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Karen Howard – Whiteness and Education, 2024
In consideration of white music educators' perceptions of and engagement with matters of race and music, the purpose of this qualitative study was to problematise the acceptance and valuation of "Hamilton", and possible hypervaluation of Whiteness through the perceptions and experiences of eight White music educators who were fans of the…
Descriptors: White Teachers, Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Race
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Marc P. Johnston-Guerrero; Lisa Delacruz Combs – Whiteness and Education, 2024
This collaborative autoethnography shares the stories of two multiracial Filipina/o American scholars at various points in their academic careers as they engage in a purposeful journey towards unlearning the whiteness of their upbringing and larger society. The enduring legacy of American colonisation of the Philippines grounds the analysis with…
Descriptors: Multiracial Persons, Asian Americans, Racial Factors, Self Concept
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Maravene Taylor-Heine; Terri S. Wilson; Michele S. Moses – Whiteness and Education, 2024
In recent years, diverse actors around the world have protested the growing dominance of standardised testing in education policy and practice, citing racial equity as one reason, among many, to oppose standardised tests. Education activists have also argued, on the other hand, that standardised assessments can be used to bring attention to…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Activism, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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Alexandre E. Da Costa – Whiteness and Education, 2024
This paper analyses relationships between whiteness and damage in the university classroom through a focus on two contemporary areas of critical education in Canada: raising white racial consciousness and truth and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. First, whiteness is damage-producing -- it orients anti-racist education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racism, Racial Factors, Cultural Awareness
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Matias, Cheryl E.; Boucher, Colleen – Whiteness and Education, 2023
This theoretical article critically reflects on critical whiteness studies (CWS), particularly addressing the critique that CWS does not have racial theory and therefore cannot be considered a theoretical framework in which to analyse race. Reflecting on existing literature that interrogates whiteness in teacher education; we contend that to…
Descriptors: Whites, Critical Race Theory, Racial Factors, Teacher Education
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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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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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Bañales, Josefina; Hudson Banks, Kira; Burke, Meghan A. – Whiteness and Education, 2021
This research explored the impact a 3-day pre-college diversity intervention had on incoming White college students' (N = 63) colour-blind racial attitudes (COBRAS), or their unawareness of racial privilege, blatant racial issues, and institutional discrimination. Repeated measures analysis of variance tests indicated that students reported a…
Descriptors: Diversity, Intervention, White Students, Racial Attitudes
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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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Shyman, Eric – Whiteness and Education, 2018
In the USA, the dominant narrative surrounding the issue of racial and ethnic discrimination in American public education centres on the rhetoric of steady progress towards equality. While the nationalistic-based dominant discourse maintains that progress towards a desegregated, multicultural American school system steeped in equality and mutual…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Educational Change, Equal Education, Social Class
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Bennett, Jacob S. – Whiteness and Education, 2018
The goal of this interpretive study was to further research in the field of Whiteness studies by empirically analysing how a racially conscious white male teacher interacts with his minoritised and White students. The teacher's classroom was examined using Critical Race and Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT). Two empirical assertions were…
Descriptors: White Teachers, Males, Teacher Student Relationship, Minority Group Students