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Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code

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Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code - Benjamin, Ruha
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From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity. Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen discrimination while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to the racism of a previous era. Presenting the concept of the "New Jim Code," she shows how a range of ...

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Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code 2019, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781509526406

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Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code 2019, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781509526390

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