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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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Perrelli, Kristina M.; Vaccaro, Annemarie – Whiteness and Education, 2023
What does it mean for a school to be failing? Too often, answers to this question do not include insights from students of colour, their families, or teachers. In fact, schools, especially those that serve poor communities of colour, lack systemic opportunities for educators to hear directly from students. This qualitative case study yielded…
Descriptors: Racism, Critical Race Theory, Underachievement, High Schools
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Winter, Christine – Whiteness and Education, 2023
The Black Lives Matter movement has increased attention paid to whiteness and education. This paper contributes to this attention by investigating epistemologies of Geography and their enactment in two 'multicultural' schools. Through textual analysis, lesson observations and interviews with GCSE Geography students and teachers, I inquire into the…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Exit Examinations
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Boucher, Colleen – Whiteness and Education, 2022
Whiteness is defined by its normalcy and invisibility in white minds, and while those who have been made conscious of their own whiteness may grasp it in particular instances, the pervasiveness of the privileges and wages of whiteness is elusive for most whites. It would seem that whiteness is ephemeral in the white mind, which may comprehend the…
Descriptors: Whites, Figurative Language, Grade 9, Student Diversity
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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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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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Bennett, Jacob – Whiteness and Education, 2021
Teacher educators report preservice teachers often have difficulty understanding the structural nature of oppression in the United States. A common explanation for this disconnect is the lack of time reserved to discuss such issues within teacher education programmes. When teachers enter P-12 classrooms without an understanding of the ways…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Sustainability
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Salisbury, Jason D. – Whiteness and Education, 2021
This qualitative study of an urban high school draws on critical race theory's tenet of whiteness as property and the notion that educational opportunity is a race-conscious construct to interrogate the impacts of school improvement work intended to increase educational opportunities for students of colour. Educational opportunity is defined as…
Descriptors: Whites, Racism, Critical Race Theory, Urban Schools
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Farinde-Wu, Abiola; Alvarez, Adam J.; Allen-Handy, Ayana – Whiteness and Education, 2020
A central issue teacher education programmes face is adequately preparing a majority White teacher population to address issues of race and diversity while meeting the varying academic needs of racially/ethnically diverse students. In examining the preparation of future educators, teacher education research confirms the importance of racial…
Descriptors: White Teachers, Race, Urban Schools, Racial Identification
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Hayik, Rawia – Whiteness and Education, 2019
Situated within the Israeli context and the country's massive investment in the Jewish majority on the expense of the Arab minority, this article describes an English teacher's attempt to address issues of whiteness with a group of four Israeli-Arab ninth-grade students. Using Rosa Parks' story as a springboard for broaching these issues, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Minority Group Students, Grade 9
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Ketner, Amanda L. – Whiteness and Education, 2019
With a teaching force that is predominately White educating a growing proportion of students of color, there is a pressing concern in the United States to address how teachers are prepared to confront the racial realities of their classrooms. By critiquing general and mathematics teacher education standards, this paper finds that inadequate…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Academic Standards, Mathematics Teachers, Racial Factors
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Joseph-Salisbury, Remi – Whiteness and Education, 2019
On the morning of Friday 3 February 2017, Femi Nylander -- a Black Oxford alumnus -- walked through the grounds of Oxford University's Harris Manchester College. Later that morning a CCTV image of Femi was circulated to staff and students who were urged to 'maintain vigilance'. Whilst 'post-racial' ideology insists on framing such incidents as…
Descriptors: Racism, College Students, Whites, Minority Group Students
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Epstein, Shira Eve; Schieble, Melissa – Whiteness and Education, 2019
This paper analyses one White social studies teacher's racial literacy in a segregated school serving students of colour. The case study highlights racial literacy as tenuous, as the teacher utilised racial literacy practises, yet at times displayed bias or appeared challenged to sustain such practises in her teaching context. Implications suggest…
Descriptors: White Teachers, Racial Attitudes, Literacy, School Segregation
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Matias, Cheryl E.; Rucker, Jeremy – Whiteness and Education, 2018
This paper presents an analysis of how education reform in Denver Public Schools (DPS) fails to reach its targeted goal of closing achievement gaps between white students and Students of Colour based on its investment in Whiteness. Using a theoretical framework grounded in critical whiteness studies, we trace a history in DPS that includes legal…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Urban Education, Whites, White Students
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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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