Whiteness studies

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  • Racial Discrimination In Education

    When you go back and look at the components of the pilot program of the new National Professional Qualification for Headship in England, the program focused on personalized training to meet the needs of the individual. It states, “meet the needs of the individual” and not one mention in the research regarding race and it’s impact on leaders and/or coaches. Kendall(2001) also discusses how many people who are white believe they do not have to be serious about the issue of racism. It is important to link Kendall’s discuss to principal coaching and if white coaches are not recognizing or entering into discussions about the possibility of encountering racism with principals of color during coaching sessions then we are perpetuating whiteness…

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  • Examples Of Racism In The House We Live In

    While we have eliminated particular acts of racism and discrimination there is still racism alive today. Racism fluctuates from the individual to the institutional level and exhibits and imposes a general view, in white dominated culture that color people are secondary to whites. An example of this is white privilege. White skin privilege is not a thing that white people essentially do, generate or like on purpose. Contrasting the obvious individual and institutional indicators of racism defined…

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  • Normalization And Fear Of Racism Analysis

    I have had many fortunate experiences in my youth and have been exposed to diversity throughout my life. I am therefore, rather ashamed of the members of my race that are incredibly ignorant to racism. Racism is prevalent in modern Canadian society and creates many barriers for minorities. Whites often fail to recognize and/or choose to ignore these barriers. There are also members of society that fear what is not familiar to them. I too am guilty for critically thinking about a response to…

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  • Does Race Still Matter

    Due to the fact that whites have normalized themselves, it is very difficult for them to see their “whiteness” or their pronounced superiority (Pinder 67). That is that since the whole process was considered the norm, for example having a slave or having a lynching posse people could not see it as racist. Which is why the problem is not that all white people are racists, but rather it is the laws and policies that government has passed that are highly racist (Pinder 19). It is these laws and…

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  • Alumni Appraisal

    Applying CRT to this study The problem of practice that is being studied is the lack of engagement of Black alumni who attended PWIs and its possible connection to negative campus experiences. Gaier (2005) mentions that interpersonal relationships while in college are the most significant variable for determining alumni participation. He also notes that the higher the level of satisfaction with their academic experience, the more likely alumni would be involved with the university (Gaier,…

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  • White Privilege And White Privilege

    In Peggy McIntosh’s paper “White Privilege and Male Privilege”, Macintosh expresses that white privilege is unearned dominance that whites posses unknowingly, which gives them an advantage in society. She argues that by reviewing the denials surrounding white privilege, acknowledging white privilege’s existence, and the factors that protect these unearned advantages and dominance, we can then use these same unearned privileges to weaken the invisible privilege systems (McIntosh). Whites are…

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  • Racial Privilege In America Essay

    Racial injustice is alive and well in America. Studies have shown that Whites enjoy racial privileges as they have higher lifetime earnings, access to health care and high quality education compared to Blacks. However, the existence of racial privilege has been constantly denied and debated by Whites. Racial privilege is defined as when a White person’s has better life opportunities and consequences than if he or she were to be a person of another race. Therefore, life circumstances do not…

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  • White Privilege Reflection

    Through experience it has been learned that White people do not typically identify strongly with race nor are they typically impacted by it. Very few White people acknowledge white privilege or have felt white guilt. I am a White girl however who has experienced both. I was always very racially aware from a young age, I knew that people around the world lived very different lives, had drastically opposite beliefs, and had a particular way of viewing the world, all of this fascinated me and I…

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  • Student Development Theory

    cultural, and social) in the contexts of fields (spheres of social life), and habitus (“dispositions that compose one’s worldview and behaviors within a given field” [p. 250]). In this theory, the forms of capital are connected, influence one another, and exchangeable. My college experience. Upon entering college I was benefitting from my parents’ capitals in the field of education and the habitus that I had to go to college to be successful. I exchanged economic capital for cultural capital…

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  • Whiteness In Art

    gallery, expecting to see something totally new, diverse and original, only to be disappointed by being surrounded with whiteness in every sense. This scenario speaks to the exclusionary nature that many people of color in the art world feel when they enter theses spaces. The notion of art has always been seen from the perspective of a certain particular group of individuals, who throughout centuries have sought to affirm whiteness in art and art history as the only viable cultural and social…

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