Whiteness and Class in Education / Edition 1

Whiteness and Class in Education / Edition 1

by John Preston
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402061072

ISBN-13: 9781402061073

Pub. Date: 07/16/2007

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This pioneering volume applies critical whiteness studies in a variety of educational contexts in the United Kingdom. The author uses ethnographic, biographical and documentary research to show how whiteness ‘works’ in education. The book also considers policy issues, and discusses how critical whiteness studies might function in anti-racist practice,

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Overview

This pioneering volume applies critical whiteness studies in a variety of educational contexts in the United Kingdom. The author uses ethnographic, biographical and documentary research to show how whiteness ‘works’ in education. The book also considers policy issues, and discusses how critical whiteness studies might function in anti-racist practice, shows how ‘white supremacy’ continues to dominate educational discourse and practice and discusses how this can be resisted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402061073
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
07/16/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

White Identities, Practices and Privileges in Education.- How the White Working Class Became ‘Chav’.- Class and Race Strategies in Adult Education.- Smells Like White Spirit.- Policy, Pedagogy and ‘White Supremacy’ in Education.- Take the Skinheads Bowling.- Homeland Insecurity.- Towards a ‘Trash Crit’.- Concluding Remarks.- From Troubling Whiteness to Treason to Whiteness.- From Troubling Whiteness to Treason to Whiteness.

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