Measuring the Wages of Whiteness: A Project for Political Economists

Maha Rafi Atal

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This comment responds to the recently held Global Research in International Political Economy roundtable on race in IPE. In particular, it argues that scholars of political economy could draw fruitfully on the notion of “whiteness as property” from the critical race theory subfield of law in order to trace the workings of whiteness, and race more broadly, as a material force in the economy.
Original languageEnglish
Article number22154
JournalGlobal Perspectives
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Theory
  • Property
  • Law
  • Race

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