The Whiteness Question

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780195137347
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199785773 | DOI:

Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy

 							The Whiteness Question

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This chapter provides evidence of the increasing visibility of whiteness to white people themselves. It explores a variety of responses by white people as they struggle to understand the full political and historical meaning of white identity today. Topics discussed include white women and identity, white antiracism, new traditions in Mississippi, and white doubleconsciousness.

Keywords: white identity; social identity; white people; white doubleconsciousness

Chapter.  10192 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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