Whites Confront Racism: Antiracists and Their Paths to Action

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2001 - Political Science - 163 pages
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Contents

THE NEED FOR ALTERNATIVE MODELS OF WHITENESS
1
I WAS BORN ON RACE STREET HOW WHITES BECOME ANTIRACIST
17
FRAMING WHITE ANTIRACISMS
43
WHAT SHOULD I SAY? INDIVIDUAL ANTIRACIST STRATEGIES
65
FIGHTING THE POWER CHALLENGING INSTITUTIONAL RACISM
87
SUSTAINING THE PERSONAL STRUGGLES OF WHITE ANTIRACISM
105
THE FUTURE OF ANTIRACISMS
133
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ANTIRACIST GROUPS
149
PROFILE OF RESPONDENTS
151
REFERENCES
155
Index
159
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
163
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About the author (2001)

Eileen O'Brien is professor of sociology at SUNY-Brockport.