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. 312p. ISBN 9780226873428

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Abstract

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: Book
Physical Location: This item is held in stock at Kingston University Library
Uncontrolled Keywords: Racism; United States; Britain; whiteness
Research Area: Sociology
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Psychology, Criminology and Sociology (from November 2012)
Depositing User: Cheryl Clark
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2015 11:48
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2015 11:48
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/30583

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