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The Handbook of Race and Adult Education: A Resource for Dialogue on Racism / Edition 1

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Overview

The Handbook of Race and Adult Education provides a discourse on the theory, the real-life experiences, and the structure of privileges within race and racism. Edited by leaders in this field, the unique resource presents ways for changes in classrooms, communities, and homes for marginalized or oppressed groups and individuals. As the first comprehensive resource on race, racism, and adult education, this book is essential for introductory level graduate students in understanding the complexity of race and racism in an educational context.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470381762
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/24/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors xi

Acknowledgments xxi

Foreword xxv

The Beginning: Kitchen Table Dialogue Vanessa Sheared Juanita Johnson-Bailey Scipio A. J. Colin III Stephen D. Brookfield 1

Part 1 The Myth Versus the Reality of Race and Racism 27

1 Rebirth of the Indigenous Spirit: Turning the World Right Side Up Rose Borunda 31

2 Reading, Writing, and Racism: Developing Racial Literacy in the Adult Education English Classroom Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz 43

3 Experiencing the Race, Gender, and Socioeconomic Divide in Academia: A Chicana Perspective Raquel A. Gonzáles Maria Mejorado 55

4 Transforming Teaching and Learning: Teaching Race Nichole M. Ray 71

5 "Who Is This Cowboy?" Challenging the Cultural Gatekeepers Lesley Ngatai 83

Reflection 1 Healing: A Journey Through Conversations on Race and Gender 95

Part 2 Problematizing "Whiteness", Supremacy, and Privilege: Their Impact on Race 101

6 White Whispers: Talking About Race in Adult Education Lisa M. Baumgartner 105

7 Transforming White Consciousness Doug Paxton 119

8 Adult Education and the Problem of the Color (Power) Line: Views from the Whiter Side Elaine Manglitz Ronald M. Cervero 133

9 White on White: Developing Capacity to Communicate About Race with Critical Humility: European-American Collaborative Challenging Whiteness 145

Reflection 2 Struggling: A Journey of Comfort and Discomfort 159

Part 3 Theoretical Responses to Race and Racism 167

10 An Exploration of Critical Race Theory Rosemary B. Closson 173

11 Musings on Controversial Intersections of Positionality: A Queer Crit Perspective in Adult and Continuing Education Mitsunori Misawa 187

12 Challenging Racism Through Postcolonial Discourse: A Critical Approach to Adult Education Pedagogy Mary V. Alfred 201

13 Black Skins, No Mask Taj Johns 217

14 Immigration, Racial Identity, and Adult Education: Reflections on a Transnational Paradigm of Resistance Luis Kong 231

15 A River Runs Through It: Building Bridges Across Racial Divisions in Urban Graduate Education Catherine H. Monaghan Catherine A. Hansman 245

Reflection 3 Looking Inward; A Journey Through Dialogue and Reflections on Race 259

Part 4 Reframing the Field Through the Lens of Race 267

16 Mammies, Maids, and Mamas: The Unspoken Language of Perceptual and Verbal Racism Doris A. Flowers 271

17 The Race Card Barbara Ford 283

18 Expanding the Racialized Discourse: An Asian American Perspective Ming-yeh Lee 295

19 Challenges and Approaches to Racializing Discourse in a Privileged, White Dominant Society LaJerne Terry Cornish 307

20 Using an African-Centered Paradigm for Understanding Race and Racism in Adult Education Derise E. Tolliver 317

Reflection 4 Inpowering the Self: A Journey Toward Ending Racism 329

Part 5 Individual and Collecting Responses to Race and Racism 333

21 Epilogue: Implications for Curriculum, Programming, and Research Scipio A. J. Colin III Vanessa Sheared Juanita Johnson-Bailey Stephen D. Brookfield 343

Index 375

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