The Resource Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)

Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)

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Seeing race in modern America
Title
Seeing race in modern America
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Pratt Guterl
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this fiercely urgent book, Matthew Pratt Guterl focuses on how and why we come to see race in very particular ways. What does it mean to see someone as a color? As racially mixed or ethnically ambiguous? What history makes such things possible? Drawing creatively from advertisements, YouTube videos, and everything in between, Guterl redirects our understanding of racial sight away from the dominant categories of color--away from brown and yellow and black and white--and instead insists that we confront the visual practices that make those same categories seem so irrefutably important. Zooming out for the bigger picture, Guterl illuminates the long history of the practice of seeing--and believing in--race, and reveals that our troublesome faith in the details discerned by the discriminating glance is widespread and very popular. In so doing, he upends the possibility of a postracial society by revealing how deeply race is embedded in our culture, with implications that are often matters of life and death
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1970-
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Guterl, Matthew Pratt
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Race discrimination
  • Race discrimination
  • Race awareness
  • Ethnicity
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469610696
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11717546
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remote
Stock number
11717546
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MWT11717546
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl, (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
9781469610696
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11717546
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11717546
System control number
MWT11717546
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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