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Outsiders: Why Difference is the Future of Civil Rights

Zachary Kramer

Abstract

What is the future of civil rights? Like a living thing, discrimination evolves, adapting to its time. As discrimination becomes more individualized, as difference becomes more pronounced, we need a civil rights that is attuned to the way identity is performed today. Outsiders: Why Difference Is the Future of Civil Rights is filled with stories that demand attention, stories of people whose search for identity has cast them to the margins. Their stories reveal that we need to refresh our vision of civil rights. Instead of dealing in protected traits, civil rights law should take its cue from r ... More

Keywords: equality, civil rights, identity, discrimination, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, difference

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190682743
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190682743.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Zachary Kramer, author
Professor of Law, Arizona State University

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