What white looks like : African-American philosophers on the whiteness question (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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What white looks like : African-American philosophers on the whiteness question

Author: George Yancy
Publisher: New York Routledge 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

George Yancy has brought together a group of thinkers who address the problematic issue of whiteness as a category requiring serious analysis: what does white look like when viewed through  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Yancy
ISBN: 0415966159 9780415966153 0415966167 9780415966160
OCLC Number: 845612769
Description: xvi, 279 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Contributors Introduction: Fragments of a Social Ontology of Whiteness, George Yancy 1. Racial Exploitation and the Wages of Whiteness, Charles W. Mills 2. The Bad Faith of Whiteness, Robert E. Birt 3. The Impairment of Empathy in Goodwill Whites for African Americans, Janine Jones 4. Deligitimizing the Normativity of 'Whiteness': A Critical Africana Philosophical Study of the Metaphoricity of 'Whiteness', Clevis Headley 5. A Foucauldian (Genealogical) Reading Of Whiteness: The Production Of The Black Body/Self And The Racial Deformation. Of Pecola Breedlove In Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, George Yancy 6. Whiteness Visible: Enlightenment Racism and the Structure of Racialized Consciousness, Arnold Farr 7. Rehabilitate Racial Whiteness?, Lucius T. Outlaw 8. Critical Reflections on Three Popular Tropes in the Study of Whiteness, Lewis Gordon 9. Whiteness and Africana Phenomenology, Paget Henry 10. On the Nature of Whiteness and the Ontology of Race: Toward a Dialectical Materialist Analysis, John H. McClendon 11. Silence and Sympathy: Dewey's Whiteness, Paul C. Taylor 12. Whiteness and Feminism: Deja vu Discourses, What's Next?, Blanche Radford Curry 13. The Academic Addict: Mainlining White Supremacy (WS), Joy James
Responsibility: George Yancy, editor
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