The Resource Dear White America: : letter to a new minority, Tim Wise, (ebook)

Dear White America: : letter to a new minority, Tim Wise, (ebook)

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Dear White America: : letter to a new minority
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Dear White America:
Title remainder
letter to a new minority
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Tim Wise
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eng
Summary
White Americans have long been comfortable in the assumption that they are the cultural norm. Now that notion is being challenged, as white people wrestle with what it means to be part of a fast-changing, truly multicultural nation. Facing chronic economic insecurity, a popular culture that reflects the nation's diverse cultural reality, a future in which they will no longer constitute the majority of the population, and with a black president in the White House, whites are growing anxious. This anxiety has helped to create the Tea Party movement, with its call to "take our country back." By means of a racialized nostalgia for a mythological past, the Right is enlisting fearful whites into its campaign for reactionary social and economic policies. In urgent response, Tim Wise has penned his most pointed and provocative work to date. Employing the form of direct personal address, he points a finger at whites' race-based self-delusion, explaining how such an agenda will only do harm to the nation's people, including most whites. In no uncertain terms, he argues that the hope for survival of American democracy lies in the embrace of our multicultural past, present and future
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Midwest
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Wise, Tim J
Dewey number
305.809
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Whites
  • Whites
  • Social status
  • Minorities
  • Multiculturalism
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adult
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Dear White America: : letter to a new minority, Tim Wise, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780872865853
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11859738
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remote
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11859738
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MWT11859738
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dear White America: : letter to a new minority, Tim Wise, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780872865853
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859738
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859738
System control number
MWT11859738
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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