Sriprakash, Arathi: Learning Whiteness (eBook)

Education and the Settler Colonial State

Whiteness is not innate - it is learned. The systems of white domination that prevail across the world are not pregiven or natural. Rather, they are forged and sustained in social and political life.

Learning Whiteness examines the material conditions, knowledge politics and complex feelings that create and relay systems of racial domination. Focusing on Australia, the authors demonstrate how whiteness is fundamentally an educational project - taught within education institutions and through public discourse - in active service of the settler colonial state.

To see whiteness as learned is to recognise that it can be confronted. This book invites readers to reckon with past and present politics of education in order to imagine a future thoroughly divested from racism.

Artikelnummer: 978-1-78680-862-2
CHF 36.10
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Autor Sriprakash, Arathi
Verlag Pluto Press
Einband Adobe Digital Editions
Erscheinungsjahr 2022
Seitenangabe 176 S.
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse 1'041 KB
Auflage 22001 A. 1. Auflage
Plattform EPUB