ISBN13:978-0312224752 ISBN10: 0312224753 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0312177164 ISBN10: 031217716X
Summary: What does it mean to be white in today's society? Is whiteness an ethnicity?White Reigntackles questions like these by examining whiteness as a cultural concept that our society has created and exposing the systems that teach us how we think about race including schools media and even cyberspace. These essays examine the construction of white identity and the possibility of reshaping whiteness in a progressive nonracist manner presenting a culture of whiteness that can be employed by
educators parents and citizens concerned with racial justice.
Summary: What does it mean to be white in today's society? Is whiteness an ethnicity?White Reigntackles questions like these by examining whiteness as a cultural concept that our society has created and exposing the systems that teach us how we think about race including schools media and even cyberspace. These essays examine the construction of white identity and the possibility of reshaping whiteness in a progressive nonracist manner presenting a culture of whiteness that can be employed by educators parents and citizens concerned with racial justice. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:98 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:St. Martins Press, Inc. Year Published: 1998 International: No
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Clinton B. Allison is Professor of Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Karen Anijar is Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Arizona State University Michael W. Apple is John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin Madison Barbara G. Brents is Professor of Sociology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Vicki K. Carter is an instructional designer and a doctoral candidate in the Adult Education Program at Pennsylvania State University Ronald E. Chennault is Assistant Professor of Education at Alabama State University in Montgomery Michael Eric Dyson is Professor at the Institute for Research in African American Studies Columbia University Henry A. Giroux is Professor of Education and Waterbury Secondary Chair at Pennsylvania State University Sharon L. Howell is a doctoral candidate in the Adult Education Program at Pennsylvania State University Joe L. Kincheloe is the Belle Zeller Chair of Public Policy and Administration at CUNY Brooklyn College and a Professor of Cultural Studies and Education at Pennsylvania State University Frances A. Maher is Professor of Education at Wheaton College Cameron McCarthy is Research Associate Professor and University Scholar in the Institute of Communications Research University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Peter McLaren is an educational activist and Professor of Urban Schooling Graduate School of Education and Information Studies University of California Los Angeles Melissa J. Monson is a graduate student Instructor in Sociology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Daniel R. Nicholson is a Ph.D. student in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon Monica Beatriz DeMello Patterson completed her Master's Degree in Educational Theory and Policy from Pennsylvania State University in 1995 Frances V. Rains (Choctaw/Cherokee and Japanese) is an Assistant Professor at Pennsylvania State University with a joint appointment in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies/American Indian Leadership Program Nelson M. Rodriguez is Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies in Education at Ohio University Ladislaus Semali is Assistant Professor of Education at the Pennsylvania State University Shirley R. Steinberg teaches at Adelphi University in New York. She is an educational consultant and a drama director Mary Kay Thompson Tetreault is acting Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University Fullerton Connie Titone is Assistant Professor of educational foundations at the College of New Jersey
''The editors of this book see race as a cultural and social phenomenon (or 'cultural concept') rather than a biological one.'' Library Journal ''This book is particularly concerned with the backlash against multiculturalism.'' Hungry Mind Review ''This collection of essays works to discover construct and reconstruct an appropriate name for the racial identity of European Americans. . .[The] contributors do an excellent job.'' Contemporary Sociology
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I: Theory and Pedagogy
Addressing the Crisis of Whiteness--Joe L. Kincheloe and Shirley R. Steinberg
Emptying the Content of Whiteness--Nelson M. Rodriguez
Whiteness Is . . . The Struggle for Postcolonial Hybridity--Peter McLaren
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