White on White/Black on Black

White on White/Black on Black

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White on White/Black on Black is a unique contribution to the philosophy of race. The book explores how fourteen philosophers, seven white and seven black, philosophically understand the dynamics of the process of racialization. Combined, the contributions demonstrate different and similar conceptual trajectories of raced identities that emerge from within and across the racial divide. Each of the fourteen philosophers, who share a textual space of exploration, name blackness/whiteness, revealing significant political, cultural, and existential aspects of what it means to be black/white. Through the power of naming and theorizing whiteness and blackness, White on White/Black on Black dares to bring clarity and complexity to our understanding of race identity.Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory, and Writing by Black Women. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1989. 58a€”74. Danticat, Edwidge. Breath, Eyes, Memory. New York: Random House, 1994. Davis, Angela Y.

Title:White on White/Black on Black
Author:George Yancy
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2005-03-31


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