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Becoming and unbecoming white : owning and disowning a racial identity

Author: Christine Clark; James O'Donnell
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1999.
Series: Critical studies in education and culture series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of narrative chapters, the authors describe their belief in the racist tendency of white people to always and forever centre the discussion of virtually any subject on "whiteness",  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Becoming and unbecoming white.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1999
(DLC) 98034240
(OCoLC)39368562
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Clark; James O'Donnell
OCLC Number: 607120211
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 283 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Rearticulating a racial identity : creating oppositional spaces to fight for equality and social justice / Christine Clark and James O'Donnell --
Unthinking whiteness, rethinking democracy : critical citizenship in Gringolandia / Peter McLaren --
Lighting candles in the dark : one black woman's response to white antiracist narratives / Beverly Daniel Tatum --
Subverting racism from within : linking white identity to activism / Becky Thompson --
Transforming received categories : discovering cross-border identities and other subversive activities / David Wellman --
The secret : white lies are never little / Christine Clark --
Becoming white : how I got over / Arnold Cooper --
Seeing things as they are / Carolyn O'Grady --
The recollections of a recovering racist / James O'Donnell --
What could a white girl from South Boston possibly know about racism? Reflections of a social justice educator / Mary M. Gannon --
If you're not standing in this line, you're standing in the wrong line / G. Pritchy Smith --
Building blocks : my journey toward white racial awareness / Patti DeRosa --
"Justice, justice shalt thou do!" / Elizabeth Aaronsohn --
White man dancing : a story of personal transformation / Gary R. Howard --
Rewriting the discourse of racial identity : toward a pedagogy and politics of whiteness / Henry A. Giroux.
Series Title: Critical studies in education and culture series.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Clark, James O'Donnell.

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