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Off White

Readings on Power, Privilege, and Resistance, 2nd Edition

By Michelle Fine, Lois Weis, Linda Powell Pruitt, April Burns

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464 pages | 3 B/W Illus.

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Description

With a fascinating new introduction on the proliferation and development of the field of whiteness studies and updated essays throughout, this much-anticipated second ddition continues to redefine our understanding of race and society. Also inlcludes three maps.

Reviews

"In a crowded field of books interrogating the concept of whiteness, Off White clearly and deftly distinguishes itself from the pack. This superb collection emphasizes the materiality of white privilege and the ways whiteness is represented, expressed, and embedded in various social sites and institutions. We peer into the 'souls of white folks,' and consider the emergent politics and practices that can trouble, subvert, and challenge white racial privilege." -- Michael Omi, University of California, Berkeley

Reviews of the First Edition

"Off White is a highly valuable contribution to the debate on the connections between 'race' and power. The breadth of the theories and methodologies represented, not to mention the numerous insights provided by the authors, many of whom are committed to anti-racist pedagogies, makes Off White an intellectually stimulating and personally challenging book." -- Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

About the Authors

Michelle Fine is Distinguished Professor of Social and Personality Psychology at the City University of New York, Graduate Center.

Lois Weis is Professor of Sociology of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Linda Powell Pruitt is a Senior Fellow at the Research Center for Leadership in Action, Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, New York University.

April Burns is a doctoral student in Social and Personality Psychology at the City University of New York, Graduate Center.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU020000
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General