Race in the College Classroom Pedagogy and Politics

ISBN-10: 0813531098

ISBN-13: 9780813531090

Edition: 2002

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One central question is asked throughout this title: what are the challenges facing a college professor who believes that teaching responsibly requires an honest and searching examination of race?
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 8/7/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

Introduction: Race in the College Classroomp. 1
Authority and (Il)Legitimacyp. 5
Two Voices from the Front Lines: A Conversation about Race in the Classroomp. 7
Teaching in Florida: The End of Affirmative Action and the Politics of Racep. 19
A Ghost in the Collaborative Machine: The White Male Teacher in the Multicultural Classroomp. 28
Decentering Whiteness: Resisting Racism in the Women's Studies Classroomp. 40
Smashing the Rules of Racial Standingp. 51
When the Political is Personal: Life on the Multiethnic Marginsp. 62
The Entanglements of Teaching Nappy Hairp. 71
Beyond Bull Conner: Teaching Slavery in Alabamap. 84
Fear and the Professorial Centerp. 96
Rewards and Punishmentsp. 109
Out on a Limb: Race and the Evaluation of Frontline Teachingp. 112
Whiteness on a White Canvas: Teaching Race in a Predominantly White Universityp. 126
Gift Wrapped or Paper Bagged?: Packaging Race for the Classroomp. 140
The Question of Comfort: The Impact of Race on/in the College Classroomp. 153
Far More than Frybread: The Tender Issue of Race in Teaching Literaturep. 167
Menaced by Resistance: The Black Teacher in the Mainly White School/Classroomp. 176
Strategies for Surviving Race in the Classroomp. 189
Traps, Pitfalls, and Obstacles: Challenges to Confronting Racism in Academiap. 200
Transformative Practicesp. 211
Confronting the "Screaming Baboon": Notes on Race, Literature, and Pedagogyp. 213
Centering the Margins: A Chicana in the English Classroomp. 226
Race, Discomfort, and Love in a University Classroomp. 239
Moonwalking Technoshamans and the Shifting Margin: Decentering the Colonial Classroomp. 253
The Colorblind Cyberclass: Myth and Factp. 264
Skinwalking and Color Linecrossing: Teaching Writing Against Racismp. 277
Racing into the Academy: Pedagogy and Black Facultyp. 286
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Teaching the Biology of Human Variation and the Social Construction of Racep. 299
Conclusion: Teaching to Make a Differencep. 315
Selected Referencesp. 319
Contributorsp. 323
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