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ERIC Number: EJ1387400
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2023
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2379-3406
EISSN: EISSN-2379-3414
From Critical Whiteness Studies to a Critical Study of Whiteness: Restoring Criticality in Critical Whiteness Studies
Matias, Cheryl E.; Boucher, Colleen
Whiteness and Education, v8 n1 p64-81 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 centre racial justice in education research a critical study of whiteness must be employed, drawing from the work of scholars of Colour. Therefore, we provide a variety of transdisciplinary theories from critical scholars and scholars of Colour -- from conflict theory to racial psychoanalysis -- to undergird the analytic framework of CWS. We also offer implications of a critical study of whiteness approach to education research, hoping that it not only combats whiteness in society and education but changes the way we conduct research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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