The Poetics of Anti-Racism

The Poetics of Anti-Racism

by Nuzhat Amin
     
 

Exposing the linguistic racism that permeates vocabulary about race and equity, this book addresses the importance of unseating the sometimes unrecognized racism of everyday language. The contributors discuss the potential of words to prompt a real change in discourse—and then in the world—and call for a rethinking of racist language that is vital for

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Exposing the linguistic racism that permeates vocabulary about race and equity, this book addresses the importance of unseating the sometimes unrecognized racism of everyday language. The contributors discuss the potential of words to prompt a real change in discourse—and then in the world—and call for a rethinking of racist language that is vital for anti-racist work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552662083
Publisher:
Fernwood Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Nuzhat Amin is a journalist and doctoral student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. They both live in Toronto. George J. Sefa Dei is the associate chair of the department of sociology and equity studies and head of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He is also the author of Anti-Racism Education and Power, Knowledge, and Anti-Racism Education.

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