Looking at Privilege and Power

Looking at Privilege and Power

by Kelly Glass


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"Check your privilege" is a much-used phrase that's often met with defensiveness and even denial. Admitting to benefiting from the oppression of others is a painful truth. In this book, we uncover truths about privilege and power that can help lead the productive conversations that are necessary for social justice education and beginning the work of accepting responsibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978504677
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: Racial Literacy
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1260L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Privilege and Power Explained 9

2 Examining White Privilege 17

3 Intersections of Privilege and Oppression 29

4 The Myths of Privilege 40

5 Power and Responsibility 49

6 Talking About privilege 58

Chapter Notes 69

Glossary 76

Further Reading 78

Index 79

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