Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Walker on Structural Racism and Structuralist History

Anders Walker, Saint Louis University School of Law, has posted Freedom and Prison: Putting Structuralism Back into Structural Inequality, which appeared in the University of Louisville Law Review 49 (2011): 267 : “Critics of structural racism frequently miss structuralism as a field of historical inquiry. This essay reviews the rise of structuralism as a mode of historical analysis and applies it to the mass incarceration debate in the United States, arguing that it enriches the work of prevailing scholars in the field. “