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Look, a white! : philosophical essays on whiteness

Author: George Yancy
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2012.
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Look, a White! returns the problem of whiteness to white people. Prompted by Eric Holder's charge, that as Americans, we are cowards when it comes to discussing the issue of race, noted philosopher George Yancy's essays map out a structure of whiteness. He considers whiteness within the context of racial embodiment, film, pedagogy, colonialism, its "danger," and its position within the work of specific writers.  Read more...
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Yancy, George.
Look, a white!
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011047600
(OCoLC)756577729
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Yancy
ISBN: 9781439908556 1439908559
OCLC Number: 785925705
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword: Racist Onions and Etchings- Naomi Zack; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Flipping the Script; 1. Looking at Whiteness: Finding Myself Much like a Mugger at a Boardwalk's End; 2. Looking at Whiteness: Subverting White Academic Spaces through the Pedagogical Perspective of bell hooks; 3. Looking at Whiteness: The Colonial Semiotics in Kamau Brathwaite's Reading of The Tempest; 4. Looking at Whiteness: Whiting Up and Blacking Out in White Chicks; 5. Looking at Whiteness: Loving Wisdom and Playing with Danger.
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