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The Resource Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action

Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action

Label
Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
Title
Racing for Innocence
Title remainder
Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
& DIV & How is it that recipients of white privilege deny the role they play in reproducing racial inequality? & I & Racing for Innocence & /I & addresses this question by examining the backlash against affirmative action in the late 1980s and early 1990s-just as courts, universities, and other institutions began to end affirmative action programs. & BR & & BR & This book recounts the stories of elite legal professionals at a large corporation with a federally mandated affirmative action program, as well as the cultural narratives about race, gender, and power in the news media and Hollywood films. Though mos
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
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Pierce, Jennifer
Dewey number
  • 331.13/30973
  • 331.1330973
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5549.5.A34P54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Affirmative action programs
  • Whites
  • Lawyers
  • Women lawyers
  • Racism
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Whites
  • Collective memory
  • Public opinion
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Affirmative action programs
  • Collective memory
  • Lawyers
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Public opinion
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Whites
  • Whites
  • United States
Label
Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction: Telling Stories About Race in an Era ofColorblindness; 1. Innocence and Injury: The Politics of Cultural Memoryin Print News Media; 2. Filming Racial Progress: The Transformation ofWhite Male Innocence; 3. Racing for Innocence: Stories of Disavowal and Exclusion; 4. Stand by Your Man: Women Lawyers and Affirmative Action; 5. Small Talk: A Short Story; Commentary: Ambivalent Racism; Conclusion: Still Racing for Innocence; Appendix A: Reflections on Methodology; Appendix B: Hollywood Films; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
811489901
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804783194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811489901
Label
Racing for Innocence : Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction: Telling Stories About Race in an Era ofColorblindness; 1. Innocence and Injury: The Politics of Cultural Memoryin Print News Media; 2. Filming Racial Progress: The Transformation ofWhite Male Innocence; 3. Racing for Innocence: Stories of Disavowal and Exclusion; 4. Stand by Your Man: Women Lawyers and Affirmative Action; 5. Small Talk: A Short Story; Commentary: Ambivalent Racism; Conclusion: Still Racing for Innocence; Appendix A: Reflections on Methodology; Appendix B: Hollywood Films; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
811489901
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804783194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811489901

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