Understanding and Dismantling Racism

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Fortress Press, 2007 - Religion - 290 pages
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More than 15 years have passed since Joe Barndt wrote hisinfluential and widely acclaimed Dismantling Racism (1991,Augsburg Books). He has now written a replacement volume powerful, personal, and practical that reframes the whole issuefor the new context of the twenty-first century.

With great clarity Barndt traces the history of racism, especially inwhite America, revealing its various personal, institutional, andcultural forms. Without demonizing anyone or any race, he offersspecific, positive ways in which people in all walks, includingchurches, can work to bring racism to an end. He includes thenewest data on continuing conditions of People of Color, includingtheir progress relative to the minimal standards of equality inhousing, income and wealth, education, and health. He discussescurrent dimensions of race as they appear in controversies over9/11, New Orleans, and undocumented workers. Includesanalytical charts, definitions, bibliography, and exercises forreaders.

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I became interested in antiracism last year and I was wanting a book that would help me sort out some of my thoughts. This book was exactly what I needed. Read full review

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This book was a painful read for me. (White, Anglo-Saxon, Protestant Male). Worth every tear. Read full review

Contents

The Continuing Evil of Racism
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Defining Racism
55
White Power and Privilege
85
Copyright

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