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Critical Race Theory and Foster Care
A look at critical race theory and foster care.
# 132783 | 2,250 words | 0 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Sociology (Theory) , African-American Studies (Racism)

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This paper examines critical race theory, which is a sociological or historical interpretation of U.S. History and the Black experience based on the writings of Derrick Bell and others. CRT states that racism is endemic to U.S. History since Colonial times. This essay deals with the topic of Foster Care in America in which Blacks are disproportionately out-placed and spend longer awaiting return or adoption. This can be seen as evidence of CRT.

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"Bell is a visiting professor of Law at New York University and the author of many books on race and racism. In 1971 he became the first tenured Black law professor at Harvard. Bell is best known as a leading proponent of a historical view known as "Critical Race Theory" or CRT. CRT can be applied to many current issues involving racial disparity in American society. One such issue is the Foster Care System and the glaring racial differences between the experiences of citizens who are Caucasian vs. People of Color. Critical Race Theory..."

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