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McClure, Patricia S. – Whiteness and Education, 2023
Race shapes the policies and history of the United States. Current research shows that state-approved social studies content standards are written in a non-racial and colour-evasive whiteness language that reinforces racist policies and practices in education. This qualitative framework analysis study examines the language of social studies…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Academic Standards, State Standards, Language Usage
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Eriksen, Kristin Gregers – Whiteness and Education, 2022
This article sheds light on the elusive presence of race, racism, and Whiteness in Norwegian primary schools. Empirical examples from observations at six schools exemplify how race and racism appear as taboo concepts, but nonetheless play central roles in structuring conversations in the classroom. I argue that applying an affective theoretical…
Descriptors: Racism, Racial Factors, Whites, Elementary Schools
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Tørslev, Mette Kirstine; Nørredam, Marie; Vitus, Kathrine – Whiteness and Education, 2016
This article addresses race and ethnicity as social practices among young students at a Danish public sports school and explores how these practices engage with emotional well-being in the institutional context. The study is based on ethnographic fieldwork carried out in two school classes in 2012-2013 using multiple qualitative methods. Taking a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Student Experience, Race