While recent works on racial theory and state theory have tended to ignore each other, this book argues that race is integral to the conceptual, philosophical, and material emergence of the modern nation state, and to its ongoing management.
The Racial State argues that race is integral to the conceptual, philosophical and material emergence of modern nation state formation, and to its ongoing management.
Acknowledgments. Introduction: The State of Race Theory. 1. States of Racial Distinction. 2. The Time of Racial States. 3. The State of Liberalism's Limits. 4. Racial Rule. 5. Racial States. 6. Legislating Race. 7. States of Whiteness. 8. Raceless States. 9. Conclusion: Stating the Difference. Bibliography. Index.