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Names We Call Home Autobiography on Racial Identity

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ISBN-10: 0415911621

ISBN-13: 9780415911627

Edition: 1996

Authors: Becky Thompson, Sangeeta Tyagi

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This book includes autobiographical essays, interviews and poetry to highlight the historical, social and cultural influences that inform racial identity and make possible resistance to myriad forms of injustice.
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Book details

List price: $58.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/27/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.13" wide x 9.84" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction, Storytelling as Social Conscience: The Power of Autobiography
Word Problems
"When We Are Capable of Stopping, We Begin to See:" Being White, Seeing Whiteness
Mrs. Brent
Red and Black in White America: Discovering Cross-Border Identities and Other Subversive Activities
Writing in Search of a Home: Geography, Culture, and Language in the Creation of Racial Identity
Alice's Little Sister: The Self Concealed Behind the Self
Place and Kinship: A Native American's Identity Before and After Words
Locating Biafra: The Words We Wouldn't Say
Afro Images: Politics, Fashion, and Nostalgia
Time Travelling and Border Crossing: Reflections on White Identity
A Hypenated Identity
Jews in the U.S.: The Rising Costs of Whiteness
Chattanooga Black Boy: Identity and Racism
My Dear Niece
Oxydol Poisoning
Writing Life
Birth of a Negotiation: A Love Letter
Tippin' the Furniture: An Interview with Angela Maria Giudice
The Breakdown of the Bicultural Mind
Eating Salt
Turning the Myths of Black Masculinity Inside/Out
"Wandering Between Two Worlds, One Dead, the Other Powerless to Be Born"
Playing the Devil's Advocate: Defending a Multiracial Identity in Fractured Community
Black Women and the Wilderness
Toward the Light
Waiting for a Taxi