Uprooting Racism

How White People Can Work for Racial Justice Ð 3rd Edition

Author: Paul Kivel

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 0865716889

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

View: 686

Challenges mainstream opinions about the decline of racism, outlining a framework for understanding institutional racism while explaining how white activists can intervene in interpersonal and organizational situations to minimize discrimination against marginalized members of society. Original.

Microaggression Theory

Influence and Implications

Author: Gina C. Torino,David P. Rivera,Christina M. Capodilupo,Kevin L. Nadal

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 1119420040

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

View: 6730

Get to know the sociopolitical context behind microaggressions Microaggressions are brief, everyday exchanges that send denigrating messages to certain individuals because of their group membership (e.g., race, gender, culture, religion, social class, sexual orientation, etc.). These daily, common manifestations of aggression leave many people feeling vulnerable, targeted, angry, and afraid. How has this become such a pervasive part of our social and political rhetoric, and what is the psychology behind it? In Microaggression Theory, the original research team that created the microaggressions taxonomy, Gina Torino, David Rivera, Christina Capodilupo, Kevin Nadal, and Derald Wing Sue, address these issues head-on in a fascinating work that explores the newest findings of microaggressions in their sociopolitical context. It delves into how the often invisible nature of this phenomenon prevents perpetrators from realizing and confronting their own complicity in creating psychological dilemmas for marginalized groups, and discusses how prejudice, privilege, safe spaces, and cultural appropriation have become themes in our contentious social and political discourse. Details the psychological effects of microaggressions in separate chapters covering clinical impact, trauma, related stress syndromes, and the effect on perpetrators Examines how microaggressions affect education, employment, health care, and the media Explores how social policies and practices can minimize the occurrence and impact of microaggressions in a range of environments Investigates how microaggressions relate to larger social movements If you come across the topic of microaggressions in your day-to-day life, you can keep the conversation going in a productive manner—with research to back it up!

We Can't Teach What We Don't Know

White Teachers, Multiracial Schools

Author: Gary R. Howard

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807774294

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 1864

Making a case for the “fierce urgency of now,” this new edition deepens the discussion of race and social justice in education with new and updated material. Aligned with our nation’s ever more diverse student population, it speaks to what good teachers know, what they do, and how they embrace culturally responsive teaching. This essential text is widely used in teacher preparation courses and for in-service professional development. New for the Third Edition: A revised Introduction that places the book in the context of the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on Washington.An updated analysis of White social dominance, bringing in Critical Race Theory and reflecting on the racist reaction to the election of our first Black President.More detail to the White Identity Orientations model, bringing in the personal life experiences of several contemporary White racial-justice activists.A new section, “The Whiteness of School Reform,” demonstrating how White social dominance drives much of the corporate school reform movement.A richer discussion of the seven principles for Culturally Responsive Teaching, drawing lessons from the author’s transformative work with school districts throughout the country.An expanded Reflection and Discussion Guide authored by two educators who have been using the book in professional development sessions for many years. “More teachers need to read this book, more schools need to make sure it is in their libraries, and more colleges of education need to include it as mandatory reading.” —From the Foreword by Sonia Nieto, University of Massachusetts at Amherst “This Third Edition deepens the critically conscious framework it provides to support the development of highly effective, culturally relevant, and responsive educators.” —Christine Clark, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Critical Acclaim for We Can’t Teach What We Don’t Know! “Offers a healing vision for the future of education in pluralistic nations.” —Rethinking Schools “An indispensable resource for anyone struggling to understand the role that Whites play in multicultural education.” —Teaching Tolerance “This work clearly deserves the enthusiastic praise it receives from major multicultural thinkers such as James Banks, Sonia Nieto, and Christine Sleeter.” —Journal of Moral Education

The Color of Wealth

The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide

Author: Barbara Robles,Betsy Leondar-Wright,Rose Brewer

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 1595585621

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 9468

For every dollar owned by the average white family in the United States, the average family of color has less than a dime. Why do people of color have so little wealth? The Color of Wealth lays bare a dirty secret: for centuries, people of color have been barred by laws and by discrimination from participating in government wealth-building programs that benefit white Americans. This accessible book—published in conjunction with one of the country’s leading economics education organizations—makes the case that until government policy tackles disparities in wealth, not just income, the United States will never have racial or economic justice. Written by five leading experts on the racial wealth divide who recount the asset-building histories of Native Americans, Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, and European Americans, this book is a uniquely comprehensive multicultural history of American wealth. With its focus on public policies—how, for example, many post–World War II GI Bill programs helped whites only—The Color of Wealth is the first book to demonstrate the decisive influence of government on Americans’ net worth.

