Why the Humanities Matter for Race Studies Today

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The article discusses language in dealing with transformation of racial orders and the study of race in the humanities. The author states that a problem in developing "race" language is that the content of racial, gender, and sexual identities has been transformed over the years so that racialized realities no longer exist. The author states that the sociological study of race affects the disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies of race.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1542-1549
JournalPMLA
Volume123
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008

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Keywords

  • Race -- Study & teaching
  • Lexicon (Linguistics)
  • Sociology
  • Gender studies
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)

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Why the Humanities Matter for Race Studies Today. / Koshy, Susan.

In: PMLA, Vol. 123, No. 5, 01.10.2008, p. 1542-1549.

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Koshy, Susan. / Why the Humanities Matter for Race Studies Today. In: PMLA. 2008 ; Vol. 123, No. 5. pp. 1542-1549.
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