Can Conferralism Account for Systemic Racism?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Conferralism about race is a version of social constructivism about race, where the agents of construction seem to be individual agents. However, an important aspect of racism is systemic or structural, and seemingly not about the behavior of individual agents. Can conferralism account for that? In this paper, I begin to address that question by focusing on recent criticism of conferralism by Linda Martín Alcoff and Aaron Griffith.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ásta,

Published Date

  • September 1, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 60 / S1

Start / End Page

  • 21 - 36

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2041-6962

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4283

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/sjp.12461

Citation Source

  • Scopus