The Resource Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action, (ebook)

Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action, (ebook)

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Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
Title
Racing for Innocence
Title remainder
Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
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Language
eng
Summary
How is it that recipients of white privilege deny the role they play in reproducing racial inequality? Racing for Innocence addresses this question by examining the backlash against affirmative action in the late 1980s and early 1990s-just as courts, universities, and other institutions began to end affirmative action programs. This book recounts the stories of elite legal professionals at a large corporation with a federally mandated affirmative action program, as well as the cultural narratives about race, gender, and power in the news media and Hollywood films. Though most white men denied accountability for any racism in the workplace, they recounted ways in which they resisted-whether wittingly or not- incorporating people of color or white women into their workplace lives. Drawing on three different approaches-ethnography, narrative analysis, and fiction-to conceptualize the complexities and ambiguities of race and gender in contemporary America, this book makes an innovative pedagogical tool
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pierce, Jennifer
Dewey number
  • 331.13/30973
  • 331.1330973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Affirmative action programs
  • Whites
  • Lawyers
  • Women lawyers
  • Racism
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Whites
  • Collective memory
  • Public opinion
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804783194
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11891497
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remote
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11891497
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MWT11891497
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804783194
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891497
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891497
System control number
MWT11891497
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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