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Shades of White: White Kids and Racial Identities in High School / Edition 1
     

Shades of White: White Kids and Racial Identities in High School / Edition 1

by Pamela Perry, Perry
 

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ISBN-10: 0822328925

ISBN-13: 9780822328926

Pub. Date: 02/14/2002

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

About the Author

Pamela Perry is Assistant Professor of Community Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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About the Author

Pamela Perry is Assistant Professor of Community Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822328926
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/14/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 8.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Part One: School Life and Social Meanings 23

1. Valley Groves: “Normal, I’d say I’m just . . . normal.” 25

2. Clavey High: “There aren’t enough white kids here to have many skaters." 44

Part Two: Identity and Culture 73

3. Situated Meanings of “White” as a Cultural Identity 75

4. Doing Identity in Style 104

Part Three: Identity and Group Position 133

5. The Million Man March 135

6. The Social Implications of White Identity 150

Conclusion: Beyond Whiteness 180

Appendix: Methods and Reflections 199

Notes 211

Bibliography 243

Index 257

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