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Author Sensoy, Özlem.

Title Is everyone really equal? : an introduction to key concepts in social justice education / Özlem Sensoy and Robin DiAngelo.

Publication Info. New York : Teachers College Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.43 S478I    DUE 01-25-21
Description xxv, 214 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Multicultural education series
Multicultural education series (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-199) and index.
Contents Critical Thinking and Critical Theory -- Two Dimensions of Thinking Critically About Knowledge -- A Brief Overview of Critical Theory -- Why Theory Matters -- Knowledge Construction -- Example of Knowledge as Socially Constructed -- Thinking Critically About Opinions -- Socialization -- What Is Socialization? -- Cultural Norms and Conformity -- "You" in Relation to the "Groups" to Which You Belong -- Prejudice and Discrimination -- Prejudice -- Discrimination -- All Humans Have Prejudice and Discriminate -- Oppression and Power -- What Is Oppression? -- Social Stratification -- Understanding the "isms" -- Internalized Dominance -- Internalized Oppression -- Hegemony, Ideology, and Power -- Privilege -- What Is Privilege? -- External and Structural Dimensions of Privilege -- Internal and Attitudinal Dimensions of Privilege -- Common Dominant Group Misconceptions About Privilege -- The Invisibility of Oppression -- What Is an Institution? -- An Example: Sexism Today -- What Makes Sexism Difficult to See? -- Discourses of Sexism in Advertising -- Discourses of Sexism in Movies -- Discourses of Sexism in Music Videos -- Racism -- What Is Race? -- A Brief History of the Social Construction of Race in the United States -- A Brief History of the Social Construction of Race in Canada -- What Is Racism? -- Two Key Challenges to Understanding Racism -- Racism Today -- Dynamics of White Racial Superiority -- Dynamics of Internalized Racial Oppression -- Racism and Intersectionality -- Racism as White Supremacy -- What is Whiteness? -- White Supremacy in the Global Context -- Common White Misconceptions about Racism -- "Yeah, But..." Common Rebuttals -- Claiming That Schools Are Politically Neutral -- Dismissing Social Justice Scholarship as Merely the Radical and Personal Opinions of Individual "Left Wing" Professors -- Citing Exceptions to the Rule -- Arguing That Oppression Is Just "Human Nature" -- Appealing to a Universalized Humanity -- Insisting on Immunity from Socialization -- Ignoring Intersectionality -- Refusing to Recognize Structural and Institutional Power -- Rejecting the Politics of Language -- Invalidating Claims of Oppression as Over-Sensitivity -- Reasoning That If Choice Is Involved It Can't Be Oppression -- Positioning Social Justice Education as Something "Extra" -- Using Guilt to Excuse Inaction -- Putting It All Together -- Recognize How Relations of Unequal Social Power Are Constantly Being Negotiated -- Understand Our Own Positions Within Relations of Unequal Power -- Think Critically About Knowledge -- Act in Service of a More Just Society.
Subject Educational sociology.
Social justice -- Study and teaching.
Multicultural education -- United States.
Social classes -- United States.
Bildungswesen. (DE-588c)4006681-2
Chancengleichheit. (DE-588c)4009736-5
Diskriminierung. (DE-588c)4012472-1
United States. (DE-588c)4078704-7
Educational sociology. (OCoLC)fst00903596
Multicultural education. (OCoLC)fst01028816
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
Social justice -- Study and teaching. (OCoLC)fst01122616
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author DiAngelo, Robin, 1956
ISBN 9780807752708 hardcover alkaline paper
0807752703 hardcover alkaline paper
9780807752692 paperback alkaline paper
080775269X paperback alkaline paper
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