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Race and national security, edited by Matiangai V.S. Sirleaf.

'Race and National Security' is a timely volume that challenges our assumptions on national security by illuminating White supremacy's role and the exclusion of subordinated groups. By using an abolitionist framework, this book offers national and global examples of how threats to historically marginalized groups are in fact threats to national security
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half-Title -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Contributors -- I INTRODUCTION -- Confronting the Color Line in National Security -- Introduction: Hidden in Plain Sight -- Reconceptualizing National Security -- Race as Structuring National Security -- Centering Subordinated Groups -- The Importance of Racial Justice -- Organization of the Book -- II WHY RACE AND NATIONAL SECURITY? -- 1. Beyond Color-.Blind National Security Law -- Introduction -- International Law, Race, and Violence -- U.S. National Security Law and Colonialism: Rereading Rasul v. Bush -- Conclusion: A New Dawn or a Long Dusk? -- 2. Viral Convergence: Interconnected Pandemics as Portal to Racial Justice -- Introduction -- The Pandemic as a Portal to "Viral Justice" -- Origin Story: America's Raced and Colonial Founding -- Abolition and Suffrage: From Civil Rights to Human Rights and Intersectionality -- The 1960s: Martin Luther King and Human Rights -- 2020 and Beyond: Human Rights as a Site for Interest Convergence Theory -- 3. National Security Law and the Originalist Myth -- Introduction: The Narrative of the Golden Age -- An Imperial Present, But a Republican Past? -- Reframing the American Republic as a Settler Empire -- Roger Taney's Constitution of Checks and Balances -- The Continuing Duality of American Institutions -- Conclusion: National Security Reform through Decolonization -- III RACE AND THE SCOPE OF NATIONAL SECURITY -- 4. Black Security and the Conundrum of Policing -- Introduction -- Crime, Policing, and the Paradox of Black Security -- The Tunnel Vision of Policing Research -- The Social Science of Black Security -- Social Science and the Work of Imagination -- 5. Carceral Secrecy and (In)Security -- Introduction -- Mapping the Carceral Footprint -- Security and Secrecy
Literary Form
non fiction
Also issued in print: 2023
Physical Description
1 online resource (289 pages)
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