Displacing Whiteness: Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism

Displacing Whiteness makes a unique contribution to the study of race dominance Its theoretical innovations in the analysis of whiteness are integrated with careful, substantive explorations of whiteness on an international, multiracial, cross class, and gendered terrain Contributors localize whiteness, as well as explore its sociological, anthropological, literary, andDisplacing Whiteness makes a unique contribution to the study of race dominance Its theoretical innovations in the analysis of whiteness are integrated with careful, substantive explorations of whiteness on an international, multiracial, cross class, and gendered terrain Contributors localize whiteness, as well as explore its sociological, anthropological, literary, and political dimensions.Approaching whiteness as a plural rather than singular concept, the essays describe, for instance, African American, Chicana o, European American, and British experiences of whiteness The contributors offer critical readings of theory, literature, film and popular culture ethnographic analyses explorations of identity formation and examinations of racism and political process Essays examine the alarming epidemic of angry white men on both sides of the Atlantic far right electoral politics in the UK underclass white people in Detroit whiteness in brownface in the film Gandhi the engendering of whiteness in Chicana o movement discourses whiteface literature Roland Barthes as a critic of white consciousness whiteness in the black imagination the inclusion and exclusion of suburban brown skinned white girls and the slippery relationships between culture, race, and nation in the history of whiteness.Displacing Whiteness breaks new ground by specifying how whiteness is lived, engaged, appropriated, and theorized in a range of geographical locations and historical moments, representing a necessary advance in analytical thinking surrounding the burgeoning study of race and culture Contributors Rebecca Aanerud, Angie Chabram Dernersesian, Phil Cohen, Ruth Frankenberg, John Hartigan Jr bell hooks, T Muraleedharan, Ch la Sandoval, France Winddance Twine, Vron Ware, David Wellman
Displacing Whiteness Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism Displacing Whiteness makes a unique contribution to the study of race dominance Its theoretical innovations in the analysis of whiteness are integrated with careful substantive explorations of whiten

  • Title: Displacing Whiteness: Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism
  • Author: Ruth Frankenberg
  • ISBN: 9780822320210
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
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