Revealing Whiteness: The Unconscious Habits of Racial Privilege

Revealing Whiteness The Unconscious Habits of Racial Privilege A lucid discussion of race that does not sell out the black experience Tommy Lott author of The Invention of RaceRevealing Whiteness explores how white privilege operates as an unseen invisible and

  • Title: Revealing Whiteness: The Unconscious Habits of Racial Privilege
  • Author: Shannon Sullivan
  • ISBN: 9780253218483
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Paperback
  • A lucid discussion of race that does not sell out the black experience Tommy Lott, author of The Invention of RaceRevealing Whiteness explores how white privilege operates as an unseen, invisible, and unquestioned norm in society today In this personal and selfsearching book, Shannon Sullivan interrogates her own whiteness and how being white has affected her By l A lucid discussion of race that does not sell out the black experience Tommy Lott, author of The Invention of RaceRevealing Whiteness explores how white privilege operates as an unseen, invisible, and unquestioned norm in society today In this personal and selfsearching book, Shannon Sullivan interrogates her own whiteness and how being white has affected her By looking closely at the subtleties of white domination, she issues a call for other white people to own up to their unspoken privilege and confront environments that condone or perpetuate it Sullivan s theorizing about race and privilege draws on American pragmatism, psychology, race theory, and feminist thought As it articulates a way to live beyond the barriers that white privilege has created, this book offers readers a clear and honest confrontation with a trenchant and vexing concern.

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    1. As the author of a book on race and racism, I am very happy to say that Sullivan's work here is the first book on "white privilege" that takes the critical exploration of this phenomenon to new depths. Most treatments of white privilege remain at the level of the advantages white people have by virtue of their membership in the dominant cultural and racial group. Sullivan moves in an entirely different direction, eschewing this surface approach and focusing on white privilege as both sociocultur [...]

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