chapter  1
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Critical Race Th eory Critique of Liberalism

Th e critical race theory (CRT) critique of liberalism provides educators and students with a powerful tool to deconstruct the nature of society and its institutions. Th e concept of liberalism underlies the political and economic principles of modern capitalist societies. Th e term liberalism as we use it should not be confused with the conventional use of liberal as a political designation. Politically, both liberals and conservatives oft en support the principles of liberalism underlying modern capitalist democracies.