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Being White Stories of Race and Racism

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ISBN-10: 0415935733

ISBN-13: 9780415935739

Edition: 2005

Authors: Karyn D. McKinney, Joe R. Feagin

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Being Whiteis a must-read for instructors and researchers striving to better understand the attitudes whites have about racial identity, and for all people with an interest in encouraging white students to recognize privilege and existent racism. Karyn McKinney uses written autobiographies solicited from young white people to empirically analyze the contours of the white experience in U.S. society. This text offers a unique view of whiteness based on the rich data provided by whites themselves, writing about what it means to be white.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface: A White Woman from the South
I Could Tell My Life Story Without Mentioning My Race: Exploring Everyday Whiteness
I Began to See How Important Race Could Be: Turning Points in Whiteness
Being Born in the U.S. to White Parents is Almost Boring: Whiteness as a Meaningless Identity
I Feel 'Whiteness' When I Hear People Blaming Whites: Whiteness as Cultural Stigmatization
I Was the Loser in this Rat Race: Whiteness as Economic Disadvantage
Being White is Like Being Free: Whiteness and the Potential for Antiracism
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