From ballots to bullets: district of columbia v heller and the new civil rights anders walker borrowing from derrick bell's interest convergence thesis, this article posits that heller is a victory for civil rights, but not in the. One of his most important legacies is the interest-convergence thesis, which asserts that, historically, african americans gained social justice primarily when their interests converged with the interests of the white majority. This dissertation examines us citizenship legislation in the us pacific unincorporated territories through critical race theory's interest-convergence thesis i employ derrick bell's theory of interest-convergence to argue that it is only when economic, cultural, political, and social. Browse by content type books audiobooks. Abstractderrick bell's interest convergence thesis is a seminal framework to analyze social change within critical race theory while interest convergence's influence has grown, two foundational questions have been raised: do interests-groups act rationally does interest convergence also offer. University of wyoming from the selectedworks of stephen m feldman 2012 do the right thing: understanding the interest-convergence thesis stephen m feldman,university of wyoming.
Interest convergence and the republican party by we can ask today whether revelation or interest conversion was the determining factor in granting black people full membership rights in the church at a time of ongoing and heightened civil rights activities in the united. Community dreams and nightmares: arizona, ethnic studies, and the continued relevance of derrick bell's interest-convergence thesis. On dec 1, 2011 justin driver published: rethinking the interest-convergence thesis. Please help us classify the good from the bad by voting on this site the long-standing u s national interest derrick bell interest convergence thesis in biosensing bio-nano-info has become a new paradigm for the convergence of professor peter derrick philadelphia daily derrick bell interest. Recommended citation justin driver, rethinking the interest-convergence thesis, 105 n w u l r ev 149 (2015). Professor derrick bell was one of the most influential constitutional scholars of the last fifty years his insights spurred civil rights scholars as well as thinkers in other fields one of his most important legacies is the interest-convergence thesis, which asserts that, historically, african.
View coddy carter's profile on linkedin derrick bell's interest-convergence thesis holds that any historical efforts to attain social justice for people of color in the united states had to also be beneficial to the white majority. Tcs desegregation 2 study 1 brown and the interest-convergence thesis the crux of derrick bell's (1980 interest-convergence thesis was that the brown v. Toward a critical race praxis for educational research: lessons from affirmative action and social science advocacy uma m jayakumar university we draw heavily from critical race theory and bell's thesis of interest convergence to explicate the contradictions related to engaging in the. Ringing the bell: the right to counsel and the interest convergence dilemma also realize the limitations it may place on the receptivity of my thesis where appropriate, i do acknowledge and discuss the divisions within the subordinate. When the united states supreme court validated the limited use of race as an admissions criterion in grutter v bollinger eight years ago,1 many veterans of the civil rights struggle greeted the decision with elation elaine r jones, then-president of the naacp legal defense and educational fund. Justin driver, rethinking the interest-convergence thesis, 105 nw u l rev 149 (2011.
Reading ricci and pyett to provide racial justice through union arbitration michael z green texas a&m university school of law see justin driver, rethinking the interest-convergence thesis, 105 nw u l rev 149, 150 n 10. Critical race theory an introduction race and pathos how did the opening narrative (pages 1-2) interest convergence-thesis pioneered by derrick bell that the majority group tolerates advances for racial justice only when it suits its interest to do so.
Interest convergence as transaction patience a crowder this work is licensed under a creative commons attribution-noncommercial-no derivative works 30. Kids, cops and sex offenders: pushing the limits of the interest convergence thesis, 57 how l j 353 (2013) ssrn interest convergence and the education of african-american boys in cincinnati: motivating suburban whites to embrace interdistrict education reform.