Tressie McMillan Cottom
Tressie McMillan Cottom is an American writer, sociologist, and professor. She is currently an associate professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a faculty associate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.
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@nilofer @watermelondriia Yep I really like this book. It resonates well with students and lay readers. You can tell she wants to be measured and even with her restraint the empirical story is so overwhelmingly resolute that it’s poignant – source
Tressie McMillan CottomApr 01, 2021
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@Staying_Sasha Two books I have next to that one that might help: – source
Tressie McMillan CottomNov 23, 2020
@jessicashortall @choo_ek That damn book will gut you in a good way. – source
Tressie McMillan CottomAug 19, 2020
My first exposure to reparations was actually Randall Robinson's trilogy back in the day. But no one book has so clearly set out the history, meaning and urgency of economic reparations for Black people as does "From Here to Equality". – source
Tressie McMillan CottomJun 25, 2020
What is a life worth? In the wake of eugenics, new quantitative racist practices that valued life for the sake of economic futures flourished. In The Economization of Life, Michelle Murphy provocatively describes the twentieth-century rise of infrastructures of calculation and experiment aimed at governing population for the sake of national econom...
Just a good book generally – source
Tressie McMillan CottomMar 25, 2020