What comes naturally : miscegenation law and the making of race in America / Peggy Pascoe.

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Main Author: Pascoe, Peggy
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • PART I : MISCEGENATION LAW AND CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY, 1863-1900: Engendering miscegenation
  • Sexualizing miscegenation law
  • PART II : MISCEGENATION LAW AND RACE CLASSIFICATION, 1860-1948: Configuring race in the American West
  • The facts of race in the courtroom
  • Seeing like a racial state
  • PART III : MISCEGENATION LAW AND ITS OPPONENTS, 1913-1967: Between a rock and a hard place
  • Interracial marriage as a natural right
  • Interracial marriage as a civil right
  • PART IV : THE POLITICS OF COLORBLINDNESS, 1967-2000: Lionizing Loving
  • Conclusion : the ghost of the past.