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White privilege : essential readings on the other side of racism

Author: Paula S Rothenberg
Publisher: New York, NY : Worth Publishers, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4 editionView all editions and formats
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Described as vital, eye-opening, and powerful, White Privilege, Fourth Edition, remains essential reading for students and educators alike. Used in courses across disciplines and educational levels, this unique anthology expertly presents the significance and complexity of whiteness today and illuminates the nature of privilege and power in our society. Rothenberg's thoughtful four-part organization leads students  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula S Rothenberg
ISBN: 9781429233446 1429233443
OCLC Number: 708055332
Description: viii, 183 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The matter of whiteness / Richard Dyer --
Failing to see / Harlon Dalton --
Representations of whiteness in the Black imagination / bell hooks ; pt. 2. The history of white people / Nell Irvin Painter --
The roots of racial classification / Philip C. Wander, Judith N. Martin, and Thomas K. Nakayama --
How white people became white / James E. Barrett and David Roediger --
How Jews became white folks / Karen Brodkin --
Becoming Hispanic : Mexican Americans and whiteness / Neil Foley --
The possessive investment in whiteness / George Lipsitz --
Global white supremacy / Charles W. Mills ; pt. 3. Making systems of privilege visible / Stephanie M. Wildman with Adrienne D Davis --
Privilege as paradox / Allan G. Johnson --
White privilege : unpacking the invisible knapsack / Peggy McIntosh --
White privilege/White supremacy / Robert Jensen --
Membership has its privileges : thoughts on acknowledging and challenging whiteness / Tim Wise --
People of color talk is cheap / Justin Podur ; pt. 4. Breaking the silence / Beverly Tatum --
Confronting one's own racism / Joe Feagin and Hernan Vera --
How white people can serve as allies to people of color in the struggle to end racism / Paul Kivel.
Other Titles: Essential readings on the other side of racism
Responsibility: [compiled by] Paula S. Rothenberg.

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Described as vital, eye-opening, and powerful, White Privilege, Fourth Edition, remains essential reading for students and educators alike. Used in courses across disciplines and educational levels, this unique anthology expertly presents the significance and complexity of whiteness today and illuminates the nature of privilege and power in our society. Rothenberg's thoughtful four-part organization leads students through the ubiquity and corresponding invisibility of whiteness; the historical development of whiteness and its role in race relations throughout history; the real effects of privilege and its opposite, oppression; and finally, an exploration of how the system of privilege could be changed. The fourth edition continues to feature key articles and essays from such important scholars and writers as Peggy McIntosh, Richard Dyer, Beverly Tatum, bell hooks, Allan G. Johnson, and Tim Wise and includes new selections from Nell Irvin Painter, Robert Jensen, and Justin Podur.

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