Tag: Middle Class

Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class

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Ian Haney López
“Dog Whistle POLITICS”
Tuesday, November 19, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
“Dog Whistle RACISM”
Wednesday, November 20, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public
Thursday, November 21, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

IAN HANEY LÓPEZ is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. Haney López has published four books, including White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race and Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice. He has been a visiting law professor at Yale, New York University, and Harvard, and is currently writing a book entitled Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class. In 2011, Haney López received an Alphonse Fletcher Fellowship, awarded to scholars whose work furthers the integration goals of Brown v. Board of Education.