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Teaching Race and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America

Adding Context to Colorblindness

Editors: Haltinner, Kristin (Ed.)

  • Innovative classroom activities and curriculum design, tested by renowned college and university instructors
  • Features thoughtful reflections on teaching about race and racism by pioneers in the field
  • Addresses dealing with student emotions and cultural resistance regarding discussions on race ​
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About this book

This book presents thoughtful reflections and in-depth, critical analyses of the new challenges and opportunities instructors face in teaching race during what has been called the “post-racial era”. It examines the racial dimensions of the current political, economic, and cultural climate. The book features renowned scholars and experienced teachers from a range of disciplines and offers successful strategies for teaching important concepts through case studies and active learning exercises. It provides innovative strategies, novel lesson plans and classroom activities for college and university professors who seek effective methods and materials for teaching about race and racism to today’s students.  A valuable handbook for educators, this book should be required reading for all graduate students and college instructors. 

About the authors

Kristin Haltinner is a graduate student and instructor at the University of Minnesota where she teaches courses on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and social justice. She also works as an adjunct instructor at Century College and St. Catherine University, teaching courses on contemporary social problems. Her work centers on social justice including the ways in which race, gender, sexuality and class inform and shape (or are shaped by) social movements. She has several projects under review at Sociological journals or in development including “Dissention on the Right: Gender in the Minuteman Civil Defence Corps” and “Rehab’s Dysfunctional Family: Challenges of Race in Drug Rehabilitation Centers” (with Dr. Teresa Gowan). Her dissertation is on the construction of race, gender, class and sexuality in right wing social movements and is expected to be completed by December 2012. She also has a published book chapter entitled Vigilante Groups in Battleground: Immigration. Edited by Judith Warner. (Greenwood Press. 2010). Kristin also is involved with various community groups including the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Solidarity in Health, and Scholars for Academic Justice.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Introduction: Challenges and Opportunities in Teaching About Race and Anti-Racism in the Twenty-First Century

    Haltinner, Kristin

    Pages 1-7

  • Pulling Back the “Post-Racial” Curtain: Critical Pedagogical Lessons from Both Sides of the Desk

    Mueller, Jennifer C. (et al.)

    Pages 11-24

  • The Importance of a Race-Critical Perspective in the Classroom

    Bell, Joyce M.

    Pages 25-34

  • Beyond the Trial: The Disproportionate Imprisonment of African Americans

    Page, Joshua (et al.)

    Pages 35-41

  • Confronting White Educational Privilege in the Classroom: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations and Models

    Weiner, Melissa F.

    Pages 43-54

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7101-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7100-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 6, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0018-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Teaching Race and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America
Book Subtitle
Adding Context to Colorblindness
Editors
  • Kristin Haltinner
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7101-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7101-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7100-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0018-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 453
Number of Illustrations and Tables
13 b/w illustrations
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