for New Negroes

Chapter Eleven
Conclusion

Appendix
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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