The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
ISBN10: 0375421726 ISBN13: 9780375421723 Publisher: Pantheon Books Published: Feb 1 2002 Pages: 226 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 7.67" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.87" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English
The critically acclaimed author of Race, Crime, and the Law provides an incisive analysis of the word "nigger" and its repercussions for, effect on, and place in American culture as he answers questions about the use of the controversial word as a racial epithet and methods that can deprive the word of its destructive character. 50,000 first printing.