Roopali Mukherjee is Associate Professor of Media Studies at City University of New York, Queens College.
Sarah Banet-Weiser is Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics.
Herman Gray is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Introduction. Postrace Racial Projects / Sarah Banet-Weiser, Roopali Mukherjee, and Herman Gray 1
Part One. Assumptions
1. Race after Race / Herman Gray 23
2. Theorizing Race in the Age of Inequality / Daniel Martinez Hosang and Joseph Lowndes 37
3. "Jamming" the Color Line: Comedy, Carnival, and Contestations of Commodity Colorism / Radhika Parameswaran 57
4. On the Postracial Question / Roderick A. Ferguson 72
5. Becked Up: Glenn Beck, White Supremacy, and the Hijacking of the Civil Rights Legacy / Cynthia A. Young 86
6. Technological Elites, the Meritocracy, and Postracial Myths in Silicon Valley / Safiya Umoja Noble and Sarah T. Roberts 113
Part Two. Performances
7. Vocal Recognition: Racial and Sexual Difference after (Tele)Visuality / Karen Tongson 135
8. More Than a Game: LeBron James and the Affective Economy of Place / Victoria E. Johnson 154
9. Clap Along If You Feel Like Happiness Is the Truth: Pharrell Williams and the False Promises of the Postracial / Kevin Fellezs 178
10. Indie Soaps: Race and the Possibilities of TV Drama / Aymar Jean Christian 199
11. Debt by Design: Race and Home Valorization on Reality TV / Eva C. Hageman 221
12. "Haute [Ghetto] Mess": Postracial Aesthetics and the Seduction of Blackness in High Fashion / Brandi Thompson Summers 245
13. Veiled Visibility: Racial Performances and Hegemonic Leaks in Pakistani Fashion Week / Inna Arzumanova 264
Epilogue. Incantation / Catherine R. Squires 283
Paper ISBN: 978-1-4780-0180-5
Cloth ISBN: 978-1-4780-0138-6