TITLE

Chapter Six: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WHITENESS: MOVING BEYOND SEPARATION TO CONNECTION

AUTHOR(S)
Karis, Terri A.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Global Community;2008, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 6 of the book "Global Community: Global Security" is presented. It discusses how whiteness shapes personal identities, relationships and institutional arrangements which can either create a sense of belonging or of disconnection. It describes the sense of security that whiteness offers based on exclusion and separation. It states that acceptance, increased awareness, and a willingness to see beyond individualism, colorblindedness, and the assumption that race is biological are needed to have an accurate understanding of racial realities.
ACCESSION #
57738591

 

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