"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

And Other Conversations About Race

eBook - 2003
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With a discussion guide and a new Epilogue by the author, this is the fifth anniversary edition of the bestselling work on the development of racial identity. Shares real-life examples and current research that support the author's recommendations for "straight talk" about racial identity, identifying practices that contribute to self-segregation in childhood groups.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2003.
Edition: Revised Edition.
ISBN: 9780465003969
0465003966
0465083617
9780465083619
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Contents: Identity in Adoptive Families Considered Part V
Breaking the Silence; 10
Embracing a Cross-Racial Dialogue; The Paralysis of Fear; The Psychological Cost of Silence; Finding Courage for Social Change; Continuing the Conversation; Appendix
Getting Started Resources for the Next Step.
"Who Are You if You Don't Speak Spanish?" Language and Identity Among LatinosWhat Do We Mean When We Say "Indian"?; Surviving the Losses; "I" Is for Invisible: Contemporary Images of American Indians in the Curriculum; What Do We Mean When We Say "Asian"?; Beyond the Myth of the Model Minority; Finding a Voice; Racial Formation and Racial Identity; 9
Identity Development in Multiracial Families; The One-Drop Rule: Racial Categorization in the United States; "But Don't the Children Suffer?"; The Preschool Years; Entry into School; Adolescence: Making Choices; The College and Adult Years.
The Search for White Allies and the Restoration of Hope 7
White Identity and Affirmative Action; What Is Affirmative Action?; Aversive Racism and Affirmative Action; "Not a Prejudiced Bone in Their Bodies": A Case Example; Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize: Goal-Oriented Affirmative Action; White Disadvantage Revisited; Part IV
Beyond Black and White; 8
Critical Issues in Latino, American Indian, and Asian Pacific American ... ; What Do We Mean When We Say "Latino"?; All in the Family: Familism in Latino Communities.
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Identity Development in AdolescenceUnderstanding Racial Identity Development; Coping with Encounters: Developing an Oppositional Identity; Oppositional Identity Development and Academic Achievement; The Search for Alternative Images; Not at the Table; An Alternative to the Cafeteria Table; 5
Racial Identity in Adulthood; Not for College Students Only; Cycles of Racial Identity Development; The Corporate Cafeteria; Part III
Understanding Whiteness in a White Context; 6
The Development of White Identity; Abandoning Racism; "But I'm an Individual!"; Defining a Positive White Identity.
Part I
A Definition of Terms; 1
Defining Racism; Racism: A System of Advantage Based on Race; Racism: For Whites Only?; The Cost of Racism; A Word About Language; 2
The Complexity of Identity; Who Am I? Multiple Identities; Domination and Subordination; Part II
Understanding Blackness in a White Context; 3
The Early Years; Preschool Conversations; Blackness, Whiteness, and Painful History; A Question of Color; "It's That Stuff Again": Developing a Critical Consciousness.
Summary: With a discussion guide and a new Epilogue by the author, this is the fifth anniversary edition of the bestselling work on the development of racial identity. Shares real-life examples and current research that support the author's recommendations for "straight talk" about racial identity, identifying practices that contribute to self-segregation in childhood groups.

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