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Out of whiteness: color, politics, and culture

Ware, Vron and Back, Les (2002). Out of whiteness: color, politics, and culture. Chicago, USA: The University of Chicago Press.

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Essays focus on epistemological and methodological issues in the analysis of racially marked forms of ‘white’ identity, subjectivity and power. A strong critique of related work in this field is developed, with reference to the USA, South Africa and the UK. Drawing on sociological, anthropological and geographical theories of social movements and cultural change and using historical and contemporary case studies, essays argue for a genealogical approach to anti-racism as a global social movement, and for the significance of slavery and colonial history in the dismantling of English nationalism, particularly with regard to landscape and place.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 0-226-87342-0, 978-0-226-87342-8
Keywords: Racism; United States; Britain; whiteness
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: 9309
Depositing User: Vron Ware
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:05
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