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Experiencing racism : exploring discrimination through the eyes of college students

Author: Richard A Seltzer; Nicole E Johnson
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experiencing Racism provides a thought-provoking and thorough analysis of how race is lived in America. Collecting essays on personal experiences of race and racism from a wide spectrum of college students, the authors employ existing social scienceliterature and textual analysis to illustrate common themes and departures. The essays and associated analyses capture the impact of racism on its perpetrators and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seltzer, Richard, Ph. D.
Experiencing racism.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009
(DLC) 2009007789
(OCoLC)311075212
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Seltzer; Nicole E Johnson
ISBN: 9780739134337 0739134337 0739134310 9780739134313 0739134329 9780739134320 9786612494284 661249428X
OCLC Number: 436232904
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 277 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Childhood --
Family --
Friends --
School --
Teachers and school administrators --
Dating --
Sports --
Service and shopping --
Discrimination --
Stereotyped --
Racial slurs --
Skin color --
Language --
Other ethnic --
Self-image --
Violence --
Police --
Is prejudiced --
No racism.
Responsibility: Richard Seltzer and Nicole E. Johnson.
Local System Bib Number:
369037

Abstract:

Experiencing Racism provides a thought-provoking and thorough analysis of how race is lived in America. Collecting essays on personal experiences of race and racism from a wide spectrum of college students, the authors employ existing social scienceliterature and textual analysis to illustrate common themes and departures. The essays and associated analyses capture the impact of racism on its perpetrators and victims, highlighting how individuals choose to cope with racist experiences in their lives. Relevant empirical literature is interwoven throughout the chapters to demonstrate the interse.
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Many of the fairly readable essays are poignant and revealing about contemporary multiracial experiences... overall, the essays are quite interesting and insightful... Recommended. CHOICE, May 2010 Read more...

 
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