Breaking the code of good intentions: everyday forms of whiteness

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004 - Social Science - 303 pages
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Breaking the Code of Good Intentions places the current-day white experience within a political, economic and social context by exploring the perceptions of students about identity, privilege, democracy, intergroup relations. This book documents how the everyday thinking of ordinary people contributes to the perpetuation of systemic racialized inequality and identifies opportunities to challenge these patterns, with particular recommendations for the educational system of the twenty-first century. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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Melanie Bush's book is a much needed work (as the only other review demonstrates). The author presents evidence from student focus groups that demonstrate many white students' complete ... Read full review

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American Identity Democracy the Flag
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Making Sense Nonsense and No Sense of Race and Rules
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