White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Author:   Robin DiAngelo
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9780141990569


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Robin DiAngelo
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.10cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.145kg
ISBN:  

9780141990569


ISBN 10:   0141990562
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  General ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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This book should be mandatory reading for all white people -- Otegha Uwagba An important book -- Nikesh Shukla Fascinatingly reads as one-part jeremiad and one-part handbook. It is by turns mordant and then inspirational, an argument that powerful forces and tragic histories stack the deck fully against racial justice alongside one that we need only to be clearer, try harder, and do better. * LA Review of Books * A methodical, irrefutable exposure of racism in thought and action, and its call for humility and vigilance * New Yorker * Brings language to the emotional structures that make true discussions about racial attitudes difficult. With clarity and compassion, DiAngelo allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to 'bad people.' This is a necessary book for all people invested in societal change through productive social and intimate relationships -- Claudia Rankine


Fascinatingly reads as one-part jeremiad and one-part handbook. It is by turns mordant and then inspirational, an argument that powerful forces and tragic histories stack the deck fully against racial justice alongside one that we need only to be clearer, try harder, and do better. * LA Review of Books * A methodical, irrefutable exposure of racism in thought and action, and its call for humility and vigilance * New Yorker * Brings language to the emotional structures that make true discussions about racial attitudes difficult. With clarity and compassion, DiAngelo allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to 'bad people.' This is a necessary book for all people invested in societal change through productive social and intimate relationships -- Claudia Rankine


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Robin DiAngelo is an academic, lecturer, and author working in the fields of critical discourse analysis and whiteness studies. She is a lecturer at the University of Washington and formerly served as a tenured professor of multicultural education at Westfield State University. DiAngelo has been a consultant and trainer for more than twenty years on issues of racial and social justice.

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