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Race, marriage and the law

by Robert J. Sickels

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Miscegenation -- United States,
    • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Impediments to marriage -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 162-164.

      Statement[by] Robert J. Sickels.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4755 .S54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 167 p.
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5304358M
      ISBN 100826302564
      LC Control Number72086815
      OCLC/WorldCa579306

      The first in-depth history of miscegenation law in the United States, this book illustrates in vivid detail how states, communities, and the courts have defined and regulated mixed-race marriage from the colonial period to the by: To get to the core of race in America today, read this new book by James Whitman. Whitman is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School.

        That’s the message behind Is Marriage for White People?, a new book by Stanford Law professor Ralph Richard Banks. Researched and written over the past 10 years, Banks’ book explores the unpleasant — and often unspoken — contributors to and consequences of declining marriage rates among African Americans.   Randall Kennedy, a Harvard Law School professor and the author of a new book, ''Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption,'' said .

      Anti-miscegenation laws and the U.S. Constitution. At least three proposed constitutional amendments intended to bar interracial marriage in the United States were introduced in Congress.. In , Representative Andrew King (Democrat of Missouri) was the first politician in Congress to propose a constitutional amendment to make interracial marriage illegal nationwide. In his immensely popular book The Passing of the Great Race () Grant cautioned: "The cross between a white man and an Indian is an Indian; the cross between a white man and a negro is a negro When it becomes thoroughly understood that the children of mixed marriages between contrasted races belong to the lower type, the importance of.


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