Race in the Global Era

Race in the Global Era

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This is a provocative, accessible collection that examines U.S. racial barriers, boundaries, and identities through critiques of constructed, marketed, and consumed images.It is also the symbol copyrighted by Nike that appears ubiquitously on its basketball shoes (including the Air Jordan line), ... of the Nike workers in the factories in Indonesia that produce the shoes.2 The shoes, which cost Nike $5.60 a pair to produce, are sold in the United States for as much as $ 1 50 disproportionately to inner-city black youth who have (literally) bought ... physical abuse, low pay, and wages under $2.50 per day in a nation where the living wage begins at $4.25 a day.

Title:Race in the Global Era
Author:Clarence Lusane
Publisher:South End Press - 1997


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