The New Jim Crow

Masseninhaftierung und Rassismus in den USA

Author: Michelle Alexander

Publisher: Antje Kunstmann

ISBN: 3956141598

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 6473

Die Wahl von Barack Obama im November 2008 markierte einen historischen Wendepunkt in den USA: Der erste schwarze Präsident schien für eine postrassistische Gesellschaft und den Triumph der Bürgerrechtsbewegung zu stehen. Doch die Realität in den USA ist eine andere. Obwohl die Rassentrennung, die in den sogenannten Jim-Crow-Gesetzen festgeschrieben war, im Zuge der Bürgerrechtsbewegung abgeschafft wurde, sitzt heute ein unfassbar hoher Anteil der schwarzen Bevölkerung im Gefängnis oder ist lebenslang als kriminell gebrandmarkt. Ein Status, der die Leute zu Bürgern zweiter Klasse macht, indem er sie ihrer grundsätzlichsten Rechte beraubt – ganz ähnlich den explizit rassistischen Diskriminierungen der Jim-Crow-Ära. In ihrem Buch, das in Amerika eine breite Debatte ausgelöst hat, argumentiert Michelle Alexander, dass die USA ihr rassistisches System nach der Bürgerrechtsbewegung nicht abgeschafft, sondern lediglich umgestaltet haben. Da unter dem perfiden Deckmantel des »War on Drugs« überproportional junge männliche Schwarze und ihre Communities kriminalisiert werden, funktioniert das drakonische Strafjustizsystem der USA heute wie das System rassistischer Kontrolle von gestern: ein neues Jim Crow.

A Place to Begin

Working with Parents on Issues of Diversity

Author: Dora Pulido-Tobiassen,Janet Gonzalez-Mena

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bilingualism

Page: 128

View: 4926


Das Macht-Paradox

Wie wir Einfluss gewinnen - oder verlieren

Author: Dacher Keltner

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593399075

Category: Political Science

Page: 204

View: 9666

Macht haben, Mensch bleiben Es sind nicht die Ellenbogen, es ist unser Gemeinsinn, der uns Macht verleiht. Doch sobald wir Macht haben und ihren Verführungen erliegen, geht uns die soziale Kompetenz schnell wieder verloren. Wir alle sind Opfer dieses Macht-Paradoxes, sagt der renommierte Psychologe Dacher Keltner. In seinem neuen Buch zeigt er, dass Macht und auch Machtmissbrauch in jedem Winkel unseres sozialen Lebens vorkommen: - In der Arbeitswelt, - in der Familie, - innerhalb von Freundschaften und gesellschaftlichen Gruppen. Macht bestimmt das Leben aller Menschen. Und erst wenn wir einen Blick durch die Brille der Macht werfen, lässt sich dieses Paradox auflösen. Damit die Guten nicht nur an die Macht kommen, sondern empathisch bleiben und sie behalten. Keltners Buch ist eine revolutionäre neue positive Psychologie der Macht. Einer der bedeutendsten Psychologen Amerikas inspiriert uns dazu, auf eine neue Weise über Macht nachzudenken. Sein Buch hilft uns, uns selbst zu verstehen. "Dacher Keltner verändert die Vorstellungen darüber, wie Macht und wie Ungleichheit funktionieren. Es ist nur eine Frage der Zeit, bis seine Ideen sich überall verbreiten. Und im Gegensatz zu anderen Psychologen, die ich kenne, ist er kein Spinner." Michael Lewis, Autor von "The Big Short"

Black looks

Popkultur - Medien - Rassismus

Author: Bell Hooks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783929823141

Category:

Page: 253

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The Sociologically Examined Life

Pieces of the Conversation

Author: Michael Schwalbe

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

View: 6279

In this lively introductory text, analyses of everyday conversations and experiences are used to inspire students to think sociologically about society and about themselves as social actors. New features for this edition include dialogue boxes where the author responds to students questions in response to previous editions, as well as updated 'related readings' sections directing students to the latest research. Readers are shown how to pay attention to the social world in a sociological way, and how to see the connections between their lives, the lives of others, and the patterns of behaviour that make up society. By interweaving examples looking at race, class, and gender, the book illustrates how power and privilege affect people's experiences and life chances, and how sociological thinking is crucial for effectively pursuing social change. At the end of each chapter, a situation or conundrum is presented with three questions for classroom discussion and writing assignments.

Community-Based Participatory Research for Health

Author: Meredith Minkler,Nina Wallerstein

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780787964573

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 2943

Meredith Minkler and Nina Wallerstein have brought together, in one important volume, a stellar panel of contributors who offer a comprehensive resource on the theory and application of community based participatory research. Community Based Participatory Research for Health contains information on a wide variety of topics including planning and conducting research, working with communities, promoting social change, and core research methods. The book also contains a helpful appendix of tools, guides, checklists, sample protocols, and much more.

Education for Changing Unions

Author: JoJo Geronimo

Publisher: Between the Lines(CA)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 277

View: 8547

Education for Changing Unions presents a rich, stimulating, and provocative storehouse of practical and structured activities, ideas, and debate about union education. Written in a clear and accessible style, the authors have created a book to inspire working people and teachers in many settings and locations. All the exercises and activities have been widely tested.Six thematic threads tie the book together: community, democracy, equity, class consciousness, organization building, and the greater good. Evaluation, strategic planning, and survival for the long haul round out the discussion.See also the popular companion book, Educating for a Change, Martin et al. (BTL, 1991).

Ethnic studies research

approaches and perspectives

Author: Timothy P. Fong

Publisher: Altamira Pr

ISBN: 9780759111417

Category: Social Science

Page: 562

View: 9569

An invaluable resource for students and service practitioners alike, Ethnic Studies Research reflects on important trends in ethnic studies offering a breadth of understanding on critical topics pertaining to the discipline.