Off White / Edition 2

Off White / Edition 2

by Michelle Fine, Lois Weis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415949653

ISBN-13: 9780415949651

Pub. Date: 08/12/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

With a fascinating new introduction on the proliferation and development of the field of whiteness studies and updated essays throughout, this much-anticipated second ddition continues to redefine our understanding of race and society. Also inlcludes three maps.

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With a fascinating new introduction on the proliferation and development of the field of whiteness studies and updated essays throughout, this much-anticipated second ddition continues to redefine our understanding of race and society. Also inlcludes three maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415949651
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/12/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,259,335
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Constructing
1Behind Blue Eyes: Whiteness and Contemporary U.S. Racial Politics3
2How Did Jews Become White Folks?17
3Behind the Gates: Social Splitting and the "Other"35
4Black Infants and White Men: Tied into a Single Garment of Destiny52
5Keeping the White Queen in Play65
6Making White Right: Race and the Politics of Educational Reform74
Living
7Whites Are from Mars, O. J. Is from Planet Hollywood: Blacks Don't Support O. J. and Whites Just Don't Get It89
8Growing Up Girl: Psychosocial Explorations of Gender and Class98
9Adolescent Masculinity, Homophobia, and Violence: Random School Shootings 1982-2001114
10Excavating a "Moment in History": Privilege and Loss inside White Working-Class Masculinity128
11Affirmative Action: Diversity, Merit, and the Benefit of White People145
Representing
12Race, Suburban Resentment, and the Representation of the Inner City in Contemporary Film and Television163
13The Revolution of Little Girls175
14Representations of Race and Social Responsibility: News Stories about Neglect and Failure to Protect186
15Finding a Place to Pee and Other Struggles of Ethnography: Reflections on Race and Method206
16White Experimenters, White Blood, and Other White Conditions: Locating the Psychologist's Race215
Educating
17The Achievement (K)not: Whiteness and "Black Underachievement"235
18Witnessing Whiteness/Gathering Intelligence245
19Color Blindness in Teacher Education: An Optical Delusion257
20Resisting Diversity: An Alaskan Case of Institutional Struggle273
21"We Didn't See Color": The Salience of Color Blindness in Desegregated Schools284
22Narrating the Multicultural Nation: Rosa Parks and the White Mythology of the Civil Rights Movement302
Contesting
23Through the Looking Glass: Implications of Studying Whiteness for Feminist Methods315
24Racism and "Whiteness" in Transitions to Peace: Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, and the Struggle for Justice331
25Racial Wrongs and Restitutions: The Role of Guilt and Other Group-Based Emotions345
26White Educators as Allies: Moving from Awareness to Action362
27The Racing of Capability and Culpability in Desegregated Schools: Discourses of Merit and Responsibility373
28White Antiracism in Multiracial Families395
29Whiteness of a Different Color?411
Contributors431
Index437

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