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Description - White Out by Ashley W. Doane

What does it mean to be white? This remains the question at large in the continued effort to examine how white racial identity is constructed and how systems of white privilege operate in everyday life. This text brings together the original work of leading scholars across the disciplines of sociology, philosophy, history and anthropology to give readers a cutting-edge study of "whiteness". This collection moves beyond the personal narratives and surface discussions that have dominated the first generation of whiteness studies and brings discussion towards an actual structural analysis of racism. The essays cover such topics as the philosophy of whiteness; the belief in colour blindness; the effects of white privilege; and the possibility for anti-racism. Collected together, these essays provide both a critical analysis and a path for future directions for the field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415935838
ISBN-10: 0415935830
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ashley W. Doane

Ashley "Woody" Doane is Associate Dean for Academic Administration and Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Hartford. He is also the past President of the Association for Humanist Sociology. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva is Associate Professor of Sociology at Texas A & M University. He is the past Chair of the Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities of the American Sociological Association. He is also the author of White Supremacy and Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Era, co-winner of the 2002 Oliver Cromwell Cox Award, and Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States.

Books By Ashley W. Doane

White Out by Ashley W. Doane
Hardback, August 2003