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Powell, John A. (John Anthony)
Racing to justice : transforming our conceptions of self and other to build an inclusive society / John A. Powell
Alternate Title Transforming our conceptions of self and other to build an inclusive society
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E184.A1 P6637 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Racism -- United States
Equality -- United States
Social justice -- United States
Subject United States -- Social policy
Physical Description xxv, 301 p. ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: moving beyond the isolated self -- I. Race and racialization. 1. Post-racialism or targeted universalism? ; 2. The colorblind multiracial dilemma: racial categories reconsidered ; 3. The racing of American society: race functioning as a verb before signifying as a noun -- II. White privilege. 4. Interrogating privilege, transforming whites ; 5. White innocence and the courts: jurisprudential devices that obscure privilege -- III. The racialized self. 6. Dreaming of a self beyond whiteness and isolation ; 7. The multiple self: implications for law and social justice -- IV. Engagement. 8. Lessons from suffering: how social justice informs spirituality
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.247-289) and index

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