Twelve American and Canadian educators and researchers contribute 12 essays describing their own individual and collective journeys to identify race and transform whiteness in the classroom. In addition to their personal accounts of reflection and transformation, they provide insights into the cultural forms of whiteness, suggestions for embracing
The Editors: Virginia Lea is a scholar activist with a Ph.D. in social and cultural studies in education from the University of California Berkeley. She teaches critical multicultural, antiracist pedagogy, and social studies education in the School of Education at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. She coordinates Project Quest, an alternative teacher recruitment and preparation program in Vallejo, California, and she is also the President and Executive Director of the Educultural Foundation, a California educational nonprofit organization. Judy Helfand is a community educator and antiracist activist with an M.A. in American studies and cultural studies from Antioch University McGregor School in Yellow Springs, OH. She teaches in the Humanities Department at Santa Rosa Junior College in California and is director of IMPACT Training (a diversity training and consulting business.) Her previous publications include Understanding Whiteness/Unraveling Racism: Tools for the Journey.
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Gender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education