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Uprooting racism : how white people can work for racial justice

Author: Paul Kivel
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers. copyright 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th revised & updated editionView all editions and formats
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"There's a long tradition of white people opposing racism--but there are also many excuses we give for not getting involved. Now in a fully updated 4th edition, Uprooting Racism is the supportive, practical go-to guide for helping white people work with others for equal opportunity, democracy, and justice in these divisive and angry times."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kivel
ISBN: 0865718652 9780865718654
OCLC Number: 1082364314
Description: 1 vol. (xxx-417 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: What color is white? Let's talk --
"I'm not white" --
"I'm not racist?" --
What is racism? --
What is whiteness? --
Words and pictures --
White benefits, middle-class privilege --
White benefits? a personal assessment --
The economic pyramid --
The costs of racism to people of color --
The culture of power --
Entitlement --
Cultural appropriation --
The costs of racism to white people --
Retaining benefits, avoiding responsibility --
White fragility and white power --
"Thank you for being angry" --
It's good to talk about racism --
Who is a victim? --
The dynamics of racism. The enemy within --
Fear and danger --
The geography of fear --
Exotic and erotic --
The myth of the happy family --
Beyond black and white --
What's in a name? --
Separatism --
Being allies. Mutual interest --
What does an ally do? --
Showing up as a strong white ally --
An ally is not a hero or savior --
Basic tactics --
Getting involved --
Allies leverage their resources --
An ally educates, mobilizes, and organizes other white people --
An ally makes a commitment --
I would be a perfect ally if... --
It's not just a joke --
Talking and working with white people --
What about friends and family members? --
Tips for talking with white people about racism --
Allies, collaborators, and agents --
A web of control --
The effects of history. Histories of racism --
People of mixed heritage --
Native Americans --
African Americans --
Asian Americans --
Latinx --
Arab Americans --
Muslims --
Jewish people --
Recent immigrants --
We all stand to gain --
Fighting institutional racism. Institutional racism --
Land and housing --
Public policy --
Reparations --
Voting --
Affirmative action --
At work --
At school --
Health care --
The police --
The criminal/legal system --
Religion --
Foreign policy --
Environmental justice --
Democratic, Anti-racist multiculturalism. Multicultural competence --
Anti-racism --
Integration and tokenism --
Organizational change and accountability --
Home and family --
For the long haul
Responsibility: Paul Kivel.

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