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Workings of whiteness: interview with Vron Ware

Ware, Vron and Blaagaard, Bolette B. (2011). Workings of whiteness: interview with Vron Ware. Social Identities, 17(1) pp. 153–161.

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In this edited interview, Vron Ware talks honestly about the political inspiration and personal engagement that flows through her entire body of work. From Beyond the Pale (1992) which introduced a new and challenging approach to the intersecting discussions on feminism and anti-racism, to Out of Whiteness (2001) which was written with sociologist Les Back and critiqued what the field of critical whiteness studies had become, to Ware's latest work on Britishness (Who Cares about Britishness? 2007) and the British military (forthcoming). Ware's political, feminist and anti-racist engagement not only keeps her alert and attuned to the undercurrent of racist attitudes in multicultural Britain, but also informs her methodology and her approach to doing research and to thinking through conversations with colleagues all over the world.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1350-4630
Extra Information: This is a jointly edited interview, although it appears as a single-authored article.
Keywords: Vron Ware; US and European whiteness; nationalism; anti-racism; women; methodology
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 26917
Depositing User: Vron Ware
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2011 16:48
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 11:18
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