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Abby C. Emerson – Whiteness and Education, 2024
Educational transformation of communities is often focused on school-based initiatives, but parenting offers forth a powerful site for antiracist change. This self-study details how I, a White parent and antiracist teacher educator, both challenged "and" perpetuated whiteness while facilitating antiracist parenting sessions for White…
Descriptors: Parents, Racism, Whites, Minority Groups
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Hayes, Aneta; Shain, Farzana – Whiteness and Education, 2023
This paper deconstructs ways in which the white 'race' of Eastern European pupils and the class determination of their parents in the country of arrival combine to either afford or deny them racialised privileges in British education. Critically reviewing published research on Eastern European pupils in British schools, this article concludes that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Whites, Racial Identification, Racial Factors
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Jackson-Cole, Dominik; Chadderton, Charlotte – Whiteness and Education, 2023
Home BAME students are under-represented on postgraduate courses in England, especially at elite universities, however, there has been little research on why this should be. This research starts to fill this gap, arguing that gatekeepers to postgraduate courses at some of the most elite universities contribute to maintaining white supremacy.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Graduate Study, Competitive Selection
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Gillies, Carmen L. – Whiteness and Education, 2022
Collaboration among Indigenous Peoples and the Saskatchewan government in Canada has led to Indigenous K-12 education progress concerning First Nations and Métis peoples, the Indigenous populations whose traditional territories exist within Saskatchewan. Acknowledging such advancements, this paper is concerned with how white identified students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, White Students, Racial Identification
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Boyce, Benjamin S. – Whiteness and Education, 2021
Citizens of the contemporary Unites States are faced with the cognitive dissonance of a society which claims to reject the racist, sexist, homophobic and ableist ways of our ancestors, while daily experience betrays the inaccuracy of that world view. When confronted , those in privileged positions have learned to lean on social scripts in which we…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Attitudes, Racism, Advantaged
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Putman, Angela L. – Whiteness and Education, 2020
Utilising discourse from college students who participated in a three-day seminar focused on racism and white privilege that I designed and piloted, this study examines and critiques participants' constructions of these constructs. I collected data via a pre- and post-seminar survey, and through recordings of students' participation in small and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Discourse Analysis, Racial Attitudes
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Razzante, Robert J. – Whiteness and Education, 2020
As an interdisciplinary field of study, Whiteness Studies have examined rhetorical strategies that reinforce whiteness ideology and White privilege at both macro- and micro-levels. The current study adds to Whiteness Studies literature by demonstrating various performances of whiteness ideology by White people. In using dominant group theory as a…
Descriptors: White Students, Racial Identification, Ideology, Self Concept
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Bourke, Brian – Whiteness and Education, 2020
In fights for social justice, allies and their efforts receive a significant amount of attention. This attention can be justified, as allies serve essential functions in efforts to eliminate inequalities and inequities present in social systems, which is central to work within social justice movements. However, 'the term ally has been rendered…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Discourse Analysis, Activism, Social Justice
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Mayor, Christine – Whiteness and Education, 2018
Discussions about trauma-informed schools have rapidly increased in North America, yet there is a dearth of literature on the role of the teacher in these interventions. Studies largely fail to address the needs of racialized and lower SES students who are disproportionately more likely to experience single event and chronic trauma events, but are…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Trauma Informed Approach, Trauma, Foreign Countries
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Pechenkina, Ekaterina; Liu, Helena – Whiteness and Education, 2018
This article extends the critical race literature in education by theorising the ways through which white power passes through the bodies of people of colour in higher education institutions. Using autoethnographic inquiry of our experiences as non-white academic and professional staff in two Australian universities, we examine the ways we became…
Descriptors: Critical Race Theory, Racial Attitudes, Racism, College Faculty
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Locke, Leslie Ann – Whiteness and Education, 2017
Here, I include parts of my personal positionality or story in terms of my privileges (white skin, cisgender, straight, educational attainment, ability, language) alongside my marginalities (low income). Specifically, I highlight how while I never had much green (i.e. cash/income), I have had lots of white (privilege). Relatedly, I explain how my…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Attitudes, Racism, Advantaged