White On White/Black On Black

White On White/Black On Black

by Cornel West
     
 

White on White/Black on Black is a unique contribution to the philosophy of race. The text explores how 14 philosophers, 7 white and 7 black, philosophically understand the dynamics of the process of racialization.See more details below

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White on White/Black on Black is a unique contribution to the philosophy of race. The text explores how 14 philosophers, 7 white and 7 black, philosophically understand the dynamics of the process of racialization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742514805
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Part I: White on White Chapter 4 Waking Up White and in Memphis Chapter 5 White and Cracking Up Chapter 6 "Wigger" Chapter 7 Unmasking through Naming: Toward an Ethic and Africology of Whiteness Chapter 8 Meditations on Post-Supremacist Philosophy Chapter 9 Racialization as an Aesthetic Production: What Does the Aesthetic Do for Whiteness and Blackness and Vice Versa? Chapter 10 "Circulez! Il n'y a rien à voir," Or, "Seeing White": From Phenomenology to Psychoanalysis and Back Part 11 Part II: Black on Black Chapter 12 (Re)Conceptualizing Blackness and Making Race Obsolescent Chapter 13 Blackness as an Ethical Trope: Toward a Post-Western Assertion Chapter 14 Tongue Smell Color black Chapter 15 "Seeing Blackness" from Within The Manichean Divide Chapter 16 Blackness and the Quest for Authenticity Chapter 17 Act Your Age and Not Your Color: Blackness as Material Conditions, Presumptive Context, and Social Category Chapter 18 Knowing Blackness, Becoming Blackness, Valuing Blackness

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