Democracy Matters - Episode 87: Racism on Virginia Campuses: A Visual Study

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Dr. Stephen C. Poulson, Professor of Sociology at James Madison University, joined us to discuss his new book Racism on Campus; A Visual History of Prominent Virginia Colleges and Howard University (New York: Routledge Press, 2021). Racism on Campus provides a systemic exploration of yearbooks as means for capturing institutional norms and changes associated with race relations at universities. It also reveals the role that institutions of higher education play in ordering race relations and perpetuating racism not only on campus, but into wider society. Listen here.

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