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Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities

The following sub-chapter entitled “The Family and the School” is excerpted from the book Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities [link to Verso], by Etienne Balibar and Immanuel Wallerstein.

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Session 2.5: Class and Children

The How Class Works Conference [link to conference web site] took place at SUNY/Stonybrook on June 5, 2014. I presented a paper entitled: “The Class-Based Roots of Adoption and Adoption Mythology”, on the session panel called “Class and Children”.

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On the inherent racism and classism of adoption.

A version of this entry was published at CounterPunch online magazine under the title “Racism, Class and Adoption” on January 16, 2014. Link to article: https://www.counterpunch.org/2014/01/16/racism-class-and-adoption/ I will preface this by saying that I had promised myself I would give … Continue reading

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