Jodi Melamed, Represent and Destroy (2011)


“[Liberal multiculturalism’s] pluralist framework took for granted the primacy of individual and property rights at the cost of collective and substantive social rights. This stance made it possible not to recognize as race matters the downsizing of state responsibility for social welfare and the growing power of concentrated wealth and capital to diminish human life and escape accountability through the strictures of government” (139)


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