Omi And Winant's Theory Of Ethnicity, Class And National Paradigms
The racial project can take the form of “common sense” or imagery depicting race features and can be both racist and anti-racist. …show more content…
It carries inequality, minimum wage and labor laws. Rcial ideologies and politics of equality hide blocks to social mobility.
-stratification, of races into classes, uses the economic class lens to define groups, for instance the black middle class is different than the poor in general, but still have less privileges than the white middle class.
- class conflict, focuses on the conflict between the interests of Whites and the immigration policies with free trade market that develop a competition of white groups of works with minorities, where the working class divided by racial lines has no power to fight oppressive and exploitative labor rule (“Split and labor” “Divide and rule”)
These groups being ideologically and economically divided are weak, therefore minorities give up their racial demands in order to join with whites in search of equality for all.
Race is reduced to a function of class