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Revealing whiteness : the unconscious habits of racial privilege

Author: Shannon Sullivan
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Series: American philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how white privilege operates as unseen, invisible, even seemingly nonexistent, and suggest that because of this hidden mode of operation, something more indirect than and much different from conscious argumentation against white privilege is needed to combat it. It is a personal and self-searching book in which Shannon Sullivan interrogates her own whiteness and how being white has affected her.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sullivan, Shannon, 1967-
Revealing whiteness.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005026132
(OCoLC)61479582
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Sullivan
ISBN: 9780253112132 0253112133 9780253347381 0253347386 9780253218483 0253218489
OCLC Number: 105051379
Awards: Winner of 2007 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award, Honorable Mention.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 247 pages).
Contents: Ignorance and habit --
Engaging the isolated unconscious --
Seductive habits of White privilege --
Global habits, collective hauntings --
Appropriate habits of White privilege --
Race, space, and place --
In defense of separatism.
Series Title: American philosophy.
Responsibility: Shannon Sullivan.
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"A lucid discussion of race that does not sell out the black experience." --Tommy Lott, author of The Invention of Race

 
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